Sheridan Memorial Hospital



For over 100 years, Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been serving our community. Licensed for 88 beds, Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility located along the valley of the eastern slope of the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Sheridan, Wyoming. With sophisticated technology and services beyond what one might expect in a hospital this size, patients can take comfort in knowing they are receiving high quality care. Our patient satisfaction surveys tell us that we are providing exemplary service to our patients and their families. We believe that our ability to deliver excellent healthcare begins with our people and we are proud of our more than 700 experienced and caring employees. Over 60 physicians provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 20 areas.


Awards

 

JOINT COMMISSION

ACCREDITATION

As a way of gaining community trust, Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by voluntarily demonstrating compliance with national standards for healthcare quality and safety. The accreditation award recognizes our dedication to continuously comply with The Joint Commission’s rigorous standards and demonstrates our commitment to excellence.

 

TOP 20 HOSPITALS (2017 & 2018)

Out of the 2,200 hospitals that were scored, Sheridan Memorial Hospital was recognized as a Top 20 hospital by the National Rural Hospital Association for the second year in a row. Focusing on patient needs while committing to quality and safety are key factors in excellent healthcare. The hospital’s overall score from the 2017 assessment was 98.7 out of 100. This put SMH in the top 1.3% of the hospitals scored. The data also reflected over 73% of hospitals in the field as having a higher cost structure than SMH.

 

NURSE RESIDENCY ACCREDITATION

On June 28, 2017, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) deemed Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s (RN Residency, RN Fellowship, or APRN Fellowship Program) as the highest quality and worthy of public confidence. ANCC Accreditation is a voluntary review process intended to strengthen and sustain the quality and integrity of practice transition programs. Sheridan Memorial Hospital chose to apply for ANCC accredited status and agrees to abide by global standards established by ANCC. This means we take continuous improvement seriously and are committed to quality practice transition education for nurses.

 

INTERNAL MEDICINE

PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME LEVEL III

In April 2015, Big Horn Mountain Medicine received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Level III (PCMH) recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve the patient experience of care and reduce costs. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the healthcare system.

  

2016 WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD

AMERICA’S BEST HOSPITALS EMERGENCY CARE

The Women’s Choice Award demonstrates that we deliver a level of patient satisfaction that patients and their families can count on. The achievement is based on the eight measures publicly reported by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, then weighted by women surveyed.

 

  

2016 HOSPICE HONORS

Hospice of the Big Horns was named a 2016 Hospice HONORS Recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst. This award recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver's point of view.  The award was based on survey results from the Hospice section of the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey.  Hospice HONORS recipients scored above the Deyta National Average on twenty of the evaluated questions, including the "willingness to recommend" question. 

  

