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Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1.Operates dish machine according to policy and procedures. 2. Washes pots and pans according to policy and procedures. 3. Notifies supervisor when recording data such as sanitizing levels, dish machine temperatures, food temperatures, refrigerator & freezer are out of range. 4. Gives regard to proper garbage disposal. 5. Disposes of trash and boxes properly. 6. Assists with receiving, putting stock away, using the first in first out method. 7. Delivers patient tray, late trays in an expedient manner. Picks up patient cart at designated time & schedule. 8. Prepares tray line for service by lining trays, preparing silverware etc. as appropriate to the position. 9. Prepares / Delivers patient nourishment w/ appropriate utensils. 9. Sweeps and mops floors according to work procedure and uses wet floor signs. 10. Cleans assigned equipment and areas according to cleaning schedules posted. 11. Prepares items required on the production sheets or tally without excess waste. 12. Performs assigned tray line position with accuracy and speed. 13. When assigned, prepares salads, desserts and sandwiches w/ good presentation using correct portion sizes. 14. Plates or dishes food according to correct portion sizes as appropriate to the position. 16. Stores and/or displays food properly; including labeling and dating, discarding outdated items according to policy. 17. Washes hands appropriately throughout shift 18. Utilizes cutting board properly; avoiding cross contamination and ensuring they are sanitized as appropriate. 19. Wears gloves and changes gloves according to policy. 20. Complete stocking in work station or cafeteria line as part of regular duties. 21. Uses & calibrates thermometer correctly. Takes correct food temperature & records accurately. 22. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-83599
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1.Operates dish machine according to policy and procedures. 2. Washes pots and pans according to policy and procedures. 3. Notifies supervisor when recording data such as sanitizing levels, dish machine temperatures, food temperatures, refrigerator & freezer are out of range. 4. Gives regard to proper garbage disposal. 5. Disposes of trash and boxes properly. 6. Assists with receiving, putting stock away, using the first in first out method. 7. Delivers patient tray, late trays in an expedient manner. Picks up patient cart at designated time & schedule. 8. Prepares tray line for service by lining trays, preparing silverware etc. as appropriate to the position. 9. Prepares / Delivers patient nourishment w/ appropriate utensils. 9. Sweeps and mops floors according to work procedure and uses wet floor signs. 10. Cleans assigned equipment and areas according to cleaning schedules posted. 11. Prepares items required on the production sheets or tally without excess waste. 12. Performs assigned tray line position with accuracy and speed. 13. When assigned, prepares salads, desserts and sandwiches w/ good presentation using correct portion sizes. 14. Plates or dishes food according to correct portion sizes as appropriate to the position. 16. Stores and/or displays food properly; including labeling and dating, discarding outdated items according to policy. 17. Washes hands appropriately throughout shift 18. Utilizes cutting board properly; avoiding cross contamination and ensuring they are sanitized as appropriate. 19. Wears gloves and changes gloves according to policy. 20. Complete stocking in work station or cafeteria line as part of regular duties. 21. Uses & calibrates thermometer correctly. Takes correct food temperature & records accurately. 22. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-83598
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1.Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child/Adult Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. 2. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. 3. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 4. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. 5. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. 6. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation (uses read back on all telephone orders.) Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. 7. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. cardiac monitors are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. 8. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 10. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care. Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting 11. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive/bedside procedures. 12. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available when needed. 13. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently within the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. 14. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and narcotic sheet. 15. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). 16. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. 17. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. 18. Detects and reports medication errors and ADR’s according to hospital policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly on the MAR in a timely manner. 19. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-83527
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position. 2. Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass. 3. Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program. 4. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position. 5. Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed. 6. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. 7. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. 8. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position. 9. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. 10. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-83377
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility PHS Bio-Medical Services
1. Accurately counts nursing supply PAR levels and carts for all charge/non-charge items. 2. Consistently follows FIFO (First in First out) principles. 3. Apprises the Director/Manager and Coordinator daily of potential stock-out situations. 4. Key counts into the computer system and generates pick ticket. 5. Pulls supplies needed to replenish PARS as designated by the pick ticket. 6. Puts supplies onto shelves or carts in appropriate Nursing area. 7. Maintains cleanliness and organization of PAR levels. 8. Makes changes to PARS or quotas as directed by the Materials Manager/Director 9. Removes any extra supplies or overage that may be stored in unofficial PAR areas. 10. Follows thru on back ordered items to PARS and notifies department in need. 11. Maintains inventories for appropriate levels of supply in all supply areas. 12. Refills Supply Stations accurately and in a timely manner. 13. Responds to special or urgent supply request appropriately and in a timely manner. 14. Removes inactive users not accessing the system within 60 days from the system or upon notification from Unit Director, Human Resources or Information Services. 15. Inventory counts are done weekly for those items not filled since last count. 16. Runs quarterly, non-refill items, least 20 used items, tops 20 used items and monthly usage reports. 17. Monthly monitoring of NULL Transaction Trending reports to assist in providing timely feedback when corrective action is necessary. 18. Performs other duties as assigned or required. 19. Takes receipt of delivered goods, at the receiving area and signs delivery document presented by driver or designee. 20. Verifies number of boxes unloaded by shipper. 21. Assures all received packages are documented in the Daily Receipt log. 22. Unpacks, inspects and receives shipment, verifies all items received against packing slip and Purchase Order making receiving notations. 23. Attaches packing slips and freight documents to P.O. 24. Generates receiving documents from computer and attached to front of P.O. when backorders are present. 25. Delivers received goods to requesting department or Inventory shelves in a timely manner. 26. Gives priority to “RUSH” shipments or packages containing dry ice or labeled “Refrigerate upon arrival”. 27. Equipment deliveries are given to Bio-Med along with a copy of the purchase order, for inspection before delivery to requesting department. 28. Accurately separates stock and non-stock deliveries for proper handling 29. Obtains legible signature on purchase order on all non-stock goods. 30. Consistently inspects incoming deliveries for damage and contents are intact. 31. Assures accuracy of items received by verifying items received to packing slip provided. 32. Keys received items into the departmental information system. 33. Notifies the Buyer or Director or Manager of receipt of back order status, problems or discrepancies related to receiving or receipt of Capital equipment. 34. Assures that all stock items are placed in the appropriately assigned location. 35. Designates adequate shelf space for stock supplies based on usage classification and accessibility. 36. Ensures that all expired items are removed from the shelf in a timely manner and removed from the Materials management information system. 37. Processes all outgoing shipments in a timely manner. 38. Assures that all outgoing shipments are packaged appropriately. 39. Maintains accurate shipping logs. 40. Floor is routinely and adequately swept. 41. Trash is emptied routinely and adequately. 42. Excess boxes are broken down and removed. 43. Supplies are organized or placed neatly on shelves. 44. All other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-83331
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Starts, adjusts, stops equipment such as generators, turbines, compressors, pumps, engines and boilers. Observes recorders, meters and gauges on mechanical equipment and records information on logs/forms. Adjusts valves and other controls on mechanical equipment to ensure that readings are within specified ranges for safety, efficiency and economy. Inspects the physical plant mechanical equipment and physical plant rooms for safety and proper operation of safety equipment Disassembles and cleans physical plant mechanical equipment as required by manufacturer recommendations and as needed to maintain acceptable appearance Inspects physical plant mechanical equipment while it is in operation, making minor repairs and/or adjustments as needed  Services physical plant mechanical equipment as required by manufacturer recommendations Performs general painting duties to both the interior and exterior of the building Performs all required prep work (sanding, caulking, primer/sealer, plaster holes, covers items with drop cloth, etc) prior to painting Paint equipment as required to maintain acceptable appearance and protect surfaces  Minor electrical repairs and installation of electrical fixtures and circuits  Minor plumbing repairs and installation of plumbing fixtures  Installs handrails, doors, dispenser units, and other items that must be affixed to the building structure General mechanical repairs and adjustments to building equipment Appliance/equipment repairs. All other duties as assigned or requested.
