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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 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
2021-10425
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
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 staff Obstetric Technician (OB Tech) at Tri-City Medical Center (TCMC) is a paraprofessional caregiver within Maternal-Child Health (MCH) Services.    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. - The responsibilities of the OB Tech include preparing the Obstetric Operating Room (OBOR), assisting the surgeon in a scrub role for Surgical Procedures eg.  Cesarean Sections, Tubal Ligations, Cerclage, Hysterectomy, and D&C.  - The OB Tech is able to function as an assistant to the surgeon when necessary until another physician is available.  - Maintains knowledge of location of supplies and is responsible for inspection/cleaning of all vaginal and surgical instruments ensuring proper sterilization and effectiveness.  - Responsible for ordering instruments as necessary to maintain quality control.  - Is responsible for updating and maintaining physician preference cards and sutures for vaginal and surgical purposes.  - Is responsible for set-up and clean-up of surgical suites (OB OR’s) and Labor & Delivery rooms including restocking of supplies and maintaining safety equipment.  - Maintains utility and equipment areas including but not limited to warmers, autoclaves, patient care areas.  - Assists with vaginal deliveries by setting up delivery tables, assisting the RN and OB as directed.  - Is responsible for taking blood draws and specimens to lab and preparing lab draw kits for admissions.  - Assists with transfer of patients/transporting from ED to L&D.  - Is responsible for basic patient care including vital signs both adult and infant, pericare, linen changes, and assisting mothers as directed by the RN.  - Assists pediatricians with circumcisions including room set-up, verification of consents and clean-up.  - Assists with the delivery of care for the patients experiencing the birth of a child under the direct supervision of the RN and is aware and sensitive to the patients’ rights as identified within the institution. Qualifications: - 3-5 year experience at a high census (200-300 deliveries per month) L&D setting including surgical expertise, required.             - Experience in training/orienting new staff to L&D area Education:  - High School Diploma or GED required. - Completion of OR Tech training program, preferred. Certifications: - National Certification as Surgical Tech and/or Sterile Processing Tech desirable. - 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
2022-10616
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Noc
Work Schedule
12 hour shifts, Nights
Cost Center/Dept
7400 - Labor & Delivery
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 staff Obstetric Technician (OB Tech) at Tri-City Medical Center (TCMC) is a paraprofessional caregiver within Maternal-Child Health (MCH) Services.    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. - The responsibilities of the OB Tech include preparing the Obstetric Operating Room (OBOR), assisting the surgeon in a scrub role for Surgical Procedures eg.  Cesarean Sections, Tubal Ligations, Cerclage, Hysterectomy, and D&C.  - The OB Tech is able to function as an assistant to the surgeon when necessary until another physician is available.  - Maintains knowledge of location of supplies and is responsible for inspection/cleaning of all vaginal and surgical instruments ensuring proper sterilization and effectiveness.  - Responsible for ordering instruments as necessary to maintain quality control.  - Is responsible for updating and maintaining physician preference cards and sutures for vaginal and surgical purposes.  - Is responsible for set-up and clean-up of surgical suites (OB OR’s) and Labor & Delivery rooms including restocking of supplies and maintaining safety equipment.  - Maintains utility and equipment areas including but not limited to warmers, autoclaves, patient care areas.  - Assists with vaginal deliveries by setting up delivery tables, assisting the RN and OB as directed.  - Is responsible for taking blood draws and specimens to lab and preparing lab draw kits for admissions.  - Assists with transfer of patients/transporting from ED to L&D.  - Is responsible for basic patient care including vital signs both adult and infant, pericare, linen changes, and assisting mothers as directed by the RN.  - Assists pediatricians with circumcisions including room set-up, verification of consents and clean-up.  - Assists with the delivery of care for the patients experiencing the birth of a child under the direct supervision of the RN and is aware and sensitive to the patients’ rights as identified within the institution. Qualifications: - 3-5 year experience at a high census (200-300 deliveries per month) L&D setting including surgical expertise, required.             - Experience in training/orienting new staff to L&D area Education:  - High School Diploma or GED required. - Completion of OR Tech training program, preferred. Certifications: - National Certification as Surgical Tech and/or Sterile Processing Tech desirable. - 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
2021-10277
FTE Status
Part-Time .6
Shift
Noc
Work Schedule
12 hour shifts, Nights
Cost Center/Dept
7400 - Labor & Delivery
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: Provides individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to meet each patient's needs based on medical necessity and clinical indication in accordance with the Occupational Therapy California State Practice Act and Title 16 requirements. These services will be provided in settings across the entire continuum of care including: inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Adheres to professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined by department expectations and professional organizations. Maintains productivity, weekend and holiday requirements as specified. Ongoing professional development and continuing education to promote clinical excellence and evidence based practice. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.   