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We are always on the look out for talented and gifted individuals that would like to start a career path at Crescent Medical Center Lancaster. As a community hospital we strive to hire people that will not only help us to grow as a hospital, but also add to our medical family. Crescent offers competitive salaries as well as full benefits to all of their employees.
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Sleep Lab Technologist:

Part Time/PRN Shift

Under the direction of the Sleep Lab Medical Director, performs various polysomnograms and other sleep disorder tests.  Responsible for attaching electrodes and monitors to patients who are participating in a sleep study.  Monitors the patient throughout the sleep study and documents observations, collects data from various monitors and reports this information to the physician.  Responsible for CPAP titration and oxygen therapy when applicable.  Scores reports.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Knowledgeable of common sleep disorders and treatment options.
  • Knowledgeable of Sleep Lab equipment, its function and purpose, including calibration.
  • Reviews patient’s medical history, allergies, current medications, patient questionnaire.
  • Explains procedures to patient before, during and after sleep study.
  • Performs patient set-up: attaches electrodes and monitors to patient according to accepted standards.
  • Monitors patient via video for any unusual sleep behaviors.
  • Records observations of patient throughout the sleep study at specific time intervals and as appropriate.
  • Ensures signals are received on the computer, all monitors are recording data throughout the sleep study.
  • Ability to gather artifact-free polysomnographic data; trouble shoots any artifacts and provides correction.
  • Ability to recognizes normal and abnormal sleep patterns.
  • Ability to correctly interpret physiologic tracings and to quickly make a decision to intervene regarding an emergency situation or potential for an emergency situation.
  • Knowledgeable of protocols for CPAP therapy.
  • Knowledgeable of protocols for oxygen therapy.
  • Scores various aspects of the sleep study according to established guidelines and sends to physician for interpretation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages including pediatric through geriatric.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:-

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Graduate of AMA approved School of Respiratory Therapy with current state Respiratory Therapist Licensure, preferred.
  • Completion of a Sleep Lab training program.
  • Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.
  • Must participate in an average of 10 hours per year of AMA PRA Category 1 CME or CEC-equivalent sleep-related educational activities over a three (3) year period.
  • Sleep Lab experience preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.

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Respiratory Therapist:

PRN

Under the supervision of the Respiratory Department Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert to 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.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation. Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.
  • Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures.
  • Documents all pertinent data on the patient’s medical record following completion of any service.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all departmental forms, flow charts, logbooks and their proper usage.
  • Performs EKGs, sends copies to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients, as well as the general patient population.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients.
  • Follows the seven (7) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Requirements:-

  • A Current State Respiratory Therapist Licensure.
  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification.
  • Two (2) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.

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Sterile Processing Tech:

Full Time Shift

Responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing, assembling, packaging and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by Central Service.  Must be conscientious with regard to procedures and capable of accepting pressure assignments, clerical assignments and all duties relative to the department.  Willingness to accept new ideas and to learn duties of the position.  Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

  • Ensures proper operation of autoclave units prior to use on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for running biological and chemical tests at beginning of every day shift. Records  results in appropriate log.
  • Inspects gas and steam autoclaves for visible signs of malfunction and reports to Surgical Services Manager.
  • Processes or oversees, all contaminated instruments and supplies returned to Central Service.
  • Uses knowledge of sterilization principles to correctly wrap or package items for sterilization.
  • Processes all items appropriately using either Sterrad, steam sterilization or low temperature terminal sterilization.
  • Maintains appropriate spore testing on routine basis and documents results as required.
  • Processes department supply charges, and all other clerical work related to the department.
  • Works closely with Surgical Services Manager and assists with training and inservices for new and long term employees.
  • Able to work closely with others and oversee work tasks to orientees.
  • Applies aseptic technique in daily work assignments. General cleaning of department surface areas, racks, shelves, storage cabinets and all storage areas.
  • Stores all supplies and equipment in appropriate location.
  • Notifies Surgical Services Staff when instruments or equipment is/are inoperable or out for repair.
  • Cares for instruments, syringes, needles, sterile supplies/equipment, and is knowledgeable in their usage.
  • Assures tray assemblage, proper packaging and preparation of all applicable supplies for sterilization. Monitors sterility dates on supplies.
  • Properly loads, operates and cleans all sterilizers and all general equipment.

Requirements:-

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Maintains current certification as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST).
  • Minimum of one (2) year experience as a Central Service Technician.

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OR Circulator RN:

***$5000 SIGN ON BONUS***

Full Time Shift

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 anesthesiologist 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 age specific treatment of each individual.
  • 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.
  • Responds to patient’s inappropriate behavior in a therapeutic manner.
  • 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.
  • Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient.
  • Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.
  • Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.
  • Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:-

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Basic EKG or Arrhythmia-identification certification preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the operating room. Novice RNs will be considered based on vacancy and availability of preceptor.

