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Employment Opportunities

T.J. Regional Health has nearly 1300 employees serving patients in multiple counties in south-central Kentucky. We are always looking for great people to join our caring team. We provide competitive salaries and benefits packages, along with extra perks and opportunities to keep our staff healthy and growing—personally and professionally.

Benefits package

  • Comprehensive medical/dental coverage
  • Life/accidental death
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Time
  • 403(b) Principal Financial Group

Certified Nurse Assistant - Cardiac Telemetry

Category: CNA
Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Shift: Schedule: 6:45am-7:15pm

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse. Responsible for implementing components of the plan of care through the initiation/completion of procedures relating to basic human, mental health and social needs; comfort and safety measures; activities of daily living; personal care needs; nutrition and fluid needs; and elimination needs.

Education: High School Diploma or GED Current CPR certification

Experience: Knowledge of principles of patient hygiene, comfort, and safety measures. Previous experience as a patient care provider helpful

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Certified Nurse Assistant - Skilled Nursing Unit

Category: CNA
Department: Skilled Nursing
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Shift: Schedule: PRN

Responsible for providing direct resident care under the supervision of the RN Supervisor or LPN Charge Nurse. Follows established facility policies and procedures while providing and coordinating resident care with other facility personnel

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of state approved pre-certification training program
  • CPR certification

Experience:

  • Previous long-term experience preferred
  • Knowledge of geriatric population

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Certified Pharmacy Technician - Pavilion Retail Pharmacy

Category: Certified Pharmacy Technician
Department: Retail Pharmacy
Location: T J Pavilion
Schedule: Full time - Varied 1st shift

Job Description: Reports to Manager, Pharmacy Services: under the general supervision and work direction of the staff pharmacists. Fills patient orders, floor stock, ancillary department supplies, and unit dose medication carts for terminal check by a registered pharmacist or certified pharmacy technician. Enters charges and credits onto patient profiles via CRT. Delivers patient medications from the pharmacy, returns orders, and other pharmacy-bound materials. Maintains drug stock within the pharmacy.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (e.g., GED) required. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) required. Previous Pharmacy Technician experience preferred.

Experience: Previous experience in hospital or community pharmacy highly desirable. In lieu of prior experience, evaluation period may be extended while on-the-job training occurs. Familiarity with basic equipment such as typewriter, electronic calculator, etc. Previous computer experience desirable.

Knowledge and Skill: Follows general instructions. Understands several defined work routines. Reads various references, extract information, and applies basic arithmetic functions. May operate basic equipment. Knowledge of basic medical and pharmaceutical terminology and basic pharmacy calculations/equivalents required.

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ER Tech/Unit Clerk

Category: ER Tech
Department: Emergency Room
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45am-7:15pm

The Emergency Department Technician performs designated tasks in the provision of care for patients under the direction and supervision of the emergency department nurse and/or physician. Performs invasive phlebotomy procedures. Transcribes and orders outpatient testing via computer system. Assists with answering telephone and directing incoming calls. Performs electrocardiograms. Performs vital signs under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Education: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required. Currently certified in CPR.

Experience: One year of clinical experience in areas of EMT, nurse assistant, cardiology or phlebotomy required. Must be emotionally mature and able to function under stress.

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Landscaper

Category: Landscaper
Department: Grounds
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: Full Time - 1st Shift

Job Summary

Assure that the landscaping in all T.J. properties are maintained to a professional standard that promotes the mission and vision of T.J. Regional Health. This position reports to the Grounds Supervisor.

Minimum Education

  • High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Work Experience

  • Experience in Landscaping/Outdoor work preferred.

Required Skills

  • Independent, Self-Motivated
  • Efficient with various landscaping hand tools (Shovel, Rake, Loppers, Wheelbarrows, etc…).
  • Efficient with powered landscaping tools (Push Mower, Weed Trimmer, Shrub Trimmer, Chain Saw, etc…).

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting - 16-31%
  • Walking - => 32%
  • Standing - => 32%
  • Bending/Squatting - => 32%
  • Climbing/Kneeling - =>32%
  • Twisting - => 32%

Visual and Hearing Requirements

  • Must be able to see with corrective eyewear if needed.
  • Must be able to hear clearly with assistance if needed.
  • Color vision ability required.

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Lifting - 0-50 lbs, 50 or more with assistance
  • Carrying - 0-50 lbs, 50 or more with assistance
  • Pulling - Up to 100 lbs Pushing - Up to 100 lbs

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LPN - Skilled Nursing Unit

Category: LPN
Department: Skilled Nursing
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

Responsible for all direct resident care on the assigned unit during tour of duty. Provides direction, supervision and evaluation of resident care. Implements facility policies, procedures and coordinates nursing activities with other services provided by members of the health care team.