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. - Accurately perform individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to patients and families/caregivers. - Provide care in inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and/or outpatient settings based on patient care and business needs. - Meet weekend and holiday requirements based on FTE status. - Independently assess all areas relevant to patient function, utilize sound clinical decision making skills, develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, and complete all required documentation in a timely manner. - Accurately enters data in Tri-City Medical Center’s Electronic Health Record System - Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team. - Provide mentorship as requested (voluntary). - Follows organization’s rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards while carrying out the mission, vision, and values of Tri-City Health District. - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. Qualifications: - 1 - 3 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Occupational Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - Advance Practice Certification, preferred - Knowledge and proficiency of standard office equipment (i.e., fax, photocopier), personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet), required. - Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, required. - Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, required. - Strong Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Occupational Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Advance Practice Certification in ‘Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention’ and CNT or CNT eligible, preferred. (NICU only) - CCS Paneled Provider for NICU - OTR certification, required. - NBCOT 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
2022-10583
FTE Status
Part-Time .6
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
24 hrs per week
Cost Center/Dept
6070 - NICU
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Provides individualized and quality treatments and education to meet each patient's needs based on medical necessity and clinical indication in accordance with the Occupational Therapy Practice Act and Title 16 requirements. These services will be provided in settings across the entire continuum of care including: inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Adheres to professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined by department expectations and professional organizations. Maintains productivity, weekend and holiday requirements as specified. Ongoing professional development, and continuing education to promote clinical excellence and evidence based practice. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.    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. - Accurately perform individualized and quality treatments and education to patients and families/caregivers. - Provide care in inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and/or outpatient settings based on patient care and business needs. - Meet weekend and holiday requirements based on FTE status. - Independently assess all areas relevant to patient function, utilize sound clinical decision making skills, develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, and complete all required documentation in a timely manner. - Accurately enters data in Tri-City Medical Center’s Electronic Health Record System - Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team. - Provide mentorship as requested (voluntary). - Follows organization’s rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards while carrying out the mission, vision, and values of Tri-City Health District. - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. Qualifications: - 1 - 3 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, preferred. - Competent in provision of Occupational Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - Competency in application of Physical Agent Modalities, preferred. - Knowledge and proficiency of standard office equipment (i.e., fax, photocopier), personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet), required. - Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, required. - Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, required. - Strong Customer Service skills, required. Education: -  Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant, required. Licenses: -  Licensed or eligible for licensure by the California Board of Occupational Therapy   Certification: -  Current BLS certification. 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
2022-10480
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
per per diem requirement
Cost Center/Dept
7790 - Occupational 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 Office Manager oversees the staff and assists in the facilitation and coordination of the leadership, management, and operational functions.  This individual serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and resource for members of the team.  Supports the mission and values of the Medical Center, and acts as a role model relative to the Medical Center’s Service Care Program.        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. - The Office Manager oversees the staff and assists in the facilitation and coordination of the leadership, management, and operational functions.  - Serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and resource for members of the primary care clinic team.  - Responsible for employee scheduling. - Completes all timecards and KRONOS adjustments (PTO, etc.) and approves timecards.  - Oversees billing and reconciliation process.  Understands and resolves medical coding and billing discrepancies. - Implements TCMC approved policies and procedures.  - Provide guidance, and assistance in the activities of the clinic services, and assure delivery of quality, efficient, medically needed services and administrative services. - Develop, implement and monitor business operation plans. - Work with Director to develop and implement a marketing and communication plan. - Develop and implement clinic’s budget. - Establish internal controls for cash management. - Implement and maintain a process for external financial audits. - Develop and implement revenue cycle management and accounts receivable management and monitor financial performance and report financial results to stakeholders; - Compliance with Clinic’s policies and procedures; - Develop relationships with individual insurance carriers to optimize contract negotiations and maintenance of existing contracts; negotiate reimbursement agreements with additional payers as required; - Develop and maintain appropriate internal communication pathways for clinical and nonclinical staff; - Work with Director to plan and design a technology security process to protect patient and practice data systems; - Work with Director to manage medical information systems including medical records, medication administration and health care related document storage; - Lead the integration of Clinic’s mission statement into all aspects of clinic operations; - Manage front office operations to maximize patient satisfaction, collection of payments and customer service efforts; - Create internal processes and systems to participate in pay-for-performance programs to enhance health care quality; - Develop and monitor a program for staff, business and equipment credentialing and licensure; - Work with Director to  implement a risk management plan to ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors - Oversee compliance program for federal and state laws and regulations; - Prepare reports and records as may be required by Director and regulatory bodies and perform duties in accordance with all requirements imposed by statute and regulations; and - Provide other duties as assigned Qualifications: - Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, required. - Minimum of 3 years healthcare experience, required.  