Category
Service
ID
2021-83244
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Uses two patient identifiers when re-banding a patient or posting lab results on a chart to ensure correct information. Demonstrates awareness of importance of accurate patient identification at all times. 2. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations; alerts physicians and staff when transcribing orders. 3. Notifies the Bio-Med department for nonfunctioning equipment in a timely manner. 4. Orders supplies in cost effective manner as needed and assists with restocking. Keeps accurate inventory of unit supplies. 5. Checks for completeness and accuracy of patient record and correct order of documents within the record. 6. Maintains completeness of the patient chart for admission, transfer and discharge, belonging check lists and medication reconciliation form. Communicates to other departments of admissions and coordinates discharges/transfers as appropriate. 7. Monitors patient charts to insure hospital and regulatory requirements are met. 8. Maintains admission, discharge and transfer log book and Emergency Department staff daily patient assignments. 9. Practices telephone etiquette when placing and answering calls for physicians, patient/families and other departments and communicates messages timely to the appropriate person/department. 10. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit facility. 11. Ensures crash cart is immediately restocked with the appropriate items after each code; Notifies Charge RN of any issue with timely restocking by appropriate personnel. 12. Notifies nursing personnel in a timely manner for call lights, clinical alarms, telephone calls, or as needed. 13. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. Cardiac monitors, are set with the appropriate parameters for the patients and are audible at all times, as appropriate. 14. Prepares SBAR communication tool for change of shift report. 15. Assists with all admission, discharges, transfers and physician orders, as needed. 16. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any other persons on the unit. 17. Participates in data collection for PI specific to the unit. 18. Consistently performs special projects and assignments in an accurate, efficient and thorough manner. 19. Assists discharge planner with faxing and acquiring authorization for release of information as needed. 20. Performs other essential duties as assigned or required.
Category
Non Clinical Tech
ID
2021-83131
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child /Adult Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation (uses read back on all telephone orders.) Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. cardiac monitors are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive/bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available when needed. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently within the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients.  Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR) and narcotic sheet. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record in Medi-Tech. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Detects and reports medication errors and ADR’s according to hospital policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly on the MAR in a timely manner. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-83111
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child /Adult Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation (uses read back on all telephone orders.) Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. cardiac monitors are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive/bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available when needed. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently within the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients.  Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR) and narcotic sheet. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record in Medi-Tech. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Detects and reports medication errors and ADR’s according to hospital policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly on the MAR in a timely manner. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-83105
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position. 2. Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass. 3. Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program. 4. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position. 5. Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed. 6. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. 7. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. 8. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position. 9. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. 10. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient. 11. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the knowledge of the RN. 12. Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 13. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues 14. Communicates information related to nursing care of patients to other health care team members assigned to the patient's care, including noted changes. 15. Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation. 16. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 17. Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by Registered Nurse. Provides emotional support to patient and families. 18. Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean and orderly manner. 19. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit. 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-83104
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child /Adult Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation (uses read back on all telephone orders.) Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. cardiac monitors are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive/bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available when needed. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently within the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients.  Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR) and narcotic sheet. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record in Medi-Tech. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Detects and reports medication errors and ADR’s according to hospital policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly on the MAR in a timely manner. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-83100
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Demonstrates appropriate counting of instruments, sponges and sharps per departmental protocol. 2. Assists surgeons with gowning, gloving draping and set up of sterile patient field. Hands instruments and supplies to physician appropriately and in a timely manner anticipating needs. 3. Maintains and monitors sterile field, reporting and correcting breaks in sterile technique. 4. Monitors all instrumentation and equipment during use (i.e., electro-cautery instruments, electric and pneumatic drills, light sources, insufflations devices etc.), for placement, settings and functioning paying attention to any and all audible alarms. 5. Labels medications, checks name, dosage and expiration date with circulating RN. Exhibits knowledge of appropriate protocol for an incorrect count. 6. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate use, assembly and disassembly of instruments and equipment used during the surgical/invasive procedure. 7. Demonstrates appropriate handling and labeling of specimens to ensure correct processing. 8. Consistently uses two different patient identifiers before transporting when needed. Consistently and appropriately performs Universal Protocol “time out” according to facility policy. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogens standards and CDC Guidelines). Demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, goggles and masks), hand hygiene technique. 10. Demonstrates containment of contamination during and after procedure, appropriate disposal of sharps, separation of regular trash and contaminated trash. And appropriate handling of contaminated instruments (i.e., open box locks, soaking in solution, covered and marked during transport. 11. Assists in the ordering of medications/drugs from Pharmacy or pharmacy location for OR use. 12. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues within the unit/facility. 13. Takes stand-by call as scheduled and responds within the required timelines. 14. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3)Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 15. Maintains current knowledge of advances in job-related technology and activities. 16. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-83096
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-83024
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
KNOWLEDGE OF WORK   1. Understands the role of a Public Safety/Security Officer while working as an agent for a Medical Center. 2. Has received training and understands the rights of a Public Safety/Security Officer when detaining subject(s) or when having to make an arrest. 3. Knows and understands the policies of the facility that relate to patient care vs. dealing with a violent or uncooperative visitor or trespasser on the facility grounds. 4. Being visible and maintaining a professional appearance to help in the deterrence of criminal activity inside the facility and on the hospital grounds. 5. Demonstrates the ability to deal with difficult situations in a professional & efficient manner. 6. Familiar with the hospital’s security policies and procedures.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   1. Ensures that the facility and campus is safe. Performs checks/surveys of interior areas and well as exterior areas of the facility. Ensures that specific areas are locked & secure. 2. Documents all checks/surveys and incidents on daily reports & incident reports. 3. Intervenes and/or assists when potential violence in indicated. Uses proper techniques to alleviate potential violence and assists the staff in properly restraining violent persons when necessary for the safety of the person and or staff. 4. Identifies potential security issues and takes appropriate action for correction. 5. Performs security services for the staff and investigates security incidents. 6. Maintains the operation of all security equipment and reports malfunctioning equipment. 7. Able to execute emergency procedures in a crisis situation involving a disaster situation. Able to execute emergency procedure and properly secure the facility. 8. Will inspect and monitor facility plant equipment in the absence of Engineering staff. Able to verify that all gauges are in normal parameters and reset equipment as directed by the Engineering staff. Able to record pertinent information on the log book. 9. Will perform minor adjustments to facility equipment in the absence of Engineering staff. Able to perform minor adjustments to thermostats and other related equipment. 10. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-82767
