Coder II - Medical Records - FT - Remote

Tift Regional Medical Center
Remote or Tifton, GA
DEPARTMENT: Medical Records
FACILITY: TRMC Main Campus
WORK TYPE: Full Time
S HIFT: Day Shift
HOURS: Varies

SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Coding Supervisors and Manager, the Coder II assigns codes to discharge records for inpatients, outpatients and emergency room patients based on diagnoses and operative procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Selection/sequencing of principal and secondary diagnosis done correctly at least 98% of the time.
* Uses manual or computer encoder for appropriate coding system (ICD-9-CM or CPT) to assign code to completely describe physician documentation of diagnosis or procedure.
* If diagnosis is unclear, contacts documentation specialists for query.
* Ensures corrections made by physician and other medical personnel are properly recorded and complete.
* Enters coded information in computer system for billing purposes.
* Meets minimum standard of 98% productivity requirements.
* Assists case managers in coding and reimbursement issues.
* Abstracts designated statistical data from patient record and enters the information into the abstract database.
* Abstracts all appropriate data at least 98% of the time.
* Releases confidential information only in accordance with hospital policy.
* Assures security of departmental files in accordance with departmental policy.
* Codes records according to industry standards without regard to reimbursement.
* Knows emergency procedures for fire, safety, hazardous material utility system failure, and disasters.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:

* High School Diploma or Equivalent

CREDENTIALS:

* CERTIFIED CODING ASSOCIATE
* CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL CODER
* REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST
* CERTIFIED CODING SPECIALIST
* REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION ADMINISTRATOR

OTHER INFORMATION:

In addition to high school diploma or equivalent, Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) credential is required. At least 2 years of coding experience is preferred. A score of 85% or higher on internal coding test required.

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:

* Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs.
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Electronic medical record software
* Earns others' trust and respect through consistent honesty and transparency in all interactions.
* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.
* Medical coding
* Medical terminology
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Resolves difficult or complicated challenges.
* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.
* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Quality Assurance Specialist

Cook Medical
Remote or Bloomington, IN
Cook Regentec (www.cookregentec.com), a Cook Group company, was founded in 2015 as an incubator and accelerator for emerging medical technologies. Our primary focus today is to innovate breakthrough medical devices for the preparation and delivery of advanced therapeutics, including cell, gene, and immunotherapies.

The Quality Assurance Specialist will work under the Cook BioDevice (CBD) Quality Management System to ensure the delivery of safe and effective products through completion of investigation management, risk management, product release, supplier qualification, disposition of nonconforming products, development report approvals, internal and external audits, and document control and training. The QA Specialist will help maintain the Cook BioDevice Quality Management System to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements, including but not limited to ISO 13485, ISO 14971, and 21 CFR 820.
This is a remote position.

Responsibilities

+ Perform document control functions which may include ensuring approved documents such as Risk Management Files, Product Specifications, etc., maintain a state of control and are updated and released

+ Write, update, complete, archive, and track QMS documents and records

+ Participate in the review and approval of investigations related to CAPA, Feedback, and Complaints

+ Review documents for approval; these may include engineering development reports, batch records, and validations

+ Ensure Training requirements are communicated to personnel and maintain records of completion

+ Assist with new supplier qualifications and current supplier re-qualifications

+ Complete change control initiation, evaluation, and approval as needed for changes impacting the QMS

+ Assist as needed with other company duties, as deemed appropriate

+ Communicate to Management the progress and status of quality system processes in relation to the QMS system

+ Foster and maintain a workplace culture respectful and supportive of individual differences

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ 2+ years of experience in a Quality-related function within a regulated industry such as pharmaceutical, medical device, or biologics

+ Excellent and effective English written and oral communication skills

+ Experience working with cross-functional stakeholders

+ Ability to work in both collaborative and independent environments with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

+ Working knowledge of FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices and 21 CFR 820

+ Experience working with ISO standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO 14971

+ Experience with electronic QMS systems

Physical Requirements:

• General office environment• Must be able to sit for long periods of time

• General office environment• Must be able to sit for long periods of time

• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations• Requires close visual acuity for working with computers

Posting Date2 months ago(10/8/2021 10:34 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-9664

