O'Connor Hospital Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? At Bassett Healthcare Network, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Benefits:

Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays.
  • Life insurance and disability protection.
  • Retirement benefits.
  • And more!

Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

Bassett Healthcare Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

We always accept applications for future openings! 


 

Current Open Positions:

Lab Support — Part Time

Performs specimen collection on adult and pediatric patients including venous, capillary, and blood culture samples. Orders laboratory tests in the Laboratory Information System, processes, files requisitions, distributes reports, and processes test results that were referred to other reference laboratories. Follows all hospital and laboratory policies and procedures.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High School graduation is required.
  • Experience: Two years of pertinent experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Required to provide high-quality phlebotomy services for patients in the clinic or laboratory setting. Accuracy in using Laboratory computer system is required. Must be able to prioritize work, write clearly, and perform work accurately. Strong telephone and communication skills are required.
  • Physical Requirements: Position requires extensive standing, walking, and bending during the entire shift. Must be able to push / pull and lift supplies / reagents / equipment less than 35 lbs. Must be able to position patients for phlebotomy. Must be able to identify and differentiate colors.
  • Licenses / Certifications: Phlebotomy certification and BLS certification preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs specimen collection / limited testing on adult and geriatric patients.
  • Receives test requests, processes, and delivers specimens.
  • Performs section specific tasks related to records, specimens, and staffing.
  • Displays excellent communication skills.
  • Maintains and documents laboratory equipment and keeps a clean work environment.
  • Required responsibilities for all clinical laboratory positions.
  • Completes the Laboratory safety exam on an annual basis and achieves a score of 90%.
  • Completes the Laboratory compliance training exam on an annual basis and achieves a score of 90%.
  • Completes 1 hour of compliance training as defined by the department.
  • Attains and documents at least 5 units of continuing education annually as defined by departmental policy.
  • Attends at least 75% of department staff meetings. Review minutes of missed meetings and departmental communication meetings as noted by documentation on the minutes.
  • Maintains technical competence within areas of responsibility by completing annual competency requirements as defined by departmental policy and documented within the department.
  • Corrects and / or reports any safety hazard or malfunctioning of equipment to manager / technical /  specialist / coordinator / charges person within their work shift as indicated by departmental feedback and / or observed by manager / technical specialist / coordinator.

Security Officer

Under the direction of the Manager, Security Systems, and Transportation, the Security Officer performs a variety of security and safety related functions while involved in the safeguard of employees, patients, visitors, and property as outlined in the MIBH policy manuals. Provide parking enforcement and traffic control for all patients, visitors, and employees throughout hospital property. Gives appropriate assistance to all when needed or requested.

Education / Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Experience:

  • 1 year experience in security or law enforcement

Licensure / Certificates:

  • Must hold a valid Driver's License at time of hire
  • NYS Security Guard License or a Law Enforcement Certification within 90 days of hire
  • Must have or obtain CPR / AED and First Aid certification or equivalent within 120 days from date of hire
  • Must have or obtain Basic Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Certification (pepper spray) and Basic Handcuffing Techniques within 120 days from date of hire

Skills:

  • Must be able to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair alarm panels, remote access, monitoring systems.
  • Provides guidance, training, and leadership for Security Officer I.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to effectively manage disruptive or combatant patients within the first 90 days of hire.
  • Must have basic understanding or working knowledge with various access control systems and devices.
  • Must be able to recognize situations that involve potential verbal and physical abuse or violence by a patient or visitor and acquire the ability for competent verbal de-escalation.
  • Must be able to competently perform life safety rounds and environmental safety rounds.
  • Must be able to competently patrol and inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment to detect hazardous conditions, crimes, or violations of New York State and Federal Law and be able to respond to emergency situations.
  • Must be able to obtain proficiency in defensive tactics and managing combative or violent individuals.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing possibility of safety risks. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions while responding to or performing security operations on all shifts. Work regularly requires sustained concentration. Prolonged / extensive sitting, standing, walking, climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. Must be able to trained and fit tested to wear respiratory equipment.


Housekeeper

Our Housekeepers play such an important role in our hospital! As a Housekeeper you will serve as a patient ambassador for the hospital, interacting with patients and ensuring that we continue to provide high quality and efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a great addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.

