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Coordinates total patient care for assigned patients. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life-span. Able to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his/her age-specific need, and to provide appropriate care as defined by policies and procedures. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Bernardine Medical Center. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support St. Bernardine Medical Center's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities. Requirements: Prefer one (1) year experience in area of specialty. Current California RN License BLS HBOC computer training within 6 months of employment in the position
CENTRAL SERVICE TECH CENTRAL STERILIZATION UNITNorthridge Hospital Medical Center The CENTRAL SERVICE TECH provides using departments with routine supplies both patient and non-patient chargeable. Cleans and/or sterilizes equipment and supplies for all user departments using the current approved cleaning and sterilization techniques. All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The CENTRAL SERVICE TECH is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity. Requirements: High School Graduate or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred. Minimum one (1) year technical operating/instrument room experience or graduation from vocational school with certification in sterile processing required. Prior large Hospital/acute care experience preferred. Above average interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Fluent English language skills (verbal and written) required. Must be committed to quality, patient care/customer service. Knowledge of specialty instruments and thorough knowledge of sterilization and disinfecting parameters (steam, ETO, Cidex, Steris) required. Familiarity with current Federal and state laws and regulations as related to specialty. Current Central Service Technician certification (CSIT, CRCST) required. Current AHA BLS card and Fire Card (upon hire) required. This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement.
Under the Director or designee, the staff nurse provides and documents, goals-oriented nursing care to adult and geriatric patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of St. Mary’s Medical Center. The staff nurse utilizes principles of the nursing process and coordinates clinically related activities to provide for the effective delivery of healthcare. Responsible to supervise the care given by the Licensed Vocational Nurses, Licensed Psychiatric Technicians. Hospital/Psychiatric Attendants and others working under his/her direction. Applies Dignity Health's Core Values to the performance of every job duty. These Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence.
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients in accordance with the individual needs patients and their families, standards of nursing practice, relevant statutes and regulations, hospital policy and physician prescribed treatment plan.
The Social Worker is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, outpatients and emergency department patients. They are dedicated to patient and family centered care that values personal self-determination, skilled at managing multiple priorities at once, and engaging in creative, compassionate and ethical problem-solving. As a member of a multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical, social and resource issues that impact individual patients, families and at risk populations. Social Workers are responsible for working collaboratively with all healthcare team members to develop and implement treatment plans that support patient-centered plan of care for both individual patients and the medical community. The functions of the Social Worker includes crisis intervention, patient /family intervention, high risk screening, brief counseling, referring for financial or other identified resource needs, arrange and facilitate family/patient representative meetings with the health care team as needed, assist in post acute placement on complex discharges and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients are identified. The Social Worker establishes and maintains professional relationships with physicians, case managers, nursing staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families. The position will be required to serve on hospital committees and take part in developing and presenting in-services to Hospital staff.
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to patients in accordance with the individualized needs of patients and their families, standards of nursing practice, relevant statutes and regulations, hospital policy and the physician prescribed treatment plan. St. Mary Medical Center is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse, who is independently responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of assigned patients in Critical Care. The RN makes nursing assignments, gives directions, ensures the nursing process by other nursing team members as assigned.
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The EVS Worker is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of comfort and cleanliness in the buildings and areas used by our patients, visitors and staff. At all times, duties are performed conscientiously in a safe and efficient manner, taking ownership and responsibility for the areas assigned and keeping customer expectations in mind.
Position Summary: Regional Senior Director, Pharmacy Services:
The Regional Senior Director, Pharmacy Services is responsible for providing oversight, direction and decision-making across the continuum of care (inpatient & outpatient) for the Pharmacy services within their defined region(s). This position is accountable for the deployment and ongoing progression of the enterprise strategy within their assisgned area(s) of responsibility and is responsible for ensuring Pharmacy achieves performance excellence in terms of quality, safety, service, affordability and technology.
To ensure the Pharmacy Service is contributing to Dignity Health’s regional and national success, the incumbent must establish strong collaborative relationships with key leaders within the market. The Senior Director is a critical component of the interdisciplinary approach to patient care and is the primary representative for pharmacy services. The Senior Director is expected to help create a positive and collaborative work environment, strengthening teamwork between clinical operations with patient care being a shared focus.
This leader provides oversight for the implementation and ongoing administration of the prescription drug program for the hospitals and clinics within the market. The incumbent is also expected to engage with physicians and other health care leaders to further integrate pharmacy services into care delivery and chronic disease management to achieve system-wide improvements in patient care outcomes and help meet population health goals. This position engages with senior leaders and key stakeholders to ensure the optimal utilization of technology and resources to support the implementation of system-wide pharmacy systems and processes; oversees drug utilization management efforts; manages the pharmaceutical supply chain; and is responsible for the financial operations and human capital resources within the market.