Healthcare clinic, preferred. - Minimum of 2 years medical coding experience, preferred. - Minimum of 2 years Cerner or similar system experience, preferred - Must have good communication and organizational skills, required. - Knowledge of medical practice operations in an electronic medical records environment, required. - Computer experience, including Windows applications, MS Office required. - Excellent customer service skills required. - Leadership skills to provide direction to the health care center and motivate others, required. - Diplomacy skills to work effectively in politically sensitive situations, required. Education:  - Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, required.  May consider equivalent experience in lieu of education. - Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Public Health, 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
2022-10612
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Cost Center/Dept
7082 - Urology 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 Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   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. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech 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.   **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
2022-10672
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
per diem hours, call with 30 minute response,
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   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. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech 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.   **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
2022-10749
FTE Status
Full-Time .9
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
12 hr shift, start time varies, call with 30 minute response
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   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. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech 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.   **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
2022-10627
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
10 hr shift, start time varies, call with 30 minute response
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   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. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech 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.   **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
2021-10131
FTE Status
Full-Time .9
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
12 hour shifts, 30 minute response time
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   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. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech 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.   **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
2021-10020
FTE Status
Full-Time .9
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
3 12-hour shifts, with 30 minute response time for call
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Orthopedic Technician transports patients, assists in the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies, cleans rooms, and assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic and orthopedic surgical procedures.      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. - Assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic procedures: - Remove casts, splints and orthopedic devices - Prepare the patient for procedures - Set up instruments and equipment for procedures - Apply and remove bandages and dressings that do not involve debridement - Provide written instructions to patients regarding proper cast care and use of crutches and devices - Remove sutures or staples from superficial incisions after sutures/staples have been assessed for removal by physician - Assist patients in ambulation and transfers - Assists the physician with orthopedic surgical procedures: - Assist with preparation and draping of the patient - Cut sutures - Tie sutures (above fascia, not on deep tissue) - Advance (but not insert) pins or screws in previously drilled holes - Apply and hold graspers on tissue during endoscopic surgery - Retract tissue - Tap and mallet on instruments held by a surgeon - Suction blood or other fluids from the operative field - Sponge the operative field - When provider is holding instruments, apply electrocautery through instruments to vessels, but not directly to vessels - Assist in cleaning and applying dressing - Assist in managing and maintaining the integrity of drains and devices attached to patient - Maintain all orthopedic equipment. - Maintain all orthopedic supplies and the supply room. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN). - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Minimum two (2) years’ experience as an Orthopedic Technician in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required. - Orthopaedic Technologist Certified (OTC) from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, 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
2022-10628
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, with call response 30 minute
