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Patient Access Specialist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

To pre-register and register patients.  Schedule patients for procedures and tests at MHS facilities.  Coll...

Patient Access Specialist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19922

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

To pre-register and register patients.  Schedule patients for procedures and tests at MHS facilities.  Collects accurate patient demographic and billing information in a timely manner.  Interviews incoming patients or Associates, enter information into potential all appropriate software packages.  Serves as a liaison between ancillary departments and other Patient Access Services areas

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Greet the majority of visitors and patients, answer patient questions (via telephone/ in person) and give directional information.
  1. Effectively perform general clerical/administrative functions.
  1. Responsible for completing all steps of pre-registration/registration including patient interview, obtaining of signatures, providing Advance Directive information and distributes hospital specific literature.
  1. Pre-register and register all types of patients in multiple software systems.
  1. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well in stressful situations.
  1. Maintains a professional demeanor in respect to patients and fellow employees.
  1. Ability to conduct financial collections and referrals for Financial Counseling. Ability to interview/prescreen self pay patients for possible financial assistance.
  1. Understands and complies with state and federal regulations as well as hospital, department and The Joint Commission policies and procedures related to patient access.
  1. Communicates with ancillary department, physicians, medical offices and within Patient Financial Services department.
  1. Conducts insurance verification tasks, pre-certification, or referral information from MD offices and/or insurance companies and authorization for elective and emergent patients.
  1. Ability to complete legal admission paperwork for psychiatric admits in accordance to DHS guidelines.
  1. Ensures accurate documentation of patient information.
  1. Responsible for checking and re-stocking supplies as needed.
  1. Participates in performance improvement activities for the department and organization.
  1. Adheres to all HIPAA guidelines and patient confidentiality policies.
  1. Completes annual educational and training requirements.
  1. Promotes the mission, vision, and goals of the organization and department.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

Education:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.

Experience:

  • One year customer service experience preferred. Previous clerical, medical terminology, medical office, registration or billing experience preferred.

Word processing/computer application experience and knowledge desired.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Minimum typing skill of 40 WPM preferred.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.
Decatur, IL

Justin Barney

Recruiter
New

Registered Nurse (RN) - New Graduate

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Full-Time
Night Shift

****Sign-on Bonuses up to $15,000.00**** The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position w...

Registered Nurse (RN) - New Graduate

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19460

Position Summary

Full-Time
Night Shift

****Sign-on Bonuses up to $15,000.00****

The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year nationally recognized Nurse Residency Program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a professional nurse. As a New Graduate Registered Nurse, you will receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education.

This program allows you to build relationships with other new RNs and to work collaboratively on a project that is important to advancing the care of our patients.  The New Graduate Registered Nurse will receive support from their Nurse Manager, Preceptor, Mentor, other unit staff as well as a Nursing Outcome Improvement Facilitator.

Our curriculum focuses on 3 core components; Clinical Leadership, Patient Safety and Outcomes and the Professional Role as a Registered Nurse. There are monthly residency sessions that will provide you with a strong foundation for the lifelong learning ahead. The last six months of the program is committed to an evidence based practice project. As a group you will work  with your unit and unit manager on a clinical issue that you see as problematic or an area of improvement.

In addition to the residency, the New Graduate Registered Nurse will be responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process.  They will provide age-appropriate care and will participate in research when appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based clinical practice.    

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing.  Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.
Lincoln, IL

Justin Cox

Recruiter
New

Registered Nurse (RN), Surgical ICU

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Night Shift

*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE *** Surgical -Neuro ICU. Designated by TJC as Comprehensive Stroke Center.  ...

Registered Nurse (RN), Surgical ICU

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18594

Position Summary

Full-Time
Night Shift

*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE ***

Surgical -Neuro ICU. Designated by TJC as Comprehensive Stroke Center.  Cares for patients who have experienced critical illness as a result of surgery, post-transplant, or neuro event requiring critical care recovery.  Very busy environment includes complex patients requiring ventilators, frequent drip titration, frequent nuero checks, various IV lines, surgical site and drain care, CRRT, and external ventricular drain monitoring. Charge RN serves on Code Team and Rapid Response Team. 

The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process.  They will provide age-appropriate care and will participate in research when appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality improvement processes and adhere to SMH Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. 

