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POSITION TITLE: Therapy Services Coordinator                                                                                                                                           

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Therapy Services Coordinator assists the professional therapy staff by providing variable duties to promote the smooth operation of the department. They provide administrative support to the Therapies Department such as answering telephones as promptly as possible with appropriate phone etiquette, properly identifying self and department; greeting patients, family, physicians, other ancillary staff in a courteous, helpful manner; typing necessary correspondence in a timely manner; scheduling patients for therapy treatments; preparing patients’ charts in a timely, efficient manner; making and formatting forms as required; inputting therapy charges; assisting in composing departmental policies and procedures as needed; ordering all supplies as needed in a timely manner; assisting with payroll and personnel functions as directed; taking and typing minutes for committee and staff meetings as required; accurately maintaining monthly statistics and revenue reports for the CFO; verifying private insurance coverage for patients in a timely manner; taking/sending physician correspondence to be signed as needed; and performing all duties as assigned.

To apply, complete application at 108 Ross Blvd or send resume to Sumar.Stormont@lpnt.net.

Under the general direction of the Director of Surgical Services or their designee, the Surgical Scrub Tech assists in the care of the surgical patient by: scrubbing and setting up of surgical procedures; passing instruments to the surgeon and their assistant; aids in positioning, transferring of patient.

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience One year experience or graduate from an accredited Surgical Scrub Tech school. Certification preferred.

This position is a day position requiring rotating evening and weekend call.  We offer competitive wages and benefits.  To apply, please complete an application at 108 Ross Blvd, Dodge City or send resume to Sumar.Stormont@lpnt.net.

Western Plains Medical Complex is seeking a PRN Dietician to join our team!  The Food Services department is an affiliate of the Hospitality Services Division of the Hospital.  This is a Dietary Department position that provides patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Dietitian (RD).  Must demonstrate the ability to work as Clinical Dietitian. The Clinical Dietitian manages the delivery of nutrition care to patients, which includes applying the science and art of human nutrition to promote health and aid in the treatment of disease or injuries to restore health. The RD coordinates the full range of nutrition care services including pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations; integrates nutrition services with other facets of health care using effective communication, education, documentation and Quality Assurance standards; provides support for quality food service to satisfy nutrient requirements and preferences of patients; prepares and delivers effective education to patients, families, staff and others through the development and presentation of educational materials, community classes and in-services;  provides effective assessment of patient’s nutritional needs and appropriate patient care planning through effective communication with physicians, nursing staff, patients, families and other allied health professionals; documents pertinent information as medically and legally required through the timely and efficient notation in the medical record and other data bases; provides timely and effective patient care through the efficient prioritization of case loads and projects while maintaining Quality Assurance Standards; participates in Discharge Planning, Quality Assurance, medical, nursing, departmental and staff meetings, as required; participates in continuing education to maintain professional registration; and provides nutrition education to other Dietary department employees.  The Dietitian keeps the department Director informed of any problems or areas of concern in regards to Food Service or hospitality issues. 

Must have current Registered Dietician licensure.  2 years of experience preferred. 

Please send resumes to pat.toneges@lpnt.net or fax to 620/225-8742.

Do you have a few extra days, nights or weekends available and would like to make an additional income?  WPMC is currently looking for full-time and PRN Nurses to work on Med/Surg/Peds, Surgery and in the Intensive Care Unit.  These positions provide delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse.  Candidates must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit.    Candidates must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; complete required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process.  Must provide leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting.  Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit.  Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, JCAHO and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures.   Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Medical Complex’s Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd, or send a resume to corry.israel@lpnt.net.  Phone inquires can be made to Pat Toneges, at 620/225-8484.

Job Description:
The goal of the Patient Account Representative is to successfully resolve accounts.  Contact patients by telephone and screen them for state, county and Federal assistance programs. 

Foundation Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

*This position is located at Western Plains Medical Center.  Please do not contact them directly.