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Orthopedic Technician transports patients, assists in the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies, cleans rooms, and assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic and orthopedic surgical procedures.      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. - Assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic procedures: - Remove casts, splints and orthopedic devices - Prepare the patient for procedures - Set up instruments and equipment for procedures - Apply and remove bandages and dressings that do not involve debridement - Provide written instructions to patients regarding proper cast care and use of crutches and devices - Remove sutures or staples from superficial incisions after sutures/staples have been assessed for removal by physician - Assist patients in ambulation and transfers - Assists the physician with orthopedic surgical procedures: - Assist with preparation and draping of the patient - Cut sutures - Tie sutures (above fascia, not on deep tissue) - Advance (but not insert) pins or screws in previously drilled holes - Apply and hold graspers on tissue during endoscopic surgery - Retract tissue - Tap and mallet on instruments held by a surgeon - Suction blood or other fluids from the operative field - Sponge the operative field - When provider is holding instruments, apply electrocautery through instruments to vessels, but not directly to vessels - Assist in cleaning and applying dressing - Assist in managing and maintaining the integrity of drains and devices attached to patient - Maintain all orthopedic equipment. - Maintain all orthopedic supplies and the supply room. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN). - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Minimum two (2) years’ experience as an Orthopedic Technician in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required. - Orthopaedic Technologist Certified (OTC) from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, 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
2021-10132
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, response time 30 mintute for call
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery
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 Orthopedic Technologist is a trained member of the orthopedic team who works with all healthcare professionals in delivering high quality patient care.  The Orthopedic Technologist is familiar with routine office and departmental procedures and is able to perform basic nursing functions The Orthopedic Technologist is an expert in plaster and synthetic cast/splint application and removal. They demonstrate knowledge of specific orthopedic procedures and display dexterity in the use of instrumentation and equipment.  The Orthopedic Technologist is able to fit and adjust crutches/canes/walkers as well as instruct the patients on the use of these aids. The Orthopedic Technologist also possesses expert ability in application of braces, orthotics and can perform minor adjustments or repairs on them.   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. - Assists physicians to carry out their orders, including but not limited to, performing bandage/dressing changes, removal of sutures or staples and apply or remove casts or splints. - Apply all DME as ordered by physician. - Adequately educate patients on the care and use of all casts/splints/DME as well as proper ambulation using assistive devices such as crutches/canes/walkers. - Maintain a clean and well stocked cast room. - Manage patient flow in a timely fashion in accordance to the schedule. - Answer all phone calls and check voicemail throughout the day. - Bill for all casts/splints/DME as outlined by the DME Billing Policy and Procedure. - Check in all orders received as per the guidelines in the DME and Supply Ordering Policy and Procedure. - Informs physician of any patient complications requiring additional support. - Attends staff meetings and participates in a positive manner. - Participates in appropriate in-services and continued education. - Performs all other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - One (1) year experience in either a hospital, clinical or office setting; working directly in the treatment of orthopedic patients, preferred. - Ability to articulate descriptions of orthopedic conditions based upon a basic understanding of anatomical structures and their relationship with one another. - Ability to apply/remove all casts/splints. - Ability to fit all durable medical equipment (DME). - Understanding of proper aseptic techniques when applying bandages/dressings. - Ability to educate patients regarding the care and use of all orthopedic devices such as casts/splints/DME. Certifications: - Current OTC from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT), required. - 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
2022-10983
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8 hours
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 Orthopedic Technologist is a trained member of the orthopedic team who works with all healthcare professionals in delivering high quality patient care.  The Orthopedic Technologist is familiar with routine office and departmental procedures and is able to perform basic nursing functions The Orthopedic Technologist is an expert in plaster and synthetic cast/splint application and removal. They demonstrate knowledge of specific orthopedic procedures and display dexterity in the use of instrumentation and equipment.  The Orthopedic Technologist is able to fit and adjust crutches/canes/walkers as well as instruct the patients on the use of these aids. The Orthopedic Technologist also possesses expert ability in application of braces, orthotics and can perform minor adjustments or repairs on them.   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. - Assists physicians to carry out their orders, including but not limited to, performing bandage/dressing changes, removal of sutures or staples and apply or remove casts or splints. - Apply all DME as ordered by physician. - Adequately educate patients on the care and use of all casts/splints/DME as well as proper ambulation using assistive devices such as crutches/canes/walkers. - Maintain a clean and well stocked cast room. - Manage patient flow in a timely fashion in accordance to the schedule. - Answer all phone calls and check voicemail throughout the day. - Bill for all casts/splints/DME as outlined by the DME Billing Policy and Procedure. - Check in all orders received as per the guidelines in the DME and Supply Ordering Policy and Procedure. - Informs physician of any patient complications requiring additional support. - Attends staff meetings and participates in a positive manner. - Participates in appropriate in-services and continued education. - Performs all other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - One (1) year experience in either a hospital, clinical or office setting; working directly in the treatment of orthopedic patients, preferred. - Ability to articulate descriptions of orthopedic conditions based upon a basic understanding of anatomical structures and their relationship with one another. - Ability to apply/remove all casts/splints. - Ability to fit all durable medical equipment (DME). - Understanding of proper aseptic techniques when applying bandages/dressings. - Ability to educate patients regarding the care and use of all orthopedic devices such as casts/splints/DME. Certifications: - Current OTC from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT), required. - 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
