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Wahiawa General Hospital is accepting applications only for those positions listed below. If after reading the brief job description, you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, please download and complete an application for employment and email it along with your resume to careers@wahiawageneral.org.

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JOB TITLE
MANAGER, LABORATORY (19-4035)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Exempt, As Scheduled

DEPARTMENT
Lab

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Revenue Integrity-Reporting-Ancillary Services, plans, supervises, coordinates and monitors all aspects of daily laboratory operations, including but not limited to clinical and pathology services, instruments/equipment, and supplies to support the hospital mission and vision, and meet strategic goals. Responsible for providing high quality laboratory services to patients and other customers. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements affecting laboratory services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  1. Possess the ability to make independent decisions, problem solve, and analyze quantitative information.
  2. Possess the ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Ability to work harmoniously with and effectively supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  4. Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality patient care and maintaining a sound operation.
  5. Ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  6. Must have good communications skills and able to read, write, and speak the English language sufficiently well to perform the duties of the position.
  7. Ability to maintain regular reliable attendance.
  8. Basic computer knowledge (Word and Excel) and skills in lab information systems is desirable.
  9. Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with patients, physicians, Hospital personnel, and support agencies.
  10. Working knowledge of laboratory-related Joint Commission and State regulatory quality and compliance standards. Familiar with the regulatory requirements specific to the lab and ensures all users are in compliance with those standards.

EDUCATION:

  1. Bachelor’s of Science degree in Medical Technology (MT)/Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) from an accredited college or university.

LICENSE:

  1. Current and active certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), formerly known as MT or CLS by one of the National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies or by an agency recognized by the Hawaii Department of Health Laboratories Branch.
  2. Valid and current State of Hawaii license as a MT (CLS).

EXPERIENCE:

  1. Minimum years (5) years experience as a MT (CLS).
  2. Minimum three (3) years of supervisory or managerial experience in a full-service hospital laboratory.

ENHANCED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degrees in the fields of laboratory technology and/or business.
  • Knowledge in pathological processing of specimens.
  • Experience with laboratory data management systems.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversees laboratory safety and ensures that the laboratory remains in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  2. Maintains quality results by participating in the hospital quality assurance program; performing proficiently surveys; reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs; making adjustments in policy and procedures; generating reports; maintaining records.
  3. Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.
  4. Manages, develops, and motivates direct reporting staff by communicating job expectations, and planning, monitoring, and apprising job results.
  5. Develops and monitors work schedules and assignments to provide the most appropriate coverage for lab operations. Provides bench coverage as needed.
  6. Creates and maintains standard operating procedures (SOPs) for laboratory tests/procedures, develops training program and trains involved personnel. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  7. Collaborates with the revenue cycle team to ensure on-going billing compliance of laboratory tests/procedures’ prices, CPT codes, modifiers, and other required factors.
  8. Maintains laboratory supplies inventory to ensure the lab runs smoothly. Monitors supply expense through inventory management and purchases, product prices, and group purchase contracts.
  9. Assures equipment is properly maintained and working. Establishes preventative maintenance schedule for equipment.
  10. Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Hospital Information Systems/Laboratory Information Systems and laboratory interfaces with reference laboratory, agency, and other systems
  • Laboratory diagnostic equipment
  • Office equipment/automation

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates. 

JOB TITLE
DISCHARGE PLANNING COORDINATOR (19-4059)

SCHEDULE
Part-time, Days (Occasional Weekends)

DEPARTMENT
UR - Acute

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Utilization Review/Case Manager Supervisor, the Discharge Planning Coordinator provides frontline services to patients with conditions spanning the entire health care continuum. Plans for patient discharge and aftercare.  Maintains contact with referring agencies and related individuals, and with community resources used for referrals. Works collaboratively with other disciplines as a member of the professional interdisciplinary team.  Help patients and their families understand a particular illness, work through the emotions of a diagnosis, and provide resources for counseling as needed. Utilize case management skills to help patients and their families address and resolve the social, financial and psychological problems related to their health condition.

Essential Duties

  1. Initial screening and evaluation of patient and families for discharge needs.
  2. Interviews patient, family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history and patient’s ADLs prior to admission.
  3. Verify DNR wishes with patient/family.
  4. Helping patients and families understand the illness and treatment options
  5. Helping patients/families adjust to hospital admission; possible role changes; exploring emotional/social responses to illness and treatment.
  6. Educating patients on the roles of healthcare team members; assisting patients and families in communicating with one another and to members of the healthcare team; interpreting information.
  7. Educating patients on the levels of health care (i.e. acute, sub- acute, home care); entitlements; community resources; and advance directives.
  8. Facilitating decision making on behalf of patients and families
  9. Promoting communication and collaboration among health care team members
  10. Coordinating patient discharge and continuity of care planning; homeless discharges, transportation arrangements.
  11. Gives out shelter lists/schedule and instructions.
  12. Arranges equipment and service needs for quality transition of care
  13. Arranging for resources/funds to finance medications, durable medical equipment, and other needed services
  14. Ensuring communication and understanding about post-hospital care among patient, family and health care team members
  15. Advocating for patient and family needs in different settings: inpatient, outpatient, home, and in the community
  16. Championing the health care rights of patients through advocacy at the policy level.
  17. Coordinates placement to long term care facilities, short term rehab, care homes, and boarding homes as needed.
  18. Prepares and updates records and required documentation. Documents thoroughly in the electronic health record. Maintains records and reports.
  19. Assist Case Manager/UR to obtain Admission authorization or continued stay authorization or needed discharge authorization (i.e. SNF/ICF placement and Home Health, Hospice).
  20. Communicate discharge plans to family and other members of the team who assist in making discharge arrangement.

Other Duties

  1. Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  2. Follows hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies
  3. Maintains up to date community resources.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned; chart review process to ensure that inpatient hospital stay or observation status meet appropriate criteria.
  5. Assist Case manager/UR in coordination and facilitation of care, avoiding and managing the length of stay (LOS) and cost of care (COC).
  6. Assist in monitoring and managing re-reimbursement from pre-admission through post discharge billing and appeals.
  7. Assist to refer Observation cases (if needed) for review to outside contracted Physician Advisor (EHR).
  8. Assist to complete all other retro reviews (previous days/weekends) to end of stay and fax/efax appropriately to HMO/UM Manager.
  9. Screen for possible difficult discharges on daily basis; update Case manager as to patient needs and [plan for discharge required orders.
  10. Participates in interdisciplinary care team meetings
  11. Issue/obtain MOON ((Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice and Important Message Letter).

Minimum Requirements:

Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to collaboratively work with other disciplines as a member of the professional interdisciplinary team.
  2. Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently well to perform the duties of the position.
  3. Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patients served.
  4. Ability to interact professionally with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, support agencies and the general public.
  5. Ability to make independent decisions and to plan, organize, develop, implement, and  interpret the programs goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary to provide quality patient care.
  6. Ability to work with and supervise professional and clerical staff.
  7. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, with a concentration in health care or Bachelor’s Degree in Case Management, Public Health, or any other related healthcare field, or Licensed Practical Nurse, or Licensed Registered Nurse
  2. Current BLS Healthcare Provider Certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Two (2) years of experience in discharge planning in a hospital setting.
  2. Knowledge of federal/state regulations for acute and long term care, including Medicare/Medicaid programs.
  3. Knowledge of community resources.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Minimal exposure to infectious and contagious diseases.
  3. Typical Hours: Monday to Friday: 07:30am/08:00am to 4:00pm/4:30pm; may work beyond normal working hours.
  4. Hours to include weekends and after hours call.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. Use of general office equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds
  2. Position involves sitting, standing and walking.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
CERTIFIED HEALTH DATA ANALYST (19-2019, 19-2021)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Days

DEPARTMENT
Health Information Management

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Health Information Management, or designee, the HIM Analyst is responsible for all ICD-10-CM and CPT coding and abstracting selected information for Quality Improvement, mandatory Federal and State  statistical reporting, billing, legal, accreditation and other requirements.  Assists in monitoring and maintaining the Unbilled Financial Report on a daily basis.  Assists Manager with writing reports to use aggregate data and information.  Assists with reviewing assigned work and ensures timely processing of all assignments within the HIM Department.  This position is integral to the facility wide compliance program.  Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth and updated time-to-time by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

 