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program
  • Current BLS certification

Required License

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed in the state of Kentucky

Minimum Work Experience

  • Previous long term care exposure
  • Knowledge of the geriatric population
  • Knowledge of Medicare guidelines with accurate documentation skills

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LPN-Home Care

Category: LPN
Department: Home Care
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 8am - 4:30pm

The licensed practical nurse administers skilled nursing services to home health patients and completes required documentation and records

Minimum Education

  • Graduate of accredited school of Practical Nursing
  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of Kentucky
  • Currently certified in CPR

Minimum Work Experience

  • Two years experience as a licensed practical nurse
  • Home Health scheduling experience preferred

Essential Functions

  • Provides direct nursing service as ordered by physician including specialized care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, case management as indicated.
  • Documents the delivery of patient care.
  • Provides Case Management for Home and Community based service
  • Educate patient and/or caregiver on disease management and consults with the physician as needed
  • Reviews, educates and updates patient medications accurately and timely

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Nurse Assistant/CNA - Medical Surgical

Category: Nurse Assistant/CNA
Department: Medical - Surgical
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45am-7:15pm

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse. Responsible for implementing components of the plan of care through the initiation/completion of procedures relating to basic human, mental health and social needs; comfort and safety measures; activities of daily living; personal care needs; nutrition and fluid needs; and elimination needs.

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Certification indicating successful completion of a Nurse's Aide/Technician training and competency course preferred.
  • Current CPR Certification.

Experience: Knowledge of principles of patient hygiene, comfort, and safety measures. Previous experience as a patient care provider helpful.

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Patient Service Representative - Emergency Room

Category: Patient Account Representative
Department: Patient Access
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 11:00a-11:30pm

Job Description: Responsible for daily assisting the Front Office/Assistant Office Coordinator with front office functions including but not limited to: meeting and greeting patients, registration, scheduling of appointments, insurance verification, filing, cashiering and collections, screens and directs telephone calls. Contributes and assists the physicians and staff to create timely, accurate, and quality healthcare. Reports to the Director of Patient Access

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Minimum Work Experience: Previous healthcare or Physician Practice experience preferred.

Required Skills: Excellent customer skills. Computer skills as well as the ability to type with accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation are required. Having the ability to speak clearly and concisely with patients and providers is crucial. Must be able to perform duties and maintain personal conduct, attitude and appearance that conform to policies and procedures of the facility. Skills in establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships with patients, medical staff, clerical staff and the public will be essential.

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Patient Service Representative - Urgent Care

Category: Patient Service Rep
Department: Patient Access - Urgent Care
Location: T J Pavilion
Schedule: Full Time 7:00am-7:30pm

Job Summary: Responsible for daily assisting the Front Office/Assistant Office Coordinator with front office functions including but not limited to: meeting and greeting patients, registration, scheduling of appointments, insurance verification, filing, cashiering and collections, screens and directs telephone calls, and retrieves medical records as required. Contributes and assists the physicians and staff of TJSCH to create timely, accurate, and quality healthcare.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate or Bachelors degree in business or related field is ideal.

Skills: Excellent customer skills. Computer skills as well as the ability to type with accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation is required. Having the ability to speak clearly and concisely with patients and providers is crucial. Must be able to perform duties and maintain personal conduct, attitude and appearance that conform to policies and procedures of the facility. Skills in establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships with patients, medical staff, clerical staff and the public will be essential.

Experience: Previous healthcare or Physician Practice experience preferred.

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Radiology Technologist

Category: Radiology Technologist
Department: Radiology
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

Job Description: Performs diagnostic examinations; prepares room for operation of equipment and procedures; cleans and makes minor adjustments; and, maintains inventory of linen and medical supplies in the radiograph room. Perform any and all related duties of the Diagnostic Imaging Department.

Education: Graduate of an approved Radiological Technology Program. Registered or Certified Technologist. Hold current Kentucky Operators License

Experience: One year experience as a Student Technologist recommended not mandatory.

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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Telemetry - Sign On Bonus

Category: RN
Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45am-7:15pm

The Registered Nurse is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of care for patients in the Special Care Unit; correlating the nursing process with the medical plan of care and hospital policies. The Special Care Unit RN is responsible for coordinating unit function, assuring supply and equipment availability.

Education: Must possess a current Kentucky Registered Nurse license and exhibit proficiency in nursing care and oral communications. Current CPR certification. ACLS Certification PALS Certification within one year employment in CCU

Experience: Previous ICU/CTU/ER experience desirable. Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.

