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Job Title

RN — Day Surgery/PACU

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Surgical Services

Description:

Day Surgery

Provides care in the ambulatory setting directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient.  Is a resource person and teacher.  Care given reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations.  Utilizes initiative and strives to maintain a steady level of productivity.  Is a self starter.  Is compatible and supportive; and a team player.  Communicates on behalf of the patient reflects the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

  • Coordinates and supervises patient care.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe preoperative assessment on all patients and reassesses, as needed postoperatively.  This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Gives care to the patient, reflecting flexibility in rules and regulations, as indicated by individual patient needs.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performance reflects knowledge in all areas of care specific to outpatient surgery (i.e., GI, autologous, sedation).
  • Organizes and manages nursing activities reflecting due consideration for patients’ needs and the needs of the facility and staff.
  • Knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration, based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical condition.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, as indicated, and evaluates for effectiveness.
  • Formulates a teaching plan, based on identified patient learning needs, and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching, as appropriate, from preoperative to discharge.
  • Provides patient with explanation and verbal reassurance consistently.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
PACU

Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Assists with the maintenance of PACU equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Responsible for monitoring a patient’s physiological status in the immediate postoperative environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist, continuously and as needed, about patient conditions; receives direction for patient management.  Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis.

  • Directs actions toward supervision of nursing care given to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients within the PACU, according to nursing principles.
  • Assesses and reassesses pain adequately.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Provides for safe transportation of all patients to and from the Surgical Services Department.
  • Verifies availability of all supplies required.  Obtains supplies, per PAR levels.
  • Supervises care of PACU equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility and operational ability of all items.
  • Directs all safety measures to prevent accidents, harm or injury in any way to patient, staff or equipment.
  • Controls traffic to avoid infection.
  • Verifies that proper temperature, ventilation and lighting are maintained, to provide a comfortable work environment

Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • BSN preferred
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • At least two (2) years in the Outpatient/PACU service areas

Job Title

Employee Health — RN

Schedule

Full-Time, Monday through Friday
Some weekends may vary

Department:

Human Resources

Description:

Endeavors to promote health and safety to all employees by facilitating an Employee Health Program as described in policy and procedure.

  • Consistently meets deadlines for data collection and reporting.
  • Collaborates with the Human Resources Director to ensure completion of required health screens and maintains employee health records.
  • Participates in development and/or improvement of pre-employment health screening program.
  • Collaborates with Nursing to plan and conduct annual vaccines, TB testing and FIT testing program.
  • Participates in development of policies and procedures regarding employee health practices.
  • Participates as an active member of the Safety committee and other hospital wide committees as the request of executive level management.
  • Prepares monthly Employee Injury summaries for the Safety committee.
  • Contributes to team effort via discussion regarding potential solutions when patterns in Employee Injuries are identified.
  • Responds to Employee Injuries, manages OSHA reporting, maintains internal policies, and monitors Workman’s Comp claims in collaboration with Human Resources

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas with a BSN preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a staff nurse in an acute care setting.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in a supervisory position in healthcare
  • Current BLS certification
  • Experience in Google programs, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Comfortable working independently with experience working in a team environment.
  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks and duties.

Job Title

Orthopedic Nurse

Schedule

Full-Time
Monday through Friday

Department:

Orthopedic Clinic -- NTMC Clinics

Description:

Knowledge and experience in adult education principles and/or patient care practice. Must perform all assigned duties such as: Prepares data entry into EMR, establish helpful and friendly relationship with patients, staff members, providers, manager/director, and other job duties as assigned by supervising provider, manager/director. Reports to NTMC Clinic Coordinator/Director of Practice Management.

  • Responsible for assisting physician/mid level with procedures
  • Responsible for performing patient education as directed by the physician and/or mid-level practitioner.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to supervisor, physicians, and coworkers.
  • Responsible for scheduling patients and temporary registrations
  • Responsible for knowing clinic and hospital policies and being familiar with hospital services that are available.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function will in stressful situations
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures confidentiality of patient records.