Essential Duties

  1. Codes and classifies diagnoses, comorbidities, signs, symptoms and procedures.
  2. Maintains an average quality rate of DRG/APC assignment.
  3. Abstracts designated quality improvement criteria, statistical data for state/federal, accreditation, research and education by entering the information into an abstracting computer system and/or form in accordance with             Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) and department specific guidelines.
  4. Consults with physician(s) for clarification of diagnoses, procedures, sequencing, and/or other documentation when needed.
  5. Contacts the Ancillary departments and clinics when additional information is needed to code the record.
  6. Codes consistent with all nationally recognized standards.
  7. Completes and submits a productivity sheet on a monthly basis.
  8. Organizes and designates records to be reviewed by the coding supervisor and/or designee.
  9. Stays current with ICD-10-CM, HCPCS and CPT updates through AHA Coding Clinic publications, seminars, workshops, continuing education programs, local medical review bulletins, Medicare/Medicaid bulletins, and other changes in        the insurance industry.
  10. Participates in quality improvement activities of the Health Information Services and the hospital-wide quality improvement activities.
  11. Performs the concurrent coding process on PPS payor patients for Utilization Management.
  12. Evaluates the unbilled report from Patient Financial Services on a weekly basis.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains confidentiality and safeguards patient’s health information.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  3. Attends and participates in meetings, as required, and is responsible for all information communicated at meetings.
  4. Attends all hospital mandatory in services as scheduled.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to write legibly, read, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties.
  2. Basic mathematical skills.
  3. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Registered Health Information Technician (R.H.I.T.), Registered Health Information Administrator  (R.H.I.A.), Certified Coding Specialist (C.C.S.) or Certified Coding Associate (C.C.A.) by AHIMA.
  2. Graduate of a Health Information Management Bachelor’s program preferred.

 Experience:

  1. Minimum of two (2) years experience in long term care and/or acute hospital medical records department performing ICD-10-CM/CPT coding, DRG/APC assignment, quantitative and qualitative analysis, release of information, physician deficiency, chart assembly, miscellaneous report filing.
  2. Knowledge and experience of computerized coding system

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned office with no exposure to physical hazards or toxic chemicals.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of general office equipment including dictation equipment for extended periods of time.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 25 pounds.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

 

JOB TITLE
LTC COORDINATOR (19-4074)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Exempt, Days/As Scheduled

DEPARTMENT
WNRC (Long Term Care) - KPU

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, WNRC acts as a liaison between nursing and ancillary departments, administration, and staff.  Is accountable for compliance with appropriate nursing care standards in planning, organizing, directing and implementation of nursing care, maintaining quality of service throughout the continuum of care.  Facilitates discharge planning activities utilizing the Multidisciplinary Team (IMDT) and LTC/MSW (Medical Social Worker) as resources.  Utilizes appropriate resources and regulatory agencies to facilitate compliance in the RAI/PPS process in a timely and organized manner.  Reviews admissions, extended stays and appropriateness of clinical and ancillary services; initiates pertinent actions relative to Certification/Re-certification, and conducts medical care evaluation studies which may require review of medical records.  Participates in QI as related to LTC QI Indicator reports.  Provides supervision of personnel in the delivery of nursing services in the department.  May be expected to perform direct patient care duties in cases of staffing emergencies, as well as other emergencies.

Essential Duties

  1. Assists the MDS Coordinator with the MDS, CAA, and Care Planning process.
  2. Completes Resident Care Plans, evaluates progress, and revises the care plan as requested.
  3. Coordinates the placement of acute wait listed patients in the LTC facility.
  4. Coordinates with other interdisciplinary teams, as appropriate, to review utilization of clinical and ancillary services for the resident.
  5. In conjunction with the Director of Nursing, ensures availability of adequate resources to manage resident care.
  6. In conjunction with the Director of Nursing, organizes, directs resident care functions and activities in the unit.

Other Duties

  1. Complies with internal/external standards applicable to unit, procedures, protocols, DOH/OHCA, union contract provisions.
  2. Keeps abreast of Federal/State and third party regulations and requirements to ensure compliance and maximize reimbursement as related to the admission and utilization review process.
  3. Participates in applicable committees.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that is necessary for providing quality resident care and maintaining a sound operation.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, families, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Ability to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional staff.
  4. Ability to read, speak and write the English language efficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  5. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  6. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

Education:

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Experience:

  1. One (1) year experience in acute nursing.

 License:

  1. Current RN licensure by the State of Hawaii and a passing score on the medication examination.
  2. Current BLS certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. BSN.
  2. Supervisory experience in Long Term Care.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices; general office equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
PATIENT ACCOUNTS REPRESENTATIVE (19-2016)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Days

DEPARTMENT
Patient Financial Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Patient Accounts Representative Supervisor, responsible for the accuracy and timelines of their respective accounts receivable records. The Patient Accounts Representative prioritizes the workload and keeps abreast of policies and procedures affecting their respective area ensuring timely maximum reimbursement.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1.  High School or commercial school graduation with courses in business and/or office procedures.
  2. Minimum one (1) year experience in third party insurance claims processing and reimbursement in a healthcare setting.
  3. Completion of a medical terminology course, or experience in the medical field with demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Must be able to type and use computer to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  5. Must be able to use the calculator by touch.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of basic accounting principles (i.e. credit and debit).
  7. Must be able to speak, write legibly, read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform duties of the position.
  8. Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with other personnel and with the public.
  9. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1.  Professional billing experience.
  2. Financial counseling experience in a medical setting.
  3. Previous third party billing and collection experience in a hospital setting.
  4. Ability to analyze accounts, balancing, and reconciliation.

Machines/Equipment Used:

  1. Computer and printer
  2. Calculator
  3. Typewriter
  4. Copier
  5. Telephone
  6. Charge Authorization Machine
  7. Fax

 

Physical Requirements:

  1. Work is primarily sedentary: moves intermittently during work hours.
  2. Ability to operate various office equipment involved in performance of job.
  3. Does light lifting an moving of equipment and supplies up to 20 lbs.
  4. May come in contact with sharp objects and instructions, and non-corrosive chemicals.
  5. Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that requirements of this position can be met.
  6. Must be able to speak and understand English language sufficiently well to perform the functions of the position.

 

Working Conditions:

  1. Works indoors in well-lighted/ventilated areas with patient and public contact.
  2. Sound levels are within normal limits.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. Interacts with other departments/personnel and outside parties.
  5. Work pace is fast with few breaks.
  6. Heavy telephone usage.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

 

JOB TITLE
STAFF NURSE – ED (19-3010)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, 7P-7A

DEPARTMENT
Emergency

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing professional services which may include assessing, planning, communicating, implementing and evaluating the level of care delivered to patients.  Considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of patient care. Acts in accordance with the hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program. Responsible for coordinating clinical care of the patient and implementing nursing procedures. Integrates all care providers into the plan of care to ensure quality patient/family outcomes. May be responsible for the supervision of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) or other ancillary personnel. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning. Follows hospital policies and procedures.

Other Duties

  1. Assures equipment is properly maintained, clean, and in working order
  2. Precepts new employees
  3. Assists with staffing of department and notifies manager/supervisor of any changes
  4. Performs other related duties as needed and assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  1. Graduate from an accredited nursing program, Diploma or Associate Degree. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  2. Licensure: Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii
  3. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association, must be able to physically perform CPR.
  4. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English effectively.
  5. Ability to collaborate with members of the health care team.
  6. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  7. Passing score on the pre-hire medication exam.
  8. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

Specialized Qualifications: Specialty areas shall have minimum qualifications as stated above in addition to those indicated below:

 

Emergency Room:

Three (3) months experience as a RN in an emergency room within the past twelve (12) months or successful completion of an emergency or critical care nursing course. Three (3) months of experience in an acute care facility in medical-surgical/telemetry, or surgical services nursing within the past twelve (12) months may be given consideration if the individual demonstrates competency in dysrhythmia recognition and completes an emergency care course within 6 months of hire. Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, and bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Work environment may be fast paced.