A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence.  The SMH environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.”  Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations.  You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing.  Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.   
Springfield, IL

Sarah Kilver

Recruiter
New

Registered Nurse (RN) - ENT Surgical

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full Time or Part Time
All Shifts Available Shift

*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE *** General Medical/Surgical ENT Unit (2B): Focus on ENT, including laryngectomy ...

Registered Nurse (RN) - ENT Surgical

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-17632

Position Summary

Full Time or Part Time
All Shifts Available Shift

*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE ***

General Medical/Surgical ENT Unit (2B): Focus on ENT, including laryngectomy and tracheostomy patients, advanced hernia repair and trauma surgical patients. Patient population ranges from younger to older adults. Many opportunities for central lines, TPN, trach and laryngectomy care, drain care, PCAs, dressing changes, nursing treatments, meds and postsurgical care. 

A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence.  The SMH environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.”  Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations.  You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing.  Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.
Springfield, IL

Sandra Dunn

Recruiter
New

Mental Health Security Clerk - Full-Time [06:15AM - 02:15PM]

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Full-Time 06:15AM – 02:15PM Weekends: Every Other Maintains a safe and secure environment for patients, vis...

Mental Health Security Clerk - Full-Time [06:15AM - 02:15PM]

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19453

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift
  • Full-Time
  • 06:15AM – 02:15PM
  • Weekends: Every Other

Maintains a safe and secure environment for patients, visitor, employees, and physicians. Provides a visible presence on the unit while serving as the primary communication and information “hub”, answering telephones, directing unit traffic, entering patient orders into the electronic medical record in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.  Intervenes in difficult and sometimes physical situations to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, employees and physicians.     

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Safety and Security
  • Controls the entry and exit of colleagues and visitors to the unit.
  • Checks in visitors and ensures all visitor belongings are correctly stored before allowing access to the unit.
  • Unit Surveillance and monitoring cameras and alerting colleagues of potential safety issues.
  • Provides a visible deterrence to prohibited activities.
  • Reports any conditions that might constitute a security or safety risk to all staff.
  • Assists in maintaining safe environment and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, intercedes in disputes between individuals using verbal de-escalation techniques and skills, to diffuse potentially violent patient or visitor situations.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, physically manages combative, violent persons who endanger staff, physicians, patients or visitors.
  • Performs searches of persons, patient belongs, and rooms to ensure a safe environment.

 

  1. Communication
  • Promptly and courteously greets others in a friendly manner.
  • Receives and directs others by using AIDET and Greet & Feet.
  • Within scope of job description, responds to questions and provides direction.
  • Facilitates telephone, verbal, written, and electronic communication with nursing staff, physicians, patients, and visitors promptly, accurately, and professionally.
  • Consistently uses the Physician Profile to ascertain the correct method/number to page physicians.

 

  1. Information Processing
  • Prioritizes stat orders and immediate needs.
  • Processes orders accurately.
  • Accurately inputs data into the electronic medical record and maintains accurate paper records for those items that are not computerized.
  • Refers patient/visitor concerns to nursing and/or customer service staff.
  • Refers news media to nursing or public relations staff.

 

  1. Medical Records Maintenance
  • Assembles admission chart packs.
  • Puts patient identifier on all chart forms.
  • Scans patient documents to Medical Records.
  • Gathers and copies appropriate paperwork from the RN for patient transfers to other units and facilities.
  • Manages large amounts of sensitive and confidential information concerning patient and family information in medical documents.

 

  1. Service Requisitions
  • In partnership with the Nursing Material Specialists, assures adequate supplies are available.
  • Reviews receipts of new supplies and equipment upon arrival; validates accuracy and places supplies in assigned location.
  • Sends service requisitions to interdisciplinary departments.
  • Facilitates maintenance of equipment with Biomed or appropriate department.
  1. Unit Operations
  • Completes basic patient care tasks as directed by registered nurse.
  • Serves/monitors/collects food trays/utensils.
  • Responds to call lights and bed/chair alarms.
  • Provides 1:1 direct and constant patient observation including the completion of observation rounds as delegated.
  • Assists in completing witness undress for patient safety upon admission
  • Assists in completing environment and room safety checks.
  • Expedites timely admission, discharge, and transfer of patients to facilitate patient flow.
  • Participates in QI activities; maintaining logs, statistical records, and data collection.
  • Acts as a preceptor as needed.
  • Handles medications delivered from pharmacy directly or through the pneumatic tube system. Relocates these medications, in original containers, to designated secure storage locations or delivers directly to appropriate licensed staff.
  • Assists with stocking unit supply stations.