Job Location(s) Bloomington IN United States

Travel Less than 10%

Shift Type First

Position Type Full Time

Company Cook Regentec LLC

Category Quality

Customer Support Coordinator

Cook Medical
Remote or Bloomington, IN
The Customer Support Coordinator at Cook Medical provides guidance, project coordination, and daily oversight to their respective function within Customer Support (Pricing and Contracts). This role drives key tasks and projects performed within their respective function to ensure a high level of accuracy and customer service both internally and externally.
Responsibilities

• Liaison between internal and external customers and Customer Support on key initiatives

• Provide guidance and oversight of Customer Support tasks, as it relates to activities associated with function• Assist with managing multiple projects, tasks, and priorities through strong organizational, time management, and multitasking skills• Establish priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and ensure quality standards• Analyze, implement, improve, and support efficient, flexible, and scalable processes• Represent Customer Support through conference calls, presentations, and business conversations as needed• Initiate and execute projects based on functional area to support operational efficiencies, strategies, and initiatives• Collaborate with other departments to ensure successful execution of processes• Multi-task and manage time well independently• Review and balance the workload among resources• Identify and help implement solutions to improve processes and develop efficiencies within customer support function

Qualifications

• High school diploma or equivalent is required; Associates degree or higher preferred• Strong presentation skills and relationship building skills required• 2 years experience with Cook preferred• 3 years contract experience preferred• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

• Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Physical Requirements:

• This position is a remote position, but may be required to make periodic visits to the facility• Must reside within a reasonable distance, within a 1 hour radius via car, of Cook Medical LLC in Bloomington, Indiana

• Requires some early morning or late evening meetings• Must be willing to travel, if needed• Works under general office environmental conditions• Sitting for extended periods• Utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers and equipment

Posting Date4 weeks ago(11/9/2021 1:38 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-9832

Job Location(s) Bloomington IN United States

Position Type Full Time

Company Cook Medical Inc.

Category Customer Svc/Support/Tenders

Courier - FT Day Shfit

Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA
DEPARTMENT: Lab
F ACILITY: TRMC Main Campus
WORK TYPE: Full Time
SHIFT: Day
HOURS: 9:00AM - 5:30PM, Monday - Friday

SUMMARY:
The Courier is responsible for transporting specimens, instruments, mail, and/or other supplies between various facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Reviews and follows all relevant policies and procedures, adapting to any changes as they occur.
* Performs all required and expected documentation, both in written and digital formats.
* Uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required by the patient condition / status.
* Maintains courier vehicle both in regards to maintenance needs and cleanliness.
* Manages fuel card and submits receipts for fuel and maintenance in a timely manner.
* Manages route in an efficient manner, taking on new stops and roles as needed.
* Obeys all traffic laws while using company vehicle.
* Picks up or drops off documents, supplies, instruments, specimens, and/or other items as required.
* Ensures all documents, supplies, instruments, and/or specimens are packaged and transported in a safe manner at appropriate temperatures.
* Other duties as assigned.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
* High School Diploma or Equivalent

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.
* Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
* Basic computer skills
* Aligns the direction, products, services, and performance of a business line with the rest of the organization.
* Works together with others to achieve a common goal.
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.
* Relates to the individual they are speaking with.
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Phone skills
* Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect.
* Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.
* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Physical Therapy Aide - IP Physical Therapy - FT

Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA
DEPARTMENT: IP Physical Therapy
F ACILITY: TRMC Main Campus
WORK TYPE: Full Time
S HIFT: Day Shift
HOURS: Varies

SUMMARY:
The Physical Therapy Aide is a non-licensed person who aids the Physical Therapist or Physical Therapy Assistant in the provision of PT services and whose activities do not require technical training through a formal course of study. Duties may also include various clerical functions as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Assists the physical therapists and assistants with provision of patient care.
* Functions as a part of the therapy team in provision of information regarding patient's mobility status to the nursing team.
* Assists with therapy equipment.
* Assists with the maintenance of production objectives by being aware of the therapy caseload and responding to needs in a timely and efficient manner.
* Assists Physical Therapist or Physical Therapy Assistant in directing patients in use of ambulatory devices.
* Assists with mobility in accordance with the patient's plan of treatment established by the Physical Therapist.
* Assists with physical therapy equipment.
* Communicates with other treatment team members to relay information regarding patient's condition/progress as needed.
* Follows safety and infection control guidelines.
* Where appropriate, consistently makes an effort to obtain information for physicians, patients, and guests.
* Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
* Maintains therapy equipment and cleans equipment based on infection control guidelines.
* On the floor and ready to assist therapists within 15 minutes of clock-in time.
* Keep equipment located and organized in the department and on the floor to which you are assigned.
* Assist the therapist with room set-up prior to and following therapy.
* Properly scan patient supplies.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
* High School Diploma or Equivalent