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position. Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass. Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position. Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the knowledge of the RN. Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues Communicates information related to nursing care of patients to other health care team members assigned to the patient's care, including noted changes. Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by Registered Nurse. Provides emotional support to patient and families. Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean and orderly manner. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82595
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1 Performs venipuncture and skin puncture on patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric in a safe, accurate, and timely manner. 2 Collects and processes biological specimens for laboratory analysis according to accepted procedure and observing proper precautions with potentially hazardous substances. 3 Reviews and documents orders for appropriateness. Includes review and verification of duplicate orders. 4 Ensures positive patient identification, minimum two required patient identifiers, prior to performing patient draw. No misidentifications are permitted. 5 Properly labels blood specimens drawn with Initials (PT1 identifier), date, and time of collection on each specimen tube. 6 Completes blood draws in a timely manner, routine - within 6 minutes, difficult cases - within 15 minutes, routine capillary punctures - within 10 minutes. 7 Processes specimens immediately upon arrival in the laboratory and distributes to the departments. 8 Recognizes problems with specimens, attempts to correct problem and notifies appropriate personnel and supervisor. Documents process. 9 Reviews tracking monitor on a regular basis and resolves pending draws 10 Completes any draws generated 15-minutes prior to shift change. 11 Greets outpatients and processes them promptly (within 10 minutes of patient’s arrival). 12 Accurately enters specimen information into computer. Medical record number, name, date and time must be verified with requisition with less than 2 date errors per year. No medical record number or name errors. 13 Demonstrates the proper use of phlebotomy equipment and safety devices 14 Keeps the phlebotomy room and office area well organized and neat at all times. Keeps paperwork and reports out of access to visitors and patients. Follows HIPAA regulations. 15 Maintains inventory of all trays and outpatient phlebotomy area. Each should be fully stocked prior to next shift. Keep all trays and draw area clean after use. 16 Processes send-outs timely and accurately based on specimen and reference lab requirements. All send-out specimens collected up to 30 minutes prior to end of shift must be processed. 17 Reviews pending reference lab reports for timely reporting. 18 Processes and loads specimens on clinical analyzers. Performs trouble shooting on any instrument issues. Assesses and immediately escalates issues to technical staff if unable to resolve. 19 Actively participates in the training and orientation of new employees and other employees learning new duties. 20 Performs other duties as assigned, by the Lead PT, CLS, Lab Manager, Lab Director.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82594
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1 Performs venipuncture and skin puncture on patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric in a safe, accurate, and timely manner. 2 Collects and processes biological specimens for laboratory analysis according to accepted procedure and observing proper precautions with potentially hazardous substances. 3 Reviews and documents orders for appropriateness. Includes review and verification of duplicate orders. 4 Ensures positive patient identification, minimum two required patient identifiers, prior to performing patient draw. No misidentifications are permitted. 5 Properly labels blood specimens drawn with Initials (PT1 identifier), date, and time of collection on each specimen tube. 6 Completes blood draws in a timely manner, routine - within 6 minutes, difficult cases - within 15 minutes, routine capillary punctures - within 10 minutes. 7 Processes specimens immediately upon arrival in the laboratory and distributes to the departments. 8 Recognizes problems with specimens, attempts to correct problem and notifies appropriate personnel and supervisor. Documents process. 9 Reviews tracking monitor on a regular basis and resolves pending draws 10 Completes any draws generated 15-minutes prior to shift change. 11 Greets outpatients and processes them promptly (within 10 minutes of patient’s arrival). 12 Accurately enters specimen information into computer. Medical record number, name, date and time must be verified with requisition with less than 2 date errors per year. No medical record number or name errors. 13 Demonstrates the proper use of phlebotomy equipment and safety devices 14 Keeps the phlebotomy room and office area well organized and neat at all times. Keeps paperwork and reports out of access to visitors and patients. Follows HIPAA regulations. 15 Maintains inventory of all trays and outpatient phlebotomy area. Each should be fully stocked prior to next shift. Keep all trays and draw area clean after use. 16 Processes send-outs timely and accurately based on specimen and reference lab requirements. All send-out specimens collected up to 30 minutes prior to end of shift must be processed. 17 Reviews pending reference lab reports for timely reporting. 18 Processes and loads specimens on clinical analyzers. Performs trouble shooting on any instrument issues. Assesses and immediately escalates issues to technical staff if unable to resolve. 19 Actively participates in the training and orientation of new employees and other employees learning new duties. 20 Performs other duties as assigned, by the Lead PT, CLS, Lab Manager, Lab Director.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82592
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Evenings
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position. Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass. Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position. Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the knowledge of the RN. Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues Communicates information related to nursing care of patients to other health care team members assigned to the patient's care, including noted changes. Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by Registered Nurse. Provides emotional support to patient and families. Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean and orderly manner. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82588
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Greets, Assists, or directs patients or visitors appropriately. Assists admitting in special projects as assigned by Director / Supervisor / Manager. Follows established procedure in recording payments received on cash journal, preparing receipts, handling cash and balancing cash drawer as needed. Utilizes overhead paging system as directed and in a clear professional manner. Responds to hospital alarms and emergency codes by following protocol of paging overhead promptly and in a clear professional manger and notifying appropriate mangers and departments by via: pager or radio. Accurately and consistently communicates with engineering, security and bio-med departments via radio. Assists Nursing House Supervisor by verification of census reports as needed. Demonstrates good judgment in arranging for patients to be escorted to their rooms based upon patient’s condition and availability of escorts. Maintains visitor control by having all visitors sign-in making sure all visitors are given a visitor pass and following visitor control policy and procedures. Runs patient list for clergy as needed. Consistently projects positive professional image through appearance and behavior. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-82585
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are set and are audible at all times. Collaborates with and assists the Department Director on age-specific issues, clinical practice, unit operations, human resource management and/or regulatory requirements. Serves as a resource to staff in area of clinical and managerial expertise. Serves as a role model and provides positive influence to facilitate change, managing interpersonal concerns through chain of command in a professional manner. Responsible for the delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, and implementation, and evaluation for neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and older adults. Coordinates the care of the patient with the physician, directs and guides other personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Works with other departments to provide a continuum of care and co-workers to provide continuous, quality patient care, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Fosters positive interpersonal relationships with staff and members of other departments. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently and ensures compliance of same by all licensed staff. Ensures Crash Cart, including defibrillation function, have been checked per protocol and after each code, ensures appropriate items are immediately replaced and crash cart checklist is complete with appropriate signatures. Demonstrates knowledge of and compliance with information contained in Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guideline), appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Gives thorough, detailed efficient report to the receiving nurse to ensure consistency in the plan of care and assignment of nursing personnel. Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses Universal Protocol "time out" on all patients for any dialysis procedures and ensures staff compliance. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility. Completes pain assessment and reassessment with in the timeframe after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Detects and reports medication errors and ADRs according to Hospital Policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly in EMAR system. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Initiates and titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing labs, giving medications or performing any procedures on a patient and blood components. Ensures medication reconciliation upon admission, transfers and dismissals when working in other departments. Initiates patient/family education planning, with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on medication administration (EMR). Mentors staff by demonstrating empathy and respect for patients by explaining all procedures, providing privacy and allowing patients to express emotional needs. Demonstrates and fosters an awareness and understanding of the hospital continuous quality program including Core Measures as appropriate to the Hemodialysis Unit.  Ensures staff implements and complies with standardized core measure procedures and/or regulatory mandates. Ensures all regulatory requirements are being met per hospital protocol. Assumes leadership responsibility, supervises and evaluates co-workers work performance, assists in orienting new personnel, and assures that nursing care is carried out in accordance with departmental standards and physician orders. Demonstrates ability for conflict resolution with employees and/or patients. Utilizes the chain of command to ensure appropriate care of resolution of any issues pertaining to patient/staff wellbeing or safety. Makes frequent unit rounds to ensure safety, appropriate staffing and detecting any issues that require intervention. Resolving issues as able and requesting assistance when needed. Documents evidence of nursing care in the patient’s medical record (EMR) based upon the nursing process in a legible, concise, timely and complete manner. Demonstrates empathy and respect for patients by explaining all procedures, providing privacy and allowing patients to express emotional needs. Role models professional nursing to all department personnel assisting with orientation and training of new employees and retraining of others. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling.  Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques.  Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Supervises Patient Care Team to ensure that patients, families, visitors, physicians and other employees are treated with courtesy and respect. Assumes leadership responsibilities by assisting with staff meetings, providing agenda items, educational opportunities, and items needing to be addressed for corrective actions.  Attends and holds the meeting along with or in place of the Director when needed. Works with other departments to provide a continuum of care and co-workers to provide continuous, quality patient care, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Fosters positive interpersonal relationships with staff and members of other departments. Performs all other duties as assigned or required. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques. Reviews and implements new orders and keeps physician informed of changes in patients clinical status.  Follows protocol consistently regarding telephone/verbal orders, CPOE and the use of “read back.”  Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation.
Category
RN
ID
2021-82567
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Assembles and transport cleaning supplies, equipment and other material to designated work areas in accordance with established procedures and safety guidelines. Maintains floors, walls, ceilings, windows, fixtures and equipment in accordance with established procedures and safety guidelines. Processes general/infectious waste and soiled linen in accordance with established procedures and safety guidelines. Operates all power equipment as dictated by work assignment in accordance with established procedures and safety guidelines. Uses equipment, supplies and all other hospital property in a safe and economical manner. Maintains environmental services equipment, storage rooms and other materials at a high level of cleanliness and in good repair at all times. Utilizes all chemicals and other cleaning agents in accordance with label instructions, established procedures and safety guidelines. Recommends painting and repairs.  Reports any unsafe conditions. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-82482
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Evenings
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and using read back on all telephone orders. Reviews and transcribes all telephone orders. Follows telephone read back policy.  Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 48 hours by the physician.  Recognizes onset of neonatal complications and emergencies. Ensures oxygen/suction/resuscitation supplies, and anything needed for neonatal emergencies, is available and in good working order at all times in preparation for any newborn emergencies. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand washing techniques. Able to give thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report to ensure consistency in the plan of care.   Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive / bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility. Completes pain assessment and reassessment with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the MAR and narcotic sheet. Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record. Reviews/implements/processes new orders in a timely manner and keeps physician informed of patient’s status. Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all medications and blood components.  Detects and reports any medication errors/ADR’s per policy. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Monitors infant safety/security levels continually in the department. Promotes a breastfeeding friendly environment to all nursing mothers. Determines the patient and family understanding of neonatal care and post hospital follow up appointments/plans. Questions the presence of unknown/unauthorized persons in the Perinatal Department and notifies security as needed. Checks maternal/infant identification bands per policy ensuring parental education regarding the critical importance of bands/security tags. Utilizes the chain of command to ensure appropriate care or resolution of any issues pertaining to patient well being or safety. Responds immediately, efficiently and appropriately to all Code Pink alarms. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-82124
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position. 2. Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass. 3. Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program. 4. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position. 5. Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed. 6. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. 7. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. 8. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position. 9. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. 10. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient 11. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the knowledge of the RN. 12. Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 13. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues 14. Communicates information related to nursing care of patients to other health care team members assigned to the patient's care, including noted changes. 15. Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation. 16. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 17. Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by Registered Nurse. Provides emotional support to patient and families. 18. Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean and orderly manner. 19. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit. 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82120
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position. 2. Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass. 3. Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program. 4. Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position. 5. Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed. 6. Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. 7. Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse. 8. Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position. 9. Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately. 10. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient 11. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the knowledge of the RN. 12. Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 13. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues 14. Communicates information related to nursing care of patients to other health care team members assigned to the patient's care, including noted changes. 15. Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation. 16. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 17. Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by Registered Nurse. Provides emotional support to patient and families. 18. Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean and orderly manner. 19. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit. 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82114
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Checks schedule and organize patient flow. 2. Accompanies patients to exam/procedure room, assists patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc. 3. Collects and documents patient history in patient chart, as well as pulls Past Medical History forward to current SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) note. 4. Performs screenings per provider guidelines. Obtains weight, age, TPR, blood pressure, and documents information in patient charts. 5. Assist physicians with various procedures as needed. 6. Charts patient information in an accurate and legible manner. 7. Relays information to patients/families in a friendly manner and in terms that they can understand. 8. Answers and returns calls in a timely manner and provide pertinent information. 9. Call in prescriptions, authorizes refills, and documents information on patient charts. 10. Completes required HCC and HEDIS documentation. 11 Requests, sends, and receives patient medical records. 12 Obtains lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. 13. Completes forms/requisitions in their entirety. 14. Verifies insurance eligibility and obtains authorizations. 15. Manages charts to ensure information is complete and filed appropriately. 16. Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol. 17. Cleans exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipments between patients to maintain infection control. 18. Cleans sterilizer according scheduled maintenance program and keep appropriate records. 19. Restocks exam/procedure rooms, checks for expired medications and supplies and discards as appropriate and per policy. 20. Maintains a clean/tidy and organized work area/station at all times. 21. Respects and promotes patient rights. 22. Shares problems related to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisor in a timely manner. 23 Provides any necessary instructions and/or directions in a polite manner. 