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Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2022-11096
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Varies; Rotating Weekends
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)*   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2022-11050
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0 Wknd Prof
Shift
Noc
Work Schedule
10 or 12 hour shifts depending on department need; every weekend
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)*   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2022-11049
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0 Wknd Prof
Shift
Noc
Work Schedule
10 or 12 hour shifts depending on department need; every weekend
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-10951
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
M-F; rotating weekends
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2022-10868
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Noc
Work Schedule
10 or 12 hour shifts, as needed, variable days
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-10656
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
M-F; rotating weekends
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs other duties as assigned. - CLS Trainee: Restricted to the duties of processing and setup of specimens, with no test performance, verification, or release of results. Qualifications: - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:  - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. - CLS Trainee – California license as a Clinical Lab Scientist obtained within 120 days of hire, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2022-11047
FTE Status
Part-Time .6
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
AM Shift; variable days; rotating weekends
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is licensed with the State of California and works under the general technical supervision of the Laboratory Manager. The CLS performs complex, moderately complex, and waived testing as indicated under the CLIA Act and as required by laboratory accrediting agencies. The CLS will ensure laboratory policies and procedures are followed and that hospital objectives, regarding safety of laboratory personnel are met.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results appropriately. - Performs patient testing accurately and at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department and within the scope of the training and competency assessed by the laboratory designee. - Prioritizes the workload and workflow appropriately to ensure that testing for priority patients is completed first. - Performs proficiency testing samples according to laboratory procedure. - Performs and documents instrument maintenance and procedural calibrations appropriately. - Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance procedures appropriately. - Follows the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. - Appropriately identifies problems that may adversely affect the test performance or the reporting of test results and takes action to correct the problems and communicate with the department technical specialist. - Appropriately documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. - Follows appropriate infection control practices in the department and wears appropriate PPE. - Performs daily quality assurance activities as assigned by department technical specialists, supervisors, and/or managers. - Performs the job responsibilities of the department technical specialist in their absence. - Performs other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Must have a minimum of four years previous laboratory experience in the subspecialties of hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry and/or immunohematology, required. - Four years of experience with increasing responsibility directly related to clinical laboratory, preferred. - Possesses written and verbal skills which clearly communicate testing protocols and training for the staff. - Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments. - Must be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education: - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure. Licenses: - Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-10953
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
M-F; rotating weekends
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Manager - Home Health is responsible for direct and indirect supervision of all caregiver staff.  Strives to promote quality care by all disciplines; provides guidance and encourages the professional growth of those providing care; assists in maintaining and improving standards of care and facilitates communication among staff, patients, facilities, physicians and contracted services.  Participates in and contributes to departmental improvement initiatives.    Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Provides direct/indirect supervision of staff including scheduling, performance reviews and disciplinary actions.  - Provides guidance and recommendations on patient care issues.  - Ensures staffing needs of agency are met and are in compliance with regulatory rules. - Adheres to all Home Health and regulatory procedures and guidelines (TJC, State/Federal and others). - Attends and participates in department and hospital wide meeting and initiatives.  - Assess performance improvement needs of QAPI Program.  Makes recommendations to improve program. - Conduct supervisory visits to support clinical staff (new hire, annual, and as-needed). - Oversees the educational development of staff.  - Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - Minimum of three (3) years’ clinical experience in home health care, required. - Minimum of one (1) year supervisory, educator and/or preceptor experience in home health care, preferred. - Background knowledge and expertise in clinical decision making for the patient population assigned in home health, required. Education: - Graduate of accredited school of nursing, required. - BSN or Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited school required or currently enrolled and obtained within 24 months of hire or transfer.  Licenses: - Current California RN license, required.  - Current driver’s license, required. - Current evidence of automobile insurance, required.  Certification: - Current BLS, required; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-10551
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 5:00p; administrative on-call required
Cost Center/Dept