Essential Functions:

  • Clean assigned areas appropriately in a timely manner using appropriate chemicals and supplies. 
  • Follow assigned duties for the day listed on the duty list / daily check list.
  • Report any maintenance or repairs needed immediately to management or identifies on daily checklist.
  • Performs related services such as changing curtains, stocking supplies.
  • Maintains equipment, tools and storage areas in clean, orderly, and good operating condition.
  • Responds rapidly and thoroughly to emergencies, special needs, spills, etc.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None required
  • Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Requires the ability to read and follow instructions.
  • Physical Requirements: Able to walk and stand for long periods. Bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling. Able to lift up to 35 pounds.

Clinic Manager

The Nursing Manager is responsible for effective management, promotion and maintenance of quality patient care for their department. In the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer and / or designee, the Administrator Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator-on-Call.

Responsibilities:

  • Carries out hospital / nursing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Administers the effective distribution and utilization of personnel employed during the respective shift.
  • Coordinates and evaluates services rendered by and to all departments during the respective shift on an ongoing basis.
  • Keeps Chief Nursing Officer, his / her representative and / or the Administrator informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact.
  • Uses good judgment in ensuring adherence to established hospital procedures and policies.
  • Informs personnel on ensuing shifts regarding condition of patients, follow-up actions required, or any special conditions. 
  • Participates on various committees.
  • Participates and assists in the planning and providing of in-service education programs within the hospital, or other meetings, seminars, or institutes conducted outside of the hospital. 
  • Participates in patient care meetings and in-service education functions.
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills.
  • Evaluates and documents performance of employees as indicated and communicates this to the Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Assumes the duties as outlined in the Emergency Preparedness Manual.
  • Evaluates accuracy of staffing systems.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and holds current licensure in New York State as a registered professional nurse.  
  • Experience as a staff nurse required, and manager experience.  
  • Skills and knowledge to sustain and evaluate competence in the care of the age and type of patient populations served.  
  • Demonstrate leadership, managerial ability and the application of good interpersonal relationships and principles of supervision and administration.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS required, as well as unit specific requires (TNCC, ENPC for ES) and current Infection Control Certification.  

Radiologic Technologist — Per Diem

Under the supervision of the Radiology Manager, provides prompt, efficient, courteous services to patients while taking high-quality radiographs.  This individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  They must also have the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements and provide the care needed. Under the general direction of the Radiologists, performs all Diagnostic Radiographic  examinations. Duties may also include performing Computed Tomography, Ultrasound, Mammography and Bone Density  examinations after sufficient training and meeting regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality test results in a prompt and accurate fashion.
  • Maintains excellent image quality of all Radiology Exams with a minimum of a 5% repeat rate and with as low as reasonable achievable radiation dose to the patient.
  • Follows all Radiation Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Performs all Radiology Department examinations in accordance with Department Protocols.  
  • Processes all examination images through the PACS and inputs all necessary information into the Electronic Medical Record (EPIC) and RIS (McKesson Radiology Manager). Also scans all Modality Worksheets and all other pertinent patient history documents into the PACS for radiologist. 
  • Prepares, identifies and/or administers contrast as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.
  • Explains all procedures to patients and answers any questions or concerns regarding the examinations to be performed.
  • Transports patients to and from the Emergency Room and Waiting Room when required.
  • Assists the Radiologist with mammography biopsy as observed by the Radiologist.
  • Operates the CT scanners producing the highest quality examinations for fast and accurate interpretation.
  • Performs Daily quality control procedures on all equipment as noted as outlined in the Radiation Safety and Quality Control Policy and Procedure Manuals.
  • Follows established O’Connor Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. 
  • Maintains competence through continuing education.  
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education credits to keep up licensure. 
  • Restocks supplies.
  • Cleans and organizes Exam rooms after patient use.  
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal radiology technology training program in an AMA approved school
  • Technologists performing CT, Mammography and Ultrasound will require advanced training and continuing education as well as certifications in these modalities in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Clinical experience within Radiology minimum of one year
  • Mammography and CT experience needed with ARRT certification preferred but not required 
  • New York State Registered Radiologic Technologist licensure 
  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) Registered desired or able to obtain within 2 years of hire date

Nurse Unit Clerk

Provides indirect patient care in the medical surgical setting. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, department staff, and medical staff. Prepares and compiles records in the inpatient unit. Initiates directions from providers and nursing staff. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing, and hospital practices and procedures and standards. 