Requirements:

  • High School or GED preferred
  • License as RN  in good standing with the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Clinical experience is preferred
  • Current BLS certification
  • Orthopedic clinic/surgery experience preferred

Job Title

Stroke/Trauma Coordinator

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Emergency Services

Description:

Stroke Coordinator

Evaluates the clinical care given to stroke patients that present to this facility.  Ensures comprehensive and continuous care for stroke patients that are evaluated at North Texas Medical Center (NTMC). Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

  • Develops, and monitors long and short term goals for the Stroke Program.
  • Ensures licensure and accreditation standards are met for Stroke Certification.
  • Has 1-3 years Quality Experience. Minimum of 2 years nursing experience.
  • Coordinates and evaluates educational activities for the organization’s needs.
  • Reviews, develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures for the Stroke Program that meets state rules and regulations.
  • In coordination with the medical staff, develops implements and revises clinical practice guidelines for stroke patients that present to NTMC.
  • Works with the Stroke Medical Director to investigate and provide solutions to problems that may be encountered during patient care.
  • Coordinates the Performance Improvement Plan for Stroke Program.
  • In Coordination with the Stroke Committee, plan and oversee community education opportunities.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, administrative team, referring physicians, EMS agencies and other healthcare providers.
  • Attends Regional Stroke Committee Meetings as required representing the hospital.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Participates in monthly Stroke Committee Meetings.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

 

Trauma Coordinator

Evaluates the clinical care given to trauma patients that present to this facility.  Ensures comprehensive and continuous care for trauma patients that are evaluated in the Emergency Department.  Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

  • Develops, and monitors long and short term goals for the Trauma Service; presents reports to the Governing Board as required.
  • Ensures licensure and accreditation standards are met for Trauma Center Designation.
  • Ensures Trauma Service compliance with regulatory agency standards, i.e., CMS, and OSHA.
  • Responsible for the Trauma Registry and Emergency Department databases.
  • Develops and evaluates a Trauma Service staffing plan that meets the organization’s needs.
  • Reviews, develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures for the Trauma Service that meet state and federal rules and regulations.
  • In coordination with the medical staff, develops implements and revises clinical practice guidelines for trauma patients that present to the Emergency Department.
  • Works with the Director of Emergency/Trauma Services to investigate and provide solutions to problems that may be encountered during patient care.
  • Coordinates the Performance Improvement Program for Trauma Services.
  • In coordination with the Emergency Department Director provides education to staff on performance improvement.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, administrative team, referring physicians, EMS agencies and other healthcare providers.
  • Attends Regional Trauma Committee Meetings as required representing the hospital.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Participates in monthly ED/Trauma Committee Meetings.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse in the State of Texas or Compact RN license
  • Emergency Services nursing experience
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Current PALS Certification
  • Current TNCC Certification

Job Title

Certified Scrub Tech/OR Supply Coordinator

Schedule

Full-Time
0.5 as Cert Scrub Tech
0.5 as OR Supply Cooridnator

Department:

Surgical Services/ Materials Management

Description:

Certified Scrub Tech:

Provides direct patient care for patient populations, pediatric through geriatric. Provides care focused ob the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with the surgeon, anesthesia provider and surgical team as needed regarding the patient’s condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and room readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and functions as a patient advocate during procedures.

  • Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, sets up and maintains a sterile field of minor and major surgical procedures applying special knowledge of aspesis.
  • Applies specialized knowledge of specialized instruments, equipment, and supplies utilized in the Operating Room..
  • Organizes instruments, equipment, and supplies for easy access and maximum efficiency.
  • Follows appropriate guidelines for setting up sterile field and instruments for designated procedures.
  • Re-stocks Operating Room supplies as caseload permits.
  • Maintains current knowledge of procedures performed in the Operating Room
  • Applies basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to assist in surgical procedures.
  • Under guidance of the Registered Nurse, determines appropriate priorities for activities based on work demand.
  • Provides care to each patient undergoing surgical intervention in a manner that preserves and protects the patient’s autonomy, dignity and human rights.

OR Supply Coordinator:

The Surgery coordinator functions which includes a wide variety of duties. Maintains appropriate inventory levels and makes recommendations for the replacement of all OR supplies. This position is responsible for resolving any inventory errors or discrepancies that occur. Coordinates and performs physical inventory quarterly. Receives and stocks supplies for OR storeroom and maintains the OR storeroom.  Maintains inventory accuracy for OR storeroom by binning items. Maintains inventory of consignment items. Communicates with OR staff regarding requisition for supply items and works to resolve any delivery issues.

