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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 Infection Preventionist is responsible for the coordination, surveillance and management of the hospital-wide Infection Prevention Program including education, trend analysis, and infection prevention.   The Infection Preventionist is responsible to the Director of Regulatory Compliance through the CNE.   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. - Infection Prevention surveillance, education, monitoring trends that have been identified through surveillance, and maintain all regulatory functions. - Responsible for the coordination and management of a hospital-wide Infection Prevention Program.  - Ensures that Leadership has current information on JCAHO Standards and Federal, State, and County requirements pertaining to infection control.  - Responsible for Prevention surveillance and the organization and coordination of the Infection Prevention Committee agenda, tracking table and minutes. - Responsible for coordinating and updating Infection Prevention Manual as well as reviewing and updating Interdisciplinary and Administrative policies and procedures. - Functions as a consultant to all hospital staff on infection prevention  issues and liaisons between the Infection Prevention Committee and other hospital departments.  Qualifications: - Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Infection Prevention, required. - Knowledge of the principles and practice of hospital infection prevention and control/epidemiology, infectious diseases, required. - Ability to effectively investigate and work up problems using epidemiological principles, required. - Knowledge of infection control standards (JCAHO, Title 22, CDC, APIC Guidelines) that affect the content of policies and procedures for the District, required.  - Able to develop and present educational programs to specific target groups with varying levels of education and training, required.  - Knowledge of computer technology and ability to collect and present data in various formats, required.  - Knowledge and skill to independently and collaboratively plan, develop, implement and evaluate infection control policies and procedures, required.  Education:  - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in nursing or related health care discipline, required. Certifications: -  CIC (Certification in Infection Prevention and Control), 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
2022-11029
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Exempt Position
Cost Center/Dept
8758 - Joint Commission
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 primary functions of the Lab Assistant in Pathology are specimen handling and transport, specimen processing and staining in histology and cytology, clerical support, inventory monitoring, assisting the Pathology Assistant and Pathologists in the gross processing of tissue specimens, and assisting in procedural areas for slide preparation. The skills set required for this position involves extensive training to develop the knowledge and skill level necessary for independent, safe work performance.  The extended training includes developing expertise in frozen sections, reagent preparation, safe handling of hazardous chemicals and carcinogens and gross assisting.   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. - Process surgical pathology and other types of specimens received in the laboratory. This task includes specimen transport, handling, sorting, requisition entry, accessioning, and distribution of specimens to all laboratory sections; dispose of specimens in accordance with laboratory specimen retention and safety policies. - Set up gross stations and assists the Pathology Assistant and Pathologists with grossing procedures; clean up grossing workstation; assist with autopsy. - Assists Radiologists with slide specimen preparation in procedural areas. - Prepares specimens for referral lab testing, stains histology and cytology slides using appropriate staining techniques, prepares frozen sections for interpretation - Prepares reagents according to lab procedure; handles hazardous chemicals in accordance with lab policy and OSHA safety standards. - Maintains laboratory including temperature monitoring, morgue maintenance, instrument maintenance, and take inventory of reagents and supplies; restock when needed and put away supplies as they are received. - Performs other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Two years of relevant work experience in a laboratory, required. - Knowledge and ability to use medical terminology, required. - Excellent professional communication and interpersonal skills are essential. - Ability to absorb and master new information. Education: - High School Diploma or GED, required. - Associates degree (2 years college) in life science courses or equivalent, preferred. Certification: - American Society for Clinical Pathology Medical Laboratory Assistant 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
2022-11197
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8-hour shifts; rotating evening and weekend call
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:  Supervises and coordinates the clinical operation of the laboratory during the assigned shift to ensure the provision of quality patient care.  This position is accountable for staffing coordination and resource utilization of the PM and night shifts to ensure the delivery of laboratory services to meet organizational strategic goals.   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. - Supervises the laboratory staff on the assigned shift. - Coordinates staff and resources to meet lab turn around time and other performance goals. - Ensures organized shift transition. - Helps to identify barriers to the achievement of service goals. - Identifies issues and recurrent problems that lead to the staff’s inability to effectively improve clinical outcomes or work efficiently. Collaborates with the laboratory management to provide solutions and resources for resolution. - Assists lab management to ensure high level of professional practice and maintains lab services according to policies, procedures and standards. - Assists lab management in quality and safety requirements and initiatives of the clinical laboratory. - Performs additional duties as may be assigned by the Operations Manager. Qualifications:   - Must a have a minimum of six years recent experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a clinical laboratory. - Two years of experience in a leadership position is preferred. - Be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:    - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure, required.  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