Nurse Unit Clerk Responsibilities:

  • Place new charge sheets on patients' doors daily.
  • Prepares medical records for new admissions and discharged patients.
  • Remove discharge charts and send to medical records.
  • Transcribe physician orders during downtime procedures.
  • Copy and obtain required forms for transfers.
  • Log all patients on the appropriate forms upon admission, transfer, discharge, or expiration.
  • Communicate appropriately and clearly to the resource nurse, colleagues, and practitioners.
  • Notify other departments, as appropriate, to carry out practitioner orders. Schedule out-of-hospital appointments (scans, tests, etc.).
  • Order supplies and printed materials. 
  • Fill out appropriate forms. 
  • Retrieve all laboratory results and bring the results to the attention of the resource nurse. 
  • Run telemetry strips and have the resource nurse review them.
  • Demonstrate an ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations.
  • Treat patients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Interact professionally with patients/families. 
  • Maintain a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Retrieve medical records/EKGs upon request, per medical record guidelines.
  • Document while adhering to current standards and policies. 
  • Answer the telephone/intercom in a policy manner and communicate information to appropriate personnel/family members.
  • File forms in an appropriate manner per hospital policies. 
  • Participate in in-services/educational requirements. 
  • Report to work on time as scheduled and complete work within a designated time. 
  • Wear identification while on duty. 
  • Attend staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • As a preceptor, assist and support a new or transferred employee through a planned orientation to a specific clinical area. 
  • Ensure confidentiality of patient records.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Current BLS
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of medical terminology encouraged 

RN — Inpatient — $5,000 Sign-on Bonus 

We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse that will manage individualized, goal-directed nursing care through the use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

RN Inpatient Essential Functions:

  • Perform admission assessment within six hours of admission or in accordance with specific unit standards.
  • Identify and document patient’s plan of care within eight hours of admission in the EMR.
  • Identify and document patient / family / significant other teaching needs upon admission.
  • Identify discharge planning needs of patient / family / significant other on admission.
  • Develop, discuss, and communicate a plan of care for each patient, in collaboration with each patient / family / significant other in order to address all identified needs.
  • Plan of care will include interventions and outcomes for each identified problem.
  • Clearly assesses pain prior to and following pain medication administration & documents in EMR.
  • Administer blood and blood products following policy and procedures.
  • Initiates and maintains IV access according to policy and procedures.
  • Evaluate the identified problems, care provided, and patient’s responses are reassessed to meet patient and family needs to ensure overall quality of care delivered.
  • Reassessment of plan of care is done every shift and ongoing, until outcomes are met or discharge.
  • Complete shift report at the patient’s bedside and include the patient when appropriate.
  • Properly demonstrates the ability to care for a patient with hemodynamic monitoring. Assists with insertion, monitoring, interpretation, and care of the catheter.
  • Demonstrate the ability to titrate intravenous medications according to the patient’s hemodynamic status/glucose levels and according to Provider orders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to care for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring including rhythm identification, interpretation, and follow through with appropriate intervention.
  • Demonstrate the ability to care for a ventilated patient.
  • Demonstrate the ability to care for the patient with a temporary pacemaker including insertion, monitoring.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: BSN preferred.
  • Licenses / Certifications: Required:  BLS and ACLS. PCCN or CCRN Preferred. New employee must complete certifications within six months of hire.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of acute care hospital, critical care experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge / Skills: Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, especially telemetry knowledge and skill. Ability to care for multiple & unstable patients. Flexibility in scheduling. Strong clinical assessment skills. Willing to fulfill role as charge RN. Proficient computer skills and documentation in an Electronic Medical Record format is desirable.
  • Physical Requirements: 6 — 8 hours sitting / standing. Must be able to transfer, ambulate, and reposition patients, able to lift up to 35 pounds.  

Physical Therapy Assistant 

Under the general direction of the Director, the Physical Therapy Assistant provides physical therapy services to patients following the plan of care established by a Physical Therapist.

Physical Therapy Assistant Essential Functions:

  • Under the supervision of a physical therapist, provides physical therapy services, reassessing the patient's status on each visit and ensuring quality of care as evidenced in the clinical record.
  • Coordinates patient care with other clinical team members ensuring optimal patient care and communication as evidenced in the clinical record.
  • Completes all required paper work to ensure that documentation reflects care provided and the outcomes achieved.
  • Maintains and enhances personal knowledge as well as promoting professional standards in physical therapy.
  • Acts as a clinical education instructor for students who come from a variety of settings including independent or school-arranged student observations, New Visions, PTA, and PT programs.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's ability to meet its goals and objectives.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of an approved Associate Degree Program as a PTA.
  • Experience: Two years' experience with a varied patient population preferred.
  • Knowledge / Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Ability to utilize computer documentation and written documentation systems.
  • Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand 6 — 7 hours / day and transfer patients with disabilities. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Licenses / Certifications: Current NYS Physical Therapy Assistant license. BLS CPR.