  • Builds and maintains par levels at adequate level.
  • Cycle counts and checks for expired products monthly
  • Reviews purchase orders for surgery twice a week, fixes all on hand discrepancies
  • Creates inventory requisition or supplies kept in general warehouse or purchase requisition for non-stock supplies
  • Assist with conversions
  • Manages all incoming supplies that are delivered by MM, ensures accurate receipt.
  • Manages supplies in surgery supply room, rotates stock to ensure product first in/first out (FIFO system). Stock should be pulled from to back and restocked in the back.  Products should be pulled from shipping carton and put on the shelves or bins to insure the supply room is kept clean as possible.
  • Assists in gathering recalled items from surgery area.
  • Assists with annual inventory, works with surgery staff on counting and recording. Counts surgery supply room.
  • Monitors back order, notifies Buyer and/or Materials Directory for potential stock outs, works with vendors to procure substitute.

 

Requirements:

Certified Scrub Tech:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current Certified Scrub Tech from an accredited school
  • Current BLS certification
  • One (1) year worked experience in the OR preferred

OR Supply Coordinator:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous years with OR supplies preferred

Job Title

OR Supply Coordinator

Schedule

Part-Time

Department:

Materials Management

Description:

The Surgery coordinator functions which includes a wide variety of duties. Maintains appropriate inventory levels and makes recommendations for the replacement of all OR supplies. This position is responsible for resolving any inventory errors or discrepancies that occur. Coordinates and performs physical inventory quarterly. Receives and stocks supplies for OR storeroom and maintains the OR storeroom.  Maintains inventory accuracy for OR storeroom by binning items. Maintains inventory of consignment items. Communicates with OR staff regarding requisition for supply items and works to resolve any delivery issues. 

Essential Functions:

  • Builds and maintains par levels at adequate level. 
  • Cycle counts and checks for expired products monthly
  • Reviews purchase orders for surgery twice a week, fixes all on hand discrepancies
  • Creates inventory requisition or supplies kept in general warehouse or purchase requisition for non-stock supplies 
  • Assist with conversions 
  • Manages all incoming supplies that are delivered by MM, ensures accurate receipt. 
  • Manages supplies in surgery supply room, rotates stock to ensure product first in/first out (FIFO system). Stock should be pulled from to back and restocked in the back.  Products should be pulled from shipping carton and put on the shelves or bins to insure the supply room is kept clean as possible. 
  • Assists in gathering recalled items from surgery area. 
  • Assists with annual inventory, works with surgery staff on counting and recording. Counts surgery supply room. 
  • Monitors back order, notifies Buyer and/or Materials Directory for potential stock outs, works with vendors to procure substitute.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous years with OR supplies preferred

Job Title

Quality & Risk Management Director

Schedule

Monday - Friday
8:00am until 5:00pm
Exempt

Department:

Quality & Risk Management

Description:

NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION

The Quality & Risk Management Director provides clinical and operational leadership for quality, infection control, risk & regulatory requirements for hospital acute care.

The position proactively works to ensure the quality and safety by continuous process improvement objectives and measures. The position advocates for quality, infection prevention, and safety, helps to promote systems that are patient and family-centered, and promotes linkage of key services and functions across the hospital.

The Quality & Risk Management Director directly reports to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). This individual will serve as part of the organization’s governing, decision-making, and strategic planning body, and is the advocate for quality and safety to the Board of Directors. The Quality & Risk Management Director will support a culture which values quality and safety above all, and an environment of healing.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates and oversees the quality and safety plans of the hospital; focus on maximizing efficiency and integration opportunities. Manage the hospital’s quality data collection.