7290 - Home Health Care
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Manager holds twenty-four hour accountability for the delivery of quality nursing care and operational management of assigned unit. The job encompasses integration, facilitation, and coordination of the leadership, management, operational, quality improvement coordination, and clinical activities of patient care services. This individual serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and clinical resource for nurses and other members of the health care team. Individual is responsible for supervising all department employees. Understands and adheres to the California Nurse Practice Act, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for nurses, the ANA Bill of Rights for Registered Nurses, and the ANA Scope and Standard for Nurse Administrators. Supports the mission and values of the Medical Center. Possess knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population in the department under their r management.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Integration, facilitation, and coordination of the leadership, management, operational, quality improvement coordination, and clinical activities of assigned patient care department.  - Serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and clinical resource for nurses and other members of the health care team.  - Maintains working knowledge of local health care issues, community standards as well as providers. Participates in strategic business planning and action implementation.   - Conducts performance assessments and evaluations of staff in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.  - Utilizes appropriate TCMC staff disciplinary processes. - Performs other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Three (3) years of clinical experience in area of leadership, required.  - Minimum two years of management experience in clinical area, required. Education:  - Education Requirements for all Departments except NICU: - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, required.  - BSN or Bachelor’s degree in related field, required. - Master’s degree (MSN/MBA/MHA or relevant to area of leadership), preferred. - Education Requirements for NICU Department: - Registered CA RN with Master’s Degree in Nursing required, OR; - Registered CA RN with BSN and either a master’s degree in a related field or certificate in nursing or health care administration from an accredited organization (see Certification section below), AND at least 3 years of clinical nursing experience with at least 1 year in a NICU department. - RNC in leadership/administration/clinical specialty within 18 months of hire. Licenses: - Current California RN Licensure, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required; American Heart Association - Current ACLS certification, required; American Heart Association (only departments where required) - Neonatal Resuscitation Program completion (Labor & Delivery & NICU, Women’s /Newborn Services only), required. - ACLS certification obtained within 6 months of hire, required (Women’s, Newborn Services, NICU, L&D only) - RNC in leadership/administration/clinical specialty within 18 months of hire, required for NICU.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2022-11002
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8-1630
Cost Center/Dept
7680 - Interventional Radiology
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Manager holds twenty-four hour accountability for the delivery of quality nursing care and operational management of assigned unit. The job encompasses integration, facilitation, and coordination of the leadership, management, operational, quality improvement coordination, and clinical activities of patient care services. This individual serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and clinical resource for nurses and other members of the health care team. Individual is responsible for supervising all department employees. Understands and adheres to the California Nurse Practice Act, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for nurses, the ANA Bill of Rights for Registered Nurses, and the ANA Scope and Standard for Nurse Administrators. Supports the mission and values of the Medical Center. Possess knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population in the department under their r management.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Integration, facilitation, and coordination of the leadership, management, operational, quality improvement coordination, and clinical activities of assigned patient care department.  - Serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and clinical resource for nurses and other members of the health care team.  - Maintains working knowledge of local health care issues, community standards as well as providers. Participates in strategic business planning and action implementation.   - Conducts performance assessments and evaluations of staff in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.  - Utilizes appropriate TCMC staff disciplinary processes. - Performs other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Three (3) years of clinical experience in area of leadership, required.  - Minimum two years of management experience in clinical area, required. Education:  - Education Requirements for all Departments except NICU: - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, required.  - BSN or Bachelor’s degree in related field, required. - Master’s degree (MSN/MBA/MHA or relevant to area of leadership), preferred. - Education Requirements for NICU Department: - Registered CA RN with Master’s Degree in Nursing required, OR; - Registered CA RN with BSN and either a master’s degree in a related field or certificate in nursing or health care administration from an accredited organization (see Certification section below), AND at least 3 years of clinical nursing experience with at least 1 year in a NICU department. - RNC in leadership/administration/clinical specialty within 18 months of hire. Licenses: - Current California RN Licensure, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required; American Heart Association - Current ACLS certification, required; American Heart Association (only departments where required) - Neonatal Resuscitation Program completion (Labor & Delivery & NICU, Women’s /Newborn Services only), required. - ACLS certification obtained within 6 months of hire, required (Women’s, Newborn Services, NICU, L&D only) - RNC in leadership/administration/clinical specialty within 18 months of hire, required for NICU.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-11072