Central Processing Tech.

O’Connor Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community. O’Connor will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience.

Central Processing Tech Job Summary:

To provide support to the Operating room by ensuring instruments are available for surgical procedures.                      

Essential Functions:

  • Decontaminates instruments & equipment.
  • Assembles instruments from decontaminated area.
  • Inserts biological chemical monitors.
  • Wraps seal & inspects instrument trays.
  • Sterilizes instruments according to policies.
  • Checks sterility.
  • Distributes instruments.
  • Reports damaged or missing instruments.
  • Maintains supplies on patient care units.
  • Responds immediately to STAT requests for supplies.
  • Participates in inventory.
  • Unpacks general stores orders received, checking condition and tagging each.
  • Operates steam sterilizer, sterrad, and steris according to manufacturer instruction and department policy.
  • Documents date, time, temperature, pressure time cycles, etc. as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience: Central Processing and OR experience preferred.
  • Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Must have knowledge of all surgical instruments and supplies.
  • Physical Requirements: Standing required 6 — 8 hours / day, able to lift up to 35 pounds.
  • Licenses / Certifications: Central Processing Service Technician registration required.
  • BLS course is preferred.

Cook — Day Shift

Job Summary:

To prep and cook all hot food items for hospital patients and cafeteria. To maintain a sanitary work station to produce the food in.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares all entrees, soups, vegetables, and starches for patients and cafeteria. Ensuring all meals are ready 15 minutes before scheduled meal service time.
  • Preparation for the following day is completed before the end of shift.
  • Responsible for the cleaning and proper use of equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining proper production records, filling out all actual preparation numbers.
  • Responsible for utilizing leftovers and monitoring waste.
  • Responsible for testing and implementing any new cafeteria menu items.
  • Responsible for producing eye appealing and flavorful food.
  • Completes other relevant food and nutrition services tasks as needed.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: Equivalent of four years of high school with completion of on the job training in principles of food cooking preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years of some formal on the job training in food preparation, cooking, and principals of sanitation and safety preferred.
  • Knowledge / Skills: Ability to read and comprehend production needs and recipes. Ability to read menus on tray line and fill orders.
  • Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, stooping, standing. Possible lifting of 35 pounds.

Registered Nurse — Ambulatory Care Unit / Operating Room (ACU/OR):

Prepares patients for procedures in the ambulatory surgical setting. Provides nursing care to patients receiving all types of anesthetic agents, applying the nursing process to actual or potential physical or psychosocial problems that may result from the use of such agents. Promotes compliance and support of policies. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Provides individualized, age-specific care that supports physical function, homeostatic regulation.
  • Facilitates patency of air passages.
  • Administers blood or blood products and monitors patient response. 
  • Administers sedatives, monitors the patient's response and provides necessary physiological support during a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.
  • Prevents, recognizes, and facilitates treatment of abnormal cardiac rhythms. 
  • Promotes electrolyte balance and prevents complications resulting from abnormal or undesired serum electrolyte levels. 
  • Promotes fluid balance and prevents complications resulting from abnormal or undesired fluid levels.
  • Cleanses, monitors, and promotes healing in the wound that is closed with sutures, clips, or staples.
  • Intravenous insertions - inserts a needle into a peripheral vein for the purpose of administering fluids, blood, or medications. 
  • Administers and monitors intravenous fluid medications.
  • Administers emergency measures to sustain life.
  • Collects and analyzes information about the patient and the environment for use in promoting and maintaining patient safety. 
  • Analyzes potential risk factors.
  • Establishes priorities of patient care for urgent treatment while allocating scarce resources.
  • Collects and analyzes cardiovascular, respiratory, and body temperature data to determine and prevent complications. 
  • Facilitates family participation in the emotional and physical care of the patient.
  • Transfers the responsibility for the performance of patient care while retaining accountability for the outcome.
  • Prepares for moving a patient from one level of care to another within or outside of the health care institution.
  • Records pertinent data in a clinical record.
  • Systematically reviews the contents of any emergency cart at established time intervals.
  • Manipulates the patient's surroundings for therapeutic benefit.
  • Provides assistance to the patient and another health care provider during a procedure or exam. 
  • Facilitates a patient's location and use of appropriate health services. 
  • Protects the health care rights of the patient - especially a minor - incapacitated or incompetent and unable to make decisions. 
  • Preceptor: assists and supports new and transferred employees through a planned orientation to specific clinical area. 
  • Collaborates with physicians to provide quality patient care.
  • Facilitates pre-admission diagnostics testing and preparation of the surgical patient.
  • Arranges for services by another care provider or agency.
  • Obtains, prepares, and preserves specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Facilitates the delivery of high-quality patient care by others.

Job Qualifications:

  • Current, valid New York State registered nursing (RN) license required.
  • Three years of medical-surgical or CCUC/emergency nursing experience required.
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications required.
  • Knowledge of anesthetic agents, techniques, and patient responses required.
  • Strong patient teaching skills required.
  • Arrhythmia course required.
  • Knowledge of growth and development across the life span with the ability to use that knowledge to individualize the plan and delivery of care.

Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor — Night Shift

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Starting October 1, 2021, new full-time RNs will receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus! Do you know someone who is looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Bassett Healthcare Network has an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Details: For a limited time, full-time RNs will receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus, to be paid the first pay period following completion of orientation and 90 days of employment.

Job Description:

The Nursing Supervisor provides consistent on-site administrative coverage for the hospital and is responsible for coordinating the operations of the hospital on his / her assigned shift. Is responsible for coordinating patient placement consistent with care needs and resources, staffing reallocations and patient flow, accepting all patients meeting our capacity criteria. Assists with direct and indirect care as needed. Functions as the on-site administrator, addressing patient and staff complaints, media inquiries, and emergency preparedness. Functions as a liaison for patient experience and staff engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and maintains leadership presence in order to provide administrative support to all staff. 
  • Maintains collegial relationships with the interdisciplinary team to promote optimum care of patients. 
  • Participates in performance improvement activities and routine documentation reviews. 
  • Acquires and maintains knowledge and skills in his or her area of practice. 
  • Coordinates the operations of the hospital as the administrator on call & escalates as appropriate.
  • Responsible for patient flow and placement in collaboration with network logistics center.
  • Assists with and mitigates patient concerns and escalates as appropriate when their needs are unable to be met.
  • Liaison for patient experience and staff engagement.
  • Participates in hospital Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Admin, or related field required.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of progressive experience in a health care clinical position with increasing responsibility.
  • Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Develops strong working relationships. Ability to mentor and precept staff. Patient / family advocate. Functions as administrative liaison. Promotes professional accountability. Actively involved in staff engagement. Critical thinking skills and ability to solve problems.
  • Physical Requirements: Walking, standing, squatting, and kneeling required. Ability to lift and position patients. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. Category 1 risk exposure as defined by OSHA. Must be able to identify and differentiate colors.
  • Licenses / Certifications: BLS required. ACLS required.

Registered Nurse (RN) — Full Time — Emergency Department — Day & Night Shifts Available (Including Weekend & Holiday Rotations)

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Starting October 1, 2021, new full-time RNs will receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus! Do you know someone who is looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Bassett Healthcare Network has an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Details: For a limited time, full-time RNs will receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus, to be paid the first pay period following completion of orientation and 90 days of employment.

Job Description:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Emergency Department settings. Communicates with providers and co-workers as appropriate about changes in patients’ clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Leads and acts as resource to other members of the patient care team. Promotes relationships with outside agencies and institutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Triage patients using the ESI severity index.
  • Care of emergent and non-emergent patients.
  • Head-to-toe assessments – knowledge of normal vs. abnormal findings and reporting of abnormal findings to provider.
  • Phlebotomy and IV skills.
  • Critical thinking to intervene with appropriate intervention for urgent / emergent care.
  • Care of acute and chronically ill patients from newborns to geriatrics.
  • Knowledge of hemodynamics.
  • Identifying and managing life-sustaining physiologic functions in unstable patients.
  • Maintains compliance in regard to policies, procedures and standards of practice.
  • Remains compliant with annual education, competencies, and validations as required.
  • Works with other departments to ensure smooth continuity of care for patients.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year license and one year acute care experience in a hospital setting.
  • Current RN license.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS; Current TNCC and ENPC strongly preferred or willingness to obtain required.

Registered Nurse (RN) — Per Diem — Emergency Department

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Starting October 1, 2021, new full-time RNs will receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus! Do you know someone who is looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Bassett Healthcare Network has an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Details: For a limited time, full-time RNs will receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus, to be paid the first pay period following completion of orientation and 90 days of employment.