2022-11119
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
M-F; weekends as needed
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:  Supervises and coordinates the clinical operation of the laboratory during the assigned shift to ensure the provision of quality patient care.  This position is accountable for staffing coordination and resource utilization of the PM and night shifts to ensure the delivery of laboratory services to meet organizational strategic goals.   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. - Supervises the laboratory staff on the assigned shift. - Coordinates staff and resources to meet lab turn around time and other performance goals. - Ensures organized shift transition. - Helps to identify barriers to the achievement of service goals. - Identifies issues and recurrent problems that lead to the staff’s inability to effectively improve clinical outcomes or work efficiently. Collaborates with the laboratory management to provide solutions and resources for resolution. - Assists lab management to ensure high level of professional practice and maintains lab services according to policies, procedures and standards. - Assists lab management in quality and safety requirements and initiatives of the clinical laboratory. - Performs additional duties as may be assigned by the Operations Manager.   Qualifications:   - Must a have a minimum of six years recent experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a clinical laboratory. - Two years of experience in a leadership position is preferred. - Be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job. Education:    - Meets education requirements for CLS licensure, required.  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
2022-10996
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
M-F; coverage otherwise as needed
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: A professional caregiver who works independently under the guidance of the Women’s Diagnostic Center Supervisor.  The Mammographer is responsible for the performance of screening, diagnostic and invasive breast examinations in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in adult and geriatric patients.  Uses independent judgment in determining the need for radiologist intervention and takes additional views if needed.  Follows all regulatory guidelines and MQSA guidelines.  Assures accurate billing and file documentation and records information related to exams is entered into department computer system.  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The Mammographer provides services 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. - Perform screening, diagnostic, and invasive breast exams in accordance with established policies and procedures. - Exercises independent judgment in determining need for taking additional views or soliciting radiologist intervention. - Assures accurate billing and file documentation. - Records exam related information into computer database systems. - Supports other clinical areas when not engaged in imaging activities. Qualifications: - Must provide documentation of performance of 25 supervised mammograms from an accredited mammography facility, required. - Must provide documentation of 8 continuing education unit in digital mammography, required. - Good Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program, required (verified through licensure). Licenses: - CRTM (California Registered Technologist Mammography) license, required. - ARRT (American Radiologic Registry Technologist) license, required. - within 15 months of initial training. Certifications: - ARRTM (American Registry of Radiologic Technology Mammography), preferred. - 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
2022-11054
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Weekdays, Weekends possible
Cost Center/Dept
7632 - Women's Center
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 works independently under the guidance of the Women’s Diagnostic Center Supervisor.  The Mammographer is responsible for the performance of screening, diagnostic and invasive breast examinations in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in adult and geriatric patients.  Uses independent judgment in determining the need for radiologist intervention and takes additional views if needed.  Follows all regulatory guidelines and MQSA guidelines.  Assures accurate billing and file documentation and records information related to exams is entered into department computer system.  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The Mammographer provides services 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. - Perform screening, diagnostic, and invasive breast exams in accordance with established policies and procedures. - Exercises independent judgment in determining need for taking additional views or soliciting radiologist intervention. - Assures accurate billing and file documentation. - Records exam related information into computer database systems. - Supports other clinical areas when not engaged in imaging activities. Qualifications: - Must provide documentation of performance of 25 supervised mammograms from an accredited mammography facility, required. - Must provide documentation of 8 continuing education unit in digital mammography, required. - Good Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program, required (verified through licensure). Licenses: - CRTM (California Registered Technologist Mammography) license, required. - ARRT (American Radiologic Registry Technologist) license, required. - within 15 months of initial training. Certifications: - ARRTM (American Registry of Radiologic Technology Mammography), preferred. - 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
2022-10781
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Variable Monday -Friday , May work as needed if weekend work is required.