 

  1. Accountability
  • Complies with established policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Follows the chain of command.
  • Consistently utilizes time and resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintains cleanliness of unit, service area, and equipment.
  • Cooperates with all members of the healthcare team.
  • Enthusiastically supports and participates in planned changes.
  • Accepts responsibility for accurate and timely completion of tasks as assigned.

 

  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Required Experience

Education:

High school graduate or GED required; associates or bachelor’s degree preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification within 30 days of job placement is required.

Successful completion of Safety First Training within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ security officer, law enforcement or military experience is required.
  • One-year secretarial or comparable clerical experience strongly preferred.
  • Prefer minimum of one-year MH Security experience.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·         Ability to remain calm and collected in stressful situation, utilizing rational thinking and decision-making is required.

·         Ability to manage and prioritize several incidents/tasks simultaneously is required.

·         Skill in effectively communicating, verbally and in writing, with a diverse range of people including the proper handling of emotional situations and needs is required.

·         Skill in applying de-escalation techniques is required.

·         Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is required.

·         Ability to physically perform with prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, lifting patients, and restraining patients as necessary is required.

·         Must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

·         Proficient with personal computers and software (including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

·         Demonstrates initiative, self-direction, motivation, and a proven ability to work successfully with a variety of people and disciplines. 

·         Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

Springfield, IL

Robert Wiley

Recruiter
New

Patient Access Associate - PRN

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
PRN
Varies Shift

Basic Function:  The incumbent will assist in providing access to services provided at the hospital and/or other...

Patient Access Associate - PRN

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19624

Position Summary

PRN
Varies Shift

Basic Function:  The incumbent will assist in providing access to services provided at the hospital and/or other service area. Knowledge of all tasks performed in the various Patient Access Service areas is necessary to provide optimum internal and external customer satisfaction and provide the opportunity for accurate reimbursement. This position is primarily responsible for the pre-registration and registration of patients at Lincoln Memorial Hospital. This position is primarily responsible for the registration information of the patient visit, obtaining patient demographics, third party information with a high degree of accuracy, and may perform financial collections. Other key roles include serving as the switchboard for the hospital and dispatchers for all emergent situations. Serve as a liaison between ancillary departments and other Patient Access Services areas.      

PRN

Highlights & Benefits

Required Skills

  • Responsible for completing all steps of pre-registration/registration including patient interview, collecting insurance information, obtaining picture identification and signatures for consents, providing Advance Directive information and distributing required patient information.
  • Coordinate accurate patient data collection to verify insurance eligibility and determine financial obligation, which may include collection of copayments.
  • Act as the communication hub for the hospital and demonstrate ability to function well in stressful situations. Monitor alarms and weather information. Call and process all codes as needed, and provide ongoing communication support during all code and disaster situations according to policies and procedures.
  • Dispatch calls to all call staff including: Administrator on Call, nurse managers, house supervisors, surgery staff, respiratory therapy, and Plant Operations. Maintain records of current on call staff. Answer incoming calls to main hospital switchboard.
  • Answer incoming calls for emergency line (56700) and process timely and correctly.
  • Answer Stat Code and Rapid Response calls and process timely and correctly.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, willing to work alternative shifts and cover call-ins as needed. May be required to work night or weekend shifts.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable HIPAA, Joint Commission, CDC, LMH, and state and federal statues, providing required associated literature to patients at all PAS access points.
  • Coordinate security efforts for LMH through monitoring of security cameras and coordination of necessary actions with Plant Operations and/or police as needed, according to policy and procedure. Check in and log visitors entering the building after normal business hours.
  • Responsible for patient flow in the ED, Diagnostic Center, Acute Care Unit, Obstetrics, and Special Procedures Area. Enters patient information into department whiteboards for tracking purposes.
  • Monitors the patient volumes and flow throughout the day, adjusting Patient Access staff as needed. Work with staff and leaders in other areas in order to coordinate timely patient flow and services.
  • Coordinate admission and patient placement in collaboration with the Case Management Team, Nursing Leadership, and Environmental services. Consult with other departments to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to patient’s needs.
  • Conducts daily audits of accounts for quality assurance and performs necessary action to correct patient accounts. Distributes corrections as appropriate.
  • Conduct insurance verification tasks, including referrals and authorization for elective and emergent patients. Check eligibility for Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, etc.
  • Demonstrates ability to be organized and perform daily tasks including reporting and closeout duties. Verify census information and patient data at the end of each day to ensure accurate patient accounts.
  • Monitor the patient safe, recording and securing patient valuables as needed.
  • Maintain petty cash and service recovery funds. Perform daily closing duties associated with the cash drawer.
  • Orients and cross-trains others within assigned area of responsibility as directed and defined by management. May assist other areas within the unit or department, as necessary, during times of special needs or staff absences.
  • Greet visitors and patients; answer patient questions (via telephone/ in person) and provide directional information as requested. Contribute to the positive customer relations and work to address any issues that arise when patients are present in order to maintain the positive experience.