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.
* Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs.
* Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
* Basic computer skills
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Understands and learns from what others say.
* Medical terminology
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Proficient in safe patient care techniques
* Does what he/she commits to doing.
* Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations.
* Ensures that work is complete and accurate and follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.
* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Receptionist - Southwell Clinic Radiology - FT Day Shift

Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA
DEPARTMENT: Southwell Clinic Radiology
F ACILITY: Southwell Clinic (Former Affinity Clinic)
WORK TYPE: Full Time
S HIFT: Day Shift

SUMMARY:
The Receptionist is responsible for coordinating communications between visitors and staff in waiting rooms and lobbies. They provide customer service to patient's families, visitors, physicians, coworkers, and other clinical and non-clinical personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Provides initial customer service to patients, family members, and physicians.
* Maintains environment of waiting area.
* Explains visitation policy to patients and visitors, and assist with enforcing it.
* Maintains visitation documentation.
* Utilizes AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank) in patient interactions.
* Uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required by the patient condition / status.
* Resolves issues courteously or routes phone calls appropriately.
* Maintains all required records, reports, files, logs, and documents.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
* High School Diploma or Equivalent

OTHER INFORMATION:
Previous customer service experience preferred.

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs.
* Basic computer skills
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Phone skills
* Resolves difficult or complicated challenges.
* Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.
* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.
* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lab Shift Supervisor - MT - Full Time

Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA
DEPARTMENT: Laboratory
F ACILITY: TRMC Main Campus
WORK TYPE: Full Time

SUMMARY:
The Lab Shift Supervisor is responsible for operations of the entire laboratory, including staffing assignments and issues that arise during their assigned shift. In addition, they are required to perform the regular duties expected of an MT or MLT. The Lab Shift Supervisor performs a variety of medium and high complexity laboratory tests and procedures to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease and performs related duties, following established standards and practices. No direct supervision is required for specimen processing, test performance or result reporting. Supervisory review is not required to report patient test results. The Shift Supervisor must also maintain State and CAP requirements and proficiency testing oversight. They must also provide guidance, assistance, and instruction to other testing personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Oversees operation and workflow of the entire laboratory during assigned shift.
* Assigns available staff to effectively handle workload.
* Reviews and follows all relevant policies and procedures, adapting to any changes as they occur.
* Performs all required and expected documentation, both in written and digital formats.
* Follows hospital policy in regards to infection control / hand cleansing.
* Uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when performing patient testing and specimen handling.
* Performs instrument maintenance, as required.
* Performs all required kit, equipment, and/or instrumentation checks, as required.
* Performs calibrations, as required.
* Performs QC in accordance to policy before releasing patient results.
* Performs testing on suitable specimens; rejects specimens that may yield erroneous results.
* Properly identifies all specimens, slides, and aliquots according to policy.
* Re-runs or troubleshoots abnormal findings/results prior to release.
* Releases results in a timely manner, notifying appropriate personnel when unreasonable delays will occur.
* Participates in proficiency testing in each department.
* Properly disposes of waste materials.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
* Associate's Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology

CREDENTIALS:
* MEDICAL LABORATORY TECH
from
* American Medical Technologies
* ASCP Board of Certification
or
* American Association of Bionalysts

OTHER INFORMATION:
Licensure as MT required.