**This job requires a bilingual person in Spanish/English.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Screen patients for eligibility programs on the state and Federal levels
  • Identify all areas of patients’ needs and direct them to the appropriate agency for assistance
  • Start the application process when possible
  • Advise patients of the appropriate assistance program(s) to best suit their individual needs
  • Provide detailed instructions to patients in regard to securing all available program benefits
  • Advise patients of program time limitations and ensure that all deadlines are met
  • Complete all necessary steps in locating patients and involving the outside field staff when necessary
  • Obtain all necessary information from patients upon the initial contact when possible
  • Record thorough and accurate documentation on patient accounts in the CUBS system
  • All documentation in the CUBS system should be clear and concise
  • Maintain a positive relationship with patients throughout the entire application process
  • Assess the status and progress of applications
  • Contact government agencies when necessary
  • Follow-up with assigned accounts until every avenue is exhausted in trying to secure benefits for the patients or the patient is approved for a program and billing information is obtained. 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain good working relationships with state and Federal agencies
  • Resolve accounts in a timely manner
  • Meet daily productivity goals and objectives as assigned by management
  • Maintain confidentiality of account information at all times
  • Adhere to prescribed policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and the Employee Code of Conduct
  • Maintain awareness of and actively participate in the Corporate Compliance Program
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work station
  • Assist with other projects as assigned by management  

Working Conditions:

  • Call Center environment.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Educational/Vocational/Previous Experience Recommendations:
 High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required
  • Medical assistance program knowledge is preferred
  • Proficient PC knowledge and the ability to type 30-40 wpm
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with coworkers, patients, and outside agencies
  • Ability to present oneself in a courteous and professional manner at all times
  • Ability to stay on task with little or no management supervision
  • Demonstrate initiative and creativity in fulfilling job responsibilities
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a busy work environment
  •  Reliability of task completion and follow-up

 Please apply at: http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?sc_cmp1=js_jrp_jobclick&APath=2.31.0.0.0&job_did=J3H2FP6KZH2KF7NYWVJ&showNewJDP=yes&IPath=ILKGV0A

Or fax resume with cover letter to: Tracy Wise 502-515-2559 and reference job ID # 27942 (for the 3:30p-12a Monday-Friday position) and job ID # 28010 (for the 10a-10p Saturday/Sunday position)

Seeking a qualifed Respiratory Therapist for a full-time, night shift opening. 

This is a Department of Cardiopulmonary Services position that provides the delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must be able to demonstrate the clinical ability to work as an RT in the area to which they are assigned. The therapist must be able to provide delivery of patient care from basic modalities through critical care to all demographic groups from neonatal to geriatric. Completes all required documentation. Provides patient/family education and assists in discharge planning when appropriate. Works cooperatively and effectively with physicians, nursing, ancillary, and support personnel to provide quality patient care. If selected, employee may cross train into cath lab in a monitor tech capacity, assisting in recovering patients, and performing limited scrub position duties. Effectively communicates with all members of the patient care team. Works within the scope of practice for a licensed RCP in the State of Kansas. Strives daily to give all customer very good care and promotes WPMC standards of behavior and other duties as assigned.

Please send resumes to pat.toneges@lpnt.net or complete and application in Human Resources, 208 Ross Blvd, Dodge City, KS.

The Physical Therapy Assistant assists the professional therapy staff by providing variable duties to promote the smooth operation of the department; prepares patients for therapy treatment by helping the patient to disrobe, get on plinth, or any other necessary action; cleans treatment rooms and replenishes supplies in each room; provides transporting service for patients to come to and from Acute Care /and other departments; assists patients with therapeutic exercise and various modalities under therapist supervision; answers telephone and schedules patients for treatment; assists with billing and computer input; assists professional personnel with procedures that might require assistance, within the training/ability; cleans therapy equipment as requested; performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a current, active Kansas License as a Physical Therapist assistant as verified through the Kansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

This position is PRN, which could be up to 20 hours per week or a few evenings a week.

Please send resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net or apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd. Thank you.

 

The Physical Therapist provides evaluation and sets up treatment programs for all patients referred to physical therapy; provides physical therapy treatment to referred patients; writes and reviews patients progress reports, including charting, and reports to referring physicians; consults with prosthetists/orthotists and suppliers of patient care products; provides correct information on Medicare and AHCCS and all other forms; provides correct statistics and billing information for Physical Therapy patients; educates staff in departmental/hospital concerns and instructs new staff in safe body mechanics; attends department and hospital meetings as appropriate and serves on various committees; orients and trains new and continuing staff regarding scope and needs of the Therapies Department; and, performs other duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess a current, active Kansas License as a Physical Therapist as verified through the Kansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

This position is PRN, which could be up to 20 hours per week or a few evenings a week.

Please send resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net or apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd. Thank you.