2016 MOST WIRED

In 2016, Sheridan Memorial Hospital received recognition as one of only two healthcare entities in Wyoming awarded the 2016 Most Wired designation from Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN).  Most Wired® designation stems from a survey and benchmarking study conducted by H&HN, in cooperation with the American Hospital Association and Health Forum. The study is recognized as a leading industry barometer measuring information technology (IT) use and adoption among hospitals nationwide. This year's study results indicate information technology is improving the efficiency of healthcare delivery and creating a new dynamic in patient interactions.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 14, 2020
The person in this position is responsible for the office’s daily activities and projects, making appointments for patients following medical practice procedures. All forms of communication to the office will be given prompt, courteous, and professional attention. Visitors will be greeted and/or assisted in the same manner. Employees in this position will insure that patient information is obtained and accurately updated in the hospital’s electronic medical record (EMR), insurance is verified at every registration, and co-pays and payments are collected and accurately posted. Information will be available so patients can be informed of clinic policies, procedures, services and other information as required or requested. Other duties include providing clerical support needed to complete coding and billing of procedures by providers ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Monitors the current status of the work for supervisor. Schedules appointments for patients either by phone or in person after an office visit. Promptly and professionally answers telephone calls. Routes calls appropriately, offering voice mail or redirection of calls as needed. Collects copays as required. Obtains, verifies, and updates patient information and provides support services to patients and medical staff. Uses manual/computerized system to match physician/clinician availability with patient’s preferences in terms of date and time. Maintains scheduling system so records are accurate and complete and can be used to analyze patient/staffing patterns. Provides daily schedules to physicians /clinicians or medical assistants prior to each day’s visits. Promotes and participates in the implementation, maintenance, and continuous evaluation of EMR. Secures all required documentation (i.e. insurance information, consents and releases are completed and filed, requests sent for additional information from other agencies as needed). Documents are appropriately attached (scanned, filed, and distributed as necessary) to patient charts. Ensures that updates (e.g., cancellations or additions) are input daily into master schedule. Communicates as needed with providers/clinicians and other staff about any patient concerns/issues related to scheduling. Composes correspondence and disseminates to appropriate individuals. Uses customer service principles and techniques to deal with patients calmly and pleasantly. Prepares various documents and handles confidential matters in accordance with clinic rules and procedures. Greets visitors and assists them as appropriate. Directs visitors to appropriate waiting areas and appropriately and courteously screens solicitors for relevance to organization needs. Requests, locates, sends, and receives patient medical records. Maintains files and assists in establishing office systems. Maintain office cleanliness with assigned daily cleaning. Other duties as assigned POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), required. Medical terminology preferred but not required. Additional Skills Ability to effectively communicate in English, both reading and writing. Multi-line telephone knowledge. Computer knowledge. Ability to operate designated equipment as specified included computer keyboarding. Basic clerical training, including basic filing procedures (both numerically and alphabetically). Ability to work under pressure with time constraints. Basic knowledge of medical record content and sequence. Ability to function independently with minimal direction. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 14, 2020
The radiation therapist is a member of the radiation oncology team who has knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment, and has the education and expertise necessary to perform treatment modalities in accordance with radiation dose distributions and dose calculations in collaboration with the medical physicist and radiation oncologist. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinate treatment simulations and tumor localization on dedicated devices, including CT, MRI, and PET when indicated, for radiation oncology treatment planning. Supervise, perform, or assist in the planning of the production of moulds, casts, and other immobilization devices. Supervise the therapist staff in the implementation of the treatment plan including: the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, wedges, field arrangement, and other treatment variables. Provide physics and technical support to the Medical Physicist, in radiation protection, qualitative machine calibrations, and quality assurance of the radiation oncology equipment. . Participate in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques. Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing radiation therapy and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients. Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population. Responsible for safe handling of equipment; performs a pre-procedure check on all equipment; provides preventative maintenance. Instructs and prepares patients for radiation therapy procedures. Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly. Reviews prescribed dosage of ionizing radiation for accuracy before all treatments. Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Practices medical and surgical asepsis at all times. Observes patient reaction to radiation therapy; reports any patient changes to the radiologist. Able to assess patient pain interfering with treatment procedure - makes appropriate physician/nurse contact for intervention. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Assists Radiation Oncologist with radiation treatment plans. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Assists in maintaining basic records and reports. Assists in maintaining files. Assists in training of students and ancillary personnel. Interacts professionally with patient/family. Treat patients and families with respect and dignity. Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments. Is acquainted with local fire and safety regulations. Checks prescription, diagnosis, chart and patient identification. Explains procedures to the patients, means of communication during treatment and procedure to follow if an emergency arises during treatment. Reinforces the Radiation Oncologists’ instructions regarding reactions to the treatment and their care. Prepares room and equipment for the patient according to the prescription, i.e., immobilization devises, blocks, field sizes, etc. Transfers patients safely to the couch or wheelchair giving special care to catheters, IV’s, or any special needs of the patient. Accurately sets up the patient according to the technical parameters detailed in the chart. Verifies the treatment Mu’s and beam energy in the treatment chart noting any prescribed adjustments. Maintains auditory, visual and verbal contact with the patient during treatment. Accurately documents treatment Mu’s cumulative doses, treatment parameters, instructions, diagrams, photos, and all billing information. Maintains the scheduling and daily logs for the assigned treatment unit with efficiency and productivity in mind. Performs treatment simulation and all that is required for procedure including cerrobend block fabrication. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications High School graduate; BS degree preferred Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained Graduation from a 12-month course in Radiation Therapy Technology Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certified by the State of Wyoming to practice and administer radiation Current BLS certification, required. One year of experience under a Board Certified Radiologist/Radiation Oncologist Capable of performing independently radiation therapy and dosimetry plans Communicates routinely with medical oncologist and medical physicist with regards to dosimetry planning Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 14, 2020
Essential daily duties include rooming patients, reviewing patient history and assessing the health status of patients by collecting and analyzing patient data. Staff will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes consistent with nursing standard specific to patient needs including patient call-back and the implementation of patient education tools and processors. RNs will be required to perform general nursing duties including evaluation, planning, implementation and documentation of nursing care for an assigned population. Testing and administering medications within the nursing scope of practice is expected. It is required that each RN is familiar with standard concept, procedures, and practices in nursing services. Employees will participate in performance improvement and CQI activities as necessary. Other duties may include assisting in office procedures, supply inventory management, cleaning and organizing exam rooms and equipment, scheduling and assisting in patient reception services and office coordinator duties as necessary. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals as well as healthcare consumers. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Follows the ten medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately asses and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non-pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Knowledge of Infection Control, TB, Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazardous Waste plans. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluations effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professional with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates the ability to use the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to gather data and input quality information for EMR reporting measurements. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Assists in successful implementation of programs to improve coding and reimbursement for office-specific procedures. Assists the physician(s), physician assistant(s), and Nurse Practitioners in addressing hospital and clinic related issues, serves as liaison and representative of Big Horn Health Network in resolving problems and participates on committees as appropriate. Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must balance to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Keeps fiscally responsible of inventory and competently order supplies, including dept specific supplies. Assists in identifying referring physicians and assuring to the extent possible that strong relationships are developed and preserved. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current Wyoming license as a Registered Nurse without restrictions. Current BLS certification, required. A minimum of 2 years nursing experience, preferred. Attend initial Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current ACLS certification or obtains within 1 year of hire date. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 13, 2020
Responsible for the coordination of the materials management system throughout our health system with regards to procurement, processing and distribution of materials and services. This system should meet or exceed the requirements and be accomplished at the most favorable cost. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Develops policies and procedures in the areas of procurement, inventory control, receiving and storage, distribution, and duplicating throughout the hospital. Coordinates productive hours, space, equipment and expense as they relate to materials and service contracts. Provides administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Financial Services. Understands how to identify underlying supply/product problems that impact the organization and can work with management across departments to develop and implement solutions. This may include but not limited to educational sessions, work flow evaluation, policy and process development, and product reviews for various departments. Develop the department’s operational plan and direct/support staff in execution of departmental goals. Reviews, evaluates and approves all purchase orders processed through materials. Reviews, evaluates and approves all requests for non-stock purchases prior to procurement. Maintains good interdepartmental and intradepartmental relationships by providing the highest level of services, management assistance and open communication. Interfaces directly with all departments with regards to materials that have been requested to ascertain specifications and need. Is essential in the involvement of all aspects and functions of the department. Maintains adequate supply levels throughout the hospital, utilizing the PAR level replenishment system. Develops department staff via ongoing in-service education, on-the-job training, evaluations and open departmental meetings. Negotiates and acts as the contact person for all purchase agreements with the various distributors for materials that may or may not be addressed by a group purchasing organization. Interviews sales representatives and reviews vendor performance data in relation to overall service rendered. Solicits proposals from various manufacturers and distributors for all supplies and equipment throughout the hospital, with the exception of pharmaceuticals and dietary products. Coordinates the maintenance of the Materials computer software program. Assists all department Managers in the budget process, which includes operating and capital budget preparation and maintenance. Coordinates the maintenance of supplies in the hospital in emergency situations and maintains sources of emergency supply items from other health facilities and vendors. Ensures that the Materials Management Department follows established safe practices for receiving hazardous substances. Coordinates leases for various large ticket items. Coordinates market trend studies. Participates in strategic planning and PI activities. Departments are represented in at least one organizational Performance Improvement activity per year. Ensures that all rules and regulations are observed by employees, to include overall corporate compliance and compliance with JCAHO standards. There is a mechanism for the ongoing review of departmental policies and procedures that meets the JCAHO standards. Performs all additional tasks as assigned by the CFO or Administration. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis on business administration, economics or a related field. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, preferred. Minimum of 3 years of related experience, preferred. Experience may be accepted in lieu of a college degree. At least five (5) years of experience with Inventory Control. Knowledge of JCAHO and state regulations. Certified Buyer Certificate, preferred. Additional Skills Basic computer knowledge Proficient in the use of Lean management practices. Excellent written and verbal communication; proficient use of English language. Exercises a high degree of initiative, judgment, and discretion. Demonstrates solid abilities to analyze situations accurately and taking effective action. Establishes and maintains effective work relationships establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Proficient in organizing work, delegating and achieving goals and objectives. Demonstrates high level of judgment and discretion in developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures. Works effectively with physicians, other medical staff, and external agencies. Demonstrates excellent customer relations skil Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Primary oversight of the patient safety program and responsibility for strategic deployment of patient safety initiatives. Plans, implements, and manages patient safety initiatives that decrease risk of safety events based on incident reporting and issues that arise through ongoing monitoring and reporting. Facilitates process improvement that will support the reduction of medical/health care errors and other factors that contribute to adverse patient outcomes. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Develops, reviews, and updates annually the Patient Safety Program. Serves as key leader and facilitator of the Patient Safety Committee. Responsible for the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of patient safety initiatives and harm-reduction activities. Recommends appropriate actions based on the analysis to the Patient Safety Committee. Ensure timely investigation of patient safety issues. Oversees / facilitates root cause analysis, apparent cause and common cause analysis investigations; Identifies opportunities for appropriate problem definition, process analysis, reporting and re-measurement and implements appropriate actions based on the analyses. Designs and implements educational presentations that facilitate understanding and implementation of patient safety standards. Trains all new team members in error prevention techniques and provide opportunities for unit specific patient safety education. Collaborates with Unit Managers to review and edit annual education for all team members and monitors compliance. Responsible for the continued strengthening of SMH’s organizational culture of patient safety through integration of Patient Safety initiatives and promotion of Patient Safety culture and teamwork. Collects and presents data and analysis of patient safety trends to hospital committees, medical staff, and Board as needed or requested. Manages the occurrence reporting system, RL Solutions. Promotes safety programs through presentation, staff education and education materials. Maintains accurate records of safety events and mitigation actions. Uses continuous process improvement methodologies to guide patient safety improvement projects and processes redesign by leading, organizing and mentoring improvement teams. Disclaimer: The above position has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor Degree in a related field required, Masters preferred. CPHRM or the ability to obtain within 3 years of employment. Current unrestricted RN license, strongly preferred. 2+ years of experience in a clinical setting required. 1 year healthcare Quality Improvement activities preferred. 1 year risk management experience preferred. Yellow belt training or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The Registered Nurse communicates with physicians/Managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Knowledgeable of Infection Control, TB, Blood borne Pathogens and Hazardous waste plans. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Assists physician(s) and physician assistant(s) with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates the ability to use the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to gather data and input quality information for EMR reporting measures. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Assists in successful implementation of programs to improve coding and reimbursement for specific procedures. Assists in identifying referring physicians and assuring to the extent possible that strong relationships are developed and preserved. Assists the physician(s) and physician assistant(s) in addressing hospital and clinic related issues, serves as a liaison and representative of in resolving problems and participates on committees as appropriate. Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must be balanced to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. BSN, preferred. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Minimum of one year of acute care experience, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
The registered nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The registered nurse communicates with physicians/managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Practice Adheres to organizational policies and procedures. Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as defined by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice. Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care. Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills. Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Kindness First Service Standards. Quality Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Includes patient and family in all aspects of pain management through on-going education about pain, assessment, treatment and common barriers to adequate management. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner. Service Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service/discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. New Hires will obtain ACLS and ENPC or PALS within 1 year, required. Preferred 2 years of experience in acute care surgery. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Essential daily duties include rooming patients, reviewing patient history and assessing the health status of patients by collecting and analyzing patient data. Staff will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes consistent with nursing standard specific to patient needs including patient call-back and the implementation of patient education tools and processors. RNs will be required to perform general nursing duties including evaluation, planning, implementation and documentation of nursing care for an assigned population. Testing and administering medications within the nursing scope of practice is expected. It is required that each RN is familiar with standard concept, procedures, and practices in nursing services. Employees will participate in performance improvement and CQI activities as necessary. Other duties may include assisting in office procedures, supply inventory management, cleaning and organizing exam rooms and equipment, scheduling and assisting in patient reception services and office coordinator duties as necessary. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals as well as healthcare consumers. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Follows the ten medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately asses and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non-pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Knowledge of Infection Control, TB, Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazardous Waste plans. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluations effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professional with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates the ability to use the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to gather data and input quality information for EMR reporting measurements. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Assists in successful implementation of programs to improve coding and reimbursement for office-specific procedures. Assists the physician(s), physician assistant(s), and Nurse Practitioners in addressing hospital and clinic related issues, serves as liaison and representative of Big Horn Health Network in resolving problems and participates on committees as appropriate. Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must balance to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Keeps fiscally responsible of inventory and competently order supplies, including dept specific supplies. Assists in identifying referring physicians and assuring to the extent possible that strong relationships are developed and preserved. Disclaimer: The above position has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current BLS certification, required. Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse license, Certified Medical Assistant, or Medical Assistant experience. A minimum of two years patient care experience. Current ACLS certification, preferred (if not required below in Dept Specific). Attend initial Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training, preferred Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Under the supervision of the Department Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific Physician's orders, department policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert, assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery. Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each. Sets up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning. Assesses patient pain interfering with optimal level of function, or participation in rehabilitation, makes appropriate physician contact for intervention. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis and understands the possible complications and contradictions associated with the procedure. Follows department equipment sterilization procedures. Documents all pertinent data on the patient’s medical record following completion of any service or assessment. Documents properly on all departmental forms, flow charts and log books. Performs all duties as assigned by the Department Coordinator or Manager. Performs EKG’s and all Clerical duties pertaining to procedure. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients. Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently. Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs of a patient and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Patient’s family is included in teaching as appropriate. Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and that hospital policy is followed. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Assesses patient’s respiratory status and ability to tolerate treatment and reassess for response to treatment. Uses patient driven protocols correctly and consistently. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current Wyoming State Respiratory Therapist License BLS certification required ACLS, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications Additional Skills Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages preferred Strong written and verbal skills Basic computer knowledge Ability to use Various Respiratory Therapy Equipment Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physician/Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service /discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education/Experience/Licenses Current, unrestricted Wyoming RN License. BLS certification required. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physician/manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythms and identifies dysrhythmias. Evaluates patients identifying those at risk for falls and implements the appropriate protocols Exhibits appropriate use of the nursing process: assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of the following disease entities: COPD, pneumonia, diabetes, anticoagulation therapy, total knee/hip replacement, cholecystectomy, CHF, UTI, MRSA infections, Detox, cancer, pain management Participates in Medical/ Surgical performance improvement activities. Demonstrates knowledge of standards for restraints and seclusion, i.e. Restraint and Seclusion protocol, physician orders, documentation and reporting, and patient rights and teaching. Knowledgeable of Infection Control, TB, Blood borne Pathogens and Hazardous waste plans. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Versatile, competent, experienced registered nurses to serve as Float Pool Registered Nurses (PRN) who perform a full range of professional nursing duties on a variety of patient care unites such as Telemetry, Medical – Surgical, Critical Care, Pediatrics and the Emergency Department. Duties include assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing patient care in accordance with accepted standards of practice and organizational policy, administering medications and treatments, performing documentation and providing education to patients and families. Float Pool Registered Nurses are assigned throughout the hospital and have varying schedules and unit assignments. DEPARTMENT KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Medical Surgical Unit, Emergency Department and any other area assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. Required to work 1/3 in each area per year, but if high demand is in a specific area that will be the balance. Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Maintains department competencies. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. BSN, preferred. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Minimum of 2 years of critical care experience, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. TNCC certification within one year of position start date, required. NVCI or equivalent certification within one year of position start date, required. NRP certification, preferred. Additional Skills Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing Basic computer knowledge Organizational skills Participates in continuing education activities within the department and organization Attends and actively participates in departmental staff meetings Keeps up to date with clinical practice and evidence-based practice guidelines Stays abreast of organizational policies and procedures Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN OPPORTUNITY Sheridan Memorial Hospital is seeking an experienced board certified/eligible emergency medicine physician to join five physicians and advanced practice clinicians in a 24/7 designated Level III Area Trauma Hospital. 8-10 shifts per month, 12-hour shifts State- of-the-art 13-bed emergency department 2019 YTD: 6,892 Emergency Department visits (1239 Admissions) and 5,933 Urgent Care visits 2016 Women’s Choice Award America’s Best Hospitals Emergency Care Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an 88 bed acute care community hospital with: 24 hour hospitalist and surgical coverage Cardiac cath lab and interventional radiology in-house Mike McCafferty, CEO 307.672.1044 mikemccafferty@sheridanhospital.org
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Under the direct supervision of the Nutritional Services Manager, the Nutritional Services Aide 2 performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSILITIES Assembles food trays for Room Service patients appropriate for general and therapeutic diets. Prepares and delivers items as requested by nursing staff or patients. Maintains Room Service tray line in a clean, neat and organized manner. Prepares special diet foods as necessary. Delivers food in carts to rooms and places appropriate trays at patient bedside while checking 2 patient identifiers. Loads and oversees dishwashers. Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives. Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed. Puts clean dishes and utensils away. Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary. Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas. Assists in preparing pudding & jello and nourishments. Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Nutritional Services Manager. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Treats patients and families with respect and dignity. Observes infection control & Food Safety practices at all times. Participates in departmental performance improvement activities. Via Telephone, take and respond to patient requests and orders for room service trays, knowledge of Room Service Computer Program. Prepare and deliver p.m. nourishments to appropriate nurse stations. Cleans soiled dishes, trays and loads dish racks and runs through dish machine. Loads prewashed pots and pans into dish racks, runs through dish machine, unracks them to a sanitized area, put them away after air drying. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Minimum age 16, High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Previous experience in hospital food preparation, preferred. Successful completion of ServSafe exam, preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The Registered Nurse communicates with physicians/Managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to triage patients accurately. Able to provide trauma nursing care to patients including primary and secondary assessment, identification of problems based on assessment data, identification of nursing care priorities, implementation of interventions, and evaluation of interventions. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Knowledge of EMTALA federal requirements and how they pertain to the Emergency Department. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ED. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience/Licenses Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Department Specific: Current ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. TNCC certification within one year of hire date, required. Experience interpreting cardiac rhythms preferred. Experience with titratable medications preferred. Willing to work various shifts including 7am-7pm, 10am -10pm, and 7pm - 7am, as staffing needs require. One weekend of call per month. Previous critical care experience preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
The Patient Safety Support, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, functions to provide continuous observation of patients who have the potential for or who have demonstrated behaviors that put themselves or others at risk for harm or injury. The Patient Safety Support is responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment and notifies the Registered Nurse of any changes in condition or behavior that could indicate potential problems for the patient or staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Practice • Adheres to organizational policies and procedures. • Complies with all hospital rules, regulations , policies, and procedures. • Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed. • Demonstrates effective, professional communication and conflict resolution skills. • Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Service Standards as defined in Kindness First. • Maintains all privacy and security of all confidential and protected health information (PHI). Quality • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of injury or harm. • Ability to observe the patient’s behavior and activity and report to nursing staff. • Documentation meets current standards and policies, if applicable. • Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. • Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safety of the patient, or staff, in a timely manner. • Reports all unforeseen events into RL Solutions. Service • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. • Assists in calming and/or reorienting confused or agitated patients. • Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function well under stressful situations. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school graduate or equivalent Current CPR-BLS certification required Preferred health care, mental health, or law enforcement experience Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), offered by SMH, will need to be obtained within 90 days of employment Additional Skills and requirements Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing Additional languages desirable Basic computer knowledge Organizational skills Stays abreast of organizational policies and procedures Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. May work in other units as oriented/assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ICU. Maintains department competencies. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / Licenses and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. ACLS certification required within one year of position start date. ENPC or PALS certification required, within one year of start date. TNCC certification, strongly preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. May work in other units as oriented/assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ICU. Maintains department competencies. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / Licenses and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. ACLS certification required within one year of position start date. ENPC or PALS certification required, within one year of start date. TNCC certification, strongly preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