Physical Demands

  1. Continuous: lifting up to ½ lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering.
  2. Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling.
  3. Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending.
  4. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting
  5. Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi; lifting; horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs., with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overheard level up to 15 lbs.; carrying up to 35 lbs., running, climbing, side bending, kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
TEAM LEADER, RN (19-4070)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Nights (11pm-7:30am)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC-KPU

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the WNRC Clinical Coordinator (LTCC) and the Director of Nursing (DON) or designee, implements basic nursing duties based on the residents’ plan of care: by organizing, directing and implementing services throughout the residents’ continuum of care. Performs direct resident care duties of assigned residents.  Responsible for the administration of medications and treatments; assessments and documentation of his/her assigned group of residents throughout their stay.  Facilitates and provides direct supervision of resident care activities in conjunction with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) and other ancillary healthcare staff. Works with Long Term Coordinator (LTCC) and the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to assure residents stay and discharge planning are based on the residents’ plan of care.  Under the direction and guidance of the LTC Leadership Team, utilizes appropriate resources and regulatory agencies to facilitate compliance in pertinent actions relative to the annual OHCA and Department of Health (DOH) survey process.  Participates in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities as related to WNRC QI Indicator Reports.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Perform duties of medication administration and wound treatments to assigned residents.
  • Maintain resident safety and dignity at all times.
  • Administer intravenous medication through PICC lines as prescribed by the physician for the entire unit.
  • Perform PICC line dressing changes and maintain patency on each shift.
  • Supervise CNAs and ensure activities of daily living (ADL) are being performed to their assigned residents.
  • Coordinate with Rehab and Activities staff in preparation of residents for their schedules.
  • Update and follow up with Primary Physicians for any changes in residents’ conditions and update family member.
  • Participate in care planning and implementation of residents’ care plans.
  • Supervise and assist LPN on his/her unit a needed including clinical assessments of medically complex residents.
  • Assist LPN and respond to resident emergencies.
  • Assist LPN with complex wound assessments and dressing changes and notify Wound Nurse as per protocol.
  • Prepare residents going for hemodialysis treatments and other appointments or follow up.
  • Report any updates or significant changes on the unit to LTCC/RN Supervisor and DON.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with internal/external standards applicable to unit, procedures, protocols, DOH/OHCA, and union contract provisions.
  • Keep abreast of Federal/State and third party regulations and requirements to ensure compliance and maximize reimbursement as related to the admission and utilization review process.
  • Participates in applicable committees.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality resident care and maintaining a sound operation.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, families, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional staff.
  • Ability to read, speak, and write the English language efficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of residents/patients served.
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Experience:

  • One (1) year experience in acute or nursing facility.

License:

  • Current RN Licensure by the State of Hawaii.
  • Passing score on the medication examination.
  • Current BLS certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • Supervisory experience in Long Term Care

Working Conditions:

  • Air conditioned, well lighted environment
  • Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases, bodily fluids and wastes; blood borne pathogens.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions
  • May work beyond normal work hours.
  • Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  • Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices; general office equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift/carry a push/pull up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
TEAM LEADER, RN (19-4041)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Eves/Nights (3pm-11:30pm/11pm-7:30am)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the WNRC Clinical Coordinator (LTCC) and the Director of Nursing (DON) or designee, implements basic nursing duties based on the residents’ plan of care: by organizing, directing and implementing services throughout the residents’ continuum of care. Performs direct resident care duties of assigned residents.  Responsible for the administration of medications and treatments; assessments and documentation of his/her assigned group of residents throughout their stay.  Facilitates and provides direct supervision of resident care activities in conjunction with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) and other ancillary healthcare staff. Works with Long Term Coordinator (LTCC) and the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to assure residents stay and discharge planning are based on the residents’ plan of care.  Under the direction and guidance of the LTC Leadership Team, utilizes appropriate resources and regulatory agencies to facilitate compliance in pertinent actions relative to the annual OHCA and Department of Health (DOH) survey process.  Participates in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities as related to WNRC QI Indicator Reports.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Perform duties of medication administration and wound treatments to assigned residents.
  • Maintain resident safety and dignity at all times.
  • Administer intravenous medication through PICC lines as prescribed by the physician for the entire unit.
  • Perform PICC line dressing changes and maintain patency on each shift.
  • Supervise CNAs and ensure activities of daily living (ADL) are being performed to their assigned residents.
  • Coordinate with Rehab and Activities staff in preparation of residents for their schedules.
  • Update and follow up with Primary Physicians for any changes in residents’ conditions and update family member.
  • Participate in care planning and implementation of residents’ care plans.
  • Supervise and assist LPN on his/her unit a needed including clinical assessments of medically complex residents.
  • Assist LPN and respond to resident emergencies.
  • Assist LPN with complex wound assessments and dressing changes and notify Wound Nurse as per protocol.
  • Prepare residents going for hemodialysis treatments and other appointments or follow up.
  • Report any updates or significant changes on the unit to LTCC/RN Supervisor and DON.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with internal/external standards applicable to unit, procedures, protocols, DOH/OHCA, and union contract provisions.
  • Keep abreast of Federal/State and third party regulations and requirements to ensure compliance and maximize reimbursement as related to the admission and utilization review process.
  • Participates in applicable committees.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality resident care and maintaining a sound operation.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, families, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional staff.
  • Ability to read, speak, and write the English language efficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of residents/patients served.
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Experience:

  • One (1) year experience in acute or nursing facility.

License:

  • Current RN Licensure by the State of Hawaii.
  • Passing score on the medication examination.
  • Current BLS certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • Supervisory experience in Long Term Care

Working Conditions:

  • Air conditioned, well lighted environment
  • Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases, bodily fluids and wastes; blood borne pathogens.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions
  • May work beyond normal work hours.
  • Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  • Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices; general office equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift/carry a push/pull up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (19-1025)

SCHEDULE
Part-time, Days/Eves (7am-3:30pm/3pm-11:30pm)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC (Long Term Care)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee, implements basic nursing procedures in the plan of care, including the administration of medication/treatments to an assigned group of patients.  Considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of patient care, accurately and safely performing procedures for which the LPN has been prepared and licensed.  May be responsible for supervision of CNA or other ancillary personnel.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Delivers direct nursing care in accordance with approved policies and procedures.
  2. Makes suggestions for the plan of care in collaboration with Director or designee based on standard of care, desired outcome and identified problems/needs of individual patients.
  3. Maintains awareness of the health status and needs of the patient.
  4. Maintains awareness of the needs of the unit.

 

Other Duties

  1. Attends appropriate/applicable educational programs.
  2. Participates in QA activities.
  3. Complies with hospital and department work rules and policies.
  4. Complies with and enforces hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties.
  2. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age                             and special needs of patient served.
  3. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  4. Computer skills.

 Education:

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

 License:

  1. Current licensure by the State of Hawaii and a passing score on the medication examination.
  2. Current American Heart Association BLS certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Three (3) months experience as an LPN with medication administration experience performed.
  2. SNF or Acute experience within the last year.
  3. Ability to develop care plan with supervision.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions and intermittently fast work pace.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments, personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices; computers.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (19-1034)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Days (7am-3:30pm)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC (Long Term Care) - KPU

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee, implements basic nursing procedures in the plan of care, including the administration of medication/treatments to an assigned group of patients.  Considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of patient care, accurately and safely performing procedures for which the LPN has been prepared and licensed.  May be responsible for supervision of CNA or other ancillary personnel.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Delivers direct nursing care in accordance with approved policies and procedures.
  2. Makes suggestions for the plan of care in collaboration with Director or designee based on standard of care, desired outcome and identified problems/needs of individual patients.
  3. Maintains awareness of the health status and needs of the patient.
  4. Maintains awareness of the needs of the unit.

 

Other Duties

  1. Attends appropriate/applicable educational programs.
  2. Participates in QA activities.
  3. Complies with hospital and department work rules and policies.
  4. Complies with and enforces hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties.
  2. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age                             and special needs of patient served.
  3. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  4. Computer skills.

 Education:

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

 License:

  1. Current licensure by the State of Hawaii and a passing score on the medication examination.
  2. Current American Heart Association BLS certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Three (3) months experience as an LPN with medication administration experience performed.
  2. SNF or Acute experience within the last year.
  3. Ability to develop care plan with supervision.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions and intermittently fast work pace.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments, personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices; computers.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (19-1035)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Eves (3pm-11:30pm)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC (Long Term Care) - KPU

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee, implements basic nursing procedures in the plan of care, including the administration of medication/treatments to an assigned group of patients.  Considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of patient care, accurately and safely performing procedures for which the LPN has been prepared and licensed.  May be responsible for supervision of CNA or other ancillary personnel.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Delivers direct nursing care in accordance with approved policies and procedures.
  2. Makes suggestions for the plan of care in collaboration with Director or designee based on standard of care, desired outcome and identified problems/needs of individual patients.
  3. Maintains awareness of the health status and needs of the patient.
  4. Maintains awareness of the needs of the unit.

