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Current job vacancies will be listed below. The list will be updated as information is available. Please contact us at (315) 823-5384 with questions. Job applications can be emailed to s.koziol@lfhny.org

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RN-Emergency Department with Triage/Charge Nursing Experience

Full time day/evening position to include every other weekend. Shift will consist of 3-12 hour shifts, 11A-11P.

Must have five (5) years emergency department experience

Assumes responsibility to lead the team in providing quality patient care. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient care from admission to discharge. Is responsible to direct, assign, and supervise ancillary staff team members in providing the appropriate level of care. Is able to effectively manage team work concept. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Functions well with the medical staff communicating effectively about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current registered nurse Licensure in New York State, current BLS certification.


Patient Care Technician II

Per diem day/evening/night position to include weekends (2 positions)

The Patient Care Technician II (PCT II) is a key member of the nursing care team and assists with direct and indirect patient care, provides basic nursing care and support to patients and health care team members. Under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse (RN), the PCT II helps to provide interventions that are prescribed by the treatment plan and shares accountability for quality patient outcomes. Education: High School Graduate or equivalent. A certified Nursing Assistant certification is preferred. current BLS certification. A completion of the NICHE GPCA modules within 1 year of date of hire. Previous experience in a health-related position or as a Nursing Assistant preferred.
 


Imaging Services Technologist

Part time day/evening shift to include alternating weekends

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. This role functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Education: BS degree preferred. A graduate of an AMA approved school of radiology technology with certification by New York State to practice and administer radiation. Current BLS and ARRT certification is required. Previous experience is preferred
 


Unit Secretary-Emergency Department

Part time evenings and to include alternating weekends (2 positions)

Provides indirect patient care in the patient care setting. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. Prepares and compiles records on the patient care unit. Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards. Education: High School Graduate or equivalent with current BLS certification. Prerevious experience preferred for this position.


Registered Nurse-Inpatient Unit

Full time night position to include alternating weekends
3-12 hour shifts, 7P-7A

Per diem position to include day/night and weekends

Assumes responsibility to lead the team in providing quality patient care. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient care from admission to discharge. Is responsible to direct, assign, and supervise ancillary staff team members in providing the appropriate level of care. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Registered Nurse Licensure in New York State and current BLS certification. Previous experience preferred.


Physical Therapist

Per diem day position to include occasional weekends


Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs. Education: Current State Physical Therapy Licensure, graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy. Current BLS certification is required.


Assistant Director of Quality Resources

Full time day position

Under the supervision of the VP of Quality Resources and Risk Management, the Assistant Director of Quality Resources provides diversified support for the organization’s quality/performance improvement, accreditation, and patient safety activities.

A significant focus of this role is to serve as the Core Measures expert for the hospital and lead the Core Measure PI Team in efforts to achieve the top decile in Core Measure performance in Inpatient and Outpatient Core Measures. The Assistant Director of Quality will complete abstracts monthly for accurate submission to the Core Measure vendor. A summary of all failed abstracts will be prepared monthly for review with providers and nursing. Other pertinent quality review and analysis are also critical components of the Assistant Director’s role with responsibility for performance improvement related case reviews, focus studies, and other initiatives. Leads or facilitates multidisciplinary teams in identifying, prioritizing, and implementing performance improvement projects. Leads or facilitates healthcare Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Root Cause Analysis, as assigned. Acts as an internal resource and effectively collaborates with medical staff and hospital department managers regarding clinical performance improvement. Collects, processes, and analyzes quality data and assists staff in developing action plans for improvement. Monitors clinical performance to ensure patient safety and quality outcomes are achieved. The Assistant Director ensures data accuracy and helps prepare performance reports for Committee review.

Assists the VP of Quality Resources and Risk Management with Joint Commission accreditation preparation and continual survey readiness efforts through leading and/or participating in mock survey activities, tracer activities, and action plan development. Facilitates organizational compliance with DOH, CMS, and TJC standards, and provides education for staff as needed. In conjunction with the VP of Quality, coordinates plans of correction for Statements of Deficiency.

Attends all Committee meetings chaired by the VP of Quality Resources and facilitates Committees as assigned. Prepares meeting minutes as assigned.

Participates in (and leads as assigned) patient safety/risk initiatives designed to reduce medical errors, patient falls, medication errors and other patient safety concerns. When aware, reports any barriers to success in a timely manner to the VP of Quality Resources and Risk Management. Reviews incident variance reports and ensures appropriate follow-up action.

Alternates monthly attendance between different Relationship-Based Care Unit Practice Council meetings and Performance Improvement Team meetings to provide leaders with support and guidance. Assists UPC leaders and managers in analyzing patient satisfaction reports and implementing action plans to reach the 90th percentile in patient satisfaction.


In her absence, assumes the day-to-day responsibilities of the VP of Quality Resources.

Regulatory Requirements:
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Health-related field required. Health-care related Master’s preferred.
• Experience in healthcare quality and risk management strongly desired.
• Certified Professional of Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred and required within one year of hire.
• Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP) certification required within one year of hire.
• Proficient use of various computer databases and software applications required.
• Knowledge in CMS Core Measures strongly desired.
• Knowledge of Joint Commission standards strongly desired.