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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Telemetry - Sign On Bonus

Category: RN
Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45pm-7:15am

The Registered Nurse is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of care for patients in the Special Care Unit; correlating the nursing process with the medical plan of care and hospital policies. The Special Care Unit RN is responsible for coordinating unit function, assuring supply and equipment availability.

Education: Must possess a current Kentucky Registered Nurse license and exhibit profiency in nursing care and oral communications Current CPR certification. ACLS Certification PALS Certification within one year employment in CCU

Experience: Previous ICU/CTU/ER experience desirable Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.

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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - PRN

Category: RN
Department: Emergency Room
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45pm-7:15am

The Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to assess the patient needs, plan and implement patient care activities, direct, and evaluate the delivery of nursing care through other members of the nursing team. The ER nurse is accountable for delivery of patient care the ER during the shift. She/He is responsible for meeting the established standards of nursing care, managing assigned personnel and promoting collaboration among the disciplines and demonstrates a loyalty to the philosophy, policies, and practices of the institution.

Education:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Must possess a current Kentucky Registered Nurse license
  • Current CPR certification ACLS, PALS, TNCC and CEN Certification recommended.

Experience: Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given.

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Registered Nurse - ICU - Sign On Bonus

Category: RN
Department: ICU
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45am-7:15pm

The Registered Nurse is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of care for patients in the Special Care Unit; correlating the nursing process with the medical plan of care and hospital policies. The Special Care Unit RN is responsible for coordinating unit function, assuring supply and equipment availability

Education: Must possess a current Kentucky Registered Nurse license and exhibit proficiency in nursing care and oral communications. Current CPR certification. ACLS Certification PALS Certification within one year employment in CCU

Experience: Previous ICU/CTU/ER experience desirable. Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.

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Registered Nurse - Orthopedics - Sign On Bonus

Category: RN
Department: Orthopedics
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45pm-7:15am

Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Responsible for the directing and coordinating all nursing care for medical/surgical patients based on established nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organizational vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.

Education:

  • Graduate of school of professional nursing.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Kentucky.
  • CPR certified

Experience: Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature, able to prioritize tasks and able to function effectively under stress.

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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics - Sign on Bonus

Category: RN
Department: Pediatrics
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45pm-7:15am

Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Responsible for the directing and coordinating all nursing care for medical/surgical and pediatrics patients based on established nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organizational vison and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provison of patient care.

Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current BLS

Minimum Work Experience: Ability to utilize nursing process in the provision of care including but not limited to administering medications and treatments, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others.

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Registered Nurse Graduate - Cardiac Telemetry - Sign On Bonus

Category: RN Graduate
Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45pm-7:15am

Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Responsible for the directing and coordinating all nursing care for medical/surgical patients based on established nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organizational vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nurisng
  • Provisional License in the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse Applicant Current
  • CPR certification

Experience Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but not limited to administering medications and treatments, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers, and providing education to patients and/or significant others.

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Registered Nurse Graduate-Med Surg - Sign On Bonus

Category: RN Graduate
Department: Medical - Surgical
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: 6:45pm-7:15am

Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Responsible for the directing and coordinating all nursing care for medical/surgical patients based on established nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organizational vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Provisional License in the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse Applicant Current
  • CPR certification

Experience: Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but not limited to administering medications and treatments, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers, and providing education to patients and/or significant others.

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Registered Nurse-Labor & Delivery

Category: RN
Department: Labor & Delivery
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

The Obstetrics Registered Nurse shall provide bedside nursing care and treatment f the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn patient. Prepares instruments, medical supplies and maintains patients medical records as directed by the OB Director.

Education: Must possess a current Kentucky nurse license and exhibit proficiency in nursing care and oral communication. Current CPR NRP Certification within 1st year of employment

Experience: Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress

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Respiratory Therapist - TJ Health Columbia

Category: Respiratory Therapist
Department: Respiratory Care - T J Health Columbia
Location: T J Health Columbia
Schedule: Full Time 7pm-7:30am

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Respiratory care and by physician order, administers all aspects of Respiratory Care in a safe, effective manner.

Education: Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care program. Registered or Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Current license to practice Respiratory Care in Kentucky.

Experience: Experience preferred but will provide on the job training. Sign on bonus available with 2 year commitment.