 

Other Duties

  1. Attends appropriate/applicable educational programs.
  2. Participates in QA activities.
  3. Complies with hospital and department work rules and policies.
  4. Complies with and enforces hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties.
  2. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age                             and special needs of patient served.
  3. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  4. Computer skills.

 Education:

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

 License:

  1. Current licensure by the State of Hawaii and a passing score on the medication examination.
  2. Current American Heart Association BLS certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Three (3) months experience as an LPN with medication administration experience performed.
  2. SNF or Acute experience within the last year.
  3. Ability to develop care plan with supervision.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions and intermittently fast work pace.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments, personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices; computers.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
CERTIFIED RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST III (19-4083)

SCHEDULE
Part-Time, As Scheduled

DEPARTMENT
Radiology

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Diagnostic Imaging management designee, performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols.  Functions as the first line interface with patients in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.  Operates x-ray equipment in accordance with age related and special needs in the planning and delivery of patient care.  Practices radiation safety at all times.

Essential Duties

  1. Operates fixed and portable x-ray and fluoroscopic units and considers age-related and special needs in the planning and delivery of patient care.
  2. Performs OR procedures such as hip pinning, cholangiograms, closed and open reductions and C arm.
  3. Ensures proper handling of digital imaging cassette plates.
  4. Demonstrates adaptability to other modalities.
  5. Performs all phases of office procedures, registration, charges and scheduling.
  6. Maintains equipment and supplies, schedules repairs and order supplies as necessary.

Other Duties

  1. Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures and Hospital’s Legal Compliance Program.
  2. Ensures work area is clean, stocked and maintained.
  3. Attends required departmental meetings and in-services.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to work in two (2) or more imaging modalities competently.
  2. Basic computer knowledge.
  3. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  4. Knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of the patients to be served.
  5. Good communication skills and able to read, write and speak the English language sufficiently to performs the duties of the position.
  6. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  7. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Education:

  1. High school graduate; BS degree preferred.
  2. Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained.
  3. Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  4. Current BCLS certification.

License:

  1. Licensed by the State of Hawaii.
  2. Possess additional licensure/registry to perform a second imaging modality.

 Experience:

  1. Preferably one (1) year of experience under a Board Certified Radiologist.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned office environment.
  2. Required to work in dark room with no lights.
  3. May be exposed to odorous/explosive chemicals, gases, low level radiation, electrical and radiant energy hazards, infections and contagious diseases; anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes.
  4. Workplace may be fast; full days with few breaks.
  5. Frequently works beyond normal working hours.
  6. May be required to travel to outside offices.
  7. Interacts with other departments/personnel and outside parties.

Equipment Use

General office equipment; radiology equipment.

Use of personal protective equipment: eye/face protection; gown; apron; mask, medical/utility gloves.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. May lift of up to 50 pounds; carry up to 40 pounds; push/pull up to 75 pounds with assistance.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER I (19-4038 & 19-4039)

SCHEDULE
Call-In, As Scheduled

DEPARTMENT
Imaging

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Diagnostic Imaging Manager and Senior Radiologic Technologist, performs two, three, four dimensional (2-D, 3-D, 4-D) ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for the diagnosis of disease and study of the malfunction of organs.  Performs a variety of technical procedures that requires independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative.

Essential Duties

  1. Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations in a competent manner and considers age related and special needs in the planning and delivery of patient care.
  2. Ensures quality and accuracy while performing scans.
  3. Provides support for biopsy and drainage procedures.
  4. Performs dark room duties.
  5. Practices radiation safety.

Other Duties

  1. Maintains work area and equipment.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Performs other modalities.
  4. Performs office procedures as directed.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Basic computer knowledge.
  2. Able to communicate effectively in English
  3. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Education:

  1. High school graduate; BS degree preferred.
  2. Must be eligible for registry by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
  3. Successful completion of an approved one (1) year program in ultrasound technology.
  4. Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for sonography.
  5. Current BLS certification.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned office environment.
  2. Required to work in dark room with no lights.
  3. May be exposed to odorous/explosive chemicals, gases, low level radiation, electrical and radiant energy hazards, infections and contagious diseases; anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes.
  4. Workplace may be fast; full days with few breaks.
  5. Frequently works beyond normal working hours, including on-call duty.
  6. Interacts with other departments/personnel and outside parties.

Equipment Use

General office equipment; radiology equipment; ultrasound scanner

Use of personal protective equipment: eye/face protection; gown; apron; mask, medical/utility gloves.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. May lift of up to 75 pounds with assistance; carry up to 25 pounds; push/pull up to 75 pounds with assistive devices.
  2. Periods of prolong standing.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates. 

JOB TITLE
MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST (17-4047)

SCHEDULE
Call-in (scheduled as needed, not on a regular basis)

DEPARTMENT
Mammography

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Diagnostic Imaging Manager, Assistant Manager, and Senior Radiologic Technologist, performs a variety of technical activities associated with the performance of screening and diagnostic mammography procedures. Performs a variety of tasks involving the operation of mammographic radiographic equipment and other equipment/devices as appropriate. Positions patients, using immobilization when necessary. Calculates exposure factors, assists physicians. Performs the quality control functions related to mammography. Evaluates radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining additional images as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  1. Basic computer knowledge.
  2. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  3. Knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of the patients to be served.
  4. Good communication skills and able to read, write, and speak the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  5. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  6. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.

EDUCATION:

  1. High school graduate.
  2. Graduation from an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained.
  3. Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  4. Technologists initially qualifying on or after April 28, 1999, must meet the Mammo-Specific requirements by having at least forty (40) hours of documented training in mammography.
  5. FDA/MQSA qualified to include meeting the MQSA CE requirements of at least 15 CEUs in a 36 month period that must include at least 6 CEUs in each mammographic modality used.

LICENSE:

  1. Licensed by the State of Hawaii.
  2. Current BCLS certification.

ENHANCED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year experience as a Mammographer
  • ARRT advanced certification in mammography preferred.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Air conditioned office equipment.
  2. Required to work in dark room with no lights.
  3. May be exposed to odorous/explosive chemicals, gases, low level radiation, electrical and radiant energy hazards, infections and contagious diseases; anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes.
  4. Workplace may be fast; full days with few breaks.
  5. Frequently works beyond normal working hours.
  6. May be required to travel to outside office.
  7. Interacts with other departments/personnel and outside parties.

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:

  • General office equipment
  • Radiology equipment
  • Personal protective equipment: eye/face protection; gown; apron; mask, medical/utility gloves.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (19-4081)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Days/Eves

DEPARTMENT
Laboratory

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Laboratory, performs routine and complex chemical, microscopic and bacteriological tests, including fine line discrimination and correction of errors, to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Receives or obtains specimen for laboratory analysis.  Calculates and reports laboratory results.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Performs clinical analysis of the various laboratory disciplines.
  2. Executes necessary Quality Controls to insure properly working conditions and results.
  3. Maintains laboratory equipment.
  4. Instructs laboratory personnel, new employees and students.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains supplies.
  2. Evaluates new equipment.
  3. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1.  Good communication and the ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians,  government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and  special needs of the patient being served.
  4. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent training.

 License:

  1. ASCP certification or equivalent.
  2. Current Hawaii Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or eligible.

 Education:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent training.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year of experience.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; laboratory equipment.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

 

JOB TITLE
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (19-4078)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Nights

DEPARTMENT
Laboratory

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Laboratory, performs routine and complex chemical, microscopic and bacteriological tests, including fine line discrimination and correction of errors, to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Receives or obtains specimen for laboratory analysis.  Calculates and reports laboratory results.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Performs clinical analysis of the various laboratory disciplines.
  2. Executes necessary Quality Controls to insure properly working conditions and results.
  3. Maintains laboratory equipment.
  4. Instructs laboratory personnel, new employees and students.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains supplies.
  2. Evaluates new equipment.
  3. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1.  Good communication and the ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians,  government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and  special needs of the patient being served.
  4. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent training.

 License:

  1. ASCP certification or equivalent.
  2. Current Hawaii Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or eligible.