Responsible for the direction and coordination of the Sleep Diagnostics Laboratory alongside Cloud Peak Sleep Specialists, LLC. Duties include staffing support and training, policy and procedure development, quality assurance, performance improvement, maintenance of accreditation, and others as assigned. Expectations include; occasional to frequent long work days, and irregular hours (M-Sa, nights and some days). ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Directly oversees the development and training of all Sleep Lab Technologists Assists Outpatient Services Manager with annual performance appraisals and ensures regular and timely feedback, coaching, and communication with employees. Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity, self-motivated. Completes projects by due date. Coordination and maintenance of accreditation with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). Responsible for maintaining and updating all files, keeping sleep log up to date. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Develop and implement a variety of standard protocols for sleep diagnostic testing. Perform routine maintenance/calibration of sleep diagnostics laboratory equipment. Maintains / demonstrates ongoing knowledge on current trends and techniques in the field of sleep diagnostics. Appropriately handles data transfer and interpretation / documents to physician’s office and/or medical records. Ensures Sleep Study scoring accuracy current AASM, and Interpreting Physician Standards as an ongoing quality assurance project. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed. Annually provides a written report of quality assurance monitoring to the Outpatient Services Manager. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, fellow staff, Outpatient Services Manager, Medical Director and other departments as appropriate. Keeps the Outpatient Services Manager, and Medical Director informed regarding circumstances or situations, which have or may have serious impact. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations. Consults other departments, when appropriate, to discuss patient care and performance improvement activities. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS • RPSGT Credential. • BLS Certification, required. • ACLS Certification, preferred. • Five or more years of previous experience in all aspects of Sleep Diagnostics testing. • Supervisor experience, preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY
Feb 08, 2020
The goal of the RN case manager is to educate high risk patients on their diagnosis, disease process and medications, as well as be a liaison with the patient’s physicians in identifying any potential gaps in care or understanding. The RN case manager will communicate with physicians/manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology, and is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Serves as a resource for facilitating patient transfers, including, but not limited to, obtaining or providing clinical information from/to the referring/accepting facility. Performing clinical reviews of all inbound transfers for appropriateness. Identification of high risk social issues and referral to social worker case manager Monitors use of healthcare resources. Communicates with providers to assure patient receives diagnostics/evaluations in the proper setting, i.e. inpatient vs. outpatient Actively participates in the multidisciplinary team meetings. Identifies and documents delays in service. Serves as an expert resource to physicians and healthcare staff in the application of InterQual criteria and the use of evidence-based practices. Follows department policy regarding escalation of utilization issues to the provider or his/her designee. Determine patients at risk for re-admissions, as identified by the discharge assessment at the time of admission. Rounds with providers as a team on patients as appropriate. Education of patients regarding their diagnosis and disease. Begin discharge teaching and education on admission. Documentation of discharge teaching in the EMR. Facilitates meeting patient’s needs with their provider in a timely manner. Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service /discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Coordinates/facilitates patient care progression throughout the continuum of care. Works collaboratively and maintains active communication with providers, nursing and other members of the disciplinary team to effect timely, appropriate patient management. Addresses/resolves system problems impeding diagnostic or treatment progress. Proactively identifies and resolves delays and obstacles to discharge. Seeks consultation from appropriate disciplines/departments as required to expedite care and facilitate discharge. Collaborates with the provider and all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate care for designated case load; monitors the patient's progress, intervening as necessary and appropriate to ensure the plan of care and services provided are patient focused on a timely basis: Completion and reporting of diagnostic testing Completion of treatment plan and discharge plan Modification of plan of care as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the patient Communication to third party payer and other relevant information to the care team MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience/Licenses Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse License. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field with case management experience, preferred. 3-5 years recent hospital based patient care or relevant experience. 3-5 years Milliman or InterQual experience, preferred. HMO, managed care, PPO, Utilization Management/medical management experience preferred. BLS certification required. Additional Skills Strong computer skills. Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Strong team building, leadership, and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency with use of conditional code 44 and code W2. Current knowledge of CMS rules and regulations. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products . Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.