Hiring the right talent, and developing people is very important to us at Harlan County Health System. Putting the right people on our team is the key to providing our patients with excellent care!

For information regarding available positions, please contact the hospital by calling 308-928-2151. To apply, please send resumes to HR@harlancohealth.org
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OPEN POSITIONS:

Dietary Worker:

 

Position Summary: Prepares, seasons, and cooks food for hospital patients, employees, and visitors.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience-

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in large scale food preparation

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations-

  • None

Job Type: PRN

 

Chief Medical Officer/Chief of Staff:

Posted: 09/09/2020

Job Description:

The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for providing clinical leadership and oversight for all medical areas and overseeing the content and delivery of quality care management products and services to providers and members in alignment with our core objectives. The CMO/COS will also serve as a liaison between executive administration and all medical programs/services; make organizational decisions that will foster exceptional patient care; initiate clinical objectives for the service divisions; and examine efficiency and effectiveness of clinical services.

Responsibilities:

· Primary functions will take place in our rural health clinic, ER, & inpatient unit. (80% of Duties)

· Make organizational decisions regarding medical services.

· Serves as a liaison between executive administration and all medical programs/services.

· Examines efficiency and effectiveness of clinical services in all medical programs.

· Supervision of mid-level providers (PAs/APRNs).

· Provide medical supervision for surrounding volunteer rural EMS units.

· Serves as a member of the executive leadership team and assists in strategic development of initiatives and programs at HCHS. (10% of Duties)

· Develop and support all efforts in improving patient experience.

· Chair Medical Staff Meetings (5% of Duties)

· Become involved in community initiatives to promote the health system (5% of Duties)

Basic Qualifications:

· Preferred family medical provider with internal medicine experience.

· MD or DO degree with an active license in state of practice is required.

· Current certification in BLS, PALS, ACLS, and ATLS for medical provider is required.

Benefits:

· Salary commensurate with duties/responsibility

· Tuition reimbursement

· Relocation assistance available

· Health Insurance

· Dental/Vision Insurance

· 401K

· Flexible scheduling

· Excellent working environment

Employment type: Contract (No third party recruiting)

 

 

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: 

Posted: 09/09/2020

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant position provides all aspects of patient care, including: diagnosis, treatment, and consultation while maintaining and promoting the health of the patient. This position will primarily take place in a Rural Health Family Practice Clinic setting. Hospital med-surge coverage will be required as well. The NP/PA position role models compassionate communication with patients, physicians, and the interprofessional healthcare team. The NP/PA will also provide education to patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. The ideal candidate will possess previous clinical experience as an NP/PA in an ambulatory care, occupational health, family practice, or emergency department setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, provides home-going instructions, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems and healthcare needs.
  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patients’ condition.
  • Collaborates with Physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary.
  • Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Refers patients to specialized health resources for treatment if needed.
  • 1 night of ER call per week and 1 ER call weekend a month.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-year experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
  • No new grads.
  • Clinical experience required.
  • Licensed as a NP/PA in state of practice.
  • Current certification in BLS, PALS, ACLS, and ATLS for medical provider is required.

Benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Excellent working environment

Employment type: Contract (No third party recruiting)

Job Type: Contract

 

 

Medical Technologist (MT):

Posted: 09/09/2020

$5,000 SIGNING BONUS

The Harlan County Health System operates a beautiful, modern 19-bed Critical Access Hospital in Alma, Nebraska, serving Harlan and adjacent counties in Nebraska and Kansas. HCHS is committed to providing the highest quality medical care to every patient we encounter, to maintaining advanced medical skills and technologies, and to offering comfort and healing in a friendly, community setting.

Hiring the right talent, and developing people is very important to us at Harlan County Health System. Putting the right people on our team is the key to providing our patients with excellent care! We are currently seeking a new member to add to our fantastic team!

Our Medical Technologists generally perform the following:

  • Performs phlebotomy when necessary, properly identifying the patient and preparing the specimens for testing by using standard professional technical procedures
  • Conducts chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine and spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal and abnormal components; enters data; and consults with pathology
  • Maintains current knowledge and training on equipment and procedures.
  • Performs required calibration, maintenance, and quality control of instruments and procedures
  • Orders and monitors supplies and materials for proper storage and inventory 
  • Assists in the development of the Laboratory’s Quality Assurance program, focusing on high complexity testing issues
  • Performs and maintains documentation

 

The qualifications we are seeking include:

Education and/or Experience

  • Completion of a formal training program in laboratory science 
  • For personnel performing high complexity laboratory testing:  Bachelor’s Degree of medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution is required
  • Previous experience in a hospital setting, in a diagnostic services department is preferred

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Laboratory certification as a Medical Technologist (MT)
  • DOT drug collection certification within 3 months of hire date

 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO):