 Education:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent training.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year of experience.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; laboratory equipment.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

 

JOB TITLE
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (19-4026, 19-4077)

SCHEDULE
Call-in (scheduled as needed, not on a regular basis)

DEPARTMENT
Laboratory

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Laboratory, performs routine and complex chemical, microscopic and bacteriological tests, including fine line discrimination and correction of errors, to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Receives or obtains specimen for laboratory analysis.  Calculates and reports laboratory results.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Performs clinical analysis of the various laboratory disciplines.
  2. Executes necessary Quality Controls to insure properly working conditions and results.
  3. Maintains laboratory equipment.
  4. Instructs laboratory personnel, new employees and students.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains supplies.
  2. Evaluates new equipment.
  3. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1.  Good communication and the ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians,  government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and  special needs of the patient being served.
  4. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent training.

 License:

  1. ASCP certification or equivalent.
  2. Current Hawaii Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or eligible.

 Education:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent training.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year of experience.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; laboratory equipment.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

 

JOB TITLE
MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN (19-4079)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Nights

DEPARTMENT
Lab

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Laboratory, performs routine and complex chemical, microscopic and bacteriological tests, including fine line discrimination and correction of errors, to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Receives or obtains specimen for laboratory analysis.  Calculates and reports laboratory results.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Performs clinical analysis of the various laboratory disciplines.
  2. Executes necessary Quality Controls to insure properly working conditions and results.
  3. Maintains laboratory equipment.
  4. Instructs laboratory personnel, new employees and students.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains supplies.
  2. Evaluates new equipment.
  3. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Good communication and the ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of the patient being served.
  4. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent training.

 License:

  1. Current Hawaii Clinical Laboratory Technician license or eligible.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year of experience.
  2. Must be familiar with both general and automated laboratory procedures.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; laboratory equipment

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN (19-4027, 19-4076)

SCHEDULE
Call-in (scheduled as needed, not on a regular basis)

DEPARTMENT
Lab

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Laboratory, performs routine and complex chemical, microscopic and bacteriological tests, including fine line discrimination and correction of errors, to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Receives or obtains specimen for laboratory analysis.  Calculates and reports laboratory results.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Performs clinical analysis of the various laboratory disciplines.
  2. Executes necessary Quality Controls to insure properly working conditions and results.
  3. Maintains laboratory equipment.
  4. Instructs laboratory personnel, new employees and students.

 

Other Duties

  1. Maintains supplies.
  2. Evaluates new equipment.
  3. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Good communication and the ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of the patient being served.
  4. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent training.

 License:

  1. Current Hawaii Clinical Laboratory Technician license or eligible.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year of experience.
  2. Must be familiar with both general and automated laboratory procedures.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; laboratory equipment

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
SPECIALTY CLINIC CLERK (19-2018)

SCHEDULE
CALL-IN POSITION (scheduled as needed, not on a regular basis)

DEPARTMENT
Specialty Clinic

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Clinic Manager, performs clerical, communication and messenger duties for the clinic.  Coordinates clinic functions, schedules clinic patients, provides assistance to clinic physicians, maintains patient records, and prepares the patients for examination and/or treatment as directed.

Essential Duties

  1. Performs as the clinic receptionist/telephone operator.
  2. Schedules appointments for various clinic physicians.
  3. Prepares patient for examination and/or treatment.
  4. Processes and routes requisitions to various departments.

Other Duties

  1. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  2. Maintains daily census and monthly statistical reports.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Good organizational skills with knowledge of and ability to operate multiple-line telephone system and personal computer.
  2. Ability to work independently and maintain regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  3. Good communication skills and ability to write legibly and to read, write and understand the English language sufficiently well to perform the duties of the position.
  4. Ability to interact and work harmoniously with personnel, patients, families and medical staff.
  5. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of the patient being served.

 Education:

  1. Graduation from an approved medical assistant or equivalent program with appropriate documentation.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience in healthcare clinic setting.
  2. CPR certification.
  3. Knowledge of patient scheduling procedures and software.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned office with exposure to physical hazards or toxic/noxious odors, infectious and contagious diseases.

Equipment Use

  1. Use of general office and medical equipment.
  2. Personal protective equipment: Mask; sterile or non-sterile medical gloves.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry and push/pull up to 10 pounds.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
PHYSICAL THERAPIST (19-4009)

SCHEDULE
Call-in, Days/As Needed

DEPARTMENT
Rehab Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the physician, actively participates in providing physical rehabilitation to patients who have suffered a loss in function due to injury or medical condition. Focus of Physical Therapy treatment is on mobility training and conditioning to improve functional independence. Considers age specific and special needs in the care and treatment of patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  1. Ability to read, write, and speak English efficiently to perform duties of the position.
  2. Ability to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  3. Ability to make independent decisions, problem solve, and analyze quantitative information.
  4. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  5. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  6. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  7. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  8. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  9. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  10. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in a mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  11. Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality patient care.
  12. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  13. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 EDUCATION:

  1. Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution. Graduates prior to 2009 must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution.

 LICENSE:

  1. Current State of Hawaii licensure as a Physical Therapist.
  2. Current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

ENHANCED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission and other government regulations and guidelines pertaining to Physical Therapy.
  • One (1) year experience as a licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Experience as a clinical instructor and/or center coordinator of clinical education (CCCE).
  • Prior geriatric experience.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBIILITIES

  1. Provides Physical Therapy services to patients, considering age related and special needs in planning and delivery of care.
  2. Interprets physician orders in a timely manner.
  3. Completes evaluations, patient care plans, and other medical record documentation in a timely manner.
  4. Provides patient training and education in use and care of physical therapy equipment.
  5. Provides guidance and direction to ancillary personnel (i.e. Physical Therapy Assistant) to coordinate and ensure delivery of quality patient care.
  6. May serve as a clinical instructor and/or CCCE.

OTHER RESPONSIBIILITIES

  1. Assures equipment is properly maintained and working.
  2. Keeps current on new clinical advances in the service.
  3. Participates on committees and attends meetings as assigned.
  4. Works with other departments and/or within department on departmental problems, projects, quality assurance studies, services, etc.
  5. Compiles with hospital and department policies and procedures.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:

  • General office equipment
  • Physical Therapy services equipment

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE (19-1046)

SCHEDULE
Part-time, Days

DEPARTMENT
AMSU

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Unit Manager, Nursing Supervisor, and/or licensed nurse, the certified nurses aide (CNA) provides care for personal needs and comfort of an assigned group of patients.  Carries out plan of care to ensure an acceptable standard of personal hygiene, grooming, or enables patient to carry out his/her ADL’s, and considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of patient care.  Acts in accordance with the requirements of the Hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies and practices within their scope of practice.  The CNA is the member of the health care team who provides the most hands on care.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Provides patient comfort by assisting patients with ADL.
  2. Performs selected procedures as designated by the nurse.
  3. Takes vitals (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiratory) according to established protocol.
  4. Measures statistics such as intake/output; height/weight.
  5. Obtains routine lab samples.

 

Other Duties

  1. Follows hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Maintains annual hospital requirements as well as CPR, PPD and fit testing.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1.  Good communication and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  2. Ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  3. Skills necessary to operate computer.
  4. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  5. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 

Education:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.  

 Experience:

  1. Three (3) months experience in an acute, long-term care or in home care.

 License/Certification:

  1. Must possess a State of Hawaii Nurses Aide Certification. 
  2. Current BLS Health Care Provider certification; must be physically able to perform CPR.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. SNF or Acute:  Experience within last year.
  2. Ability to provide input to LPN/RN for development of care plans.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 50 pounds or more with assistance devices.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking; lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE (19-1036 & 19-1037)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Nights (11pm-7:30am)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Unit Manager, Nursing Supervisor, and/or licensed nurse, the certified nurses aide (CNA) provides care for personal needs and comfort of an assigned group of patients.  Carries out plan of care to ensure an acceptable standard of personal hygiene, grooming, or enables patient to carry out his/her ADL’s, and considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of patient care.  Acts in accordance with the requirements of the Hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies and practices within their scope of practice.  The CNA is the member of the health care team who provides the most hands on care.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Provides patient comfort by assisting patients with ADL.
  2. Performs selected procedures as designated by the nurse.
  3. Takes vitals (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiratory) according to established protocol.
  4. Measures statistics such as intake/output; height/weight.
  5. Obtains routine lab samples.

 

Other Duties

  1. Follows hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Maintains annual hospital requirements as well as CPR, PPD and fit testing.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1.  Good communication and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  2. Ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  3. Skills necessary to operate computer.
  4. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  5. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 

Education:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.  