Cost Center/Dept
7632 - Women's Center
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 Managed Care Operations Manager is responsible for the implementation and management of the Managed Care Departments Third Party Administration activities. The Manager oversees the daily operations including supervision of personnel, interdepartmental communications, contact with medical groups and health plans to ensure that hospital remains in compliance with regulatory and plan requirements.    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. - Coordinates and directs the daily operations of the managed care operations department including claims adjudication and customer service, benefit and enrollment maintenance, stop loss filing and collection, third party recoveries, development and maintenance of operational policies and procedures, risk pool reconciliation and settlement, auditing of financials, supervision of personnel, monitor productivity and evaluate workflow. - Participates in the development and review of departmental procedures.  Oversees the development of training programs for all departmental personnel.  Conducts/participates in educational meetings and training programs for staff. - Ensures accurate managed care claims processing according to government regulations, contractual obligations and hospital procedures. - Oversees the preparation and accuracy of reports completed by managed care staff and assists in developing action plans when trends/patterns require corrective action. - Responsible for ensuring the selection, evaluations, promotion, discipline and discharging of staff is consistent through out the managed care operations department. - Accountable for all audits conducted within the department. - Participates in preparation of the annual capital and operational budget for the department.  Responsible for managing the departmental budget, which includes review and verification of monthly budget and performance reports.  All variances from budgeted to actual expenses must be reported to the Director with an explanation for the variance. - Acts as liaison with medical groups and health plans to ensure proper contract compliance, settlement of full risk hospital control fund, and other issues as identified. - Ensures that stop loss claims are tracked and proper reimbursement is received from insurance carrier. - Ensures that overall departmental performance goals and indicators are monitored, met and reported to Director.  Qualifications: - 3 – 5 years managed care experience with emphasis in finance and systems. - Posse’s in-depth working knowledge of regulatory requirements for claims processing. - Ability to interpret and operationalize diverse contracts. - Strong working knowledge of institutional risk sharing arrangements. - Managed care systems experience.  Including accurate installation and implementation of contracts on contract management software. - Ability to work with various levels of personnel. - PC literate, including advanced spreadsheet and word processing skills. - Strong analytical skills. - Strong verbal and written communication skills. - High level of personal accountability for accuracy, attention to detail and completion of work assignments. - HCPC, RBRVS, RVS, CRVS, ICD-9 coding background. - Two to four year’s supervisory experience, required. Education: - Bachelor Degree in Accounting or other related field Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work. 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
2022-10956
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Exempt position
Cost Center/Dept
8618 - Managed 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 Rehab Manager is responsible to the Director of Rehabilitation and holds twenty-four hour seven day week accountability for the delivery of quality care and operational management of assigned unit.  The job encompasses integration, facilitation, and coordination of the leadership, management, operational, and clinical activities of rehabilitation services, including operational oversight of clinical care management of admissions to the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.  This individual will assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of care and/or programs and ensure their financial viability.  This individual serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and clinical resource for members of the health care team.  The Rehab Manager possesses knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that direct care providers are competent to provide age appropriate care to the patient population.  Promotes shared decision-making as well as professional autonomy through participation in executive-level decisions and keeping staff informed on organizational decisions and changes. The Rehab Manager is to advocate for and allocate available rehabilitation services based on current standards of practice. Supports the mission and values of the Medical Center, and acts as a role model relative to the Medical Center’s Service Care Program.  The Rehabilitation Manager is also directly responsible for the admission of and care coordination of patients onto the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.   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 administrative/operational management of the department including but not limited to annual performance appraisals and disciplinary actions of departmental personnel.   - Assists Director Rehabilitation Services Orthopedic Service Line Administrator with recruitment and retention of staff as well as ensures operational efficiency and regulatory compliance - Supervision of support staff to include administrative and secretarial staff. - Assists Director, Rehabilitation Services in budgetary operations of the department and ensures fiscal responsibility, program development/implementation, management and growth in accordance with the organizational mission. - Oversees staffing of the department with a focus on people, productivity, service and growth to accomplish the departmental goals. - Ensures current and accurate charge master management and enhancement.  - Responsible for reviewing end-of-the-month reports including but not limited to revenue and expense summary, productivity and ensures appropriate supplies/resource utilization and availability to support overall operations of the department. - Identifies ways to reduce controllable costs through standardization and cost containment efforts and must continually drive efforts to the overall reduction of costs as well as revenue enhancement.  - Assists Medical Director in operational enforcement of appropriate admission criteria for Acute Rehabilitation Unit Admissions and in oversight of clinical care delivery to patients on the Acute Rehabilitation Unit. - The Rehab Manager will also collaborate with different unit managers and leadership as needed to assure excellence in patient care delivery, operational efficiency, cost effective delivery of care and regulatory in patient care delivery for patients admitted to the Acute Care Unit - Assists with special projects and creates and presents reports on behalf of the Director including financial, quality and performance improvement.    Qualifications: - Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience, required.  - Minimum of two (2) years of previous management or supervisory experience, required. - Must be dependable, have integrity, initiative, tact, ability to work on details, required.  - Experience with product line development, required.  - Computer literate with proficient skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc) required; advanced skills, preferred.  - Must possess communication skills with experience conducting presentations to multiple audiences including senior leadership, required.  - Must have the ability to mentor, train and develop other personnel by providing them with the knowledge gained through years of experience on the job, required. Education: - Bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation discipline, required. - Master’s degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Rehabilitation or related field is required. Licenses: - Current California professional license in related field required (PT, OT, ST) Certification: - Certification in healthcare administrative or management discipline, preferred. - FIM certification, required - PPS certification, highly desirable   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
2022-10874
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
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 Back Office Medical Assistant performs a variety of clinical and clerical responsibilities to assist care providers in examination and treatment of patients.  Enters pertinent information into patient charts, and performs related clerical tasks.  Responsible for assisting the physician with all aspects of patient care including: rooming patients, taking vitals, and documenting patient histories.   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. ALL - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Obtains, identifies and records vital signs, prevention data, medications, chief complaints and other pertinent information. - Observes, records and reports pertinent patient symptoms, reactions, condition changes, and information. Immediately identifies and reports to RN or practitioner all adverse observations, reactions, conditions or emergency situations. - Transcribes patient specific data into electronic system using practitioner generated ICD-10 and CPT codes for purposes of billing, coding, and clinical data reporting and analysis. - Prepares room and instruments for use during exam or procedure. Assists MD, PA or NP with wide variety of patient care procedures and tests. Collects, labels and processes specimens as required by practitioner and in accordance with policies and procedures. - Follows departmental and organizational directives to isolate and process contaminated instruments and supplies. Cleans rooms, furniture, instruments and equipment according to established policies and procedures. - Identifies, draws up and labels medications on sterile and unsterile field for immediate verification and administration by the practitioner. Verbalizes preparation and shows practitioner medication container. - Calls patient prescription to pharmacy, as ordered by authorized practitioner. - Assists in resolving and/or responding to non-clinical related patient complaints and inquires. - Performs other duties as necessary.   Medical Assistant I - Manage a caseload of 20+ patients per day with physician(s) assigned to. Medical Assistant II - Manage a caseload of 25+ patients per day with physician assigned to. - Process referrals, orders, and complete all disability forms. Medical Assistant III - Acts as preceptor/trainer to both new hires and practice manager(s) on front and back office workflows, clinical and administrative software application training, and post appointment referral processing. - Identifies and implements operational strategies and process improvements for department/unit working in concert with the clinic manager. - Manage a caseload of 35+ patients per day with physician assigned to. - Provide onboarding and training to Medical Assistants that are new to the practice. - Acts as lead resource for billing and coding of medical procedures and services provided in the clinic; working closely with the billing/coding personnel. - Process referrals, orders, and complete all disability forms. - Proof read physicians dictation and inform of any errors. - Cross trained in all front and back office clinic functions.   Qualifications: ALL - Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in interpersonal relations, customer service, detail-oriented, problem solving, teamwork, creativity/innovation and meet variable workloads, required. - Excellent oral & written communication skills, required. - Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task, required. - Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; receiving instructions, required.   Medical Assistant I - Relevant clinical Medical Assistant experience, preferred. May consider applicable C.N.A. experience in lieu of Medical Assistant experience.   Medical Assistant II - Two (2) to five (5) years relevant clinical medical assistant experience, required. May consider applicable C.N.A. experience in lieu of Medical Assistant experience.   Medical Assistant III - Minimum (5) five years relevant clinical medical assistant experience, required. May consider applicable C.N.A. experience in lieu of Medical Assistant experience. - Minimum (3) three years dedicated subspecialty experience (orthopedics, cardiac, urology, general surgery, primary care or other surgical specialty), required.   Education: Medical Assistant I - Graduate of Medical Assisting program or graduate of Certified Nurse Assistant program or Military Medical Specialist training, required. - May consider completion of two years on-the-job training in Medical Assisting or Certified Nurse Assisting and High School diploma or GED required.   Certification: ALL - Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association (healthcare provider), required. Medical Assistant I - C.N.A. or MA certification required within 6 months of hire. Medical Assistant II & III - C.N.A. or MA certification 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. 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
2022-11183
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:00am-5:00pm
Cost Center/Dept
7088 - Pulmonary Clinic