24. Assures patients are seen by providers in a timely manner and/or informed of reason for delays. 25. Maintains problem list in patient medical record. 26. Updates patient medication list and allergies at every appointment. 27. Sends all packing slips back to Operations. 28 Maintains JBDev (timecards) accurately with little or no corrections. 29. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1. Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 30. Responsibly completes all assigned work during scheduled shift without sacrificing quality of work and performs with no unscheduled overtime. 31. Coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift. Strives to meet deadlines and complete necessary. Assists in admitting, assists other employees, works on on-going projects to use time to departments’ best advantage. 32. Strives to adjust personal schedule (staying late, working weekends, or other shifts) as able and at the request of the Director in non-predictable situations of real department need e.g., increase in patient admissions, to accommodate other employees’ paid time off, etc. Responds positively to changes in the work schedule as necessary. 33. Notifies supervisor when uncertain or unusual situations present themselves. Never makes impulsive or hasty decisions. Reports departmental concerns directly to supervisors, does not initiate nor facilitate gossip. 34. Reports to supervisor any suggestion for positive changes in admission policies, procedures, or forms. 35. Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit. 36. Completes written documentation of patient complaints or patient compliments for the hospital. 37. Performs all other duties as requested or required.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-82064
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to Charge Nurse/Unit Supervisor. In compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand washing techniques Avoids and prevents injury to self by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Maintains Confidentiality of all patient information at all times. Assists other healthcare workers and peers where appropriate. Provides clear communication in a professional manner. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-82053
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to Charge Nurse/Unit Supervisor. In compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand washing techniques Avoids and prevents injury to self by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Maintains Confidentiality of all patient information at all times. Assists other healthcare workers and peers where appropriate. Provides clear communication in a professional manner. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-82050
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to Charge Nurse/Unit Supervisor. In compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand washing techniques Avoids and prevents injury to self by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Maintains Confidentiality of all patient information at all times. Assists other healthcare workers and peers where appropriate. Provides clear communication in a professional manner. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-82045
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child /Adult Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. 2. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. 3. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 4. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. 5. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. 6. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation (uses read back on all telephone orders.) Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. 7. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. cardiac monitors are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. 8. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 10. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care. Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. 11. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive/bedside procedures. 12. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available when needed. 13. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. 14. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and narcotic sheet. 15. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). 16. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. 17. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. 18. Detects and reports medication errors and ADR’s according to hospital policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly on the MAR in a timely manner. 19. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-82028
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Child /Adult Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. 2. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. 3. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 4. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. 5. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. 6. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation (uses read back on all telephone orders.) Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. 7. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. cardiac monitors are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. 8. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 10. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care. Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. 11. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the unit. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any invasive/bedside procedures. 12. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available when needed. 13. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. 14. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and narcotic sheet. 15. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). 16. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. 17. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. 18. Detects and reports medication errors and ADR’s according to hospital policy. Safely and accurately administers medications and documents properly on the MAR in a timely manner. 19. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-82027
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Verifies that narcotics and controlled substances are counted and locked, per hospital policy. 2. Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. 3. Supervises care and cleanliness of equipment and supplies to ensure good working condition. 4. Evaluates needs for new or different items in regard to present and new trends or needs of the department. 5. Observes use and handling of supplies to decrease mishandling and breakage. 6. Continuously supervises staff to ensure quality of nursing care. 7. Delegates; reviews performance improvement monitoring; analyzes and evaluates Perioperative Services Department to improve nursing care and provides monthly in-services. 8. Develops, revises and implements Surgical Services policies and procedures. 9. Participates in planning Perioperative Services Department budget. 10. Provides orientation for new staff members. 11. Plans, control, direct, and coordinate administrative duties to ensure the functioning of the department and staff. 12. Completes evaluations in a timely manner. Assures completion and documentation of orientation, skills checklist and evaluation for all new hires within the Perioperative Services Departments. 13. Schedules and assigns staff to increase efficiency and coordination of department. Staffs according to standards. 14. Reports changes of any type to Perioperative Services staff and reports changes to departments affected by the changes (i.e., Pathology / Imaging). 15. Demonstrates knowledge of nursing theory and management; demonstrates knowledge of disaster and emergency policies and procedures. Keeps informed of new developments in nursing and surgery. Demonstrates knowledge of good interpersonal relationships. 16. Communicates job expectations’ posts results of performance improvement monitoring. 17. Conducts monthly staff meetings. Allows staff to participate in problem-solving. 18. Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated. Completes projects by due date. 19. Completes other duties as assigned by Nurse Executive, within the Board of Registered Nurses scope of nursing practice. 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Manager RN
ID
2021-82020
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Interviews & registers patients in a professional manner. Accurately enters information and completes the registration process Is careful in the selection/creation of existing MRN numbers to not create duplicates Completes registration process in a timely manner Obtains all required signatures and distributes them appropriately. Records pertinent data on department specific sign in logs with accuracy. Accurately scans Admitting documents and patient signature forms into the scanning systems; indexes documents correctly into the proper document types.  Collects monies and issues receipts for payment with 100% accuracy  Makes collection attempt when patient has financial liability Demonstrates excellent customer services skills Properly and courteously answers inquiries by telephone Responds to inquiries in an informative way while adhering to hospital policy Verifies insurance eligibility on every patients Documents within every patients account; eligibility verification, collection efforts and all other pertinent information. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-81964
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Demonstrates competence in assisting in the care of patients with complex conditions, multiple tubes and/or equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of the provision of the highest quality of care and service excellence. Demonstrates working knowledge of regulatory requirements related to clinical pathways, quality indicators, clinical outcomes, and enhancing the patient experience. Maintains a safe environment for patient care related to equipment, bed rails and mental status. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of treatment and procedures in patient care; Considers the special needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups Demonstrates ability to follow oral and written instructions and complete standard forms. Recognizes, evaluates and responds appropriately to operational emergencies or unusual situations. Demonstrates working knowledge of Med/Surg department standards and Hospital Policies and Procedures. Possesses and displays interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and maintain courteous relationships with patients, physicians, visitors, volunteers and Hospital employees. Demonstrates knowledge of the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG).
