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Position Summary: The Clinical Nurse Informaticist provides expertise in the planning, design, development, training, implementation, communication, maintenance, and evaluation of new or existing functionality related to clinical and business information systems. Working under the direction of the Regional Director of Clinical Informatics, integrates nursing/clinical science, computer science, information science to manage and communicated data, information, knowledge and wisdom in clinical practice. Works as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to processes, policies, and information systems. Ensures data/information is current with regulatory agency and best practice standards. Coordinates the collection and reporting of metrics defining benefits realization associate with the clinical information systems. Serves as an internal consultant to all departments to identify and achieve department and project goals. Provides direct contact with vendor to ensure customer needs are met.
Position Summary:The registered nurse is responsible to take primary responsibility to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care of each assigned patient. Provide direct patient care. Supervise the activities of nursing staff members. Follow-up on all care related activities and assure all physician orders are accurately transcribed and carried out in a timely manner.
Coordinate the plan of care. Conduct patient teaching specific to disease entity and home management. Actively participate in assuring care continuum.
Collaborate with other nursing and ancillary services to assure seamless communication and uninterrupted patient care.
- Model leadership behaviors
- Foster a spirit of collaboration and teamwork
- Mentor peers and colleagues
- Anticipate patient’s needs
Read, analyze, and interpret hospital policies and procedures, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Must have ability to critically think and problem solve
Under direction from the clinical chairman, provides patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
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The Distribution Tech is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. Tasks performed may include processing and distribution of supplies/equipment following policy and procedure/protocol. Ability to learn quickly, follow detailed instructions, and acquire the technical skills necessary to produce the required finished results.
We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant who is passionate about the health and well-being of our patients to perform blood collection and specimen processing. Assists with telephone calls and other clerical duties. Performs CLIA-waived and moderate complexity testing, assists with technical procedures within regulatory guidelines.
St Joseph's Clinical Laboratory is a fast paced, innovative laboratory supporting the Medical Center's various service lines. We are a large lab with over 150 employees among our 9 internal laboratory departments. In addition to the standard Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology and Blood Bank departments, we have a Surgical and Anatomic Pathology department, a Cytogenetic laboratory, and a growing Molecular laboratory. We support St Josephs' Trauma Center, Lung and Heart transplant programs, and Barrow's Neurological Center. We support St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center mission and philosophy with the Laboratory’s Vision of providing accurate laboratory results to insure optimal diagnosis and patient treatment through excellence, innovation, expertise, and technology. We follow CLIA, CLSI, CAP, and The Joint Commission requirements.
In keeping with the Dignity Healthcare core values, is responsible for providing specialty occupational therapy assessments and treatments to outpatients as evidenced by a high degree of expertise in a given area or areas. Provides training and/or supervision to staff occupational therapists. May supervise or be responsible for a particular program such as inservice coordinator, NICU follow-up program and/or day to day operations of a particular area of the department. May have specialty certification in occupational therapy field such as NDT, orthopedics, etc. or be trained to perform videofluroscopies.
To qualify for this position, previous experience as a speech pathologist is preferred. This position requires graduation from an accredited school of Speech Pathology, current California State licensure and a MA/MS degree. The incumbent is required to exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of: current speech pathology techniques, standards, principles, and procedures; specialized assessment for the appraisal of neuropathologies as they relate to communication and swallowing function including aphasia, cognition, dysphagia, and dysarthria; medical terminology; proper body mechanics; infection control procedures. Ability to: assess patient condition based upon sound pathophysiological principles; develop and implement appropriate patient treatment plan; complete and maintain records of speech pathology observations, treatments, and actions; plan and organize work effectively and efficiently; develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nursing and other hospital personnel; maintain the confidentiality of medical information; fully meet the obligations of the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health; have flexibility within a changing health care environment. Candidates must have a current, valid California Speech-Pathologist license and a current BLS certification from the American Heart Association. The incumbent demonstrates competency in speech pathology for pediatric, adult, or geriatric patients as applicable for the site/level of care of employment. The incumbent provides patient assessments, develops and implements individual patient treatment programs, provides therapeutic interventions utilizing current and effective methodologies, and maintains effective documentation. The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.
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Are you an experienced ICU nurse looking to broaden your skills and expertise? Have you considered a career in one of the most sought-after specialty areas and becoming a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) Nurse? We'll train you!! At Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, we deliver humankindness through a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Chandler, Arizona. As part of our team, you will provide clinical expertise, support and oversight that helps ensure our Surgery patients receive exceptional care. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to champion the change by joining in our mission of healing through humankindness. Responsibilities may include:
- Assess patient/family health problems and resources, taking a leadership role in the development, implementation and outcomes evaluation of a plan for nursing care. Provides professional nursing care and interventions to acutely ill adult patient populations.