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 Back Office Medical Assistant performs a variety of clinical and clerical responsibilities to assist care providers in examination and treatment of patients.  Enters pertinent information into patient charts, and performs related clerical tasks.  Responsible for assisting the physician with all aspects of patient care including: rooming patients, taking vitals, and documenting patient histories.   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. - Obtains, identifies and records vital signs, prevention data, medications, chief complaints and other pertinent information. - Observes, records and reports pertinent patient symptoms, reactions, condition changes, and information. Immediately identifies and reports to RN or practitioner all adverse observations, reactions, conditions or emergency situations. - Transcribes patient specific data into electronic system using practitioner generated ICD-10 and CPT codes for purposes of billing, coding, and clinical data reporting and analysis. - Prepares room and instruments for use during exam or procedure. Assists MD, PA or NP with wide variety of patient care procedures and tests. Collects, labels and processes specimens as required by practitioner and in accordance with policies and procedures. - Follows departmental and organizational directives to isolate and process contaminated instruments and supplies. Cleans rooms, furniture, instruments and equipment according to established policies and procedures. - Identifies, draws up and labels medications on sterile and unsterile field for immediate verification and administration by the practitioner. Verbalizes preparation and shows practitioner medication container. - Calls patient prescription to pharmacy, as ordered by authorized practitioner. - Assists in resolving and/or responding to non-clinical related patient complaints and inquires. - Manage a caseload of 20+ patients per day with physician(s) assigned to. - Performs other duties as necessary.   Qualifications: - Relevant clinical Medical Assistant experience, preferred. May consider applicable C.N.A. experience in lieu of Medical Assistant experience. - Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in interpersonal relations, customer service, detail-oriented, problem solving, teamwork, creativity/innovation and meet variable workloads, required. - Excellent oral & written communication skills, required. - Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task, required. - Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; receiving instructions, required. Education: - Graduate of Medical Assisting program or graduate of Certified Nurse Assistant program or Military Medical Specialist training, required. - May consider completion of two years on-the-job training in Medical Assisting or Certified Nurse Assisting and High School diploma or GED required. Certification: - Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association (healthcare provider), required. - C.N.A. or MA certification required within 6 months of hire.   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
2022-11014
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:30am-5:00pm
Cost Center/Dept
7086 - Infusion Ctr Oceanside
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 for pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes for waived or moderate complexity clinical laboratory tests under CLIA, performs associated quality control and quality assurance procedures, performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting utilizing appropriate and accurate documentation.   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, ensures appropriate specimen type and quality for test analyses. - Appropriately prioritizes and performs accurate analysis of patient specimens at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department, validates test results using reference ranges, instrument flags, clinical correlation, and evaluates critical values prior to reporting results according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Perform analysis of Proficiency Testing samples integrated into patient workload and maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples. - Perform and document quality control and quality assurance activities according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Perform and document instrument maintenance and troubleshooting and procedural calibrations according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience as a Medical Lab Technician, preferred.  - Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills, required. - Demonstrates strong laboratory technical expertise and problem solving skills, required.  Education: - Meets education requirements for MLT Licensure. Licenses: - Current California license as a Medical Laboratory Technician, 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
2022-11048
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8 or 10 hour shifts based on need; 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: Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes for waived or moderate complexity clinical laboratory tests under CLIA, performs associated quality control and quality assurance procedures, performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting utilizing appropriate and accurate documentation.   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, ensures appropriate specimen type and quality for test analyses. - Appropriately prioritizes and performs accurate analysis of patient specimens at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department, validates test results using reference ranges, instrument flags, clinical correlation, and evaluates critical values prior to reporting results according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Perform analysis of Proficiency Testing samples integrated into patient workload and maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples. - Perform and document quality control and quality assurance activities according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Perform and document instrument maintenance and troubleshooting and procedural calibrations according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience as a Medical Lab Technician, preferred.  - Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills, required. - Demonstrates strong laboratory technical expertise and problem solving skills, required.  Education: - Meets education requirements for MLT Licensure. Licenses: - Current California license as a Medical Laboratory Technician, 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
2022-10961
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: Responsible for pre-analytical processes for waived or moderate complexity clinical laboratory tests under CLIA, performs associated administrative quality procedures, performs instrument maintenance, and maintains appropriate and accurate documentation.   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, ensures appropriate specimen type and quality for test analyses. - Manages department inventory appropriately, in partnership with the laboratory section leader. - The following responsibilities are performed while in dedicated training sessions under direct supervisor of a licensed clinical laboratory scientist: - Appropriately prioritizes and performs accurate analysis of patient specimens at a speed and volume consistent with the turnaround time goals of the department, validates test results using reference ranges, instrument flags, clinical correlation, and evaluates critical values prior to reporting results according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Perform analysis of Proficiency Testing samples integrated into patient workload and maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples. - Perform and document quality control and quality assurance activities according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Perform and document instrument maintenance and troubleshooting and procedural calibrations according to laboratory policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - Minimum one (1) year experience in a clinical laboratory, preferred.  - Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills, required. - Demonstrates strong laboratory technical expertise and problem solving skills, required.  Education:   - Actively enrolled in a MLT program OR has an active CLS Trainee license, 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