2022-10760
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Full time
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: This position reports directly to the Patient Accounting Supervisor and is responsible for the billing of facility claims to various payers both electronically and via paper submission. This position ensures all bills are submitted daily to the correct entity and that any errors that may hit an edit are corrected prior to claims submission. Access multiple billing systems daily to ensure all clean claims are submitted to the correct entity for timely payment. Those claims hitting an edit must be reviewed and follow-up done with the appropriate department to ensure resolution resulting in clean claim submission.   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. - Billing - Reviews claims daily in multiple billing systems to ensure claim accuracy prior to claim submission. - Performs BTR reconciliation when necessary to ensure all claims have dropped in the appropriate system - Splits charges between multiple lines when a zero charge is present on the claim - Reviews the Payer matrix to ensure claims are routed to the appropriate payer. - Ensure records are attached to the appropriate claims as required by the payer and sent certified mail. - Prior to paper claim submission ensure appropriate address. - Obtain the appropriate CMG code prior to submission of Rehab claims. - Ensure the correct value code is present prior to secondary claim submission - Review claims for invalid/missing modifiers, invalid number of units (MUE edits), invalid CPT code and date span errors as well as additional edits as required. - Coordinates retrieval of pharmacy invoices for 340B billing prior to claim submission. - Works electronic insurance rejects daily in order to retransmit with corrected insurance information / data - Identify and notify responsible departments of issues pertaining to incorrect CPT or ICD-10 coding and obtain correct codes from the appropriate department - Transmits bills electronically to all payers, reviews all paper claims prior to submission to ensure electronic transmission is not an option. - Cross Function - Works in collaboration with the collectors by reviewing accounts submitted 30+ days ago that have yet to have a payment posted and/or acknowledgement received. Also, will assist in documenting correspondence and/or pulling required documents as outlined within the correspondence. - Works in collaboration with the Credit Analyst by assisting in the review of credit balances. - May assist in patient calls as well as place follow-up calls to insurance carriers. - Training of new hires as necessary to ensure an understanding of the billing system/overall processes - Practice Requirements - Ensures that patient confidentiality is always protected, both audible and visible - Ensures compliance with all medical practice regulations, such as, but not limited to HIPAA and OSHA  Qualifications: - 3+ years of Acute Care Hospital billing experience, must include Medi-cal, Medicare and Commercial payers - Ability to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures. - Must be able to read and write in English. - Must have ability to demonstrate flexibility and prioritize work load. - Knowledge of healthcare payor systems and benefits (Medi-cal, Medicare, HMO, PPO, Work Comp billing guidelines) - Understanding of CPT, ICD10 and HCPCS codes - Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations - Excellent oral and written communication skills; must be able to function in a team environment. - Must possess knowledge of condition codes, value codes and modifiers. - Computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel and Outlook Education:   - High School Diploma or GED, 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
2022-10756
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:00-4:30
Cost Center/Dept
8532 - Patient Accounting
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 calling and collecting from insurance companies on inpatient and outpatient account receivables. Demonstrates extraordinary commitment to excellence by adhering to departmental excellence criteria.   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 meeting collection goals that are established by the Director and the Patient Financial Services Manager.  Perform timely and effective collection effort through the use of telephone contact, written inquires and or appeals to facilitate appropriate reimbursement of inpatient and outpatient hospital accounts. - Utilizes QMS to reach daily and weekly goals. - Problem solves and responds to routine provider issues; interpret provider contracts for proper claim payment. Reconciling account balances, corrects any errors, including misapplied payments, late charges, interest payments or over payments from the insurance carriers. - Reviews accounts for contractual adjustments based on contract loaded in Alliance/AVEGA.  Immediately reports discrepancies to management and may assist with “special projects” as assigned. - Refers any account requiring further action to the appropriate follow up representative or agency.   - Use judgment in escalating unresolved issues to management. Coordinate and clearly communicate issues to responsible parties. - Continue to stay informed of any changes in regulations, statutes, or contract changes that could impact collection of receivables. - Complete daily and weekly volume/productivity management reporting. - Researches, identifies, and rectifies any special circumstances affecting delayed payment of accounts, when appropriate. - Takes personal initiative to bring forward process/performance improvements as identified. Performs special assigned duties to meet the needs of the department. - Workstations, desk and surrounding area to be kept neat, clean and safe for other employee’s to work at any time.   Qualifications: - Requires at least three years of medical insurance billing and collections in patient accounting business office or hospital setting. Experience with the collection and billing of HMO, PPO, Workers Compensation, Indemnity, Medicare and Medi-Cal and other types of insurance for claims reimbursement. - Expected production calls up to 40 accounts per day.  