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-81852
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Consistently uses two patient identifiers when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. 2. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and using read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. 3. Consistently follows medication reconciliation policy. 4. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. 5. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e., OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment ( i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles ) and hand washing techniques. 6. Consistently ensures that all clinical alarms i.e. Cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. 7. Able to give thorough, detailed efficient report to receiving nurse ensure consistency in the plan of care. Uses the S-Bar communication report tool. 8. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the Cath Lab, EP Lab and Stress Lab. Uses time out on all patients for procedures. 9. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e. suction and oxygen immediately available in all angiosuites and procedure rooms. 10. Consistent with pain assessment and reassessment with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. 11. Consistently counts narcotics with a second nurse at the beginning and end of each shift and completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the MAR and/or the procedure event log. 12. Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the Adult Protective Services. 13. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record. 14. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. 15. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. 16. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. 17. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. 18. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3)Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 19. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-81548
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
KNOWLEDGE OF WORK   1. Utilizes sterile technique when preparing patients and assisting with procedures. 2. Demonstrates knowledge of proper patient positioning. 3. Safely and correctly handles all equipment utilized during procedures. 4. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy and physiological monitoring.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   1. Understands the use of procedural equipment necessary. 2. Assists in stocking supplies on a daily basis. 3. Assists in retrieval and copying of images as requested. 4. Archives EP studies routinely per vendor. 5. Utilizes and documents in procedural documentation system. 6. Works as a team player assisting other staff and physicians. 7. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-81545
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-81541
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-81540
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Performs venipuncture and skin puncture on patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric in a safe, accurate, and timely manner. Collects and processes biological specimens for laboratory analysis according to accepted procedure and observing proper precautions with potentially hazardous substances.  Reviews and documents orders for appropriateness.  Includes review and verification of duplicate orders. Ensures positive patient identification, minimum two required patient identifiers, prior to performing patient draw.  No misidentifications are permitted. Properly labels blood specimens drawn with Initials (PT1 identifier), date, and time of collection on each specimen tube. Completes blood draws in a timely manner, routine - within 6 minutes, difficult cases - within 15 minutes, routine capillary punctures - within 10 minutes. Processes specimens immediately upon arrival in the laboratory and distributes to the departments. Recognizes problems with specimens, attempts to correct problem and notifies appropriate personnel and supervisor.  Documents process. Reviews tracking monitor on a regular basis and resolves pending draws Completes any draws generated 15-minutes prior to shift change. Greets outpatients and processes them promptly (within 10 minutes of patient’s arrival). Accurately enters specimen information into computer.  Medical record number, name, date and time must be verified with requisition with less than 2 date errors per year.  No medical record number or name errors. Demonstrates the proper use of phlebotomy equipment and safety devices Keeps the phlebotomy room and office area well organized and neat at all times.  Keeps paperwork and reports out of access to visitors and patients.  Follows HIPAA regulations. Maintains inventory of all trays and outpatient phlebotomy area.  Each should be fully stocked prior to next shift.  Keep all trays and draw area clean after use. Processes send-outs timely and accurately based on specimen and reference lab requirements.  All send-out specimens collected up to 30 minutes prior to end of shift must be processed. Reviews pending reference lab reports for timely reporting. Performs microbiology culture set-up and processes specimens for referral to reference lab. Actively participates in the training and orientation of new employees and other employees learning new duties. Performs other duties as assigned, by the Lead PT-1, CLS, Lab Manager, Lab Director.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-81280
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Performs venipuncture and skin puncture on patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric in a safe, accurate, and timely manner. Collects and processes biological specimens for laboratory analysis according to accepted procedure and observing proper precautions with potentially hazardous substances.  Reviews and documents orders for appropriateness.  Includes review and verification of duplicate orders. Ensures positive patient identification, minimum two required patient identifiers, prior to performing patient draw.  No misidentifications are permitted. Properly labels blood specimens drawn with Initials (PT1 identifier), date, and time of collection on each specimen tube. Completes blood draws in a timely manner, routine - within 6 minutes, difficult cases - within 15 minutes, routine capillary punctures - within 10 minutes. Processes specimens immediately upon arrival in the laboratory and distributes to the departments. Recognizes problems with specimens, attempts to correct problem and notifies appropriate personnel and supervisor.  Documents process. Reviews tracking monitor on a regular basis and resolves pending draws Completes any draws generated 15-minutes prior to shift change. Greets outpatients and processes them promptly (within 10 minutes of patient’s arrival). Accurately enters specimen information into computer.  Medical record number, name, date and time must be verified with requisition with less than 2 date errors per year.  No medical record number or name errors. Demonstrates the proper use of phlebotomy equipment and safety devices Keeps the phlebotomy room and office area well organized and neat at all times.  Keeps paperwork and reports out of access to visitors and patients.  Follows HIPAA regulations. Maintains inventory of all trays and outpatient phlebotomy area.  Each should be fully stocked prior to next shift.  Keep all trays and draw area clean after use. Processes send-outs timely and accurately based on specimen and reference lab requirements.  All send-out specimens collected up to 30 minutes prior to end of shift must be processed. Reviews pending reference lab reports for timely reporting. Performs microbiology culture set-up and processes specimens for referral to reference lab. Actively participates in the training and orientation of new employees and other employees learning new duties. Performs other duties as assigned, by the Lead PT-1, CLS, Lab Manager, Lab Director.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-81275
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Harlingen Medical Center is looking for their next Chief Executive Officer. You will be responsible for the overall day to day hospital operations of the hospital as well as the strategic leadership, planning, development, direction, coordination and control of activity within patient care, clinical and clinical support service areas. Works collaboratively with leaders and staff to ensure that quality patient care is delivered in a cost-effective manner. Plans and directs the short and long range objectives/goals of the company to meet its financial and non-financial goals. Ensures synergy between people, processes, and strategies to execute business objectives/goals. Attracts, trains, develops, and retains talent to ensure business needs are met. Drives and builds revenue growth through developing new business strategies to improve overall performance. Communicates key information to respective stakeholders. We offer a competitive compensation package including great benefits.   #ceo #ceolife #leadership #healthcare #health #covid #hospital #business #womeninbusiness #chiefexecutiveofficer #healthcarejobs #nowhiring #administration