The Senior Director is responsible for contributing to the Dignity Health Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee in full compliance with national quality standards and ensures that academically rigorous, evidence based clinical information is used for all drug/drug class reviews and decisions.
This position consistently supports compliance by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets and intellectual property of the organization, acting ethically and with integrity; reporting non-compliance; and adhering to the applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, as well as accreditation and licenser requirements; and Dignity Health policies and procedures.
- Identifies opportunities to leverage pharmacy expertise to improve quality, safety, patient experience, access across the continuum of care, and the economic performance of the organization.
- Participates in the development and deployment of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive best practices within Dignity Health’s Pharmacy Services.
- Ensures pharmacists participate as interdisciplinary team members whose responsibility is to monitor and improve patients’ medication-related outcomes.
- Responsible for the development and compliance to evidence-based prescribing criteria that supports effective, safe, and fiscally responsible treatment.
- Fosters pharmacist communication with patients and outpatient providers after discharge to ensure continuity of medication therapy and the monitoring of patient outcomes.
- Accountable for the design, implementation and management of a safe, effective and efficient medication management system
- Active leader/member of key internal committees and councils (i.e., Pharmacy &Therapeutics (P&T) Committee, Pharmacy Council, etc.) related to medication management and patient care.
- Ensures safe handling of hazardous drugs by staff throughout the medication use process.
- Develops and administers emergency /disaster plans that enable the continued operation of medication management systems.
- Accountable for the management of controlled substances
- The Senior Director, Pharmacy Services takes leadership in program development to assure pharmacy is embedded in the care transition process with a focus on continuous improvement of medication reconciliation for all patient transitions.
- The Senior Director, Pharmacy Services implements strategic plans that support pharmacy’s contribution to the patient’s experience as it relates to the care a patient receives upon admission, during the hospital stay, and upon discharge.
Drug Utilization Management
- Collaborates with peers to develop drug utilization and formulary initiatives that optimize therapeutic outcomes, reduce the risk of drug-related problems, and ensure the use of cost-effective pharmacotherapy throughout the system.
- Assures there is adequate representation on the P&T Committee.
- Identifies inappropriate drug utilization and leads efforts to modify practices to improve medication management.
- Active member and participant on the antimicrobial team, pain management committee, and other specialized teams to ensure stewardship principles are applied to the prescribing, dispensing, and administration of therapeutic agents.
Supply Chain Management
- Responsible for the oversight of supply chain operations including procurement, receiving, security, inventory control, diversion prevention, and distribution policies across the organization.
- Manages outsourced sterile products, alternative distribution channels used during drug storages, reverse distribution, and other methods of pharmaceutical waste disposal.
- Participates in planning and preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets
- Accountable for the management of the regional pharmacy financial performance within the continuum of care. This includes:
-Budget alignment with department and organizational objectives
-Monitoring ongoing financial performance
-Performing audits/ analyses as needed to ensure accurate, appropriate, and timely revenue capture
-Evaluates medication expenditure patterns and reimbursement trends, including the development of value-based approaches to pharmaceutical reimbursement.
- Manages the clinical and financial implications of specialty pharmaceuticals.
-Seeks financial opportunities to improve the financial performance for the organization (retail, specialty, etc.).
- Contributes to and advises on drug expenditures in the self-insured employee population and in payer shared-risk arrangements.
Management of Staff
- Recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care/services that ensures stable staffing and maintains reasonable employee turnover.
- Ensures the facilities effective and timely recruitment, orientation, training, education, mentoring, career development, and performance review and retention efforts are maintained.
Regulatory and Accreditation Compliance
- Ensures compliance with all national, state, and local regulations related to medications and their management.
- Responsible for the implementation of State Board of Pharmacy, Drug Administration, Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Joint Commission, and other medication accreditation standards; for the maintenance of ASPH accreditation (where applicable).
- Provides oversight of the 340B Drug Pricing Program for all Dignity Health covered entities, outpatient departments, and contract pharmacy arrangements.
Technology Advancement in Support of Medication Management
- Instrumental in the selection, planning, implementation and maintenance of data and technology that supports patient care.
Position Summary: Responsible for providing oversight, direction and decision-making across the continuum of care (inpatient & outpatient) for the Pharmacy services within their defined region(s). This position is accountable for the deployment and ongoing progression of the enterprise strategy within their assigned area(s) of responsibility and is responsible for ensuring Pharmacy achieves performance excellence in terms of quality, safety, service, affordability and technology. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
- Provides oversight for the implementation and ongoing administration of the prescription drug program for the hospitals and clinics within the market.