Job Description:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Emergency Department settings. Communicates with providers and co-workers as appropriate about changes in patients’ clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Leads and acts as resource to other members of the patient care team. Promotes relationships with outside agencies and institutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Triage patients using the ESI severity index.
  • Care of emergent and non-emergent patients.
  • Head-to-toe assessments – knowledge of normal vs. abnormal findings and reporting of abnormal findings to provider.
  • Phlebotomy and IV skills.
  • Critical thinking to intervene with appropriate intervention for urgent/emergent care.
  • Care of acute and chronically ill patients from newborns to geriatrics.
  • Knowledge of hemodynamics.
  • Identifying and managing life-sustaining physiologic functions in unstable patients.
  • Maintains compliance in regard to policies, procedures and standards of practice.
  • Remains compliant with annual education, competencies, and validations as required.
  • Works with other departments to ensure smooth continuity of care for patients.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year license and one year acute care experience in a hospital setting.
  • Current RN license.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS; Current TNCC and ENPC strongly preferred or willingness to obtain required.

Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) 

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients, and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of Registered Nurse in charge of the team and / or unit. Promotes compliance and support of policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides basic care to non-acutely ill patients within the Certified Nursing Assistant’s scope of practice that includes actions to meet psychosocial needs and physical needs.
  • Provides general aspects of care that meet psychosocial or physical needs or both simultaneously, within the Certified Nursing Assistants scope of practice.
  • Meets communication needs of patients.
  • Demonstrates performance reflecting the initiate and responsibility expected of a Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, with the Certified Nursing Assistant’s scope of practice.
  • Assists in admission, transfer and discharge of patient.
  • Performs basic patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patients age.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate to the RN any observed changes in patient status and responses.
  • Maintains awareness of the needs of the pediatric, geriatric, and general population.
  • Demonstrates ability to assist with feeding patients and maintaining fluid balance with technique appropriate for patients’ age and physical condition.
  • Provides explanation to patient and family prior to administering care to patient; answers questions within scope of practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide services within scope of practice.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, coworkers, and providers.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patients needs.
  • Provides care appropriate to the condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of a RN within the Certified Nursing Assistant scope of practice.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations.
  • Responds to patient in emergency or physically distress situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality.
  • Interacts professionally with patient and / or family.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and other departments.
  • Meets current documentation stands and policies and completes within shift.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly including ambulance phone / radio and switchboard.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care under the direct supervision of an RN.
  • Medical and surgical asepsis is carried out during treatments.
  • Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual educational requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty.
  • Participates in in-services / educational requirements.
  • As a preceptor, assists and supports a new or transferred employee through a planned orientation to a specific clinical area.
  • Attends staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • Interacts professionally with other disciplines.
  • Ensures confidentiality of patients’ records.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Successful completion of New York State Nursing Assistant certification program.
  • Basic computer skills.

Food Service Worker — Part Time

The kitchen aide is responsible for the preparation, set up, and delivery of in-patient and out-patient trays (ED, ASU), according to provider (physicians and / or Dietitians) orders. Must be able to access EPIC for most current daily census sheet.

Responsibilities:

  • Able to maintain good working relationships with co-workers.
  • Stand and walk short distances but for prolonged periods.
  • Bend, lift, carry pots and pans, dishes.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Machines / equipment used: Steam tables, dishwasher, microwave, blender, mixer, telephone, beverage dispensers.
  • Environmentally controlled hot (kitchen area) and cold (walk-in freezer and walk-in cooler), cool, normal lighting, subdued lighting, noise, wet, slippery, hot surfaces, sharp objects.
  • Cash handling with dining room sales.
  • Must be able to utilize computer to access daily census sheet (EPIC).
  • Responsible for sanitation of kitchen work area, dishroom, and food carts.
  • Ensures adequate supply of clean utensils, dishes, and paper products for the dining area.
  • May assist with tabulating monies received and documenting daily receipts.
  • Assists staff and visitors in the employee dining room.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and follow written and oral directions.
  • Must be able to make simple calculations.
  • Some kitchen experience is desirable, but not necessary.
  • Knowledge of diet modifications and restrictions, either from previous experience or from on-the-job training is preferred.

 

For more information, please contact:

Tammy Hillman, Human Resources Business Partner
O'Connor Hospital, 460 Andes Road, Delhi, NY 13753
Telephone: 607-746-0357
Fax 607-746-0452
tammy.hillman@aofmh.org

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