  • Responsible for sustaining the standards of regulatory and governmental agencies.
  • Develops and oversees processes for internal incident reporting.
  • Manages operating budget for the department. 
  • Works to achieve the hospital’s quality goals and metrics, and give input process improvement.
  • Supports the environment and infrastructure for the entire team to practice safe, high quality and individualized care.
  • Rounds on patient care areas regularly to promote effective communications with all constituencies throughout the organization, being available to physicians and staff at all levels.
  • Maintains a system to provide continuing education, skill training, and staff development for quality improvement and risk management.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and licensure with all operational regulatory bodies and implementation of and staff compliance with system-wide and hospital-specific policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Stays current with new quality, risk, and regulatory developments, programs and trends, and determines their relevance to North Texas Medical Center and patient care services.
  • Directs staff in a fair and consistent manner and assumes responsibility for ensuring continued professional growth and development, working with each direct report to develop career and personal objectives and to monitor progress. 
  • Communicates and interprets the philosophy and objectives of patient care services to management, medical staff, and other appropriate departments, as well as the community when necessary.
  • Represents North Texas Medical Center to the community it serves; develop and maintain positive hospital and community relations
  • Proactively collaborates with other key stakeholders throughout North Texas medical Center to assure the needs of the hospital are met.
  • Collaborates with North Texas Medical Center leadership to identify impacts of system programs and policies on the hospital.
  • Collaborates regularly with Medical Staff and Chief Nursing Officer on patient care standards and quality.
  • Collaborates with care coordination, nursing, and ancillary to ensure the highest quality of care and patient safety.
  • Responsible for remaining up-to-date on all Federal, State, and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements, and ensures compliance with all such laws and regulations.
  • Complies with all aspects of the North Texas Medical Center compliance plan to include the immediate reporting of any known or suspected illegal or unethical behaviors, criminal conduct or patient/employee safety violations or issues.
  • Responsible for reading and understanding the North Texas Medical Center standards of behavior, and committing to demonstrate and uphold the values of Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork.

Requirements:

Minimum Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Required

  • RN/Texas License -required
  • Five years of progressive healthcare leadership experience including significant clinical experience – minimum
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing – Required, MSN encouraged
  • HACP or CPHQ, and CIC certifications preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to build successful relationships with key leaders and internal colleagues. Proven ability to partner with other Leaders across the system.
  • Demonstrated experience in raising and maintaining high levels of quality/safety outcomes.
  • Proven change leadership skills, with the passion to engage, energize, and motivate large disparate groups of people to introduce, implement, and sustain the high-impact actions necessary for progressive operational and financial performance improvement.
  • Excellent team leadership skills, with ability to create a sense of shared ownership and urgency within the organization, building and enhancing the development of an accountable, results driven culture.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, with strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strategic thinking and strong execution skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and relational communication skills; organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated results orientation with an ability to lead redesign of practices and processes to deliver results.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and work cross-functionally in a matrix organization and with alliance partners to ensure that all business needs are met.
  • Data analysis, aggregation and presentation.

 

Job Title

Medical Lab Technologist (MLT)/ Medical Technologist (MT)

Schedule

Full-Time
PRN (as needed)

Department:

Laboratory

Description:

Performs clinical lab procedures, quality assurance, and instrument maintenance.

  • Performs routine and special lab tests within an assigned area.
  • Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Verifies and calls critical results to physicians or nurses immediately and according to lab policy.
  • Reviews results for clerical accuracy prior to completing.
  • Performs quality control tests.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Obtains blood specimens and collects non-blood specimens such as urine, sputum, and throat swabs for laboratory testing.
  • Contributes to the general lab functions and institutional needs

Requirements:

  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training.
  • Associate or Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or chemical, physical, or biological science.
  • MLT or MT (ASCP) or the equivalent. New graduates of an accredited training program are required to take applicable registration exam within 3 months of graduation, and must pass applicable registration exam within 6 months of graduation.

Job Title

Phlebotomist

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Laboratory/NTMC Clinics

Description:

Performs clinical lab procedures, quality assurance, and instrument maintenance.

  • Obtains blood specimens and collects non-blood specimens such as urine, sputum, and throat swabs for laboratory testing.
  • Checks the test requisition or computer orders for correctness and completeness prior to collecting samples.  Corrects or brings discrepancies to the attention of the lab director.
  • Performs venipunctures and finger/heelsticks using aseptic technique and in accordance with department procedures.
  • Coordinates the collections of therapeutic drug-monitoring assays with nursing personnel to ensure the proper drug dose to collection time.
  • Coordinates special lab studies with ambulatory services and pharmacy.  Administers oral test solutions.
  • Performs screening tests (glucometer, bleeding time).

Requirements:

  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training
  • High school education or equivalent
  • Phlebotomy certification required

Job Title

Administrative Assistant — Clinics

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

NTMC Clinics

Description:

Provides clerical support to the Clinic Director and Clinic Coordinators at the NTMC Clinics:

  • Assists in developing departmental objectives; assists in planing, organizing, and carrying out special projects.
  • Assists in special projects as assigned.
  • Maintains the confidentiality and privacy of patient health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Coordinates clinic contract tracking worksheet, maintains electronic archiving of Contracts for OccMed
  • Works in coordination to create and maintain NTMC Hospital and Clinic policy and procedures.
  • Schedules and organizes monthly staff meetings, physician meetings, etc
  • Liaise with internal staff at all levels
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
  • File and retrieve documents and reference materials
  • Provides support as needed to facilitate special programs.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience with administrative support duties preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google

Job Title

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Clinics

Description:

Under the direction of the health care provider, the Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety.

• Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
• Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.
• Obtains and records vital signs including, but not limited to: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height,  weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
• Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
• May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis as well as perform routine tests such as EKG’s.
• Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
• Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
• Communicates with patients regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by the physician.
• Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly.
• Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
• Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
• Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
• Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Requirements:

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification with a national registry
  • 1 year of medical assisting/clinical experience is preferred
  • BLS certification required

Job Title

RN Circulator– OR

Schedule

Full-Time

**Sign-On Bonus**

Department:

Surgical Services

Description:

Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesia provider continuously and as needed about patient condition.  Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met.  Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.

  • Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess cardio-respiratory systems for changes in pediatric to geriatric patients and is able to treat appropriately.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.
  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal case, based on patient’s infection class
  • Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, spinal and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas
  • BSN degree preferred
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • Years of experience in OR preferred

Job Title

Front Desk Registrar

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

NTMC Clinics

Description:

Welcomes and greets patients and visitors upon arrival. Answers and greets incoming calls. Schedules appointments and maintain provider schedules efficiently. Checks in patients and register patients in the EMR system. Ensures that all patient information is collected and corrected at time of scheduling as well as verify at time of check-in. Collect patient responsibility and account balances.

  • Welcome and greet patients and visitors upon arrival 
  • Answer and greet incoming calls
  • Schedule appointments and maintain provider schedules efficiently
  • Check in patients and register patients in the EMR system
  • Ensure all patient information is collected and corrected at time of scheduling as well as verify at time of check-in.
  • Collect patient responsibility and account balances
  • Verify insurance eligibility and benefits for patient appointments
  • Prepare for next day clinic
  • Complete appointment reminder calls
  • Document scanning 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Knowledge of EMR
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

Physical requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Able to lift 10-20 pounds daily, able to lift 50-80 occasionally

Job Title

Registered Nurse (RN) — NTMC Home Health

Schedule

Full-Time and PRN

Department:

NTMC Home Health

Description:

North Texas Medical Center Home Health is one of the fastest growing Home Care companies in Texas. With a team of therapists and nurses with over 200 years of combined experience, our staff acts as guides that lead patients to a self-sufficient recovery back to a healthy life. It is our mission to provide continual quality care that follows the patient from the hospital to their home, without interruption.

Job responsibilities include:

  • OASIS assessments
  • Care Plan Implementation and Oversight
  • Coordination of Care between agency disciplines and physicians
  • Documentation in EMR
  • Supervision of HHAs and LVNs.

Requirements:

Job Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of clinical experience required. Home Health experience is preferred.

Job Title

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) — NTMC Home Health

Schedule

PRN

Department:

NTMC Home Health

Description:

Founded and operated by a physical therapist and nurse, North Texas Medical Center Home Health is one of Texas’ leading health care companies. With a team of therapists and nurses with over 200 years of combined experience, our staff acts as guides that lead patients to a self-sufficient recovery back to a healthy life. It is our mission to provide continual quality care that follows the patient from the hospital to their home, without interruption. Currently operating with readmission levels in the top 10% nationwide and utilizing cutting edge programs in orthopedics and cardiac care, we are one of the fastest growing home health agencies in the state.

