Clinical Positions – Patient Care Areas

Listed below are positions that involve direct patient care or are in patient care areas that do not require an RN/LPN license:

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Hospital Openings

Employment Application

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MANAGER OF CARE COORDINATIONHospital

Description: This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced RN and/or Case Manager to lead a team focused on ensuring the most appropriate use of medical services and resources for hospitalized patients at Nathan Littauer Hospital. The Manager of Care Coordination reports to the VP Medical Affairs / Chief Medical Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Utilization Review/CDI Specialists and Social Workers to achieve organizational goals on measures of appropriate utilization of medical services and resources.
  • Oversee the denial management process for inpatient and outpatient Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance denials.
  • Support medical staff decision-making and clinical documentation that conforms with reimbursement policies on inpatient and observation status.
  • Oversee programs to reduce hospital readmissions and promotes DSRIP initiatives.
  • Oversee an effective and efficient discharge planning process.
  • Participate in hospital compliance with federal core measure and value based purchasing programs.
  • Provide hands-on involvement in concurrent clinical reviews, core measure abstraction, denial management,  readmission reviews, Patient Review Instrument completions, CDI, staff education and other case management duties of the department as needed.

Qualifications:

  • MSW/RN/BSN preferred, Master’s degree in health related field a plus.
  • Experience in case management, CDI, utilization review and discharge planning in the acute care, home care or insurance setting.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with commonly accepted medical necessity guideline resources and with managed care industry UR program requirements.
  • Prior experience with Meditech EHR information systems a plus.

Status:  FT Salaried

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NURSE ASSISTANTHospital

Description: Performs various patient care activities and related services under the guidance of a Registered Professional Nurse and in accordance with Hospital policies and objectives. Bathes and assists patients with personal hygiene.  Takes and records patients’ temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate and blood pressure under clinical guidance of Registered Professional Nurse.  Cleans, prepares and stores equipment trays and other supplies.  Serves and collects patient food trays and provides between meal nourishment’s.

Requires: HSD/GED, 1 year nurse’s aide type training or equivalent.

Status: ~Med/Surg~ PT 16 all shift; Casual/as needed all shifts~

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WARD CLERK Hospital

Description: Performs general clerical duties by preparing, compiling and maintaining patient and operational records on a nursing unit.  Prepares requisitions for materials and services required by the Unit.  Acts as a receptionist and processes messages for patients, staff, and physicians.

Requires: HSD/GED, Knowledge of medical terminology, & possess previous experience in healthcare/medical office.

Status:  OB ~ PT 16 6:45am – 3:15pm

Casual/as needed available on all shifts as well~

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ULTRASOUND TECHHospital

Description: Performs two dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for the diagnosis of disease and study of the malfunction of organs.  Will perform a variety of examinations including abdomen, OB/GYN, small parts and vascular procedures on patients from infant to geriatrics.

Requires: HSD/GED, completion of an Ultrasound Training program or graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology. Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Posses one (1) year of experience in Ultrasound Imaging, knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. Ability to perform Vascular Sonography.

Prefer: Posses three to five (3-5) years experience in Ultrasound Imaging.

Status:  FT 40 2:30pm – 11:00pm 

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COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATOR –

Description: Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of community outreach activities and grant administration, including, but not limited to the Vitality Plus Senior Membership Program, community education initiatives, health screenings and worksite wellness initiatives.

Requires: Associated degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s degree in medical Social Work or Health Education. Minimum of two (2) years professional & clinical experience working in a community setting. Excellent organizational and people skills. Valid driver’s license.

Prefers: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in Medical Social Work or Health Education. Experience with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.

Status: HealthLink~PT 16 8:30am – 5:00pm varies

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PHLEBOTOMIST

Description: Obtains blood samples from patients for laboratory analysis using accepted clinical methods, including venipuncture and micro collection.

Requires: HSD/GED; one (1) month prior experience drawing blood.

Status: ~ Casual/As needed

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REGISTERED/CERTIFIED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Description: Perfoms cardiopulmonary evaluations, respiratory therapy treatments, techniques, and educated patients in their treatments.

Requires: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy/Certificate in Respiratory Technician. Possess a working knowledge of respiratory care equipment, ECG equipment, medical terminology, etc and 1yr experience as a Respiratory Therapist (recent grads will be considered) in an acute care setting. LICENSURE AS A RESPIRATORY THERAPIST BY THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AND REGISTRATION BY THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR RESPIRATORY CARE REQUIRED.

Prefers: Posses two (2) to three (3) years experience as a Respiratory Therapist in an acute care setting – six (6) months to one (1) year home care setting.

Status: Hospital~Casual/As Needed

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Description:  To perform skilled therapy interventions for a geriatric and rehab population.

Requires: BS degree in Physical Therapy and New York State licensure as a Physical Therapist.