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
40 hr work week, 24/7 responsibility
Cost Center/Dept
6385 - Mother Baby
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: This person serves as a clinical expert, educator, and consultant to the staff, physicians, patients and their care givers. The focus of this position is on accomplishing strategic and tactical aims within the domains of the department. Fosters multidisciplinary relationships and linkages that support implementation of innovations; leads interdisciplinary groups in implementing patient care programs across the care continuum.     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Acts as an Educator, Clinical Expert, Consultant, Researcher and Practitioner for assigned department to ensure optimal patient care outcomes - Coordinates and assesses educational development and clinical competency of the nursing staff and ensures continued competency through educational programs for both the newly hired and experienced staff - Provides expertise, developing prevention strategies and protocols to improve patient outcomes - Leads nurses to ‘think outside the box’, to try new ways through evidenced based practice to enhance and improve patient outcomes - Guides the development of consistent and constant standards of practice of nurses, ensures the highest level of care is provided - Troubleshoots complex patient care issues - Measures patient functioning and quality of well being along with disease specific clinical outcomes - Collaborates with the physicians to update clinical guidelines, procedures and policies. - Participates in committees, quality monitoring, marketing and community services. - Obtains reviews and analyzes information in collaboration with the patient, family, significant other as related to educational needs. - Provides community education services as necessary. - Plans for personal growth as related to goals based on self assessment, evaluation, and feedback. - Provides consultation to internal customers (e.g. staff and physicians) and external customers (e.g. patients/significant others and other medical facilities). - Assists in the development of nurses’ advocacy and moral agency through role modeling, teaching and/or coaching.  - Serves as an agent for professional nursing educational issues.   Qualifications: - Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written, and presentations. - Requires three years of clinical experience as a staff nurse. - Requires previous experience in educational activities related to the scope of nursing practice. - Requires effective collaboration, problem-solving, negotiation and written and verbal communication skills. - Requires knowledge of computer software applications Education:  - High school diploma or GED, required. - Certificate or Diploma from an Accredited Program in Medical Coding  Licenses: - Current California RN license, required.  Certifications: - Clinical Nurse Specialist, required. - NVCI within 90 days of hire or transfer, required (ED, BHU IP & OP only). - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider - Current ACLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11024
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
5- 8 hr shifts
Cost Center/Dept
6070 - NICU
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary:   Responsible in managing automation and technology in the pharmacy department by coordinating and participating in projects, providing reports and audits within their respective applications/systems, creating technology and automation related documents, and improving the quality of customer service. Performs professional functions relating to providing appropriate drug information participating in all clinical programs, dispensing, and compounding of drugs.  Has responsibility for drug control within the pharmacy and distribution throughout the hospital. Assists in other areas as directed by the Director of Pharmacy.  In the absence of the Director of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Supervisor or Clinical Coordinator assumes responsibility for the operation of the Pharmacy.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Lead the implementation and management of various pharmacy systems and automation. - Serve as a liaison between IT and pharmacy operations and clinical pharmacy, analogous to the liaison role physician informaticists fulfill with the clinical service lines. Provide advice and consultation to pharmacy leaders regarding informatics-related topics, participate in pharmacy-led improvement projects, and ensure that drug-related clinical guidelines are reflected in the IT systems. - Responsible for taking a lead role in the design and optimization of drug-related clinical decision support including tools in our IT systems as well as tools provided by our content vendors, will develop and maintain the means to assess the ongoing effectiveness of those tools, and design medication groupers and other content that requires pharmaceutical expertise. - Works with Physician, Nursing and Quality Committees to improve efficiency of the medication process and to ensure that quality measures are met. - Maintains quality assurance, system integrity, and customer satisfaction for assigned technology or automation including but not limited to automated dispensing cabinet, IV workflow system, IV pumps, electronic health record, inventory management hardware/software, and temperature monitoring system. - Responsible for accurate billing for medications. - Provides reports and analytical recommendations that align clinical areas and enable the organization to achieve strategic initiatives. - Compiles, analyzes, and organizes data to best provide information to the intended audience. - Utilizes technology appropriately for the purpose of providing safe, accurate, cost effective comprehensive drug therapy. - Ensures that all changes to applications and technologies are made using existing change management methodologies to protect system performance, availability, and integrity. - Coordinates and provides educational in-services and training of designated users in system functions and operations in order to maximize effectiveness. - Provides ongoing review and assessment of user training needs and performs or arranges training as required. Promotes and assists in the coordination of staff development/education of information system programs. - Provide clinical oversight and ad hoc clinical consultation to technical