 Experience:

  1. Three (3) months experience in an acute, long-term care or in home care.

 License/Certification:

  1. Must possess a State of Hawaii Nurses Aide Certification. 
  2. Current BLS Health Care Provider certification; must be physically able to perform CPR.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. SNF or Acute:  Experience within last year.
  2. Ability to provide input to LPN/RN for development of care plans.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and patient assistance devices.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 50 pounds or more with assistance devices.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking; lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (18-1075, 18-1076)

SCHEDULE
Call-in (scheduled as needed, not on a regular basis)

DEPARTMENT
Dietary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Aramark Contract Manager, performs a variety of tasks in the kitchen and cafeteria involving the preparation and serving of selected menu items, for both the patient and public meal service, as well as cleaning of the preparation area, equipment, utensils and service ware.  Tasks include, but are not limited to ware washing, floor and equipment cleaning, pot and pan cleaning and sanitizing, patient tray preparation, patient tray cart delivery, cashier, café short order cook, patient nourishment and snack preparation, and special function setup and service.

Essential Duties

  1. Perform a variety of routine food preparation tasks.
  2. Prepare, load/transport food carts.
  3. Fill orders and serves food to patrons and employees in the cafeteria.
  4. Prepare, season and cook foods in the Café.
  5. Ring up sales on café cash register and accepts payment.
  6. Clean Café food serving and dining area.
  7. Strips dirty carts/trays of service ware.
  8. Collect, process and dispose of trash.

Other Duties

  1. Organizes and replenishes item as needed.
  2. Comply with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Assists in the care and maintenance of work areas and department equipment.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:  

  1. Ability to speak, read, write and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  3. Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.

 Education:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.

 Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience in a restaurant, hospital, hotel, or retail food service setting.
  2. Experience in operating a cash register.
  3. completion of food service related classes.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment. May work outdoors.
  2. Exposure to toxic/noxious odors, physical hazards.
  3. Exposed to noise, hazards, odors of kitchen operation.
  4. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  5. May work beyond normal working hours.
  6. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various kitchen equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25-30 pounds without assistance; push/pull 40-50 pounds via wheeled devices.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (19-1045)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Days/Eves

DEPARTMENT
Dietary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Morrison Contract Manager, performs a variety of tasks in the kitchen and cafeteria involving the preparation and serving of selected menu items, for both the patient and public meal service, as well as cleaning of the preparation area, equipment, utensils and service ware.  Tasks include, but are not limited to ware washing, floor and equipment cleaning, pot and pan cleaning and sanitizing, patient tray preparation, patient tray cart delivery, cashier, café short order cook, patient nourishment and snack preparation, and special function setup and service.

Essential Duties

  1. Perform a variety of routine food preparation tasks.
  2. Prepare, load/transport food carts.
  3. Fill orders and serves food to patrons and employees in the cafeteria.
  4. Prepare, season and cook foods in the Café.
  5. Ring up sales on café cash register and accepts payment.
  6. Clean Café food serving and dining area.
  7. Strips dirty carts/trays of service ware.
  8. Collect, process and dispose of trash.

Other Duties

  1. Organizes and replenishes item as needed.
  2. Comply with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Assists in the care and maintenance of work areas and department equipment.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:  

  1. Ability to speak, read, write and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  3. Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.

 Education:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.

 Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience in a restaurant, hospital, hotel, or retail food service setting.
  2. Experience in operating a cash register.
  3. completion of food service related classes.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment. May work outdoors.
  2. Exposure to toxic/noxious odors, physical hazards.
  3. Exposed to noise, hazards, odors of kitchen operation.
  4. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  5. May work beyond normal working hours.
  6. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various kitchen equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25-30 pounds without assistance; push/pull 40-50 pounds via wheeled devices.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (19-1006)

SCHEDULE
Part-time, Days/Eves

DEPARTMENT
Dietary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Morrison Contract Manager, performs a variety of tasks in the kitchen and cafeteria involving the preparation and serving of selected menu items, for both the patient and public meal service, as well as cleaning of the preparation area, equipment, utensils and service ware.  Tasks include, but are not limited to ware washing, floor and equipment cleaning, pot and pan cleaning and sanitizing, patient tray preparation, patient tray cart delivery, cashier, café short order cook, patient nourishment and snack preparation, and special function setup and service.

Essential Duties

  1. Perform a variety of routine food preparation tasks.
  2. Prepare, load/transport food carts.
  3. Fill orders and serves food to patrons and employees in the cafeteria.
  4. Prepare, season and cook foods in the Café.
  5. Ring up sales on café cash register and accepts payment.
  6. Clean Café food serving and dining area.
  7. Strips dirty carts/trays of service ware.
  8. Collect, process and dispose of trash.

Other Duties

  1. Organizes and replenishes item as needed.
  2. Comply with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Assists in the care and maintenance of work areas and department equipment.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:  

  1. Ability to speak, read, write and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  3. Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.

 Education:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.

 Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience in a restaurant, hospital, hotel, or retail food service setting.
  2. Experience in operating a cash register.
  3. completion of food service related classes.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment. May work outdoors.
  2. Exposure to toxic/noxious odors, physical hazards.
  3. Exposed to noise, hazards, odors of kitchen operation.
  4. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  5. May work beyond normal working hours.
  6. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. Use of various kitchen equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25-30 pounds without assistance; push/pull 40-50 pounds via wheeled devices.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
SOCIAL WORKER – WNRC (18-4051)

SCHEDULE
Call-in (scheduled as needed, not on a regular basis)

DEPARTMENT
WNRC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Administrator or Designee, organizes and implements social work services for patient and families.  Plans for discharge and aftercare.  Maintains contact with referring agencies and related individuals, and with community resources used for referral.  Works collaboratively with the other disciplines as a member of the professional inter-disciplinary team.

Essential Duties

  1. Interviews patient and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient’s personality traits.
  2. Evaluates data gathered in terms of the medical plan of treatment, available social service programs, and plans a pertinent therapy program that will provide maximum benefit for each patient.
  3. Assists patients and families to adapt/cope with illness, and to understand, accept, and follow medical recommendations.
  4. Prepares and updates records and required documentation. Maintains records, reports, etc.
  5. Coordinates placement to long term care facilities, care homes, and boarding homes.

 

Other Duties

  1. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  2. Updates community resources.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to read, write and speak English efficiently to perform duties of the position.
  2. Ability to make independent decisions, problem solve, and analyze quantitative information.
  3. Ability to deal tactfully and responsibly with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  4. Ability to make independent decisions and to plan, organize, develop, and implement, and to interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary to provide quality patient care.
  5. Ability to drive an automobile.
  6. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  7. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Master’s degree in Social Work, with concentration in health care.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with two (2) years experience in health care.

 Experience:

  1. One (1) year experience.  Practicum experience in hospital setting may be given consideration.

 License:

  1. Hawaii Social Work license.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year in medical social work/discharge planning.
  2. Knowledge of federal/state regulations for acute and long term care, including Medicare/Medicaid programs.
  3. Knowledge of community resources.
  4. Home health experience.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Works in a variety of areas with varying lighting and temperatures.
  2. May be exposed to hazards or odors when visiting patient homes.
  3. Exposed to dust, animal dander, pollen, cluttered, dark and dirty homes, unpaved streets and dirt roads.
  4. Travels between hospital and patients’ homes; works in patients’ homes.
  5. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  6. May work beyond normal working hours.
  7. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, bending, stooping, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (19-1044)

SCHEDULE
Call-In, As Scheduled

DEPARTMENT
Emergency

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision and/or direction of an RN or MD, independently performs a variety of procedures.  Operates emergency equipment and is knowledgeable regarding instruments used in the Emergency Department setting.  Assists RNs and MDs with procedures.

 Essential Duties

  1. Prepares and performs a variety of procedures and sets up instrument tray and equipment.
  2. Prepares patient for exams and takes and records complete vital signs.
  3. Assists RNs and MDs with procedures including, suturing, pelvic exams, irrigation of wounds, application of dressings and EKGs.
  4. Cares for patients considering age related needs, including the mentally ill and those in law enforcement custody.

 

Other Duties

  1. Assures adequate supplies and equipment maintenance. Prepares daily linen and supply requisitions as needed.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Follows hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Good communication and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  2. Ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  3. Ability to effectively work with other personnel, patients and general public.
  4. Demonstrates knowledge of basic skills of an EMT.
  5. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

Education:

  1. High school graduate or GED.
  2. Current CPR certification.
  3. Completion of phlebotomy/IV class or has skill as part of previous job training.
  4. Basic EMT Certification or medic (military) course.