- Engages with physicians and other health care leaders to further integrate pharmacy services into care delivery and chronic disease management to achieve system-wide improvements in patient care outcomes and help meet population health goals. Engages with senior leaders and key stakeholders to ensure the optimal utilization of technology and resources to support the implementation of system-wide pharmacy systems and processes; oversees drug utilization management efforts; manages the pharmaceutical supply chain; and is responsible for the financial operations and human capital resources within the market.
- Responsible for contributing to the Dignity Health Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee in full compliance with national quality standards and ensures that academically rigorous, evidence based clinical information is used for all drug/drug class reviews and decisions.
- Identifies opportunities to leverage pharmacy expertise to improve quality, safety, patient experience, access across the continuum of care, and the economic performance of the organization.
SR SURGICAL TECH, SURGERY Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the SR SURGICAL TECH assists in the care and preparation of the surgical patient in accordance with individual needs, physician orders, Hospital policy and standards of patient care. In addition, the SR SURGICAL TECH functions in one or more areas of specialization.
In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, perform radiographic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision to technical detail. Perform a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing for radiologic diagnosis. Assume responsibility for specific radiographic procedures as required.
Identifies, implements and evaluates information systems and operational processes which support clinical practice and business operations, including process improvement, redesign and project management. Collaborates with stakeholders (facility, regional, and enterprise) in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to processes, policies and information systems. Responsible for determining resource needs (numbers and skills) to achieve operational goals and is responsible for the efficient, effective use of those resources for optimization of the electronic medical record.
In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, the Cardiovascular Tech III performs cardiovascular tests utilizing basic knowledge and skills as requested and participates in departmental support activities as needed.
About this positions: In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, the Clinical Nurse III is an advance practitioner who is an expert in bedside nursing care and is also capable of directing/coaching staff in the daily operations of the nursing unit. Acts as a daily operations of the nursing unit and mentor. Preceptor, and resource of the Clinical Nurse I and II as well as other staff members and provides advance consultation in patient care problems for a given patient population. This position is represented by SEIU, Local 121RN, and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. KEY WORDS: RN, REGISTERED NURSE, CARDIOLOGY, HOSPITAL, HEALTHCARE, cath lab, cardiac,
Position Summary: Ensures that activities and/or operations are appropriately integrated with the strategic plan. Ensures the provision of quality care and services through the cost effective management of the facilities. Participates in the development of hospital wide patient care programs, policies, and procedures that describe how the care needs of patient populations are assessed, evaluated and met. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
- Implements effective and ongoing programs to measure, assess, and improve the quality of care/services provided to patients/customers. Implements operational improvements using appropriate data and benchmarking in conjunction with effective use of process improvement techniques.
- Ensures that activities and/or operations are appropriately integrated with the strategic plan while making sure the provision of quality care and services through the cost effective management of the facility.
- Participates in the development of hospital wide patient care programs, policies and procedures that describe how the care needs of patient populations are assessed, evaluated and met
- Assists and advises the President and CEO in establishing and executing strategic business plans to achieve operational objectives and in formulating and implementing best practices and policies
The NEUROSURGERY DEPARTMENT at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center provides 24-hour surgical intervention for patients of all ages. The department consists of 11 operating room suites dedicated to those patients requiring neurosurgical interventions (procedures) including elective, urgent/emergent surgeries. We serve the Southwestern United States and primarily the Phoenix metropolitan area. Our goals are to continually improve the delivery and effectiveness of departmental services, continually improve the health and satisfaction of the community served, support and participate in multi-disciplinary performance efforts throughout the organization, create an environment which fosters learning among staff, patients and family members, and create a culture of safety, the prevention of medical errors and the re-design of vulnerable patient systems based on evidence or expert recommendations. The unit is staffed with licensed and unlicensed staff. JOIN US NOW as we are seeking an ANESTHESIA TECH who is passionate about the health and well-being of our patients to assist with line insertion and intubations, calibrate equipment and operate cell savers. The Tech should also have the ability to utilize a wide array of knowledge, technical skills and critical thinking abilities to facilitate other anesthesia needs of the OR while ensuring the OR equipment needed is available in order to safely and effectively care for patients. Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
The Arizona Care Network, LLC (ACN) is a clinically integrated (CI) physician network and Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that is a collaboration sponsored by Dignity Health and Abrazo Health. Our comprehensive health care network includes more than 4,000 providers and fourteen hospitals in Arizona.
The Population Health Analyst supports ACN’s population health initiatives by analyzing and compiling data from multiple systems and presenting the analysis in a meaningful format. The analysis will cover many areas of health care data including clinical, quality and financial. The Population Health Analyst has an understanding of population health analytics, and an understanding of clinical and claims based data systems and measures. This position will use ACN’s claim data warehouse, population health tools, electronic health record, and other reporting systems to provide clinical and claims related reporting and analytics. The Population Health Analyst will provide support for data integrity and data validation in the production of data that drives operations, financial and quality queries.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Population Health Analyst has an understanding of population health analytics, and an understanding of clinical and claims based data systems and measures.