Medical Terminology, ICD-9, CPT and HCPC coding essential is necessary. Interpretation of health plan contracts as it relates to reimbursement is a must and how to calculate rates from coding to contract. Experience with collector work list and the responsibility of keeping a daily or weekly tab on patient accounts. - Persuasive negotiator to be used when calling health plans for payment. Must have strong interpersonal, verbal and written English language skills sufficient to interact effectively with both internal and external contacts. - Triaging of accounts before following up with the insurance carrier to determine what is necessary to get the claim paid. Must be able to work with other professionals and license personnel to resolve issues and make certain decision with the scope of the position. - Must have experience in a Windows environment, able to create a spreadsheet, letters and documents using Microsoft Office to include Microsoft Word and Excel. - Must know how to use the Internet as it relates to the follow up of insurance payments on the health plans websites.  Must know how to use Microsoft Outlook for internal and/or must have the ability to read, understand and interpret correspondence from a health insurance plan.  - Requires typing skills of 45WPM. Excellent human relations’ skills including listening, conflict resolution, coaching, and team building. - Must have ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected change in work volume and hospital staffing needs. Process oriented skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously by prioritizing responsibilities and meeting deadlines required. Ability to ensure the confidentiality and rights of patients and the confidentiality of hospital and departmental documents required.  Education: - High school diploma or GED, required. Medical insurance billing experience 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
2022-10769
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:00-4:30
Cost Center/Dept
8532 - Patient Accounting
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 the posting and balancing of all lockbox, mail receipts, 835 electronic remittance advice (ERA) to the appropriate accounts. Prepares bank deposit daily. Demonstrates extraordinary commitment to excellence by adhering to departmental excellence criteria.   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 all checks and Remittance Advices received through the mail lock box and courier.    - Posts all insurance, patient, and non-AR payments on the computer daily.  Balances mail and lock box to computer printout daily.  Prepares face sheet for mail, wire transfer and lock box daily. - Downloads disk for electronic posting of accounts and balances to system reports.  Adds zero balance accounts back to A/R as needed or required.  - Posts appropriate ANSI 835 codes to claims for account to flow through the appropriate process.   Qualifications: - Requires two years of accounts receivable experience in a healthcare environment.   - Must be able to use 10-key adding machine by touch. - Requires 2-year data entry/CRT experience and 1-2 year demonstrated working knowledge of medical explanation of benefits (EOB) banking, medical billing and medical terminology. - Able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile numbers. - Requires typing skills of 45WPM. Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook.  Oral and written communications is necessary to be successful in this position. - Excellent human relations’ skills including listening, conflict resolution, coaching, and team building. Must have ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected change in work volume and hospital staffing needs. - Process oriented skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously by prioritizing responsibilities and meeting deadlines required. - Ability to ensure the confidentiality and rights of patients and the confidentiality of hospital and departmental documents required. Education: - High School diploma or GED, 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
2022-10957
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:00-4:30
Cost Center/Dept
8532 - Patient Accounting
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: Applies safe food handling techniques and infection control and sanitation guidelines in the provision of safe and high quality food service to patients, employees, and customers.  Participates in meal assembly, portion control, and delivery of food to patients, employees and customers.  Utilizes good interpersonal skills in interactions with customers and patients.    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. - Utilizes safety and infection control guidelines in maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  - Produces and portions foods for patients and customers.  - Utilizes portion control guidelines in delivery of food.  - May utilize nutrition guidelines to prepare meal trays for patients per diet prescription.  - May deliver trays to patient floors/rooms.  - Follows all regulatory guidelines in preparation and service of food. Qualifications: - Numerical ability to be able to measure coffee, milk and other liquids as called for in a liquid restricted diet or other modified diets on patient trayline.  - Manual dexterity and motor coordination are required to handle dishes and trays rapidly and efficiently. - Must be able to work with cleaning solutions and chemicals and have knowledge of proper handling of these cleaning solutions.  - Must demonstrate ability to complete on-the-job training, including the proper operational procedures for the dishwashing equipment, and must demonstrate knowledge of health and sanitation standards. - Read, write, and speak English; able to read and comprehend menus and recipes. - Follow oral and written instructions. - Basic math skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units; ability to measure. - Problem solving, organizing skills - Safe food handling skills - Infection control and sanitation guidelines knowledge - Able to read and understand written instructions, recipes, labels and communicate with coworkers and supervisors. Education: - High school diploma or GED preferred, and/or equivalent work experience. Certification: - Food Handler card required within 6 months of employment.    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
2022-10705
FTE Status
Part-Time .6
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Varied shift and Schedules including weekends and Holidays.
Cost Center/Dept
8330 - Cafeteria