 Experience:

  1. Three (3) months experience in an Emergency Department as a technician or worked as an EMT; in the preceding twelve (12) months.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Completion of Paramedic program highly desirable.
  2. Current enrollment in nursing program.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposed to infectious and contagious diseases.
  3. Fast paced work environment and subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours; available to cover department 24 hours per day/7 days per week.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 200 pounds or more with assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, stooping, bending, sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

 

JOB TITLE
LAB ASSISTANT (19-2029)

SCHEDULE
Full-time, Days

DEPARTMENT
Laboratory

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Laboratory, performs semi-skilled duties to assist the technologist and other professional staff in the laboratory.  Operates laboratory equipment necessary to process clinical specimens or to perform EKGs.  Considers age related and special needs in the delivery of patient care.

Essential Duties

  1. Performs phlebotomy and EKGs in a competent manner.
  2. Processes specimens and laboratory requisitions.

Other Duties

  1. Performs clerical duties.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Good communication and the ability to write legibly and read and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of the patient being served.
  4. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

Education:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience

  1. At least six (6) months previous phlebotomy experience.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Certified Phlebotomist.
  2. Previous pathology experience.
  3. Previous EKG experience.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. Exposure to infectious and contagious diseases; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; laboratory equipment

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry or push/pull up to 25 pounds without assistance.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, standing and walking.
JOB TITLE
REGISTERED DIETITIAN (19-4085)

SCHEDULE
Call-In, Days

DEPARTMENT
Dietary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Responsible for providing clinical nutrition services, including nutrition assessment, modified diet formulation, self-management training and nutrition intervention to patients/residents.  Ensures patient satisfaction, quality care, regulatory agency compliance, and good public relations are achieved through the safe and efficient use of resources.

Essential Duties

  1. Assesses the nutritional status of neonates/ infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient through documentation in the medical record.   Uses parameters such as anthropometric measurements, nutrition-focused physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory values.
  2. Develops, revises and individualizes nutrition care plan based on information from the patient, medical record, family and health care team members.
  3. Incorporates current evidence-based research into practice
  4. Adheres to WGH confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient rights policies.
  5. Complies with regulatory standards, including federal, state and accrediting agencies as evidenced by successful completion of surveys with no deficiencies.
  6. Completes all required documentation, reports and logs in a timely, professional and thorough manner.
  7. Communicates effectively with all team members, patients and families through conferences, individual consultation and committee participation.  This includes in-person, telephone, written, and electronic communication.
  8. Orients, mentors and trains staff and interns, as applicable.
  9. Advises department on patient care and food service issues.
  10. Evaluates and coordinates hospital nutrition formulary.
  11. Provides training to patient services staff on special needs with patients diet prescriptions.
  12. Plans regular and modified menus based on current diet manual in collaboration with the food service management team.
  13. Follows WGH and department infection-control policies and procedures.
  14. Participates in facility-wide and department Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program and on QAPI teams to improve processes and patient care.
  15. Participates in and attends departmental meetings, staff development, patient care rounds and professional programs, as appropriate.
  16. Visits patients on assigned nursing unit(s) and contributes to every patient being visited by a member of the management or professional team at least once during their hospital stay.
  17. Assists and contributes to patient satisfaction goals by providing quality service.
  18. Projects and practices consistent ownership attributes, which provide a high level of customer service at all points of contact.
  19. Reads, customizes and complies with all policies and procedures of Wahiawa General Hospital, contractors, management companies, or other business associates, as appropriate.
  20. Responds to utility failures per department policy.
  21. Executes programs/services in an organized, collaborative, and customer-centered manner.  Participates in or develops process for ordering privileges required for expanded roles and enhanced activities consistent with federal and state practice acts.
  22. Utilizes physician/referring practitioner-driven protocols or other facility-specific processes to implement, initiate or modify order for diet or nutrition-related actions (e.g. nutrition supplements, dietary supplements, diet modifications, diet texture modifications for dentition or individual preferences, nutrition-related laboratory tests and medications, and nutrition education and counseling) consistent with specialized training where required, competence and approved clinical privileges and organization policy.
  23. Utilizes physician/referring practitioner-driven protocols or other facility-specific processes to manage nutrition support therapies (e.g., enteral and parenteral formula selection and rate adjustments based on energy needs or laboratory results, addition of designated medications and vitamin/mineral supplements to parenteral nutrition solutions or supplemental water for enteral nutrition, and placement of feeding tubes) consistent with specialized training where required, competence and approved clinical privileges and organization policy.
  24. Follows all security procedures for facility and department.
  25. Follows WGH, department, and/or contractor safety policies and procedures to include incident reporting.
  26. Wears a name tag identification and is aware of role in minimizing security incidents.
  27. Follows the facility’s protocols for Hazardous Materials and Waste Program.
  28. Adheres to Emergency Preparedness Program.  Participates in disaster drills as appropriate.
  29. Adheres to Life Safety Program and participates in fire drills as appropriate.
  30. Performs other tasks that may be assigned.

Other Duties

  1. Organizes and replenishes item as needed.
  2. Comply with hospital and departmental work rules and policies.
  3. Assists in the care and maintenance of work areas and department equipment.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

 Skills/Abilities

  1. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of medical staff, healthcare professionals, managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  2. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
  3. Possesses necessary skills to effectively operate WGH’s electronic medical record systems. Ability to operate a standard computer, including basic use of MS applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  4. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Education

  1. Ability to speak, read, write and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
  2. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  3. Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.

Experience

  1. One year of experience as a Registered Dietitian required

Licenses/Certifications

  1. Registered Dietitian (Commission on Dietetic Registration)
  2. State licensure, as required

Enhanced Qualifications

  1. Two years’ experience as a Registered Dietitian preferred. 

Working Conditions

  1. Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical part; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation.
  2. Exposed to moderate noise level.

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  2. Position involves standing; walking; sitting; using hands to finger, handle, or feel; reaching with hands and arms; climbing or balancing; stooping; kneeling; crouching; crawling; tasting; and smelling.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates. 

JOB TITLE
CLINICAL INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS SPECIALIST (19-4084)

SCHEDULE
Full-time Exempt, Days

DEPARTMENT
Health Information Management (HIM)

JOB DESCRIPTION

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general supervision of the Health Information Management (HIM) manager or designee, performs clinical auditing and data abstraction of patient records in support of regulatory requirements and facility’s clinical process improvement activities and patient safety initiatives. This position measures, analyzes, generates, and presents reports on healthcare processes and patient outcomes to identify and prioritize areas for improvement. This position is responsible for quality and coordination of data collection and entry, data analysis, submission, report preparation, presentation of data and data sharing process for process improvement initiatives, benchmarking, and patient outcomes. This position has a deep understanding of clinical information systems and electronic health records and has the ability to analyze and understand business problems in order to make solution recommendations to meet the organization’s goals of maintaining clinical and business systems dedicated to providing a secure, effective, integrated patient care delivery system that continually improves outcomes, reduce costs, increase efficiency and enhances patient’s experiences. Collaborates with clinicians and end users of the system to design, build, test, train, implement, evaluate, and provide maintenance of clinical documentation applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Implements applications, tools, and processes that assist clinicians with the management of data in patient care and the provision of health care.
  2. Assists with application implementation and system customization including the development of alerts/hard stops, data integration, order generation, automation of document entry and enforcement of adherence to workflows.
  3. Provides technical support, diagnosis of application errors and troubleshooting with system issues.
  4. Designs and implements educational and clinical services programs; support end-user training.
  5. Serves as a resource person for clinical and medical staff daily operational issues within the electronic health record.
  6. Abstracts and enters data into the hospital’s contracted vendor and other required regulatory data submission requests as needed in a timely manner.
  7. Collaborates with Quality Improvement Team to conduct performance improvement activities focused on specific clinical core measures and/or organizational quality initiatives through the use of specific benchmarks and evidence-based practices.
  8. Collaborates with supervisory staff to convey written and/or verbal queries to clinical staff when documentation inaccuracies arise due to illegibility, missing/conflicting information, etc.
  9. Submits concurrent (e.g. during patient’s care) or retrospective (e.g. after patient discharge) queries in accordance with the urgency of the submission
  10. Executes excellent customer service and professionalism when interacting with staff, payers, patients, and families to ensure all are treated with kindness and respect
  11. Maintains current knowledge  on requirements set forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), regulatory agencies, other third-party payers, and all other applicable sources
  12. Ensures that services are provided in accordance with state and federal regulations, organizational policies, and accreditation/compliance requirements

OTHER DUTIES:

  1. Maintains confidentiality and safeguards organization’s assets and information.
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  3. Attends and participates in meetings, as required, and is responsible for all information communicated at meetings.
  4. Attends all hospital mandatory in services as scheduled.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. Knowledge of regulatory and accrediting agency standards and regulations.
  2. Knowledge of insurance and claims management and hospital information systems applications.
  3. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing corporate compliance in the healthcare industry.
  4. Ability to write legibly, read, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties.
  5. Ability to prepare and present information in a meaningful manner and to instruct others.
  6. Ability to make independent decisions and problem solve.
  7. Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  8. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

EDUCATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  2. Current RN or LPN licensure by the State of Hawaii.
  3. Certification in Health Informatics, advanced education BSN, MS and/or Masters in Informatics is strongly preferred.
  4. Certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and/or Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) is strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  1. Three (3) acute clinical experience for RN or 5 years for LPN with experience in the acute care quality assessment activities and knowledge of continuing quality improvement program.
  2. Experience in the collection, analysis and interpretation of patient information.
  3. Two (2) years experience in healthcare information systems in design, training, system integration, implementation, and/or support.