Home visits to provide skilled nursing care including:

  • Assessment and patient/caregiver education
  • Skilled procedures such as wound care and injections.

Requirements:

  • Be currently licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of Texas
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred
  • Home Health experience preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in current nursing practice

Job Title

House Supervisor

Schedule

Part-Time Nights
PRN All Shifts

Department:

Nursing Administration

Description:

This is a position for supervisory coverage of the Nursing Department. Responsibilities require knowledge of hospital and nursing policies, allowing independent judgment in their interpretation. The House Supervisor duties included provision of managerial and clinical links between the staff and department directors in their absence, and their absence, and the administrator-on-call.

  • Hold staff accountable for treating patients and family with respect and dignity and good customer services.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Serve as a resource to staff for solving clinical problems.
  • Assist staff to efficiently utilize staffing resources to meet patient care requirements and other professional responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of Texas
  • Minimum of five (5) years in an acute care setting.
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current PALS certification or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire.

Job Title

LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse)

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Clinics

Description:

Under the direction of the health care provider, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety.• Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
• Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.
• Obtains and records vital signs including, but not limited to: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height,  weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
• Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
• May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis as well as perform routine tests such as EKG’s.
• Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
• Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
• Communicates with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
• Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly.
• Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
• Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
• Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
• Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Requirements:

  • Current LVN license in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS certification
  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or previous work history.

Job Title

DSRIP Coordinator

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Administration

Description:

The DSRIP (Delivery System Reform Incentive Program) Coordinator is responsible for tracking, analyzing and reporting on key quality measures in support of improving pre and postnatal care. The Program incentivizes hospitals and other providers to improve access to care and how care is delivered, targeting Medicaid enrollees and low income uninsured individuals. The DSRIP Coordinator will work cohesively with clinical providers, clinic leadership, the rural health center (RHC) obstetrics patient navigator and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to ensure all target quality metrics are achieved.

Requirements:

– Experience in health services research and quality/performance analytics.

– Background in clinical operations or health policy desired.

– Experience in complex analytics using clinical, administrative and surveillance data.

– Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others in fast-paced environment.

– Must have significant Excel or or Google Sheets knowledge.

– Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a track record of successful representation of analytic findings to clinical and nonclinical.

– Ability to interpret the results of data analysis processes and draw conclusions from statistical results.

– Ability to create tables and graphs to present statistical results in visual form.

– Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

 

Job Title

Certified Scrub Tech

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Surgical Services

Description:

Provides direct patient care for patient populations, pediatric through geriatric. Provides care focused ob the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with the surgeon, anesthesia provider and surgical team as needed regarding the patient’s condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and room readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and functions as a patient advocate during procedures.

  • Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, sets up and maintains a sterile field of minor and major surgical procedures applying special knowledge of aspesis.
  • Applies specialized knowledge of specialized instruments, equipment, and supplies utilized in the Operating Room..
  • Organizes instruments, equipment, and supplies for easy access and maximum efficiency.
  • Follows appropriate guidelines for setting up sterile field and instruments for designated procedures.
  • Re-stocks Operating Room supplies as caseload permits.
  • Maintains current knowledge of procedures performed in the Operating Room
  • Applies basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to assist in surgical procedures.
  • Under guidance of the Registered Nurse, determines appropriate priorities for activities based on work demand.
  • Provides care to each patient undergoing surgical intervention in a manner that preserves and protects the patient’s autonomy, dignity and human rights.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current Certified Scrub Tech from an accredited school
  • Current BLS certification
  • One (1) year worked experience in the OR preferred

Job Title

ED Registration Clerk

Schedule

PRN All- Shifts
Full-Time 11am to 11pm


Department:

Patient Access

Description:

Arranges for the efficient and orderly admission of inpatients and admission of individuals who have hospital based outpatient testing or procedures. Ensures that the patient information is collected and that patients are aware of hospital policies and procedures. Distributes appropriate information to ancillary departments. Reports to the Patient Access Director.

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • At least 6 months experience in a medical office or hospital setting.

Job Title

Laundry Technician

Schedule

Full-Time

Department:

Environmental Services

Description:

Monitors laundering machines to clean articles such as sheets, towels, and rags, wiping cloths and filter cloths by performing the following duties. Helps keep clean laundry in stock for hospital and clinics.