Position Summary: Provides strategic clinical product line management expertise in Cardiology and Imaging for the Supply & Service Resource Management department, Dignity Health facilities, and affiliates of Dignity Health. Works collaboratively to engage clinical professionals, key departmental leadership, and stakeholders across multiple divisions to facilitate efficient and effective system-wide decisions.
- Responsible for the overall leadership, planning, management and completion of clinical sourcing and clinical engagement projects for cardiology and imaging initiatives in collaboration with the Supply & Service Resource Management Department, Dignity Health facilities, and Clinicians/Physicians.
- Applies project leadership to manage roles, identify resource requirements, define project deliverables, and provide customer satisfaction to insure quality.
- Ensures effective communication and relationship with customers, both internally and externally to SSRM and Dignity Health.
- Responsible for identifying, developing, monitoring and maintaining appropriate tracking documents for initiatives and facilitating the collaboration of stakeholders.
- Track and report on initiative milestones and provide status reports to sponsor, Director or Vice President.
- Lead, coach, and motivate initiative team members and stakeholders on a proactive basis.
- Responsible for forming teams, managing workload and delegating tasks to ensure targeted timelines and project goals are met.
- Defines the responsibilities of parties involved in the project including, but not limited to, Physicians, Nurses, management, vendors and others affected by the project.
- Access the knowledge, evidence, and best practices available for each initiative.
- Partners with resources, councils, & committees to assist in the decision-making process as needed given the complexity of the specific initiative.
- Understand and provide appropriate decision criteria for the key financial and non-financial components of each initiative.
- Assist with managing details related to vendor selection from initiative concept through implementation. Understanding the current organizational goals of Dignity Health, evaluating contracting and vendor options, analyzing the financial and non-financial considerations, communicating throughout the organization, awarding the vendor decision, and implementing the contract.
- Supports the implementation of any Service and Supply contracts across the enterprise by ensuring all pertinent information is available to key stakeholders to facilitate timely, knowledgable decisions for purposes of delivering significant cost savings.
- Provide objective guidance and counsel to Dignity Health leadership to support financial and evidence based decisions for initiatives.
- Work at the direction of the SSRM Leadership
The Patient Services Associate position is the first point of phone customer service contact for our patients, physicians, internal and external laboratory, imaging, hospital, patient family members, and vendors by offering customer service, communications, and appropriate distribution of phone calls and messages. The Patient Services Associate may also perform a variety of other duties including but not limited to collecting and updating demographics and insurance information, verification of health plan eligibility, taking complete and accurate messages, and scheduling mutually acceptable appointment times utilizing an electronic practice management system. The Patient Services Associate may also be asked to perform other clerical duties as needed and requested to support daily clinic operation goals, bench marks, and quality patient care initiatives per clinic guidelines. This position may have access to third party credit card information and transactional systems (cash registers, point of sale devices, applications supporting credit card transactions, and reports or other documents containing credit card information) from single transactions or a single card at a time. PHC is committed to excellent patient care and service. We strive to develop cohesive teams where all levels of employees can work together. That being said, we have developed the job descriptions to define the primary tasks and responsibilities. However, it does not preclude all staff to support the functions of the entire clinic. Some PSA and FSAs may be asked to do work that is outside their daily assignments, especially when working in smaller locations or when trying to address staff vacancies. This team approach will support our goal of keeping the Patient as our focus.
The Coder Senior is responsible for coding inpatient records using ICD-10-CM coding classification diagnosis and procedure codes, meeting both quality and productivity standards. All accounts are evaluated, abstracted, and optimized for reimbursement in accordance with federal guidelines. The Coder Senior select accounts for coding from electronic worklists in the computer assisted coding (CAC) program. Coders maintain necessary credentials and continuing education to include new laws or regulations regarding coding.
**This position is represented by SEIU-UHW**
***The ideal candidate will work Saturdays to support the Saturday clinics***
Position Summary: Plans the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit during an assigned shift. Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level. Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them. Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
- Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level.
- Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
- Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them.
- Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts.
Our Medical Assistant II provides a basic level of patient care and treatments. Assists with obtaining vital signs, documents chief complaint and all actions taken. Alerts physician of problems/concerns/abnormalities. Assists with obtaining patient history, assists physicians and residents and/or licensed nursing personnel. Performs simple patient procedures, sets up exam/procedure rooms including instruments for minor procedures, prepares and may include administrating medications (excluding IV) under direct supervision of a physician. Obtains lab specimen and fills out requisitions completely and accurately. In addition to the above, the Medical Assistant II functions more independently and coordinates the workflow of MAs when necessary. Obtains authorization for referral (normally in small clinics). Conducts front desk duties such as registration, check-in and scheduling of patients.