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Government Programs Biller/Collector

Full Time Shift

Position Includes:-

  • Biller/Collector (government Programs is responsible for submitting claims to the appropriate intermediaries and to insure that procedures and charges are coded in compliance with Medicaid and/or Medicare regulations.
  • Responsible to identify the various types of diagnosis and procedures codes (ICD9, CPT, HCPCS, DRG) as they relate to reimbursement.
  • Bills claims on daily basis to include both electronic and paper billing, primary and secondary billing. Works with appropriate departments to ensure all billing edits and resolved in timely manner.
  • Works unchecked report daily to maintain standards set by Director of Business Office and CFO.
  • Works daily rejection reports from clearinghouse and payers. Reviews all denied/rejected claims within 24 business hours to ensure account is tracking correctly in CPSI system.
  • Additional job duties

Requirements:-

  • Minimum of 2 years hospital Billing and Collections experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of writing appeals
  • Thorough knowledge of how to read Explanation of Benefits and other payer correspondence
  • Working knowledge of ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS and Revenue Codes

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Patient Care Technician- Med Surg Tele

Day & Night-All Shifts

PRN Position

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a registered nurse and/or physician. Provides for personal care, comfort and assists with safe, clean environment, maintains equipment and supplies. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. Prepares and compiles records on the patient care unit. Floats to different patient care units as necessary. Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards.

Position Includes:-

  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, transferring patients and assisting patients with ambulation.
  • Notifies appropriate licensed staff when patient complains of pain.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, weight and intake-output, as well as other medical information.
  • Obtains patient specimens; delivers specimens to the laboratory; retrieves x-ray films, etc.
  • Performs dressing changes using aseptic technique.
  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician with sterile procedures; ensures sterile supplies are available.
  • Prepares patients for tests and surgery according to policies and procedures.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes water pitchers and other nourishments to patients.
  • Assists visitors and family members with patient’s care needs.
  • Operates medical equipment.
  • Answers patient’s calls and determines how to assist them.
  • Demonstrates appropriate patient care centered courtesy and respect for others

Education and Experience:-

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification within three (3) months of hire date.
  • May require certification as a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) in the state of Texas.

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OR-RN

Full Time Shift

PRN Shift

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 anesthesiologist 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.

Position includes:

  • Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for age specific treatment of each individual.
  • 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.
  • Responds to patient’s inappropriate behavior in a therapeutic manner.
  • 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.
  • Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient.
  • Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.
  • Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.
  • Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Basic EKG or Arrhythmia-identification certification preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the operating room. Novice RNs will be considered based on vacancy and availability of preceptor.

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PRE-OP/PACU RN:

Full Time Shift

Provides direct patient care to neonate 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 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.

Position includes:

  • Utilizes nursing procedures as a media for communication and interaction with patient.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of perioperative factors that alter immediate postoperative phase.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess cardio-respiratory systems for changes and provides appropriate treatment.
  • Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates 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.
  • Clearly documents in charting ideas, facts and concepts about the patient. Documentation is completed within shift; meets standards, policies and procedures.
  • Communicates effectively and thoroughly the patient’s condition upon transfer from PACU to the receiving patient care unit Registered Nurse.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • PALS certification preferred.
  • Basic EKG or Arrhythmia-identification certification preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the PACU/ICU.

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House Supervisor

PRN Day Shift

Part Time weekend Day Shift

The Nursing House Supervisor is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of the total patient care services during his/her assigned shift.  In addition, provides direct supervision and serves as a clinical resource for acute care, ambulatory, inpatient, emergency, and intensive care nursing services. In the absence of the Administrator and/or designee, the Nursing House Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator-on-Call.

Position includes:

  • Carries out hospital/nursing policies, procedures and standards.
  • Visits all patient care units to ascertain condition of patients, evaluate staffing needs and provide support to caregivers.
  • 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.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Administers the effective distribution and utilization of staff employed during the respective shift, to include agency and contracted staff.
  • Coordinates and evaluates services rendered by and to all departments during the respective shift on an ongoing basis.
  • Keeps the Nursing Administrator, his/her representative and/or the Administrator informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact.
  • Uses good judgment in ensuring adherence to established hospital procedures and policies.  Informs staff on ensuing shift regarding condition of patients, follow-up actions required and any special conditions.
  • Audits charts routinely. Provides clinical expertise in documentation.
  • Participates and assists in the planning and providing of in-service education programs within the hospital or other meetings, seminars or institutes conducted outside the hospital.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and holds current licensure in the state as a registered professional nurse.
  • An associate’s degree in nursing is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred. Experience as a staff nurse and experience in leadership role.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.
  • PALS within 30 days or hire

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Med-Surg Tele RN

PRN Day Shift

Full Time Night Shift

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Medical Surgical and Telemetry care setting.  Coordinates patient care, educates patients and the public about various health conditions, and provides emotional support to patients. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, as well as results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Initiates directions from physician and advanced practice practitioners appropriately. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards.

Position includes:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adult, adolescent, geriatric, and the general patient population.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. care for patient’s age.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure in state of Texas
  • Successful completion of a dysrhythmia recognition course or successful completion of cardiac rhythm interpretation test as per Nursing Education
  • Current BLS certification

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ER RN

Full Time Days/Nights

Provides professional nursing care within the Emergency Department, coordinates care planning
with other disciplines. Provides care that meets the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care. Determines priorities of care based on physical as psychosocial 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.

Position includes:

  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as requires and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Ability to perform ahead-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.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/Health care errors.

Required Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas
Current BLS, ACLS, PALS
Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the Emergency Department/ICU

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