Posted: 07/16/2020

Job Description

Under the direction of the CEO, the CFO plans, organizes, and directs all activities related to financial management, including financial planning, budgeting, accounting systems and controls, patient financial services, reimbursement, external financing and treasury and investment. The CFO will also oversee financial counseling, accounts payable, payroll and Registration & Scheduling.. The ideal candidate will have a CPA and/or MBA, and previous experience as a financial executive in the healthcare industry. Prior consulting experience in a project or interim capacity is a plus. Recent CAH experience is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the accounting and finance functions with responsibilities including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, operational reporting, revenue management for billing and accounts receivable, audits, general fiduciary responsibilities for accounting operations, internal control structures, facilities and contract management in an entrepreneurial and growth-focused environment
  • Meet reporting requirements for all funding and contracting bodies.
  • Oversee General Ledger functions; assure accuracy timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices.
  • Liaison to external auditing firms.
  • Prepare/oversee regular and specialized financial reporting for CEO and governing board, related to program performance, business plans and strategic opportunities.
  • Oversee payroll and employee benefits processing.
  • Leadership of the billing and collections process.
  • Manage, train and direct the efforts of a Finance Manager and Billing Coordinator on all aspects of accounting and finance work
  • Maintain other relationships related to finance practices including with banks, payroll, vendors, and clients, as necessary
  • Manages all cash management and treasury issues. Manages all capital budgeting
  • Develop cost reduction and other improvement opportunities and implement in partnership with company management.
  • Collaborate and contribute to Senior Leadership Team and BOT to improve overall company performance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred
  • Minimum of fifteen years’ experience, with at least five in a senior financial leadership position in the healthcare industry. Recent CAH experience required.
  • Deep understanding of healthcare revenue cycle and revenue recognition process.
  • Experience in working with financial sponsors – lenders and equity – and related reporting and communications.
  • Ability to foster a strong, cohesive working team. Providing hands-on support and strong delegation and leadership skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business accounting/finance or similar degree required
  • Recent CAH experience required
  • CPA Preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Hospital CFO.
  • Previous experience as an CFO preferred

The Harlan County Health System operates a beautiful, modern 19-bed Critical Access Hospital and two rural health clinics located in Alma, Nebraska, serving Harlan and adjacent counties in Nebraska and Kansas. HCHS is committed to providing the highest quality medical care to every patient we encounter, to maintaining advanced medical skills and technologies, and to offering comfort and healing in a friendly, community setting.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

 

REGISTERED NURSE (RN):

Posted: 09/09/2020

$5,000 SIGNING BONUS

Job Description: Utilizes assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation techniques to provide comprehensive and competent patient care. Provides effective interaction with patients, family members and staff, and coordinates interdepartmental patient care activities while maintaining nursing standards.

Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
• Minimum of one (1) year clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Current Nebraska RN license
• Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
• PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) within 12 months of hire
• TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) within 6 months of hire

General Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the general knowledge, skill, and / or ability required:
• Ability to generate, read, interpret, and take action as it relates to basic financial statements, national and state regulations, operational and maintenance and organizational policy/procedures
• Ability to write reports and correspondence
• Ability to effectively communicate
• Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively to maintain good working relationships
• Ability to work with skill in identifying problems; making frequent decisions regarding method of performance

Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN

 

LPN:

Posted: 07/16/2020

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides professional nursing care under supervision, for assigned patients in assigned areas. Utilizes knowledge and skills obtained in LPN-C course to assist Registered Nurse in provision of patient care.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program*
  • Previous LPN experience*

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:

  • Current Nebraska LPN-C licensure*
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)*

What You’ll Do-

  • Provide and administer individualized skilled nursing care to assigned patients
  • Provide physical, educational, and emotional support to patients, friends, and families
  • Administer medications accurately, safely, and consistent with the patient's condition and plan of care according to the policies and procedures of the department
  • Ensure concise, pertinent and complete patient care documentation using computerized medical record process
  • Accurately performs treatments utilizing sterile or clean techniques for patient’s needing wound care/dressing change Requirements- We are looking for a responsible and compassionate LPN with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process. Additional Requirements For This Role Include-
  • Current LPN license that allows you to practice in Nebraska
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) requiredAdditional Information

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, PRN

 

Patient Care Technician:

Posted: 07/20/2020

POSITION SUMMARY:

Serves as first point of contact with patients and their families, completing patient registration, operating the switchboard, and assisting patients and their families as needed. Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under direct supervision. Assists patients with activities of daily living, providing for personal care, comfort and assistance as necessary.

 

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a State of Nebraska approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training program
  • Previous clinical experience preferred

 

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire or within 90 days of employment

 

General Requirements: 

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

  • Ability to generate, read, interpret, and take action as it relates to basic financial statements, national and state regulations, operational and maintenance and organizational policy/procedures
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively to maintain good working relationships
  • Ability to work with skill in identifying problems; making frequent decisions regarding method of performance
  • Ability to Document care using Electronic Health Records (EHR).

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, PRN