Our office specializes in sports medicine services, but also provides general family practice services as well. Sports medicine services include a variety of physical exams, including routine, employee, sports and school, splinting and casting, joint injections, treatment for acute or chronic injuries, sports concussion evaluations and treatment, and surgical and non-surgical orthopedic problems.
Located in Ahwatukee, 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.
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Provides professional nursing care in accordance with the nursing process and BRN scope of practice.
2 years acute care hospital experience 2 years acute care hospital experience Registered Nurse. BSN Perferred. ACLS; Current California license as a Registered Nurse. Position is represented by CNA.
Sets in motion the planning and preparation according to daily assignment by: Respecting patients' rights for privacy and confidentiality. Documenting appropriate changes on preference cards. Using supplies judiciously and in a cost- effective manner. Reviewing preference card and prepares self for surgical procedure. Handling surgical specimens accurately following departmental policy. Documenting appropriate changes on preference cards. Using supplies judiciously and in a cost-effective mannerUnderstands and maintains aseptic technique, and proper cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing technique as identified in departmental policies and procedures. Identifies any break in technique immediately verbalizing and correcting the problem. Follows universal precautions.
Position Summary: Responsible to maintain and administer established department operational systems, provide for the operational needs of staff, and to contribute to the development of new operational systems as an active member of the management team. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
- Directs storeroom clerk and cooks and provides for the operational needs of these positions. Supervisor will colloborate in implementing and sustaining infection control practices with clerk to create a safe, sanitary, and orderly storage facility.
- Maintains communication with patient, staff, and customers regarding the level of services they receive from Nutrition Services Staff. This data is relayed to the management team and / or staff whenever necessary
- Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost efficiency, Recruits, hires and releases staff, Assigns staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations,
- Supervisor will actively collaborate in the process of menu development for patient, cafeteria, and catering services.
Assists in maintaining buildings, grounds, equipment, sanitation for hospital and offsite locations, and responds to emergency situations including fire and floods, or disruptions to utility service, etc.
- Completes documentation for all work done by the end of shift. Not more than 4-6 exceptions per year
- Follows safety procedures, operates equipment and performs job related duties in a safe manner with less than 2 violations per year
- Completes assigned work within established time frames
- Responds and acts appropriately to emergency situations
- Completes preventative maintenance on outdoor equipment as outlined on preventive maintenance work orders with less than 2 exceptions per year
The RN Care Coordinator is responsible for assessing, planning, facilitating and advocating for options and services through a continuum of care from point of contact through discharge on assigned patients.The RN Care Coordinator performs this role in such a manner as to meet the individuals health needs while promoting quality and cost effective outcomes. The positions emphasis will be on care coordination, communication and collaboration with nursing, physicians, departments within the medical center, insurers and post acute service providers to pace the care toward optimal outcomes within the appropriate level of care. The RN Care Coordinator will advocate for the patient and family by identifying and valuing patient choice, spiritual needs, cultural, language and socioeconomic barreris to care transitions . In addition, the RN Care Coordinator will protect confidentiality while striving to achieve high levels of patient satisfaction. The RN Care Coordinator consistently conducts the utilization review process and the discharge planning process as required by hospital policies, standards of practice and Federal and State regulations. Dignity Health and Sponsoring congregations are committed to furthering the healing ministry of Jesus. Resources are dedicated to: delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable heath services; serving and advocating for our sisters and brothers who are poor and disenfranchised; and collaborating with others in the community to improve the quality of life. 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: Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in an acute hospital setting; Prior Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting is required. . BSN degree or experience equivalent preferred; CM certification preferred; A Masters Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement. Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must; Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential; Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively; Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation; Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities Current Registered Nurse (RN) License to practice professional nursing within the State of California. If operational conditions permit, training a candidatewithout the required experience may be considered.
In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, the Respiratory Therapist IV actively participates in the delivery of Pulmonary Medicine and Neonatal Intensive Care Services.
Registered Nurse - Emergency ServicesNorthridge Hospital Medical Center The EMERGENCY SERVICES unit at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is actively seeking individuals who demonstrate patient care excellence. We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) for the EMERGENCY SERVICES unit to coordinate, supervise and implement patient care based on competence, professional expertise, knowledge and evidence-based practice. The Registered Nurse is expected to practice autonomously, consistent with professional standards, Nurse Practice Act and hospital job description specific to the unit. This position is critical to the success of Northridge Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission and organizational values of the Dignity Health system. In addition, Dignity Health has made the conscious decision to implement solutions that will improve patient care outcomes and nursing competencies. As a result, all RN candidates considered for this position will be required to take a series of assessments during our application and interviewing process that include a basic math assessment and a thorough behavioral-based questionnaire in addition to providing up to three professional references and a copy of your most recent performance evaluation.