Prefers: One year prior experience.  MediTech (computer scheduling)

Status:  Casual to work 6-8 hours on Saturday or Sunday between the hours of 7:30am and 4:00pm.

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COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST

Description: To operate Spiral CT imaging systems to produce quality cross-sectional anatomical images.

Requires: HSD/GED and 2 year accredited school for Radiologic Technology.  Licensced by the NYS DOH and ARRT Certificiation. Posses 1 yr experience in CT.

Prefers: Computerized Tomography Certification

Status: PT 16 ~ 11:00pm – 7:00am Friday & Saturday. Casual; as needed weekends

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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

Description: To assist the Radiologist and perform examinations on patients using radiographic equipment to produce diagnostic radiographs.

Requires:  HSD or GED; Associates degree from an accredited school of Radiological Technology. Licensure/registration in NYS.

Prefers:  Technology and one year prior experience. Mammography certification.

Status:  PT 16 11pm – 7am; as well as casual/as needed.

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EKG-EEG TECHNICIAN

Description: Performs and assistas with electrocardiograms, stress tests, LCG 24-hour Holter monitors, and electroencephalograms.  Reviews recordings for quality and clarity.  Types and copies all reports and distributes them to the proper departments and files.  Maintains ECG department equipment, & supplies. Assists in scheduling tests.

Requires: HSD or GED; EKG & Direct patient care experience. AHA-BLS; ability to type 35words per min.

Prefers: One year prior EKG experience.

Status: Casual position to work on an as needed basis.

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CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Description:To implement the Nursing Facility’s Occupation Therapy programs and services under the guidance of a Licensed Occupational Therapist, in accordance with policies and procedures and within the scope of practice of a COTA.

Requires: Certification as an Occupational Therapist Assistant by the National Board of Certification of Occupational Therapists. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of NYS and federal codes pertaining to the age of the residents and patients served, knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span.

Status: Casual position to work on an as needed basis or experience with Meditech EHR information systems a plus.

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Primary / Specialty Care Center Openings

Employment Application

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OFFICE COORDINATORPrimary Specialty Care Centers

Description: Coordinates daily activities of the site by performing administrative clerical duties and assist the Provider with patient care.

Requires: HSD/GED; One (1) year experience in a physician’s office or patient care setting ~ Pediatrics, Woman’s Health, Family Practice. Experience using MEDENT, MEDITECH, EMR systems. Ability/experience in vital signs, phlebotomy, & BLS certified. Ability/experience in HMO referrals, knowledgeable of insurances, and processing eligibility verifications. Experience using multi-phone lines. Position requires walking, standing for long periods, & sitting.

Prefers: Two (2) years experience in a physician’s office or patient care setting.

Status: ~FT 40 ~ days/hours/location vary~

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MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST – Primary Specialty Care Centers

Description: Provides clerical support for Primary/Specialty Care Centers through patient registration, appointment scheduling, maintenance of medical records, processing patient visits and scheduling outpatient testing and referrals. Acts as a frontline contact with the patients, both by telephone and in person to provide necessary assistance and handle all communications.  Supports the medical staff and Administrator in the operations of the Centers.

Requires: HSD/GED; Ability to type 35 words per minute accurately, Two (2) years clerical experience in a physician’s office or patient care setting. Familiarity with Medical Terminology. Experience with MEDENT, MEDITECH, EMR systems. Experience using multi-line phones system. Knowledge of Health Insurances.

Status: ~FT 40 ~ days/hours/location may vary; & PT 16 ~ days/hours/location may vary.

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Nursing Home Openings

Employment Application

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RECREATION THERAPY AIDE/CNA– Nursing Home

TEMPORARY POSITION

Description: Assist in planning, organizing and implementing the activities program to meet the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the residents.

Requires: HSD/GED, Certification as a NYS Nurse Assistant (CNA) and clearance through the NYS Central Registry of Child Abuse and Maltreatment. At least two (2) years exp working on a social level with geriatric population.

Prefers: AAS in Human Services

Status: ~ FT 40 8:30am – 5:00pm TEMPORARY POSITION

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CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT – Nursing Home

Description: to perform various patient care activities and related services under the guidance of a Registered Professional Nurse and in accordance with Facility policies and objectives. Bathes and assists patients with personal hygiene. Takes and records patients temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate and blood pressure under the clinical guidance of a Registered Professional Nurse. Cleans, prepares and stores equipment trays and other supplies. Serves and collets patients’ food trays and provides between meal nourishments. Processes patients’ personal laundry.

Requires: HSD/GED, Certification as a NYS Nurse Assistant (CNA) and clearance through the NYS Central Registry of Child Abuse and Maltreatment.

Status: ~ FT 40 2:45pm – 1115pm; PT 16 all shifts; and casual/as needed all shifts~

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EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION