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POSITION SUMMARY:  Dietary Service Worker, Fulltime

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience Required: Experience in a food service industry preferred

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 or fax at 620/225-8742.

Pharmacist – PRN                                                                                                                                                              

POSITION SUMMARY:   The Pharmacist provides administrative and Pharmaceutical tasks for the Pharmacy Department; supervises the pharmacy technicians in unit; does distribution system for specific hospital units and medication unit inspections; participates in multi-disciplinary patient care plans; assists in the control, ordering and wastage of controlled substances; assists in the day-to-day operations involved with the Med/Select system, maintains an optimal level of pharmaceutical inventory through application of effective purchasing procedures with the appropriate contract vendors; develops and maintains external contacts which include medical service representatives from pharmaceutical companies, medical supply companies, professional peers from other Kansas hospitals, local retail outlets, programmers from pharmacy computer support system and state and federal certification inspectors; adheres to department policies and procedures which conform to state, federal and JCAHO regulations; performs specific activities required to properly prepare and distribute medications in a timely manner; reviews and interprets physician orders for completeness and appropriateness with respect to the patient’s needs; accurately prepares injectable drugs for patient administration; assures accurate delivery of needed medications; provides information, education and counseling to patients, physicians, nurses, pharmacy staff, ancillary hospital care providers and the community relating to medications and the practice of pharmacy; displays comprehensive knowledge of, and conforms to, hospital policies and procedures as well as state and federal pharmacy regulations; maintains required compliance documentation; is proactively involved in monitoring patient response to therapy for efficacy, adverse effects, and drug interactions; interacts with the physician to develop sound therapeutic regimens; recommends therapy protocols for specific disease entities; promotes positive customer relations and actively contributes to a supportive and cooperative work environment; protects health and safety of staff by proper handling of chemicals and drugs;   acts as a resource for the maintenance and upgrade of the pharmacy software system; and performs other related 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 or fax at 620/225-8742.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Telemtry Tech, ICU, FT Nights

The primary purpose of the telemetry technician position is to assist the professional nursing staff by monitoring cardiac rhythms for those patients the physician has placed on telemetry. Performs various duties related to the assigned nursing unit in accordance with established Hospital Policies and Procedures. The telemetry technician has the responsibility of reporting any change in the patient’s cardiac rhythm, any unusual occurrences, patient and/or employee issues, work related accidents to the Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses who are responsible for the delivery of patient care. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Medical Complex’ Standards of Excellence and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Experience Required:  Previous Monitor Tech experience preferred; Certified Nursing experience helpful.

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 or fax at 620/225-8742.

POSITION SUMMARY:   Certified Nursing Assistant

The primary purpose of the Clinical Care Associate III (CCA)/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) position is to assist the professional nursing staff by providing personal nursing care to patients. Performs various duties related to the assigned nursing unit in accordance with established Hospital Policies and Procedures. The Certified Nursing Assistant has the responsibility of reporting any unusual occurrences, patient and/or employee issues, work related accidents to the Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses who are responsible for the delivery of patient care. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Western Plains Regional Medical Complex’s Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Current and active State of Kansas license

Current BLS certification

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 or fax at 620/225-8742.

Western Plains Medical Complex is seeking a PRN – Licensed Practical Nurse in Med/Surg/Peds                                                                                                                                                   

This is a Department of Nursing Service position which provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as an LPN under the supervision of the Registered Nurse on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinate 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 Licensed Practical 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, 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience Required: Previous hospital based LPN experience preferred.

Current and Active State of Kansas LPN license

Current BLS certification

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 or fax at 620/225-8742.

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, TJC 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree / Licensure: Valid Kansas R.N. licensure required

Certifications: BLS; ACLS and PALS within 6 months transfer; Moderate sedation

Experience required: 1-2 years Med/Surg experience preferred.

 

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 or fax at 620/225-8742.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Director of Pharmacy

 The Director of Pharmacy provides administrative and managerial leadership for the Pharmacy Department; supervises the pharmacy technicians in unit; does distribution system for specific hospital units and medication unit inspections; participates in multi-disciplinary patient care plans; assists in the control, ordering and wastage of controlled substances; assists in the day-to-day operations, maintains an optimal level of pharmaceutical inventory through application of effective purchasing procedures with the appropriate contract vendors; assists the CEO, CNO and Human Resources Department in the interviewing, hiring, evaluation and termination of departmental personnel; oversees efficient department financial operation through the preparation of and adherence to annual operating budget and pricing schedules which are consistent with company contribution margin recommendations; provides continuous quality improvement program which provides cost-effective, quality patient care and is within the guidelines of JC recommendations and regulations; develops and maintains external contacts which include medical service representatives from pharmaceutical companies, medical supply companies, professional peers from other Kansas hospitals, local retail outlets, programmers from pharmacy computer support system and state and federal certification inspectors; develops and maintains department policies and procedures which conform to state, federal and JC regulations; performs specific activities required to properly prepare and distribute medications in a timely manner; reviews and interprets physician orders for completeness and appropriateness with respect to the patient’s needs; accurately prepares injectable drugs for patient administration; assures accurate delivery of needed medications; provides information, education and counseling to patients, physicians, nurses, pharmacy staff, ancillary hospital care providers and the community relating to medications and the practice of pharmacy; displays comprehensive knowledge of, and conforms to, hospital policies and procedures as well as state and federal pharmacy regulations; maintains required compliance documentation; is proactively involved in monitoring patient response to therapy for efficacy, adverse effects, and drug interactions; interacts with the physician to develop sound therapeutic regimens; recommends therapy protocols for specific disease entities; promotes positive customer relations and actively contributes to a supportive and cooperative work environment;   participates as a member or designates a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, the Infection Control Committee; protects health and safety of staff by proper handling of chemicals and drugs;   acts as a resource for the maintenance and upgrade of the pharmacy software system; and performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Experience Required: 3-5 years progressive leadership experience in an acute care hospital pharmacy setting preferred.

License: KS Pharmacist Licensure

Certifications: None required

Send Resume’s  to sumar.stormont@lpnt.net, or send to WPMC 3001 Avenue A, Dodge City, KS  67801 or fax at 620/225-8742.

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, 108 Ross Blvd, Dodge City, KS.

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.

POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse – Med/Surg/Peds

POSITION SUMMARY: Registered Nurse – FT – Day, Night and PRN

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 – FT Day and Night, PRN

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.