Category
Executive
ID
2021-81240
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. 2. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. 3. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 4. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. 5. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. 6. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. 7. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. 8. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 10. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. 11. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care. Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. 12. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. 13. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. 14. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. 15. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). 16. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). 17. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. 18. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. 19. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation 13. Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-81046
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. 2. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. 3. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 4. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. 5. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. 6. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. 7. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. 8. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. 10. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. 11. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care. Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. 12. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. 13. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. 14. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. 15. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). 16. Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). 17. Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. 18. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. 19. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation 13. Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components 20. Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-81045
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. Demonstrates appropriate counting of instruments, sponges and sharps per departmental protocol. 2. Assists surgeons with gowning, gloving draping and set up of sterile patient field. Hands instruments and supplies to physician appropriately and in a timely manner anticipating needs. 3. Maintains and monitors sterile field, reporting and correcting breaks in sterile technique. 4. Monitors all instrumentation and equipment during use (i.e., electro-cautery instruments, electric and pneumatic drills, light sources, insufflations devices etc.), for placement, settings and functioning paying attention to any and all audible alarms. 5. Labels medications, checks name, dosage and expiration date with circulating RN. Exhibits knowledge of appropriate protocol for an incorrect count. 6. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate use, assembly and disassembly of instruments and equipment used during the surgical/invasive procedure. 7. Demonstrates appropriate handling and labeling of specimens to ensure correct processing. 8. Consistently uses two different patient identifiers before transporting when needed. Consistently and appropriately performs Universal Protocol “time out” according to facility policy. 9. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogens standards and CDC Guidelines). Demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves, gowns, goggles and masks), hand hygiene technique. 10. Demonstrates containment of contamination during and after procedure, appropriate disposal of sharps, separation of regular trash and contaminated trash. And appropriate handling of contaminated instruments (i.e., open box locks, soaking in solution, covered and marked during transport. 11. Assists in the ordering of medications/drugs from Pharmacy or pharmacy location for OR use. 12. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues within the unit/facility. 13. Takes stand-by call as scheduled and responds within the required timelines. 14. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3)Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. 15. Maintains current knowledge of advances in job-related technology and activities. 16. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-80981
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1. In the absence of the director, assumes director responsibilities for the department. 2 Supervises work performed within the section or department. This will include, but not limited to, the review of test results reported, organizing work flow, and prioritizing work as needed. 3 Ensures that the scheduling of staff and work assignments are consistent and provides adequate coverage for the section/department. 4 Performs and verifies quality controls results, documents corrective action taken to resolve any PERFORMANCE EVALUATION INSTRUCTIONS: SCORE EACH CATEGORY BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: 3 MEETS AND EXCEEDS ALL STANDARDS 2 MEETS ALL STANDARDS 1 MEETS SOME STANDARDS -SOME IMPROVEMENT NEEDED 0 IMPROVEMENT NEEDED ***NOTE: Please refer to “Position Responsibilities and Evaluation Ratings” for more detailed information about the ratings. METHOD: (O) OBSERVATION (D) DEMONSTRATION (V) VERBALIZED QC outliers. 5 Verifies correct labeling of all specimens prior to testing and resolves all labeling errors. Completes hospital variance report. 6 Reviews the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting. Does not report questionable test results, resolves issue and if needed, has specimen recollected for all tests. 7 Recognizes age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics 8 Reports results accurately in computer with less than 2 errors per year which require a corrected report. No serious errors are permitted. 9 Critical values are called to the nursing unit or physician within time limits established by the laboratory and accurately documents read-back for results called. 10 Readily identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and either corrects the problem or immediately notifies the Director, or Medical Director 11 Ensures pending lists are periodically reviewed throughout the shift, at the end of the shift, and endorsement to the next shift is communicated. 12 Completes laboratory testing within turn-around time expectations, as established in department policy and procedure. 13 Completes all work within scheduled shift, without unapproved overtime. 14 Ensures performance of daily tasks such as stocking supplies, rotating specimens, cleaning counters and instruments, and disposal of waste in appropriate containers. 15 Will assist in other areas of the department as needed. 16 May assist in performing venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics if needed. 17 Ensures that routine and periodic instrument maintenance as recommended by manufacturer or policy is performed according to schedule. 18 Performs basic to high complexity instrument troubleshooting and calls vendor technical service promptly with complicated problems. 19 Ensures the testing on Proficiency Testing samples in accordance with laboratory procedure and regulatory requirements, that PT testing is rotated amongst staff, and timely submission of PT results to appropriate provider. 20 Performs thorough investigation and documentation of corrective action taken on proficiency testing outliers. 21 Performs periodic review of section/department quality control, documents changes to analyte ranges if necessary and ensures corrective action taken on all QC outliers. 22 Reviews worksheets of manual tests and ensures accuracy of patient results. 23 Performs and ensures that instrument analyze calibrations, calibration verifications, linearities, and correlations, are performed correctly and as required or scheduled. 24 Participates in the evaluation and selection of equipment, methods, and procedures. 25 Ensures that new procedures or instrumentation is appropriately validated, procedures written, and staff trained prior to implementation. 26 Actively involved in section/department performance improvement initiatives in identifying areas of improvement and developing metrics to measure improvement. 27 Ensures that laboratory procedures are current and reviewed annually by the medical director/designee and by the Governing Board during the hospital accreditation cycle. 28 Provides orientation and training for new employees 29 Maintains records and documentation in compliance with regulatory requirements of all licensing and accrediting agencies and organizations. 30 Defines performance objectives and metrics for department and assesses the level of competence of staff in a timely manner. 31 Performs initial and annual staff competencies and performance evaluations in a timely manner 32 Performs other duties as assigned or required by the Supervisor, Lab Manager and Laboratory Director.