2022-11095
FTE Status
Part-Time .8
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Varies
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 medical scribe works to facilitate patient flow and ensure an accurate and complete medical record for each patient.  The Medical Scribe assists the medical provider by accompanying them during the medical history-taking and exam, recording details of both into the medical record.     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. - Administrative - Maintains a clean and organized work area. - Maintains working knowledge of orthopedic medical terminology and accepted abbreviations. - Understands and recognizes the physical exam process and has the ability to record exam details. - Computer proficient and able to quickly learn new applications. - Tracks patient care and improves patient flow. - Demonstrates a professional demeanor and recognizes privacy considerations for patients and families. - Displays flexibility in scheduling. - Calmly copes with a high pressure environment. - Clinical - Records details of chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, past medical history, social history, family medical history, disease risk factors, medications and allergies. - Records details of physician exam, including pertinent positives and negatives, noted abnormalities and patient general condition. - Submits orders as desired by medical provider and checks constantly for results of those orders.   Qualifications: - Six months of Medical Scribe experience or related clinical training, required. - Strong medical terminology, required. - Strong writing skills, required. - Computer proficiency with Windows applications, required. - Ability to type a minimum of 45 WPM, required. - Ability to work under stress with interruptions and deadlines. - Ability to process verbal information and proceed accordingly. - Ability to follow complex instructions. - Ability to use basic math skills needed to write prescriptions and draw injections. - Ability to think logically and critically and come to a conclusion. - Ability to enter and retrieve data from a computer. - Ability to use the phone system, copier, fax and printers. - Ability to navigate the EHR system. - Ability to communicate with a high level of medical knowledge to patients, staff, management, Physicians and others. - Demonstrates a high level of medical knowledge in regards to patient care, office procedures, patient evaluation, medical terminology, OSHA regulations, etc. - Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9/ICD-10, and HCPCS coding. - Demonstrated awareness of the patient as an individual, with specific physical, psychological and spiritual needs. - Obeys and adheres to all policies and procedures outlined in the handbook - Experience with Electronic Medical Records, preferred. Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Certified Medical Assistant, 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
2022-10903
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:30am-5:00pm
Cost Center/Dept
7095 - OSNC
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 works independently under the guidance of the Lead MRI Technologist. Contributes to total patient care by accessing pertinent patient information; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system. The MRI Technologist provides services 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. - Responsible for the performance of all aspects of MR imaging, accurately and in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients of all group. - Follows all regulatory guidelines and MR safety precautions. - Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations. - Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities. - Support radiology modalities as needed. Qualifications: - 1 year hospital based clinical medical imaging experience required, 2 years preferred. - Experienced in MRI procedures in a medical center setting, preferred. - Experience in invasive MRI experience, preferred. - Good customer service skills. - Experienced in the medical field. Licenses: - One of the following certifications is required and may serve as adequate certification for an MRI Tech: - ARRT-MR (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Magnetic Resonance Imaging) - ARMRIT (American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists) - CRT (California Registered Technologist), must complete advanced training ARRT-MRI or ARMRIT within 15 months of initial training. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Venipuncture certification, required within 6 months of hire.   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
2022-11055
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
As needed Weekdays,Rotating weekends,oncall rotation,holiday rotation
Cost Center/Dept
7660 - MRI
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 MRI Technologist conducts MRI Exams to help provide the best diagnosis and treatment of a disease.  This person possesses strong interpersonal skills to relate with patient’s unique needs.  The MRI Tech provides and environment which will exceed the expectations of every patient by treating them with the utmost care, compassion and respect, to secure a standard of service that allows the patient’s experience to be extraordinary.  Ensures patient registration is completed.  Participates in marketing and public relations activities to promote the MRI center.   