 

The Sleep tech is responsible for monitoring through continual observation and verbal interchange the patient receiving extended EEG monitoring and to collaborate with other health care providers to meet the needs of the patient. Provides patient/family education when appropriate. Works cooperatively and effectively with physicians, nursing, ancillary and support personnel to provide quality patient care. Effectively communicates with all members of the patient care team. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes WPMC standards of behavior and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include: Registered EEG Tech, current CPR/BLS certification

This position is PRN, which could be up to 20 hours per week or a few evenings a week.

Please send resume to pat.toneges@lpnt.net or apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd.

Thank you.

 

POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse – Cath Lab

POSITION SUMMARY: Registered Nurse Cath Lab

This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit. Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, JCAHO and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Havasu Regional Medical Centers’ Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd, or send a resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net, or send to WPMC 3001 Avenue A, Dodge City, KS  67801.  Phone inquiries can be made to at 620/225-8484.

This is a for a full-time position, to include working rotating nights and weekends.  The Food Services Worker prepares cold food items for patients in accordance with established procedures to ensure food quality; maintains a routine stock level of diet and regular cold items for use at any time; tallies cold food items, assembles/garnished trays for patients and cafeteria customers for effective presentations; rotates labels and date of perishable foods to maintain freshness of products; prepares sandwiches and deserts for cafeteria clients; set up and clean salad bar and desert area of cafeteria line; serves cold food on tray assembly line; utilized established menu portion sizes and guidelines; plans layout of salad bar for attractiveness and variety; varies the selection on the salad bar to maintain a new and different level of appeal; tries new recipes and/or new salads for the salad bar being mindful of the cost per serving; serves hot food to cafeteria clients and guest utilizing standard portion control and appropriate techniques to maintain sanitation; and performs other duties as assigned.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd or send a resume to pat.toneges@lpnt.net

Thank you.

POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse – Med/Surg/Peds

POSITION SUMMARY: Registered Nurse

This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit. Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, JCAHO and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Medical Complex’s Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd, or send a resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net, or send to WPMC 3001 Avenue A, Dodge City, KS  67801.  Phone inquiries can be made to at 620/225-8484.

POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse – ICU                                                                                                                 

POSITION SUMMARY: Registered Nurse

This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit. Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Kansas State Board of Nursing, JCAHO and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Medical Complex’ Standards of Excellence and other duties as assigned.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd, or send a resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net, or send to WPMC 3001 Avenue A, Dodge City, KS  67801.  Phone inquiries can be made to at 620/225-8484.

POSITION TITLE:  Registered Nurse – Women’s Center

POSITION SUMMARY: Registered Nurse

This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff, and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit. Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, JCAHO, State regulations, and established Hospital Policies and Procedures. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Medical Complex’s Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd, or send a resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net, or send to WPMC 3001 Avenue A, Dodge City, KS  67801.  Phone inquiries can be made to at 620/225-8484.

Director of Surgical Services                                                                                                                                                                       

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a Leadership position which assures the delivery of patient care with the skills of an experienced Registered Nurse. Position responsibilities include ensuring continuity of patient care, serving as a resource for subordinate staff, facilitating problem solving, assisting with Quality Improvement Activities, staff education and assuring compliance with established policies and procedures and other duties as assigned.  Examples of responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the delivery of patient care for the Surgery Unit, functions as a resource for the nursing staff, facilitates problem solving with staff members and communicates necessary issues to the Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Provides the leadership skills required of an experienced Registered Nurse, while insuring a safe and productive work environment.
  • Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the California Nurse Practice Act, and established hospital policies and procedures.
  • Is able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of established policies and procedures.
  • Completes the supervisory activities of the Surgery Unit, inclusive of staffing, scheduling, monitoring staffing hours, assisting with the establishment, review and/or revision of policies and procedures, and assisting with completion of annual staff evaluations.
  • Promotes an environment that encourages team building by courteously, cooperatively and effectively working with physicians, ancillary, nursing and other support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary setting
  • Provides orientation and training for new staff members and assists with the completion of Competency Skills Checklists.
  • Gathers information regarding educational needs of all members of the Surgery Unit and provides in-service training.
  • Assists with budget preparation.

Please apply in person at 108 Ross Blvd, or send a resume to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net, or send to WPMC 3001 Avenue A, Dodge City, KS  67801.  Phone inquiries can be made to at 620/225-8484.