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USE:

  1. Personal Computer
  2. Calculator
  3. Fax
  4. Photocopying machine
  5. Telephone
  6. Use of other general office equipment including dictation equipment for extended periods of time.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates. 

JOB TITLE
SPEECH THERAPIST (19-4080)

SCHEDULE
Part-Time, Days/As Scheduled

DEPARTMENT
Speech Therapy

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Manager, plans and implements treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of Speech Language pathology.  Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment teams.  Maintains documentation for departmental records and patient medical charts.  Considers age related and special needs in the planning and delivery of patient care.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Plans and directs day to day operations within the Speech Language Pathology department in conjunction with the Manager.
  2. Provides speech language pathology services to patients in a qualified and competent manner.
  3. Participates in, interprets, and develops compliance procedures in accordance with federal and state government regulations, The Joint Commission and other hospital guidelines in conjunction with the Manager.
  4. Assists manager in developing and monitoring departmental operating budget in terms of department revenues and expenses relating to Speech Language Pathology.

 

Other Duties

  1. Works with other departments and/or within department on interdepartmental problems, projects, quality improvement studies, services, etc.
  2. Complies with hospital and department policies and procedures.
  3. Performs in service education presentations and delegates’ participation to other speech language pathology staff as appropriate.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to read, write and speak English efficiently to perform duties of the position.
  2. Ability to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  3. Ability to make independent decisions, problem solve, and analyze quantitative information.
  4. Ability to deal tactfully and responsibly with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, physicians, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  5. Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. necessary for providing quality patient care.
  6. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of patient served.
  7. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited institution.
  2. Current ASHA certification.

 License:

  1. Current State of Hawaii licensure as a Speech Pathologist.
  2. Current American Heart Association BLS Health Care provider certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

 Experience:

  1. One (1) year experience as a Speech Language Pathologist.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of The Joint Commission and other governmental regulations and guidelines pertaining to Speech Pathology.
  2. Experience as a clinical instructor and/or center coordinator of clinical education (CCCE).
  3. Experience as a supervisor for Speech Language Pathology clinical fellows.
  4. Experience performing modified barium swallow studies.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned; well lighted environment.
  2. May be exposed to hazards or toxic/noxious odors.
  3. May work beyond normal working hours.
  4. May travel outside, i.e. meetings, errands, providing services at clinic locations or patient’s home.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment; speech language pathology services equipment.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift up to 150 pounds, carry up to 30 pounds, or push/pull up to 250 pounds or more via wheeled devices.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

JOB TITLE
UNIT CLERK II (19-2027)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Days/Eves

DEPARTMENT
WNRC (Long Term Care)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee, performs multiple clerical, reception, communication and coordination duties as a support to nursing staff so that patient services and treatment modalities are carried out in a timely manner.

Essential Duties

  1. Prepares and organizes resident’s records.
  2. Maintains department records, logs and miscellaneous data.
  3. Transcribes physician’s orders.
  4. Maintains departmental inventory and par levels.

Other Duties

  1. Complies with hospital and department work rules and policies.
  2. Complies with and enforces hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English efficiently to perform job duties.
  2. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  3. Computer skills.

 Education:

  1. Completion of a unit clerk or medical terminology course; or

 Experience:

  1. Six (6) months experience in a medical field with demonstrated knowledge of medical and nursing terminology.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. CPR certification
  2. Telephone/receptionist experience
  3. Varied clerical experience
  4. Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills for public contact.

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. May be subject to noxious odors.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments, personnel and outside contacts.

Equipment Use

  1. General office equipment.

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds.
  2. Position involves reaching, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling, standing and walking.

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates. 

JOB TITLE
UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE (19-4068)

SCHEDULE
Full-Time, Days/As Needed

DEPARTMENT
UR-SNF

JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Administrator, WNRC, is responsible for reviewing admissions and extended stays for appropriateness, initiates appropriate actions relative to certification and recertification, level of care assignment, Additional Development Requests & payment denials management, delivery of beneficiary notices and management of related appeals. Works closely with Director, HIM, rehab and nursing personnel to maintain  accurate diagnosis coding lists for billing purposes and conducts medical care evaluation studies as directed.  Works closely with physicians, payers and members of the health care team to evaluate utilization of clinical and ancillary services.  Reviews with the resident, family and interdisciplinary team, the resident’s needs and concerns; reviews medical records to determine appropriateness and medical necessity of services.  Works closely with direct care and indirect care WNRC staff and with WNRC Administration to maintain appropriate resource utilization. Considers age related needs in the planning and delivery of resident care.

 

Essential Duties

  1. Reviews admissions and extended stays for appropriateness.
  2. Initiates appropriate actions relative to certification/re-certification, and conducts medical care evaluation studies as directed.
  3. Initiates appropriate actions for level of care assignment appropriate to service needs and delivery, including timely completion and submission of DHS 1147/1147a forms and updating interdisciplinary team of planned and unplanned changes.
  4. Issues beneficiary denial notices per regulation and responds timely and comprehensively to denial notice appeals.
  5. Reviews admission records to abstract principal / admitting and other diagnoses for ICD-10 coding purposes.
  6. Reviews with the resident, family and interdisciplinary team, the resident’s needs and concerns.
  7. Reviews medical records to determine appropriateness and medical necessity of medical, nursing and ancillary services.
  8. Works closely with Resident Financial Services personnel to provide required information for reimbursement at appropriate level of service delivery.
  9. Keeps abreast of federal, state and third party payer regulations and requirements to ensure compliance and maximum reimbursement as related to the admission and utilization review process.

 

Other Duties

  1. Attends education programs and utilizes available resources to keep current and up-to-date on clinical competencies, utilization review, and Medicare and long term care industry reimbursement regulations and patterns
  2. Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  3. Follows hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program policies.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Skills/Knowledge:

  1. Ability to interact and relate harmoniously with public, employees and physicians.
  2. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties.
  3. Basic computer skills.
  4. Understanding of the process of utilization review.
  5. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and provide care appropriate to the age and special needs of residents served.
  6. Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

 Education:

  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

 Experience:

  1. Three (3) years long term care experience, preferably recent (within the past 5 years).

 Licensure & Certification:

  1. Current RN licensure by the State of Hawaii.
  2. Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification; must be able to physically perform CPR.

 

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. BSN
  2. Previous utilization review experience; geriatric and critical care experience.
  3. Working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid regulations and benefits, third party reimbursement, admission and registration
  4. Completion of Medicare University.
  5. Basic knowledge of statistics and Quality Improvement.

 

Working Conditions

  1. Air conditioned, well lighted environment.
  2. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases; body fluids and wastes; blood borne pathogens.
  3. Subject to frequent interruptions.
  4. May work beyond normal working hours on weekdays; may need to work weekends with little to no advance notice.
  5. Interacts with other departments and personnel and outside contacts.

 

Equipment Use

  1. Use of general office equipment.

 

Mental and Physical Demands

  1. Ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds
  2. Position involves sitting, standing and walking.

 

We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any employee, applicant for employment, vendor, patient, or member of the public based on gender/sex, color, race religion, national original, age, handicap status or disability, arrest and court record, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected category to comply with Federal and State non-discrimination mandates.

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