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. - Manage requisitions and physicians orders in the Cerner EMR application - Modify, start and complete exams in the RadNet application within Cerner’s EMR - Initiates contact with patients in a friendly, courteous and professional manner - Performs Diagnostic MRI exam as prescribed by physicians, following all MRI magnetic precautions - Completes MRI safety screening documentation - Completes MRI contrast screening documentation - Performs all necessary record keeping and documentation that is required of MRI - Follows all aspects of the American College of Radiology guidance on MRI safe practices. - Maintains a safe and appropriate work area - Maintains inventory of supplies, such as IV contrast, syringes, etc. - Stocks MRI room with supplies such as pillow cases, pillow covers and blankets as needed at the end of every working day - Cleans MRI gantry, table and equipment with appropriate disinfectant wipes between patient exams at the end of every working day - Takes responsibility for general cleanliness and appearance of MRI room - Notifies X-ray Supervisor of any problems that occur in department such as MRI machine problems after tech support is called - Treats patients with dignity when having them change for an MRI exam - Maintains proper Quality control procedure daily - Answers phone calls if not setting up or performing an MRI exam - Explains to patients the procedure when they request a copy of MRI on CD. Explains the procedure of HIPAA regulations - Maintains full compliance with ICAMRL and/or ACR Accreditation policies - Clocks in on computer promptly and works and work station at assigned time - Reviews all posted items, newsletters, memos, emails and other information and communications to stay abreast of current events and process changes within the organization - Comes to work clean and dressed professionally - Follows all aspects of the American College of Radiology guidance on MRI safe practices. Qualifications: - Minimum of 6 to 12 months of experience in a health care setting. - Strong background in customer service. - Competencies in the areas of leadership, teamwork and cooperation. - Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity. - Ability to understand medical/surgical terminology. - Educated on and compliant with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict confidentiality of patient and client information. - Ability to enter and retrieve data from computer - Ability to operate modern office business machinery - Ability to operate the GE 1.5 T Excite 8 channel MRI machine or current equipment platform. - Ability to use MRI coils and shields on patients - Ability to use and administer IV contrast - Ability to maintain a safe and appropriate work area,  Maintain inventory of supplies - Ability to use the new film viewing system “MYSIS, CENTRICITY, ECHOES” and/or McKesson PACS - Ability to burn and import the CD’s into PACS system - Ability to effectively interact with colleagues, clinic staff, patients, public, tech support personnel, physicians and their staff - Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to present ideas in a business-friendly and user-friendly language; Highly self-motivated, self-directed and attentive to detail; team-oriented, collaborative; ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment - Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints from employees and clients. Ability to speak clearly and to make effective and persuasive arguments and presentations Education:  - High School Diploma, prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, Business or Medical Assisting OR equivalent experience Certifications: - Certified MRI technologist in the ARRT (MR) or ARMRIT. - California Venipuncture certification 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.   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
2022-11173
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday through Friday
Cost Center/Dept
7095 - OSNC
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 Nuclear Medicine Technologist is a professional caregiver who works independently under the guidance of the Radiologist and the Radiation Safety Officer.  The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for the performance of Nuclear Medicine Diagnostic Radioassay and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine examinations accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients of all age groups.  Technologist follows all regulatory agency guidelines in performing safety and calibration duties and examinations.  Utilizing electronic platforms, (Imaging systems, EMAR and Pacs), assures accurate billing, file documentation and records information related to exams. .  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The Nuclear Medicine Technologist provides services 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. - Prepare and administers radiophamaceuticals - Use of nuclear instrumentation to perform accurate isotope assay - Perform in vivo and diagnostic procedures - Performs daily quality control technique to maintain all quality assurance regulations - Proficient use of a technetium-99 generator - Participates in all licensing, regulatory, and accrediting regulations - Proficient in radionuclide chemistry and organ dose assessment - Works closely with the nuclear medicine physician to ensure exam appropriateness - Performs IV injections - Follows all radiation safety policies   Qualifications: - Minimum 1 year of experience in a hospital environment, preferred.  - Good customer service skills - Apply knowledge of radiation physics and safety regulations to limit radiation exposure, prepare and administer radioisotopes. - Strong knowledge of radiation physics, radiation biology, radionuclide chemistry and radiation safety. Licenses: - CTNM (California Registered Certified Technologist in Nuclear Medicine) license and Either the: - 1) ARRT N (American Registry of Radiologic Technology NUCLEAR MEDICINE)                                         - OR - 2) NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) Certification: - 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
2022-11153
FTE Status
PD Wknd Prof
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Primary weekends, On call rotation, holiday rotation
Cost Center/Dept
7650 - Nuclear Medicine
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 Nuclear Medicine Technologist is a professional caregiver who works independently under the guidance of the Radiologist and the Radiation Safety Officer.  The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for the performance of Nuclear Medicine Diagnostic Radioassay and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine examinations accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients of all age groups.  Technologist follows all regulatory agency guidelines in performing safety and calibration duties and examinations.  Utilizing electronic platforms, (Imaging systems, EMAR and Pacs), assures accurate billing, file documentation and records information related to exams. .  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The Nuclear Medicine Technologist provides services 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. - Prepare and administers radiophamaceuticals - Use of nuclear instrumentation to perform accurate isotope assay - Perform in vivo and diagnostic procedures - Performs daily quality control technique to maintain all quality assurance regulations - Proficient use of a technetium-99 generator - Participates in all licensing, regulatory, and accrediting regulations - Proficient in radionuclide chemistry and organ dose assessment - Works closely with the nuclear medicine physician to ensure exam appropriateness - Performs IV injections - Follows all radiation safety policies   Qualifications: - Minimum 1 year of experience in a hospital environment, preferred.  - Good customer service skills - Apply knowledge of radiation physics and safety regulations to limit radiation exposure, prepare and administer radioisotopes. - Strong knowledge of radiation physics, radiation biology, radionuclide chemistry and radiation safety. Licenses: - CTNM (California Registered Certified Technologist in Nuclear Medicine) license and Either the: - 1) ARRT N (American Registry of Radiologic Technology NUCLEAR MEDICINE)                                         - OR - 2) NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) Certification: - 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