Required Experience

Education:

High School Graduate or GED equivalent preferred.

Experience:

  • 2 years of customer service experience preferred.

Medical terminology, medical office, registration or billing experience strongly preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer relation skills required. Must demonstrate ability to work successfully with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent computer skills, critical thinking and multitasking skills required.
  • Must be flexible, organized and able to function well in stressful situations.
  • Must demonstrate detail orientation, critical thinking, and problem solving ability.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills, with ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor in high stress situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain flexible, and consistently exercise sound judgment and initiative in very stressful situations.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and work independently in a rapidly changing environment.

Familiarity with state and federal regulations, insurance requirements/guidelines, and hospital, department and Joint Commission policies and procedures must be obtained within 1 year of hire and maintained throughout employment.

Lincoln, IL

Robert Wiley

Recruiter
New

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Department

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Night Shift

*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE *** The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision, and provisio...

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Department

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18911

Position Summary

Full-Time
Night Shift

*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE ***

The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process.  They will provide age-appropriate care and will participate in research when appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality improvement processes and adhere to SMH Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. 

A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence.  The SMH environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.”  Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations.  You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions. 

The Emergency Department is a Level 1 Trauma Center and the ED Registered Nurse will provide treatment to both pediatric and adult patients. The ED leadership team is very engaged and will work side by side with the team.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing.  Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.   
Springfield, IL

Sarah Kilver

Recruiter
New

CVOR Support Specialist, Cardiovascular Operating Room

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Performs tasks and duties to provide optimum inventory of supplies, equipment, and instrumentation; support services ...

CVOR Support Specialist, Cardiovascular Operating Room

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19749

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Performs tasks and duties to provide optimum inventory of supplies, equipment, and instrumentation; support services which assist in optimum functioning of the operating room; daily cleaning of the operating rooms, equipment, and scrub areas.  Quality control and/or calibration of CVOR equipment.  Procures necessary information from appropriate resources to obtain, repair, or replace equipment or instrumentation.  Trouble shoots CVOR/Anesthesia equipment.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

Performs patient care activities to facilitate optimum functioning of the cardiac surgery suite. Illustrative tasks and expectations include, but are not limited to:

  • Helps prepare patients prior to surgery at the direction of the RN.
  • Transports patients to and from cardiac surgery suite:
  • Uses good body mechanics in moving and transferring patients.
  • Transports patients safely.
  • Administers oxygen therapy during transport if ordered.
  • Assists in moving patients to and from the operating room tables.
  • Accurately maintains implant/explant log on appropriate devices.
  • Handling and transporting of non-narcotic medications for relocation to designated secure storage     location or delivery directly to appropriate licensed anesthesia professional.

 

Promotes efficient functioning of the cardiac surgery suite. Illustrative tasks and expectations include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as a courier to other hospital departments in a timely fashion:
  • Delivers/picks up supplies and equipment from Central Supply/X-ray.
  • Delivers specimens to Lab.
  • Delivers/picks up blood to/from Blood Bank.
  • Delivers/picks up needed supplies from general surgery.
  • Maintains unit supplies:
  • Places supplies in assigned location, restocking cupboards and carts.
  • Checks for lost or misplaced items in the unit.
  • Checks disposable items for outdates.
  • Resets room for next case making sure supplies are restocked.
  • Cleans/restocks anesthesia carts.
  • Maintains equipment:
  • Sends broken equipment out for repair documenting nature of the problem.
  • Resets room for next case making sure all cords and equipment are in place.
  • Changes soda lime as needed.
  • Checks equipment after each use to make sure it is functioning — i.e., EKG cables and arterial lines are in good repair.
  • Checks all battery operated equipment to make sure batteries are replaced as needed.
  • Reports equipment malfunction and sees that it is logged.
  • Conducts daily QC of CVOR equipment.
  • Becomes competent in other point of care testing as it becomes available or necessary.