Category
Clinical Professional
ID
2021-80932
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-80733
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Recognizes signs of abuse and reports appropriately to the hospital social worker and/or Adult / Child Protective Services. Familiar with the EMTALA Regulations. Responsible for the observation and direction of patient lifts, mobilization, and shall participate as needed in patient handling. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Uses professional judgment and clinical assessment in safe patient handling that are consistent with Safe Patient Handling policies. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, administering medications and performing procedures. Does not use unacceptable abbreviations in documentation and uses read back on all telephone orders. Monitors authentication and validation of telephone orders within 24 hours by the physician. Follows medication reconciliation policy consistently. Ensures Crash Cart, defibrillation function have been checked per protocol and after each code, appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on crash cart checklist. Is in compliance with information contained in the Infection Manual (i.e. OSHA blood borne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines), and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques. Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms i.e. cardiac monitor alarms are set with the appropriate parameters for the patient and are audible at all times. Gives thorough, detailed efficient change of shift report or upon patient intra-department transfer to ensure consistency in the plan of care.  Uses the SBAR communication methodology in all reporting. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures in the ICU. Uses universal protocol “time out” on all patients for any bedside procedures. Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principles of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit/facility, i.e., suction and oxygen immediately available at all ICU bedsides. Completes pain assessment and reassessment consistently with the time frame after giving pain medications and upon discharge or transfer of patients. Completes documentation of medications given to the patient on the medication administration record (MAR). Initiates discharge and patient / family education planning with proper documentation on the patient record or electronic medical record (EMR). Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential needs and available resources of time, equipment, personnel and supplies. Formulates, maintains and updates a goal directed plan of care on patients which is prioritized and based on patient outcomes. Complies with all regulatory requirements for clinical pathways, clinical assessments, interventions and documentation Initiates, titrates and safely monitors all IV medications and blood components. Uses two patient identifiers consistently when drawing lab, medicating, or performing any procedure on a patient and blood components Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Category
RN
ID
2021-80729
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Positions patients and sets technical factors for all diagnostic procedures.  Sets high personal standards for film and image quality. Follows department exam protocols. Completes all ordered exams as per department protocol- documents why exam is not completed per protocol. Modifies patient protocols negative to the patient, physical and cognitive abilities.  Discuss these issues with the Radiologist and properly document patient information. Ensures all exams are accurately labeled with patient ID, date, technologist ID and time of exam. Covers patients during transportation and while performing procedures.   Ensures compliance with HFAP/TJC/local regulatory/CMS, State and Federal regulations. Maintains medical and surgical aseptic procedures.  Practices good infection control techniques, can fully explain universal pre-caution principle. Able to assess pain interfering with imaging procedure- makes appropriate physician contact for intervention. Has understanding and participates in PI process. All QC is done at required intervals and appropriately logged- Service calls are placed if QC is out of controls. Consistently maintains neat & clean workplace appropriate to hospital standards. Work pace is consistent with the standards of other workers.  Able to assist Radiologist with therapeutic procedures by having all supplies and techniques ready. Sets technical factors accurately to minimize patient dose. Utilizes Radiations Safety Techniques while performing radiographic procedures and properly shields patients when appropriate. Follows all radiation safety standards for patients, employees & family members.  Consistently determines pregnancy status of women of child bearing age, before performing exam. Wears radiation badge as per protocol. Uses personal protective equipment appropriately and regularly. Informs and educates patients and families regarding procedure to be performed. Ascertains patient understanding of process and informed consent.  Ensures consent is signed prior to examination. Checks patients’ identification before exams by at least two methods. Reduces risk of health care acquired infections through proper hand washing and equipment disinfecting. Follows hospital policies to reduce risk of wrong-site, wrong patient, and wrong procedure occurrences. Documents all medication reactions/infiltrations on appropriate form. Works to improve effectiveness of communication among caregivers. Communicates and documents patient’s condition/history for Radiologist. Sends all applicable results of prior examinations with telerad examinations. Has all abnormal results that are given verbally read back to ensure accuracy. Checks and logs crash cart, med box and refrigerator on each shift or as required. Demonstrates safe/ careful use of all equipment. Reports all equipment malfunctions and call for service immediately using department protocol. Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation, 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely. Helps answer front office phone calls. Demonstrates courteous and appropriate telephone skills. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-80376
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Variable
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Starts, adjusts, stops equipment such as generators, turbines, compressors, pumps, engines and other building related equipment.. Observes recorders, meters and gauges on mechanical equipment and records on logs/forms. Adjusts valves and other controls on mechanical equipment to ensure that readings are within specified ranges for safety, efficiency and economy. Sets standards for equipment usage. Monitors and evaluates equipment usage. Major electrical repairs. All in-house plumbing repairs. General welding. General mechanical repairs Small appliance repairs. Inspects the physical plant rooms and all physical plant equipment for safety. Checks boiler and other building safety shutdown equipment. Disassembles and cleans boilers and other physical plant equipment periodically Inspects physical plant equipment while it is in operation, making minor repairs and/or adjustments as needed Lubricates moving mechanisms on physical plant equipment. All other duties as assigned or required.
Category
Service
ID
2021-79295
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Assist patient information desk staff with screening families/friends for patients during visiting hours and assure guest follow hospital guidelines. Create positive first impression for each individual who enters the hospital and maintain the safety of our patients, community and staff. Greet guest and follow the outlined script for screening. Ask visitors to provide their name, purpose of visit using select questions inquire about travel history and symptoms and whether they have been in an area where there are current or suspected cases of COVID-19 Take temperature of guest with touchless thermometer. Assist in assuring no children under 16 will be permitted in the hospital (outside Emergency Department). Performs other duties as assigned or required. 
Category
Service
ID
2021-79061
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Days
Facility Harlingen Medical Center
1.Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care within established standards, policies, procedures, and scope of the position.   2.Performs and records routine technical tasks such as vital signs, collection of specimens, intake/output, and mass.   3.Assists the licensed nurse with hourly rounds on assigned patients, as appropriate, to reinforce the 4P's (Pain, Potty, Positioning, Possessions); Demonstrates working knowledge of the fall prevention program.   4.Assists with providing comprehensive nursing care including but not limited to: positioning of patients, ambulation of patients, dietary needs, activities of daily living, e.g., feeding of patients, AM and PM care, admission, discharge and transfer of patients, care of patient belongings, and other patient care duties within scope of position.   5.Ensures each patient/family is provided a thorough orientation to the room, bed and call light system, the routines within the patient care unit, e.g., the times of meal service, visitor hours, physician/nurse rounds, etc., and how to access the Supervising RN or Charge Nurse if needed.   6.Reports all unusual incidents to the appropriate person. Reports significant changes in patient’s condition to supervising Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse.   7.Assists with patient teaching within the scope of knowledge as directed by the licensed nurse.   8.Demonstrates the ability to accurately determine patient’s vital signs. Charts appropriate data within the scope of the position.   9.Utilizes hospital equipment and supplies appropriately.   10.Uses two patient identifiers consistently when performing or assisting with any procedure on a patient.     11.Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms are not turned off or silenced without the knowledge of the RN.   12.Is in compliance with information contained within the Infection Control Manual (i.e. OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards, CDC Guidelines) and demonstrates appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, masks, goggles) and hand hygiene techniques.   13.Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit / facility. Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues   14.Communicates information related to nursing care of patients to other health care team members assigned to the patient's care, including noted changes.   15.Explains all treatment and procedures thoroughly to patient before they are performed. Involves patient in care and allows patient to have choice and control over situations and environment, as appropriate to condition and situation.   16.Attends and maintains mandatory training in safe patient handling, trained in safe lifting techniques, includes but not limited to 1) Appropriate use of lifting devices and equipment, 2) Five areas of body exposure: vertical, lateral, bariatric repositioning and ambulation 3) Use of lifting devices to handle patients safely.   17.Reinforces selected patient teaching initiated by Registered Nurse. Provides emotional support to patient and families.   18.Assists in maintaining patient and unit area in a clean and orderly manner.   19.Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any others on the unit.   20.Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.  
Category
Clinical Tech
ID
2021-79059
Job Location
US-TX-Harlingen
Shift
Nights

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