2022-10712
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Variable Weekdays, Weekend rotation, Holiday Roation, Oncall roation
Cost Center/Dept
7650 - Nuclear Medicine
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 Nurse Informaticist serves as a vital liaison between the Information Technology department and healthcare professionals. They design and implement system solutions to improve the full spectrum of health care services from scheduling, direct patient care, ancillary services, and revenue cycle. They provide knowledge/ experience based support to highly visible, sensitive, and multi-faceted initiatives. They are responsible for the successful turnover of projects and other requests to production. The Nursing Informaticist is responsible for duties relating to application and systems installation and implementation, developing system scope and design objectives through analysis and research. They are responsible for the configuration of vendor maintained systems and/or developing and modifying hospital hosted systems and assisting with related coordination efforts. This role and responsibility includes duties related to project management, small scope project management (which may include design, analysis, and implementation) as well as the daily operational activities associated with the assigned systems, applications, and projects. They will coordinate special system projects in support of organizational strategic initiative goals. The Nurse Informaticist serves as a professional leader and resource for professional staff and acts as a role model in support of the mission and values of the Medical Center. They will maintain professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations.    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. - Serves as the liaison for health IT efforts representing nursing and other clinical needs to include training/education. - Incorporates nursing research and evidence-based knowledge into the informatics practice. - Works with clinical and IT team members in evaluating the   effectiveness of technologies and workflows that impact clinical users. - Acts as a change agent in the identification, development, planning, implementation, and value measurement of strategies to support and integrate quality patient care and professional practice. - Provides critical analysis and evaluation of health IT and recommends revision of clinical systems, processes, and workflows to achievement of positive patient outcomes. - Promotes safe, effective, and efficient use of health IT. - Collects, analyzes, and reports data in collaboration with quality on patient safety issues and outcomes to leadership/management. - Supports nursing leadership to implement infrastructure including policies and procedures that support the nursing community. - Collaborates with leadership in project/program planning and development that supports department and organizational initiatives. Qualifications: - Current Registered Nursing licensure with at least 3  years clinical experience, required. - Prior experience with clinical systems and technologies, preferred. - Experience with Clinical Information System implementations, optimizations, and end-user training in support of both inpatient and outpatient initiatives, preferred. - Demonstrates fundamental leadership skills of planning, organizing, prioritizing and facilitating, required. - Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency with basic Microsoft Office tools, required. - Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with internal/external staff, consultants, and vendors, required. Previous experience with interdisciplinary governance processes and change control management, preferred. Knowledge in fundamentals of hospital organization, management techniques, Joint Commission, HIPAA, and Title 22 requirements, preferred. Education: - Bachelor's degree in Nursing, required. - Master's degree, preferred. Licenses: - Active California Registered Nursing licensure, required.   Certification: - BLS certification, preferred. 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
2022-10825
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
MTWTF
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 Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant First Assist (NPFA/PA) is a licensed professional who renders direct patient care as a part of the perioperative role by functioning as a first assistant to the surgeon.  The NPFA/PA has acquired knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the surgeon through organized instruction and supervised practice.  The NPFA/PA practices under the supervision of the surgeon in the operating room and labor and delivery area as a First Assistant. The NPFA/PA prioritizes patient needs, coordinates patient care, and collaborates with other members of the patient care team to provide care in accordance with the medical plan of care.   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. - Renders direct patient care as a part of the perioperative role by functioning as a first assistant to the surgeon - Practices an expanded role of perioperative nursing and has acquired knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the surgeon through organized instruction and supervised practice. - Practices under the supervision of the surgeon in the operating room as a First Assistant. - Prioritizes patient needs, coordinates patient care, and collaborates with other members of the patient care team to provide care in accordance with the medical plan of care.  - Coordinate efforts that maximize clinical and financial outcomes.  - Works collaboratively with the Physicians, Health Care Professionals and other Staff to efficiently and effectively provide clinical services.    Qualifications: - Minimum of 2 years Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant experience, preferred  - Knowledge of and able to use personal computers, required.  - Excellent customer service and communication skills, required. - Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred. - Experience in Orthopedics and Spine, required. - Strong customer service and communication skills. Education: - Graduate of accredited school of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, required.  Licenses: - Current California Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license, required. Certification: - Surgical Assisting Certification of Completion, required.  May consider Physician Assistants that have competed a fellowship that includes 6 months to 1 year of time spent in an operating room. - Credentialed through Tri-City Medical Staff Office, to be obtained and required upon 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
2022-11241
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Cost Center/Dept
7095 - OSNC