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Data analysis and reporting
* Data presentation
* Data querying
* Possess the technical knowledge necessary to safely and efficiently perform job.
* Helps others resolve complex or sensitive disagreements and conflicts.
* Uses tools, machines, and/or vehicles to complete the assigned work.
* Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them in order to get the job done.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advanced Practice Provider - Georgia Sports Medicine - FT

Tift Regional Medical Center
Tifton, GA
DEPARTMENT: Georgia Sports Medicine
F ACILITY: Georgia Sports Medicine
WORK TYPE: Full Time
S HIFT: Day Shift
HOURS: Varies

SUMMARY:
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) performs and assists with all aspects of patient care including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. He/She may also conduct physical exams, order tests and serve as a patient's primary healthcare provider. The APP functions under the direction of the Medical Director and/or his/her supervising physician as well as the clinic manager for non-clinical functions regarding the daily flow and management of the clinic. The APP is responsible for maintaining the health records of patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Performs complete medical history and physical exams on patients establishing differential diagnosis.
* Orders appropriate lab and diagnostic testing/procedures.
* Synthesizes date to determine primary diagnosis and therapeutic plans utilizing established medical principals.
* Demonstrates the ability to recognize and critically assess any changes in patient's condition and reports such to the physician as needed.
* Acts as a liaison and facilitator between physician, staff members, case manager and attending physician regarding patient.
* Reviews results to verify all lab work, diagnostic results and other test results are available and notifies physician as appropriate.
* Facilitates coordination and development of a comprehensive and individual plan of care in collaboration with patient.
* Acts as a liaison with patient care staff.
* Dictates/documents patient information in appropriate format and following established guidelines.
* Maintains daily progress notes using established guidelines.
* Follows all established HIMS policies for maintenance and signing of medical records.
* Makes recommendations regarding clinic overflows and documentation requirements.
* Acts as lead for development of new workflows or implementation of new systems.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Ensures that patients are treated with respect and dignity and are processed through the clinic as quickly as possible while maintaining quality of medical care.
* Demonstrates dependability, accountability, and flexibility in all tasks.
* Works with clinic manager on regular ongoing basis to determine priorities for increasing patient satisfaction scores.
* Participates in Professional Development activities in addition to required CEUs.
* Participates with clinic manager in Practice Business Plan and bi-annual program evaluation.
* Consistently documents patient charts so charges can be rendered for services provided to patient. Charting completed according to medical staff guidelines.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
Education:
Essential:
* Master's Degree
in Education specialization:
Essential:
* Related Field
or

CREDENTIALS:
* PHYSICIAN ASST or NURSE PRACTITIONER from Credential source:

* Georgia Composite Medical Board
* State License

OTHER INFORMATION:
Physician Assistant: Must be a graduate of a PA program. Must have current PA's License. Two years of full-time clinical experience preferred. Active membership in American Association of Physician Assistants and Georgia Association of Physician Assistants preferred.

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.
* Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs.
* Influences others to act in support of ideas, programs, or causes.
* Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems.
* Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
* Basic computer skills
* Patient care plan establishment and evaluation
* Clinical Assessment
* Possesses a mature and justified self-belief in one's ability to do the job and the conveyance of that belief.
* Possess the ability to think clearly and rationally, understanding the logical connection between ideas.
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Data analysis and reporting
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Electronic medical record documentation
* Openness to different and new ways of doing things and willingness to modify one's preferred way of doing things.
* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.
* Understands and learns from what others say.
* Medical terminology
* MS Office
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Patient and family education
* Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to achieve those objectives.
* Grasps the meaning of written information and applies it to work situations.
* Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.
* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Registered Nurse (ASN) - SWA GI Fricker - FT

Tift Regional Medical Center
Valdosta, GA
DEPARTMENT: SWA GI - Fricker
F ACILITY: SWA GI - Fricker
WORK TYPE: Full Time
S HIFT: Day Shift
HOURS: Varies