team members on topics including but not limited to interface design, drug database decisions. - Performs additional duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Hospital residency (PGY1), or minimum three (3) years inpatient acute care hospital experience, required. - Two (2) years’ experience in hospital IT/informatics, preferred. - Must have current knowledge of drugs, their actions, availability, and I.V. incompatibility. - Be professionally competent in all phases of pharmaceutical care. - Must be able to plan, develop, and validate new pharmacy computer systems and subsystems. - Must be able to work closely with members of the Information Technology team. - Must be knowledgeable in data base management, spreadsheets, software, word processing and MS Windows. Education: - Pharm D, preferred. Licenses: - Current license by the California State Board of Pharmacy, required. Certifications: - Building and Maintenance PharmNet Inpatient, preferred. - Building and Maintenance Medication Processes, preferred. - BCPS, preferred. - Pharmacy Informatics Certification, preferred. Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-10708
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Cost Center/Dept
8480 - Information Systems
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Supervisor assists in planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating patient care. Responsible for managing and supervising nursing functions in assigned department(s).   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Plan, delegate and control work assignments to ensure delivery of comprehensive nursing services. - Responsible for staff timecard monitoring & approval. - Responsible for staffing and scheduling personnel considering scope of practice, competencies, patient needs and complexity of care. - Participate in the recruitment, selection of personnel. - Responsible for orientation of personnel assigned to department(s). - Provide guidance and supervision of personnel, including, but not limited to, performance evaluation of personnel, providing timely feedback, and corrective actions. - Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - Five (3-5) years acute care Charge Nurse or similar supervisor experience in assigned department(s), required. Licenses: - Current California RN Licensure, required. Certification: - Current BLS, required; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Current ACLS, required; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Current NIH, required for Emergency, ICU, Monitored Medical Unit and Telemetry.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11238
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Exempt, 4-10 hour shifts
Cost Center/Dept
7427 - PACU
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director or Manager, the Coder 3  is responsible for coding all diagnoses and procedures using current ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding systems in compliance with Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) guidelines, ICD-10-CM coding conventions, federal and state regulations.  The hospital services that are coded in this position may include acute inpatient (including Obstetric and Newborn), Physical Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health, Same Day Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Emergency Department records and Outpatient Ancillary.  The Coder 3 is also responsible for abstracting the required data elements for accurate data collection, reporting, and billing.     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Codes records of discharged patients using the current ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding system guidelines in accordance with regulatory compliance and quality monitoring criteria Adheres to the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding developed by the AHIMA Council on Coding and Classification. - Queries the physicians as needed to obtain clarification of chart documentation to accurately assign codes to reflect the patient’s diagnoses and procedures performed and maintains supporting documentation obtained. - Abstracts data from the medical record document according to data collection, reporting, and billing requirements in compliance with quality monitoring criteria. - Verifies that patient abstracts have been completed for all the required patient hospital services monthly for data retrieval, hospital Case Mix reporting, and billing of the outstanding account receivables (delinquent data). - Efficiently utilizes the Medical Centers’ medical record abstract, encoder, patient index, and other computerized department products that are used in the performance of all assigned duties. - Responsible for on-going education to maintain current professional certification. Responsible for the review and comprehension of current information regarding coding and compliance issues. - Performs other related duties or projects as requested by Management. Qualifications: - Two (2) years current acute care/hospital coding experience, required. - Internal transfers: will consider one year Coder 1 or Coder 2 experience at Tri-City Medical Center in lieu of two years current acute care/hospital coding experience. - Intermediate computer skill, required. - Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, coding compliance and reimbursement guidelines. - Successful completion of skills assessment with a score of at least 70% that evaluates application of candidate’s knowledge. - Detail oriented with strong analytical skills, required. - Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected change in work volume and work schedule, required. - Excellent human relations skills including listening, conflict resolution, and team building, required.  Certifications: - Requires (1) one of the following: - Current Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) - Current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) - Current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11144
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Varied
Cost Center/Dept
8700 - Medical Records