  • Picks up dirty linen from the appropriate areas.
  • Returns and stocks clean linen to the appropriate areas

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • One to three (1-3) months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Title

CNA

Schedule

Full-Time Days and Full-Time Nights

Department:

Description:

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

Requirements:

Job Title

ED Technician/Monitor Tech

Schedule

PRN Shift Available

Department:

Emergency Department

Description:

Assists with basic patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice under the direct supervision of the registered nurse. Maintains environment that is prepared for patient care.

 

Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • EMT Certification preferred.

Job Title

Outpatient Certified Coder — On-site

Schedule

Full-time

Department:

Health Information Management

Description:

Accountable for conversion of diagnoses and procedures into codes using the ICD-10 code set. CCA, RHIA, RHIT, or CCS required. Two or more years of previous hospital experience as a coder preferred. Requires skill in the sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. Ensures that records are coded in an accurate and timely manner and able to work with physicians in a collaborative approach for specificity.

Requirements:

Job Title

RN – Emergency Department

Schedule

Full-Time nights
Part-Time nights
PRN All Shifts

**Sign-On Bonus**

Department:

Emergency Department

Description:

Provides professional nursing care within the Emergency Department; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Provides care that meets the psycho social, physical and general aspects of care. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psycho social needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians regarding changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Uses triage process to ensure timely and appropriate care to patients. Accurately assigns triage categories.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing, glucometers and fecal occult blood) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret the results of waived tests (point-of-care testing, glucometers and fecal occult blood); takes appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in State of Texas
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification
  • TNCC certification within first six (6) months of hire
  • CEN certification within fist six (6) months of hire
  • 2 years of critical care or emergency services experience preferred

Job Title

RN – Med/Surg

Schedule

Full-Time Nights
Full-Time Days
PRN All Shifts

**Sign-On Bonus** for Full-Time

Department:

Medical Surgical Unit

Description:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plain daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing, glucometers) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures..
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care of patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in State of Texas.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification or within six (6) months of hire
  • PALS certification preferred
  • At least one (1) years of experience in an Acute Care setting required.

Job Title

Occupational Therapist

Schedule

PRN Shift available

Department:

Therapy Services

Description:

Responsible for evaluating, discharging, planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy interventions of treatment.  Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.  Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and function level, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be graduate of an accredited occupational therapy school and have current licensure/certifications.

Job Title

Physical Therapist

Schedule

PRN and Part-Time



Department:

Therapy Services

Description:

Responsible for the evaluation, planning, directing and administering of physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and function level, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of approved school and current licensure.
  • Current BLS Certification.

Job Title

Radiology Tech

Schedule

Full-Time
Weekends

Department:

Radiology

Description:

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in call rotation. Participates in CQI activities.

 

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Certified by the State of Texas to practice and administer radiation.
  • Current CPR certification.

Job Title

ICU — Registered Nurse

Schedule

Full-Time night shift
PRN All shifts


**Sign-On Bonus** for Full-Time Position

Department:

ICU

Description:

Provides professional nursing care within the Intensive Care; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Provides care that meets the psycho social, physical and general aspects of care. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psycho social needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with physicians regarding changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing, glucometers) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret the results of waived tests (point-care-care testing, glucometers); takes appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching appropriate care.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skill necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Texas.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Current ACLS Certification.
  • PALS certification within six (6) months of hire
  • NIHSS certification within 90 days of hire
  • CCRN certification preferred
  • 2 years of experience preferred of Critical Care or Emergency Nursing experience.

Job Title

Respiratory Therapist

Schedule

Full-Time Days & Nights
PRN All Shifts

Department:

Respiratory Department

Description:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.

  • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment.  Remains aware of and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery
  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
  • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.
  • Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.
  • Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures.

Requirements:

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Current Texas Respiratory Therapist Licensure.
  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
  • High school graduate or equivalent must be submitted upon hire – proof of highest level of education must be submitted.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification.
  • Current NRP certification within 6 months of hire within 6 months of hire.
  • Current STABLE certification recommended.
  • Preferred three (3) or more years of experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.