- This position will use ACN’s claim data warehouse, population health tools, electronic health record, and other reporting systems to provide clinical and claims related reporting and analytics.
- The Population Health Analyst will provide support for data integrity and data validation in the production of data that drives operations, financial and quality queries.
- Performs analysis and interpretation of data to demonstrate clinical and financial outcomes, within specified timeframes and frequencies.
- Analyzes and reconciles claims data for bundled payments, shared savings, and other payment innovation initiatives. Track success metrics and various reporting needs for participating facilities and as guided by relevant entities.
- From claims and other data provided by vendors and from payers prepares analysis of cost data to report financial performance of contracts.
- Develops trend analysis reports that monitor key performance indicators and compares them to internal and external benchmarks and uses this data to assist leadership in decision-making, planning and implementing performance improvement strategies. .
- Works with cross-functional team to identify research, gather and analyze data from multiple internal and external sources in order to compare, contrast and synthesize information.
- Assists with identifying statistically significant patterns and trends.
- Prepares and presents reports and recommendations for the leadership team.
- In collaboration with Director, Data Analysis, key stakeholders, IT, etc., designs and maintains regular dashboards on quality, financial information outcomes, population health management (PHM) measures, and other metrics.
- Assist ACN management with additional duties related to electronic health records, data support and analysis, and HIPAA security requirements not otherwise covered in the job description.
- Other duties as assigned.
This Executive Assistance performs professional executive assistant work for Senior Director of Quality and Patient Engagement, Risk, and Ambulatory Services. Responsible for secretarial/office functions of St. Joseph's Medical Center related to Senior Director’s areas of responsibility: •Quality Management •Infection Control •TJC coordination for SJMC and BHC
Core duties include, but not limited to:
- Coordinates the daily operations of the office, which houses Quality Management
- Prepares Board and management PowerPoint presentations, utilizing databases with graphs
- Manages patient and staff engagement activities including, but not limited to Senior Rounding Schwartz Rounds.
- Prepares agendas and minutes for committees as requested by Senior Director
- Prepares travel requests and reimbursement documentation for Quality staff. Makes travel arrangements for staff.
- Maintains Senior Director’s calendar and arranges meetings for interdisciplinary committees and teams.
- Reserves and sets up audiovisual equipment and orders refreshments for meetings and committees.
- Orders office supplies and equipment.
- Maintains printer and copier equipment.
- Monitors Senior Director’s correspondence for important dates and requirements.
This position requires understanding of Joint Commission accreditation websites and software, and understanding of how to access quality databases that are reported to Joint Commission. Keeps medical center management informed of Joint commission changes and updates.
The CARDIAC Short Stay unit at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center offers full service care to patients post coronary and peripheral diagnostic and interventional procedures as well as post Electrophysiology procedures. Located in the City of Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, this position is critical to the success of Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission. Dignity Health has made the conscious decision to implement solutions that will improve patient care outcomes and nursing competencies. As part of our team, you will provide clinical expertise; support and oversight that helps ensure our Cath Lab patients receive exceptional care. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to champion change by joining in our mission of healing through humankindness.
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Under the direction of the Director Hospice/Palliative Care and in collaboration with in interdisciplinary team of Marian Hospital staff and physicians, this position is charged with developing, implementing, and evaluating palliative care and hospice services to enhance the provision of high quality palliative care services, which meet regulatory and fiscal requirements to seriously ill and dying patients in the hospital setting. Included in this responsibility is developing and maintaining strong relationships with physicians, hospital staff, community stakeholders, and system peers to deliver palliative, comfort care to seriously ill and dying patients. Specific duties may include participation in quality improvement activities; formal and informal education and support to staff, patients and their families; consultation on complex cases; appropriateness of care or level of care / utilization activities; liaison to internal and external contacts / committees / programs; compliance with regulatory / accreditation agencies, program development, facilitation and leadership. In addition, this position is responsible in working with patients' and families' hospital liaison and case management staff and physicians in assisting with decision making / problem solving and determining appropriateness for hospice services, admitting to hospice when appropriateness for hospice services, admitting to hospice when appropriate and assisting the hospice team to follow current hospice patients when they are admitted to the general inpatient level of care. Ability to relate and maintain a rapport with all levels of professional personnel.
3-5 years of clinical experience or a comparable combination of education and experience required. Experience with Palliative care and/or Hospice programs is highly desirable. Hospice and Palliative Care Certification preferred. RN Certification. Computer experience and knowledge in the management of computer data desirable.