SUMMARY:
Registered Nurses provide professional nursing care for assigned patient(s) in one or more patient care departments according to State Board of Nursing Practice Act, standards of practice, and professional performance. They are responsible for assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation for patients served. They are an active participant in decisions related to patient care and nursing practice. They serve as educator, colleague, researcher, advocate, and leader. They must demonstrate competency in providing quality care, process improvement, patient and employee safety, collaboration, consultation, and professional development. They assume responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating patient care rendered by Licensed Practical Nurses, Patient Care Techs, Paramedics (Emergency Department only) and other staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Assures the timely assessment of the health status and need of assigned patients.
* Completes all documentation prior to shift end.
* Conducts reassessments on assigned patients (and documents) per unit policy and when the patient's status changes.
* Initiates orders as incorporated into plan of care.
* Completes nursing interventions and physician's orders in a timely manner during shift.
* Accurately interprets, requests, and transcribes orders for medications, treatments, procedures, lab work, and other diagnostic procedures and consultants.
* Follows Nursing Practice Guidelines and policies related to medication administration and IV therapy.
* Accurately states patient's condition to coworkers at shift report, physician on rounds, and to other associates when required.
* Follows hospital policies and standards of Nursing Care, Nursing Practice Guidelines, and provides care appropriate to patient age.
* Oversees all care on assigned patients, assuring a high caliber of patient is provided.
* Correctly and accurately recognizes respiratory or cardiac arrest and immediately beings CPR and calls Code Blue.
* Reviews patient's and/or significant other's knowledge related to patient disease process, cause, preventative measures, and treatment; develops plans for teaching; documents patient's/significant other's response/level of understanding.
* Meets annual safety/Employee Health requirements.
* Assumes responsibility and accountability for individualized judgments and actions.
* Demonstrates efficient, effective, and prompt responses to any unit/patient crisis situation.
* Demonstrates dependability and accountability in all assigned tasks.
* Protects patients' rights by knocking before entering the room and properly draping patient prior to procedures.
* Provides service with respect for human dignity and the uniqueness of the patient unrestricted by consideration of socioeconomic status, personal attribute or the nature of health problems.
* Safeguards the patient's right to privacy by judiciously protecting information of a confidential nature.
* Protects patients' valuables as directed in hospital policies and procedures.
* Follows policies related to information release, confidentiality, patient rights, chart access, and advance directives.
* Acts to safeguard the patient and the public when health care and safety are affected by the incompetent, unethical or illegal practice of any person.
* Completes Occurrence Reports on any activity deviating from the norm.
* Demonstrates strict adherence to all hospital safety policies, Infection Control policies, restraint policies, fire reporting, drill activities, equipment maintenance and storage.
* Accepts responsibility to establish and maintain conditions conductive to high quality nursing care.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
* Associate's Degree in Education specialization:

* Nursing or Education equivalent experience:

CREDENTIALS:
* REGISTERED NURSE from Credential source:

* State License
* NCSBN

OTHER INFORMATION:
Registered Nurse with authorization to practice in the state of Georgia
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.
* Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification
* Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs.
* Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
* Beside monitoring
* Blood administration
* Basic Life Support certification
* Patient care plan establishment and evaluation
* Clinical Assessment
* Enables co-workers to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement.
* Diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.
* Crisis Prevention Intervention certification
* Possess the ability to think clearly and rationally, understanding the logical connection between ideas.
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Discharge planning
* Conveys confidence in employees' ability to be successful, especially with new and challenging tasks; allowing employees freedom to decide how they will accomplish their goals and resolve issues.
* Electronic medical record documentation
* Earns others' trust and respect through consistent honesty and transparency in all interactions.
* Openness to different and new ways of doing things and willingness to modify one's preferred way of doing things.
* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.
* Infection control
* Possess the technical knowledge necessary to safely and efficiently perform job.
* Machine/equipment operation
* Medical terminology
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Manages time, energy and workspace well and is able to accomplish assigned tasks successfully.
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification
* Patient care skills including feeding, dressing, and bathing.
* Proficient in safe patient care techniques
* Resolves difficult or complicated challenges.
* Has ability to cope with and rise to inevitable challenges, problems and set-backs.
* Identifies, assesses, and manages risk while striving to attain objectives.
* Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations.
* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.
* Vital sign monitoring
* Wound care
* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Licensed Practical Nurse - SW Adel Primary Care - FT

Tift Regional Medical Center
Adel, GA
DEPARTMENT: Southwell Adel Primary Care
F ACILITY: Southwell Medical Center
WORK TYPE: Full Time
S HIFT: Day Shift
HOURS: 8 am to 8 pm