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Revenue Cycle Denials Analyst

Category: Revenue Cycle Denials Analyst
Department: Patient Accounting
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: Full Time 1st shift

Job Summary

The Revenue Cycle Denials Analyst is responsible for researching, disputing, and appealing denied claims, as well as identify trends or patterns with insurance carriers. This position will also be responsible for coordination, analysis, tracking, and reporting of all denied and prepayment audits for all lines of business. This role will support execution of strategic initiatives, process re-design, root cause analysis, metric/report development and special projects as it related to denials management. Developing and delivering education to various process participants as part of continuous process improvement. This position reports to the Director of Patient Accounting.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience working for hospital or physician patient accounting office

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of insurance billing, collection, and denial processes
  • Understanding of insurance Explanation of Benefits

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Speech Therapist

Category: Speech Therapist
Department: Rehab. Services
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: Full-Time Job

Description: Responsible for planning, organizing and directing programs for the care of individuals whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease or injury. Duties include screening and evaluations performed to determine the degree of impairment. Implementation of a plan of care with specific treatment guidelines.

Education: Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited school in Speech-Language Pathology. Masters Degree from an accredited school in Speech-Language Pathology. Current License with the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology.

Experience: Zero or more years experience in the field of Speech Therapy. Current BLS (CPR) certification.

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Student Extern

Category: Student Extern
Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

Job Summary: Assist the nursing staff by performing assigned duties to help patients meet the activities of daily living, collect specimens, vital signs, and other related data and assists in communication of patient/family needs to the nurse or other team members. Performs patient care activities/treatments for which basic competency has been documented under the supervision of an RN. The activities include skills verified by faculty of the nursing program and documented on the school’s skills checklist. In addition, the individual must demonstrate competency in the skill performance as determined by T.J. Samson Community Hospital and documented on the nursing intern competency checklist. Demonstrates competency in dealing with patient specific to the work area. Performs other related duties.

Minimum Education: Active enrollment at a board-approved pre-licensure program of nursing with completion of their Junior Year.

Required Skills: Successful completion of skills checklist at school of nursing, orientation to the job level, and on-the-job training as necessary.

Minimum Work Experience: None

Work Requirements: 10 week paid externship where extern will be expected to work full time hours alongside a designated RN. Must commit in advance to all 10 weeks.

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Student Extern

Category: Student Extern
Department: Medical - Surgical
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

Job Summary: Assist the nursing staff by performing assigned duties to help patients meet the activities of daily living, collect specimens, vital signs, and other related data and assists in communication of patient/family needs to the nurse or other team members. Performs patient care activities/treatments for which basic competency has been documented under the supervision of an RN. The activities include skills verified by faculty of the nursing program and documented on the school’s skills checklist. In addition, the individual must demonstrate competency in the skill performance as determined by T.J. Samson Community Hospital and documented on the nursing intern competency checklist. Demonstrates competency in dealing with patient specific to the work area. Performs other related duties.

Minimum Education: Active enrollment at a board-approved pre-licensure program of nursing with completion of their Junior Year.

Required Skills: Successful completion of skills checklist at school of nursing, orientation to the job level, and on-the-job training as necessary.

Minimum Work Experience: None

Work Requirements: 10 week paid externship where extern will be expected to work full time hours alongside a designated RN. Must commit in advance to all 10 weeks.

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Student Nurse Registry - Medical Surgical

Category: Student Nurse Registry
Department: Medical - Surgical
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

Responsibilities

Assists the nursing staff by performing assigned duties to help patients meet the activities of daily living, collect specimens, vital signs, and other related data and assists in communication of patient/family needs to the nurse or other team members. Performs patient care activities/treatments for which basic competency has been documented under the supervision of an RN. The activities include skills verified by faculty of the nursing program and documented on the school’s skills checklist. In addition, the individual must demonstrate competency in the skill performance as determined by T. J. Samson Community Hospital and documented on the nursing intern competency checklist. Demonstrates competency in dealing with patients specific to the work area. Performs other related duties.

Work Experience: None

Education & Training: Current enrollment in a nationally accredited nursing program and must have successfully completed the first semester of nursing fundamentals. Must be attending classes in an approved program leading to eligibility to set for NCLEX exam and state licensure as an RN. Each semester the student must continued enrollment in the program is required to maintain employment in the student nurse registry as a nursing tech.

Skills: Successful completion of skills checklist at school of nursing, orientation to the job level, and on-the-job training as necessary.

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Ultrasound Technologist

Category: Ultrasound Technologist
Department: Ultrasound
Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital
Schedule: PRN

Job Summary

Independently performs ultrasound procedures in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures to ensure the best possible patient care services are delivered and participates in on-call rotation. Reports to the Director of Imaging.

Minimum Education

Graduate of an accredited institution of Ultrasound technology. ARRT(S) or ARDMS or registry eligible (if registry eligible, must obtain ARRT(S) or ARDMS within 12 months of hire date). Tech I- must have one-two certifications as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Tech II- must have three-four certifications as Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Must be registered as RVT or complete RVT exam within six months of hire date

Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in a hospital or medically related environment, preferred

Required Skills: Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.

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