Performs cleaning measures to promote clean and safe environment. Illustrative tasks and expectations include, but are not limited to:

  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  • Carefully washes and reassembles all instrument trays.
  • Completes count sheet with appropriate instrumentation for each tray.
  • Follows up with nurse manager on all broken or missing instruments or incomplete sets.
  • Know and understand aseptic techniques.
  • Set up red carts and necessary anesthesia equipment between case turnover.

 

Performs quality control and/or calibration of CVOR equipment. Illustrative tasks and expectations include but are not limited to:

  • Daily glucometer quality control.
  • Daily steam sterilizer quality control.
  • Daily steris quality control.
  • Becomes competent in other point of care testing as it becomes available or necessary.

Maintain anesthesia inventory and replenish anesthesia carts according to established procedures.

  • Put away inventory received and restock the work areas.
  • Clean and maintain all equipment related to the Anesthesia Department on a regular schedule.
  • Follow up after completed cases to restock and clean cart for next procedure.
  • Make rounds to check on room stock supply and additional anesthesia practitioner needs.
  • Maintain required stock levels of supplies and medications in central anesthesia supply area.
  • Keep workrooms and supply areas clean and neat.

Provides optimum supply inventory equipment and instrumentation:

  • Maintains all cardiac surgery equipment and instrumentation in operating condition and in adequate supply.
  • Maintains all CVOR anesthesia equipment and instrumentation in operating condition and in adequate supply.
  • Submits work orders and requests for outside repair of equipment.
  • Maintains records of repairs necessary and keeps equipment history.
  • Maintains equipment operation records.
  • Keeps cardiac suite supplies at established PAR level:
  • Maintains careful storage of delicate supplies.
  • Daily stocking of CVOR suites at established PAR levels.

Promote efficient functioning of department.

  • Comply with all policies and procedures of department.
  • Comply with all of Memorial Medical Center policies.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Follow designated lines of communication and authority in department.
  • Complete assigned tasks within expected amount of time.
  • Manage time effectively, adjusting workload when needed.
  • Team player; initiates communication and problem solving with peers
  • Responsible for orientation and mentoring of new staff.

Performs other related work as required or requested.

Required Experience

Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to follow written/verbal directions.
  • Knowledge of asepsis, desirable.
  • Ability to acquire clinical skills to perform techniques required.
  • Considerable physical effort.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of surgical instruments desirable.
  • Basic computer skills
Springfield, IL

Sandra Dunn

Recruiter
New

Clinical Pharmacist I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Varies Shift

Unit based clinical pharmacists provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care with the primary goal to improve patient ou...

Clinical Pharmacist I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19528

Position Summary

Full-Time
Varies Shift

Unit based clinical pharmacists provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care with the primary goal to improve patient outcomes.  Clinical pharmacists will promote and improve the use of safe, effective, and evidence-based medications through evaluation of all aspects of patient care.  Clinical pharmacists monitor therapies for each patient and collaborate with other healthcare providers to identify optimal medication related care. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Work collaboratively with physicians, residents and other healthcare providers to promote and improve safe medication use
  • Consult with physicians and other health care providers to develop and implement a medication plan that meets the overall goals of patient care established by the health care team
  • Participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds as appropriate and required
  • In the absence of the lead clinical pharmacist, represents pharmacy at select interdepartmental meetings (i.e. Unit Base Council Meetings) as needed
  1. Promotes and demonstrates rational, cost effective drug therapy through effective, criteria based management of medications
  1. Performs the basic clinical and operational functions to care for patients on most medical units.
  1. Provide patient specific medication use teaching in high risk patients (i.e. Poly-pharmacy, pediatric patients, patients on high risk medications or who have been identified as high risk for readmission)
  1. Ensures appropriateness, effectiveness, and safety of each patient’s medication regimen in order to manage all aspects of medication use for patients on the units served
  1. Documents all recommendations and interventions in the electronic medical chart
  1. Prevent, detect, monitor, and report adverse events (medication errors and adverse reactions).
  1. Promotes evidence based, medication related care especially in the areas of Heart Failure, Stroke, AMI, Pneumonia, Sepsis and with use of all antimicrobial agents
  1. Provides patient education as needed and serves as a resource for accurate and timely Drug