SUMMARY:
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) provide professional nursing care for assigned patient(s) in one or more patient care departments according to State Board of Nursing Practice Act, standards of practice, and professional performance. The LPN is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation for patients served. The LPN is an active participant in decisions related to patient care and nursing practice. The LPN serves as educator, colleague, researcher, advocate, and leader. The LPN must demonstrate competency in providing quality care, process improvement, patient and employee safety, collaboration, consultation, and professional development. The LPN assumes responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating patient care rendered by Patient Care Techs, and other staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Assures the timely assessment of the health status and need of assigned patients.
* Completes all documentation prior to shift end.
* Conducts reassessments on assigned patients (and documents) per unit policy and when the patient's status changes.
* Initiates orders as incorporated into plan of care.
* Completes nursing interventions and physician's orders in a timely manner during shift.
* Accurately interprets, requests, and transcribes orders for medications, treatments, procedures, lab work, and other diagnostic procedures and consultants.
* Follows Nursing Practice Guidelines and policies related to medication administration and IV therapy.
* Accurately states patient's condition to coworkers at shift report, physician on rounds, and to other associates when required.
* Oversees all care on assigned patients, assuring a high caliber of patient is provided.
* Correctly and accurately recognizes respiratory or cardiac arrest and immediately beings CPR and calls Code Blue.
* With RN guidance and supervision, reviews patient's and/or significant other's knowledge related to patient disease process, cause, preventative measures, and treatment; develops plans for teaching; documents patient's/significant other's response/level of understanding.
* Assumes responsibility and accountability for individualized judgments and actions.
* Demonstrates efficient, effective, and prompt responses to any unit/patient crisis situation.
* Protects patients' rights by knocking before entering the room and properly draping patient prior to procedures.
* Provides service with respect for human dignity and the uniqueness of the patient unrestricted by consideration of socioeconomic status, personal attribute or the nature of health problems.
* Safeguards the patient's right to privacy by judiciously protecting information of a confidential nature.
* Protects patients' valuables as directed in hospital policies and procedures.
* Follows policies related to information release, confidentiality, patient rights, chart access, and advance directives.
* Acts to safeguard the patient and the public when health care and safety are affected by the incompetent, unethical or illegal practice of any person.
* Completes Occurrence Reports on any activity deviating from the norm.
* Accepts responsibility to establish and maintain conditions conductive to high quality nursing care.
* Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and facility regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
* Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflicts of Interest Policy.
* Demonstrates age-specific skills as required by position.
* Offers suggestions on ways to improve operations of department and reduce costs.
* Attends all mandatory education programs.
* Improves self-knowledge through voluntarily attending continuing education/certification classes.
* Maintains required competency levels as identified in written exams, skills checklists, skills labs, annual safety and health requirements as well as service excellence education hours requirements.
* Willing to cross-train in order to better assist co-workers and to provide maximum efficiency in department.
* Volunteers/participates on hospital committees, functions, and department projects.
* Manages resources effectively.
* Reports equipment in need of repair in order to extend life of equipment.
* Makes good use of time so as to not create needless overtime.

EDUCATION:
* Diploma in Education specialization: Nursing - Practical Nurse

CREDENTIALS:
* LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE from Credential source:

* State License
* Nursys

OTHER INFORMATION:
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Georgia is required.

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
* Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.
* Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs.
* Basic computer skills
* Beside monitoring
* Basic Life Support certification
* Patient care plan establishment and evaluation
* Cerner
* Clinical Assessment
* Works together with others to achieve a common goal.
* Provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
* Is reliable and trustworthy while performing work in a consistent and timely manner.
* Electronic medical record documentation
* Electronic medical record software
* Earns others' trust and respect through consistent honesty and transparency in all interactions.
* Openness to different and new ways of doing things and willingness to modify one's preferred way of doing things.
* Correctly interprets and follows instructions.
* Infection control
* Possess the technical knowledge necessary to safely and efficiently perform job.
* Understands and learns from what others say.
* Machine/equipment operation
* Medical terminology
* Medication administration
* Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.
* Uses knowledge of the workings, structure and culture of the organization and political climate to solve problems and accomplish goals.
* Patient care skills including feeding, dressing, and bathing.
* Patient and family education
* Proficient in safe patient care techniques
* Has ability to cope with and rise to inevitable challenges, problems and set-backs.
* Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.
* Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations.
* Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.
* Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.
* Vital sign monitoring
* Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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