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director or Manager, the Coder 3  is responsible for coding all diagnoses and procedures using current ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding systems in compliance with Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) guidelines, ICD-10-CM coding conventions, federal and state regulations.  The hospital services that are coded in this position may include acute inpatient (including Obstetric and Newborn), Physical Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health, Same Day Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Emergency Department records and Outpatient Ancillary.  The Coder 3 is also responsible for abstracting the required data elements for accurate data collection, reporting, and billing.     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Codes records of discharged patients using the current ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding system guidelines in accordance with regulatory compliance and quality monitoring criteria Adheres to the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding developed by the AHIMA Council on Coding and Classification. - Queries the physicians as needed to obtain clarification of chart documentation to accurately assign codes to reflect the patient’s diagnoses and procedures performed and maintains supporting documentation obtained. - Abstracts data from the medical record document according to data collection, reporting, and billing requirements in compliance with quality monitoring criteria. - Verifies that patient abstracts have been completed for all the required patient hospital services monthly for data retrieval, hospital Case Mix reporting, and billing of the outstanding account receivables (delinquent data). - Efficiently utilizes the Medical Centers’ medical record abstract, encoder, patient index, and other computerized department products that are used in the performance of all assigned duties. - Responsible for on-going education to maintain current professional certification. Responsible for the review and comprehension of current information regarding coding and compliance issues. - Performs other related duties or projects as requested by Management. Qualifications: - Two (2) years current acute care/hospital coding experience, required. - Internal transfers: will consider one year Coder 1 or Coder 2 experience at Tri-City Medical Center in lieu of two years current acute care/hospital coding experience. - Intermediate computer skill, required. - Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, coding compliance and reimbursement guidelines. - Successful completion of skills assessment with a score of at least 70% that evaluates application of candidate’s knowledge. - Detail oriented with strong analytical skills, required. - Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected change in work volume and work schedule, required. - Excellent human relations skills including listening, conflict resolution, and team building, required.  Certifications: - Requires (1) one of the following: - Current Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) - Current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) - Current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11143
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Vary
Cost Center/Dept
8700 - Medical Records
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director or Manager, the Coder 3  is responsible for coding all diagnoses and procedures using current ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding systems in compliance with Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) guidelines, ICD-10-CM coding conventions, federal and state regulations.  The hospital services that are coded in this position may include acute inpatient (including Obstetric and Newborn), Physical Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health, Same Day Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Emergency Department records and Outpatient Ancillary.  The Coder 3 is also responsible for abstracting the required data elements for accurate data collection, reporting, and billing.     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Codes records of discharged patients using the current ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding system guidelines in accordance with regulatory compliance and quality monitoring criteria Adheres to the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding developed by the AHIMA Council on Coding and Classification. - Queries the physicians as needed to obtain clarification of chart documentation to accurately assign codes to reflect the patient’s diagnoses and procedures performed and maintains supporting documentation obtained. - Abstracts data from the medical record document according to data collection, reporting, and billing requirements in compliance with quality monitoring criteria. - Verifies that patient abstracts have been completed for all the required patient hospital services monthly for data retrieval, hospital Case Mix reporting, and billing of the outstanding account receivables (delinquent data). - Efficiently utilizes the Medical Centers’ medical record abstract, encoder, patient index, and other computerized department products that are used in the performance of all assigned duties. - Responsible for on-going education to maintain current professional certification. Responsible for the review and comprehension of current information regarding coding and compliance issues. - Performs other related duties or projects as requested by Management. Qualifications: - Two (2) years current acute care/hospital coding experience, required. - Internal transfers: will consider one year Coder 1 or Coder 2 experience at Tri-City Medical Center in lieu of two years current acute care/hospital coding experience. - Intermediate computer skill, required. - Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, coding compliance and reimbursement guidelines. - Successful completion of skills assessment with a score of at least 70% that evaluates application of candidate’s knowledge. - Detail oriented with strong analytical skills, required. - Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected change in work volume and work schedule, required. - Excellent human relations skills including listening, conflict resolution, and team building, required.  Certifications: - Requires (1) one of the following: - Current Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) - Current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) - Current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11059
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8 hour shifts
Cost Center/Dept
8700 - Medical Records