Information for all healthcare providers

  1. Serves as an educational resource for pharmacy colleagues, students, residents, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals.
  1. Performs order entry, order verification or clinical order review
  1. Actively participates in the professional development of pharmacy students and pharmacy residents as required
  1. Ensures compliance with all local, state and regulatory requirements and practices within Springfield Memorial Hospital’s policies and procedures.
  1. Assists lead clinical pharmacist or participates in at least 1 quality improvement initiative on an annual basis
  1. Maintains professional growth and development through continuing education, seminars, workshops and professional affiliations.
  1. Provide formal medication related consultations (i.e. Pharmacokinetic consultations) as required
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

 

 

 

 

Required Experience

Education:

  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy required
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy with 5 years hospital based, patient care experience, considered in lieu of Pharm.D.
    • Advanced Pharmacy Residency Training (PGY1/2) preferred

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed pharmacist in the State of Illinois required
  • Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) required
  • PGY-1 residency accepted in lieu of BCPS
  • BCPS certification required within 12 months of hire

Basic Life Support (BLS) required

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years relevant hospital based, patient care experience required
  • Completion of a PGY-1 pharmacy residency program will satisfy this requirement
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

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Cancer Registrar

Memorial Cancer Care
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Full-Time 08:00AM – 04:30PM Weekends: N/A A Certified Cancer Registrar identifies, registers, analyzes and re...

Cancer Registrar

Memorial Cancer Care
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19488

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift
  • Full-Time
  • 08:00AM – 04:30PM
  • Weekends: N/A

A Certified Cancer Registrar identifies, registers, analyzes and reports cancer registry information.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  • Complies with American College of Surgeons Standards for Cancer Registry on collection and analysis of data on reportable cancer diagnoses made at the hospital.
  • Abstracts data sets per standards.
  • Obtains and maintains follow-up information of all patients in registry data base.
  • Reports monthly to Illinois Department of Public Health, annually to the National Cancer Data Base, and as requested to other professional organizations.
  • Maintains status as Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR); attends mandatory and optional inservices and meetings to ensure competency and personal growth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Medical Director or Administrative Director.

Required Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, typing and basic computer skills. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and organize and prioritize work.

 

General Skill Requirements

In addition to the Essential Functions and Qualifications listed above, to perform the job successfully an individual must also possess the following General Skill Requirements.

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Accepts criticism and feedback; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; ability to work with frustrating situations; work under pressure and on an irregular schedule such as unscheduled overtime, unanticipated changes in work pace; Works with numerous distractions.
  • Attendance and Punctuality – Schedules time off in advance; Begins working on time; Keeps absences within guidelines; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; Exhibits good listening and comprehension; Keeps others adequately informed; Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Cooperation – Establishes and maintains effective relations; Exhibits tact and consideration; Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner; Offers assistance and support to co-workers; Works cooperatively in group situations; Works actively to resolve conflicts.
  • Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge; Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; Keeps abreast of current developments; Requires minimal supervision; Displays understanding of how job relates to others; Uses resources effectively.
  • Judgment – displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions; ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
  • Problem solving – Identifies problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Resolves problems in early stages; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Displays commitment to excellence; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly; Achieves established goals.
  • Concentration – Maintains attention to detail over extended period of time; continually aware of variations in changing situations.
  • Supervision – ability to perform work independently or with minimal supervision; ability to assign and/or review work; train and/or evaluate other employees.

Education and/or Other Requirements

High school graduate or equivalent.  Certification as a CTR is required.  Two years previous experience in cancer registry.

Environmental Factors

Minimal exposure to irritating, unpleasant or hazardous elements or conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Light physical exertion, including occasional standing, bending, reaching and occasional carrying of light loads.

Mental Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work under stress, adapt to changing conditions and exercise appropriate independent judgment.
  • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.
Decatur, IL

Robert Wiley

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