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Job Openings

How to apply

Applications may be picked up at the hospital registration desk, the human resources office or downloaded here.  Applications and resumes may be submitted to Mitzi.Bowman@psmedicalcenter.org or faxed to 970.731.0907. Pagosa Springs Medical Center is an EEO employer.

 

Current Openings

*Patient Account Representative

The Rep follows up on assigned accounts after claim submission.  Responsible for accurately and timely collection of claims billed to third-party payers as both primary, secondary, tertiary, etc.  Required to maintain individual AR at the departmental goal as well as other departmental goals: Cash Collections, AR Days.

 

*Clinic Triage/Float RN

This position provides nursing triage services and health advice to patients over the phone. Performs a detailed evaluation of patient symptoms and provides appropriate medical advice on treating symptoms and/or recommendations for escalating treatment through scheduling a clinic appointment or recommending emergency treatment. Follows established procedures and protocols, and documents calls as required within the patient’s electronic health record.  Other duties may include but not limited to: clinic opening / closing procedures, returning patient messages, relaying testing results and provider recommendations, perform in-house lab tests, EKG’s, and assist with basic procedures.  Manage after hours messaging system, follow up with patient / provider as needed.  Administer and document medications and vaccinations appropriately.  Two or more years of relevant nursing and triage experience preferred.

 

*Discharge Clerk

The Discharge Clerk performs a variety of clerical tasks related to patient discharge processes. Fills out discharge paperwork this may include use of computer programs and applications, ensuring proper documentation of patient activities, setup follow-up visit if required and collect payments. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Strong customer service aptitude is required.

 

*Phlebotomist

The Phlebotomist performs blood collection from patients, receipt of sample drop-off, performs urine drug screen collections, some waived standard biological, microbiological and chemical tests in all areas of the medical laboratory.  Works under direct technical supervision and performs waived complexity tests in accordance with standards established in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and/or appropriate agency protocol (COLA).  Records and participates in evaluation of Quality Control for tests conducted.  Does inventory control of work area.  Experience is required.

 

* Inpatient RN

The RN provides/administers nursing care to patients in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner; follows proper nursing procedures in accordance with hospital policies and procedures; demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs. Applicant must have Colorado RN license.

 

* ED RN

The RN provides/administers nursing care to patients in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner; follows proper nursing procedures in accordance with hospital policies and procedures; demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs. Applicant must have Colorado RN license.

 

*Paramedic

We are seeking paramedics with varying levels of experience that value providing safe and compassionate care, integrity and transparency in a just culture. We provide exceptional BLS and ALS services to our community of over 1800sq/mi. Shifts vary and wages are competitive. Every employee is hired to make significant contributions to PSMC EMS. Minimum current certifications in order to be considered for employment:  Valid driver license, National Registry/Colorado Paramedic certification, ACLS, PALS, BLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA). For more information or a detailed position description please email connie.cook@psmedicalcenter.org.

 

* Medical Assistant/LPN/LVN

The MA/LPN/LVN assists the Provider in delivering high quality patient care.  Accurately document all necessary information within the patient’s chart.  Perform in-house lab tests, EKG’s, and assist with basic procedures.  Administer and document medications and vaccinations appropriately.  Follow-up with all outstanding patient orders and referrals. This is a fulltime position. Prior experience is required and prefer experience in women’s health and/or OB/GYN.

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* Part time Housekeeper

Housekeepers maintain and implement a clean, safe and positive patient care and work environment by following PSMC policies and procedures, best practice methods, and OSHA guidelines throughout the entire organization.  Must be willing to work nights and some weekends.

 

* PRN ED Tech

Assists in the administration of care to emergency room patients in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner.  Must be a Paramedic.

  1. Assists in the administration of care to patients in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner
  2. Follows proper procedures in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
  3. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
  4. Possesses the ability to assess/collect data reflective of the patient’s status needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs
  5. Prioritizes and assists in the delivery of direct patient care
  6. Demonstrates ability to perform head-to-toe assessment on all patients within the scope of their practice and reassesses as needed. This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  7. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.
  8. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  9. Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  10. Reports the results of waived tests to the RN in charge of patient care.
  11. Demonstrates ability to deliver an individualized plan of care as directed by the RN and evaluates for effectiveness.
  12. Demonstrates general knowledge of medical, surgical, and emergency nursing care within the scope of their practice.
  13. Demonstrates basic knowledge of medications and IV fluids within their scope of practice and anticipates patient reaction and/or response to fluids/meds.
  14. Assists in the triage and the evaluation of all patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
  15. Identifies physical symptoms and changes and reports finding to the RN in charge of patient care in a timely manner.
  16. Demonstrates knowledge of the vascular system and the ability to perform successful venipuncture with minimal supervision and/or unsuccessful attempts.
  17. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring and can identify dysrhythmias. Demonstrates the ability to take appropriate action based on rhythm interpretation within their scope of practice.
  18. Demonstrates ability to initiate and obtain 12 lead EKG and right-sided EKG.
  19. Demonstrates a working knowledge of splint application and/or the application of other orthopedic soft goods within the scope of their practice.
  20. Addresses psychosocial needs of patient and family. Appropriately adjusts care for patients of all cultural and religious backgrounds.
  21. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly
  22. Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within their assigned shift.
  23. Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures. Utilizes universal precautions with all patients.
  24. Assists with orienting new staff members to the department.
  25. Can perform all the standard job requirements.

 

*ED Registration Clerk – PRN

The ED Registration Clerk is responsible for collecting and accurately entering patient information into the Patient Accounting System then completing verification of patient’s insurance eligibility using available applications. Clerk will make, answer and direct calls for medical staff in the emergency department and inpatient area. Individual must exhibit a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in all documentation and correspondence.  Employee must also be dedicated to customer service and upholding the highest level of patient satisfaction.  Must have the ability to work and multi-task at a rapid pace with numerous interruptions 100% of the time. Must be willing to assist in various tasks, duties, and projects assigned.

 

*PRN Paramedics

We are seeking paramedics with varying levels of experience that value providing safe and compassionate care, integrity and transparency in a just culture. We provide exceptional BLS and ALS services to our community of over 1800sq/mi. Shifts vary and wages are competitive. Every employee is hired to make significant contributions to PSMC EMS. Minimum current certifications in order to be considered for employment:  Valid driver license, National Registry/Colorado Paramedic certification, ACLS, PALS, BLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA). For more information or a detailed position description please email connie.cook@psmedicalcenter.org.

 

* PRN Occupational Therapist

The Occupational Therapist will provide rehabilitative services to patients.  Occupational Therapy license is required.

 

 

How to apply

Applications may be picked up at the hospital registration desk, the human resources office or downloaded here. Applications and resumes may be submitted to Mitzi.Bowman@psmedicalcenter.org or faxed to 970.731.0907. Pagosa Springs Medical Center is an EEO employer.

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