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: A professional caregiver who performs diagnostic, fluoroscopic, CT and radiography procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision; under the guidance of the CT/IR supervisor. The CT technologists is responsible for the performance of all aspects of CT and routine imaging, accurately and independently in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of disease in patients of all age groups.   Uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed CT and routine imagine procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standard; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system.  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The CT Technologist provides service in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Greets patients and provides procedure education to patient and/or family member. - Transports patient to examination room. Assists patient to the examination table. - Operates CT scanners using correct scan parameters. Adjust KV and MA setting appropriate to patient population in accordance with Title 17 and follows ALARA. - Operations contrast injector delivery systems. - Screens all contrast procedures for risk factors and documents in the patients medical record. - Records pertinent patient history, unusual conditions or patient limitations, Documents incidents or variances on appropriate forms as necessary.  Qualifications: - Good customer service skills. - Experienced in fluoroscopy, emergency room, portable radiography, minor invasive procedures and some O.R. experience, required. - Experienced in CT procedures in a medical center setting preferred. Experience in invasive CT procedures, preferred. - 1 year hospital based clinical medical experience, preferred. Licenses: - CRT (California Registered Technologist) license, required. - ARRT- CT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) license required within 1 year of hire or initiation of training. Certifications: - Venipuncture certification, required within 6 months of hire. - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-11056
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
variable. Weekdays, Weekend and holiday rotation
Cost Center/Dept
7685 - CT Scan
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: A professional caregiver who performs diagnostic, fluoroscopic, CT and radiography procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision; under the guidance of the CT/IR supervisor. The CT technologists is responsible for the performance of all aspects of CT and routine imaging, accurately and independently in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of disease in patients of all age groups.   Uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed CT and routine imagine procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standard; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system.  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The CT Technologist provides service in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Greets patients and provides procedure education to patient and/or family member. - Transports patient to examination room. Assists patient to the examination table. - Operates CT scanners using correct scan parameters. Adjust KV and MA setting appropriate to patient population in accordance with Title 17 and follows ALARA. - Operations contrast injector delivery systems. - Screens all contrast procedures for risk factors and documents in the patients medical record. - Records pertinent patient history, unusual conditions or patient limitations, Documents incidents or variances on appropriate forms as necessary.  Qualifications: - Good customer service skills. - Experienced in fluoroscopy, emergency room, portable radiography, minor invasive procedures and some O.R. experience, required. - Experienced in CT procedures in a medical center setting preferred. Experience in invasive CT procedures, preferred. - 1 year hospital based clinical medical experience, preferred. Licenses: - CRT (California Registered Technologist) license, required. - ARRT- CT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) license required within 1 year of hire or initiation of training. Certifications: - Venipuncture certification, required within 6 months of hire. - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-11057
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
Variable, Weekdays, Weekend rotation, Holiday rotation
Cost Center/Dept
7685 - CT Scan
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Clinical Director holds twenty-four-hour accountability for the delivery of quality nursing care and operational management of surgery.  The job encompasses integration, facilitation and coordination of leadership, management, operational, quality improvement, and clinical activities of surgery.  Serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor and clinical resource.  Responsible for supervision and day to day operations of assigned department(s).   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Responsible for daily operation of Surgery areas. - Integration, facilitation and coordination of leadership, operations, quality improvement and clinical activities. - Conduct performance assessment and evaluations of staff - Works collaboratively with Medical Directors, Division Chiefs, Surgeons, Anesthesiologists and staff to design and implement surgical services program enhancement to continually improve efficiency and effectiveness of surgery. - Maintains knowledge of regulatory standards, recommended standards of nursing practice and employment regulations Qualifications: - Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible leadership in surgery/surgical services, required. - Must be dependable, have integrity, initiative, tact, ability to work on details, ability to learn and possess a sense of values and ethical standards, required. - Effective communication skills, required. - Demonstrated knowledge to lead change and support achievement of strategic initiatives, required. - Experience with regulatory standards, required.  Education: - Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing, required. - BSN or Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field, required. - MSN or Master’s Degree in Business or Health Related field, required (will consider progress toward Master’s degree with completion date within six months of hire). Licenses: - Current California RN license, required. Certification: - Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association (healthcare provider), required.  - CNOR, required   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11023
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Exempt
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery