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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: Performs professional functions relating to providing appropriate drug information participating in all clinical programs, dispensing, and compounding of drugs.  Has responsibility for drug control within the pharmacy and distribution throughout the hospital. Assists in other areas as directed by the Director of Pharmacy.  In the absence of the Director of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Manager, assumes responsibility for the operation of the Pharmacy.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Provides appropriate drug information for all clinical programs. - Compound and dispense drugs according to policy. - Responsible for drug control and distribution throughout the hospital. - Assumes responsibility for the operation of the hospital pharmacy.   Qualifications: - Must have current knowledge of drugs, their actions, availability, and I.V. incompatibility, required. - Maintains a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education per license period (2 years), required. - Be professionally competent in all phases of pharmaceutical care, required. - Experience with controlled substances, preferred. - Oncology experience, preferred (OP Infusion Oncology department only) Education: - Pharm D or PhD, preferred. - PGY1, preferred. Licenses: - Current license by the California State Board of Pharmacy, required.   Certification: - ACLS or PhART (Pharmacy Advanced Resuscitation Training), required certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2022-11090
FTE Status
Full-Time .9
Shift
Noc
Work Schedule
7 on 7 off night shift
Cost Center/Dept
8390 - Pharmacy
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: Assists Pharmacists and the Department of Pharmacy at Tri-City Medical Center in ordering, preparing, and distributing medications. Prepares IV additives and solutions as required using aseptic technique. Responsible for ordering and restocking supplies, and maintaining the IV room and pharmacy in a neat and orderly manner.   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. - Fills routine Pyxis loads in an accurately and in a timely manner. - Operates pharmacy computer systems accurately and efficiently. - Familiarity with and adherence to USP 797 guidelines. - Appropriate garbing, cleaning, and maintenance of IV room and all equipment per USP 797 and CA State Board of Pharmacy regulations. - Maintains the pharmacy in a clean and orderly manner. - Orders and restocks supplies. - Prepackages bulk medications using unit dose system. - Delivers patient medications to individual nursing stations.  This includes stat bags, Pyxis loads, Pyxis refills, and special circumstances.  Returns unused medications to the pharmacy for credit. - Fills STAT orders accurately and in a timely manner. - Pyxis: generating reports, finding empty pockets, checking status of Medstations, checking quantities. - Assists with checking in and putting away the Wholesale order. - Restocks crash cart boxes in an accurate and timely manner. - Fills and prices floor stock requisitions for all units. - Prepares admixtures utilizing aseptic technique. - Assumes telephone and reception duties and does so in a timely courteous manner, taking clear messages when necessary. - Checks expiration dates routinely and removes unwanted and outdated merchandise from shelf and ADM. - Notifies pharmacists or nursing stations of any ADM discrepancies. - Assist in maintaining and updating recipe cards for preparation of batch items. - Other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager. Qualifications: - Six (6) months hospital pharmacy experience, preferred. - Pyxis med station and CII Safe experience, preferred. - Computer skills, preferred. - IV sterile technique competency, preferred. - Brand/generic name knowledge, required. - IV admixture experience, required (OP Infusion Center only) - Chemotherapy preparation experience, preferred. Education:  - High School Diploma or GED, required. Licenses: - California Pharmacy Technician License, required. - California Intern Pharmacist considered in lieu of California Pharmacy Technician license. Certifications: - Maintains a current CPhT, Certified Pharmacy Technician, through the PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board), 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.   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
2022-11145
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies
Cost Center/Dept
8390 - Pharmacy
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 Physical 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 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 a Physical Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Physical Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - 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 Physical Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-11138
FTE Status
PD Wknd Prof
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
weekend committment, as needed
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: 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 Physical 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 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 a Physical Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Physical Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - 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 Physical Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-11137
FTE Status
PD Wknd Prof
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
weekend commitment, as needed
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: 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 Physical 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 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 a Physical Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Physical Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - 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 Physical Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-11113
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: 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 Physical 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 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 a Physical Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Physical Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - 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 Physical Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-10785
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Varies, weekend and holiday requirement, inpatient and outpatient services
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Performs evaluations, develops and implements treatment plan for adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations.  Provides education to patients, families, caregivers and other health professionals.  Assists in the supervision of other staff members as appropriate.   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. - Independent, competent time management and scheduling of a  patient caseload spread out over specific geographic area. - Clinical competence with flexibility of skills for delivering quality patient care in a wide variety of home settings. - Effective education for patient and caregivers regarding follow-up of various rehabilitation tasks for maximum recovery and safety. - Continual communication with  peers regarding all areas of patient care. - Accurate and timely documentation according to all agency policies. Qualifications: - At least one year experience as a staff therapist in an acute hospital, SNF, or home care/outpatient setting, required. - At least one year recent Medicare certified home health experience, preferred (Home care only). - Experience with the geriatric population with a wide variety of medical diagnoses, preferred. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. - California driver’s license, required. - Current auto insurance, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-10620
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 08:00a - 4:30p; rotating weekends/holidays based on agency needs
Cost Center/Dept
7290 - Home Health Care
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluation and treatment of patients; supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and related activities   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Provides physical therapy evaluations and treatments - Treats patients according to the physician’s treatment plan - Communicates with supervisor and other health care interdisciplinary team members regarding patient progress, problems or plans - Records evaluations, daily treatment notes, monthly progress notes, discharge summaries and charge tickets timely and completely - Demonstrates behavior that protects the safety of self/others and of the physical plant and equipment.  Follows policy when accidents occur. - Attends departmental, Utilization Review and other meetings as requested - Maintains confidentiality of patient information - Follows clinical and personnel policies - Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and/or Physical Therapy Aides in direct patient care and related activities - Assists in training and orientation of new staff as requested - Consistently demonstrates professionalism, respect and confidentiality with patients and staff - Keeps regular clinic hours, as approved by supervisor - Complies with the Physical Therapy act in California - Demonstrates effective communication methods; either written, verbal, non-verbal or electronic - Follows up with front office related issues using the appropriate chain of command - Has a positive influence on others - Listens to and acknowledges the concerns of patients and co-workers.  Communicates effectively with patients and co-workers, exchanging information and opinions constructively - Treats all patients with respect - Is punctual for shift. Fills out timecard correctly, obtaining authorization for overtime and schedule changes from supervisor.  Observes policies regarding break/meal times, time off and calling in sick. - Performs all other miscellaneous job related duties as assigned - Makes every attempt to reduce expense & maximizes productive & revenue Qualifications: - Thorough knowledge of physical therapy principles and practices. - Working knowledge and competent usage of Microsoft Office. - Sufficient verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required. - Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, physicians, staff and families. - Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgement, discretion and decision making. - Ability to work effectively in a team and foster a team building approach with co-workers. Licenses: - Currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in California. Certifications:   - 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
2022-11243
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Variable
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 Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluation and treatment of patients; supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and related activities   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Provides physical therapy evaluations and treatments - Treats patients according to the physician’s treatment plan - Communicates with supervisor and other health care interdisciplinary team members regarding patient progress, problems or plans - Records evaluations, daily treatment notes, monthly progress notes, discharge summaries and charge tickets timely and completely - Demonstrates behavior that protects the safety of self/others and of the physical plant and equipment.  Follows policy when accidents occur. - Attends departmental, Utilization Review and other meetings as requested - Maintains confidentiality of patient information - Follows clinical and personnel policies - Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and/or Physical Therapy Aides in direct patient care and related activities - Assists in training and orientation of new staff as requested - Consistently demonstrates professionalism, respect and confidentiality with patients and staff - Keeps regular clinic hours, as approved by supervisor - Complies with the Physical Therapy act in California - Demonstrates effective communication methods; either written, verbal, non-verbal or electronic - Follows up with front office related issues using the appropriate chain of command - Has a positive influence on others - Listens to and acknowledges the concerns of patients and co-workers.  Communicates effectively with patients and co-workers, exchanging information and opinions constructively - Treats all patients with respect - Is punctual for shift. Fills out timecard correctly, obtaining authorization for overtime and schedule changes from supervisor.  Observes policies regarding break/meal times, time off and calling in sick. - Performs all other miscellaneous job related duties as assigned - Makes every attempt to reduce expense & maximizes productive & revenue Qualifications: - Thorough knowledge of physical therapy principles and practices. - Working knowledge and competent usage of Microsoft Office. - Sufficient verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required. - Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, physicians, staff and families. - Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgement, discretion and decision making. - Ability to work effectively in a team and foster a team building approach with co-workers. Licenses: - Currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in California. Certifications:   - 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
2022-11176
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Variable
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: 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 Physical 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 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 a Physical Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Physical Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - 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 Physical Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-11136
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, weekend and holiday requirement, inpatient and outpatient services
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: 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 Physical 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 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 a Physical Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Physical Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - 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 Physical Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - 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
2022-10697
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies inpatients/outpatients, weekends and Holidays as required
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Implements treatment plan as established by primary physical therapist for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date treatment methods. Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient 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. - Implements treatment plan for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  - Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date assessment and treatment methods.  - Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population. - Provides education to patients, families, caregivers and other health professionals.  Assists in the supervision of other staff members, students, and volunteers, as appropriate. Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 year of overall experience, preferred. - Minimum of 1 year Home Health experience, preferred (Home Health department only) - Experience with aquatic therapy, highly desirable (Wellness Center positions only) Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California required. - Current CA Driver’s License and auto insurance, required (Home health only) Certifications: - Current BLS 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
2022-11139
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, weekend and holiday requirement, inpatient/outpatient
Cost Center/Dept
7772 - OP Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Implements treatment plan as established by primary physical therapist for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date treatment methods. Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient 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. - Implements treatment plan for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  - Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date assessment and treatment methods.  - Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population. - Provides education to patients, families, caregivers and other health professionals.  Assists in the supervision of other staff members, students, and volunteers, as appropriate. Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 year of overall experience, preferred. - Minimum of 1 year Home Health experience, preferred (Home Health department only) - Experience with aquatic therapy, highly desirable (Wellness Center positions only) Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California required. - Current CA Driver’s License and auto insurance, required (Home health only) Certifications: - Current BLS 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
2022-10862
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, weekend and holiday requirement, inpatient/outpatient
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Implements treatment plan as established by primary physical therapist for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date treatment methods. Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient 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. - Implements treatment plan for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  - Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date assessment and treatment methods.  - Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population. - Provides education to patients, families, caregivers and other health professionals.  Assists in the supervision of other staff members, students, and volunteers, as appropriate. Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 year of overall experience, preferred. - Minimum of 1 year Home Health experience, preferred (Home Health department only) - Experience with aquatic therapy, highly desirable (Wellness Center positions only) Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California required. - Current CA Driver’s License and auto insurance, required (Home health only) Certifications: - Current BLS 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
2022-10733
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, weekends and holidays as required, inpatient/outpatient
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Physician’s Assistant is primarily responsible for providing clinical services.  This person assesses and assists in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of clinical services.  The Physician Assistant implements clinical programs as appropriate, and assists in continuous quality improvement activities. The Physician Assistant functions professionally as an active member of a multidisciplinary team to coordinate efforts that maximize clinical and financial outcomes.  The PA works independently and collaboratively with Physicians and other health care employees to effectively manage the healthcare needs of 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. - Provides clinical services - Assesses all patients to determine appropriate treatment plan with and without direct oversight by physician - Performs complete, detailed and accurate histories, reviews patient records to develop comprehensive medical status reports, orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostics studies appropriate for complaint, age race, sex and physical condition of the patient - Completes physical examinations and records pertinent data I acceptable medical forms and EMR - Interprets and evaluates patient data including physical exam findings and lab/diagnostics to determine patient management treatment - Makes medical diagnosis and institutes therapy or referral of patients to the appropriate healthcare facilities, agencies, other resources of the community, or other physicians - Performs in office procedures as appropriate including injections with and without ultrasound, aspirations, suturing and would care and infection management. - Prescribes medication when needed - Educates patients regarding condition and treatment options including conservative and surgical management.  Provides health and wellness advice to patients and caregivers - Sees patients pre-operatively to go over procedure, rehab process, gains consents and provides with any DME needed after surgery and post-op pain meds - Follows patients post operatively and orders therapy and services when needed.  Progresses patients through the healing process at all stages in their recovery - Arranges hospital admissions and discharges at the direction of the Supervising Physician; performs hospital rounds and records appropriate patient progress notes; accurately and appropriately transcribes and executes specific orders, which must be signed with a specified time period as defined by the guidelines - Works collaboratively with the Physicians, Health Care Professionals and other Staff to efficiently and effectively provide clinical services - May assist physician in the operating room - Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - Minimum of 2 years of Physician Assistant experience, preferred. - Completion of all Physician Assistant clinical requirements, required. - Previous orthopedic clinical experience, preferred. - Computer proficiency, required. - Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred. - Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity. - Ability to present ideas in a business friendly and user friendly language. - Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. - Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. - Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints from employees and clients. - Speaks clearly and makes effective and persuasive arguments and presentations. Education:  - Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program, required. Licenses: - Current Physician Assistant license, required. - Current DEA license, required.   Certifications: - Must maintain current National Certification, 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.   **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
2022-10893
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:30-5pm
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 Psychiatric Liaison (PL) is a (licensed) mental health PL who is responsible for performing psychiatric assessments in department or home care and nursing units throughout TCMC. Serves as the liaison between the department, home care, nursing units and Behavioral Health Services (BHS). The PL conducts assessments and coordinates for the safe admission, transfer, referral, or other appropriate disposition of patients according to their needs. The PL also serves as a liaison to the community and responds to law enforcement, friends, families, and others in the coordination of appropriate treatment for patients who are experiencing a psychiatric emergency. The PL is responsible for verifying and obtaining authorization from the patient’s insurance company and ensuring the appropriate placement for patients requiring admission or transfer. Patients not requiring inpatient services are assisted with appropriate outpatient referrals.   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. -  Thoroughly assesses the patient’s emotional and psychiatric needs.  If relevant, patient’s families or significant others are contacted in order to obtain a clear clinical picture of the patient’s needs in order to obtain the appropriate disposition.  - Promptly respond to each request from the Emergency Department and nursing units for service and collaborates with the referring physician and/or nurse to determine the reason for the request. - Coordinates with law enforcement regarding number of psychiatric patients and the availability of beds in BHS. - Consults with the referring physician and/or nurse in charge of the patient to determine the exact request for services. - Discusses his/her clinical impressions and recommendations with the referring physician and patient’s nurse and prepare for the expedient placement of the patient.  - Completes all required documentation including the PL Assessment, Suicide Risk Assessment, Elopement Risk Assessment, logs, and Requests to CMH as applicable. - Initiates 72 hour holds when clinically indicated and advises patients of 72 hour hold if indicated. - Verifies payer benefits for all admissions and provides clinical information to insurance reviewers for pre-authorization. - Coordinates admission to the inpatient unit with the psychiatrist and nursing staff. - If a patient is being considered for admission to BHS at Tri-City Medical Center, the on-call psychiatrist is contacted.  If the psychiatrist accepts this patient for admission to BHS, the PL coordinates the admission with BHS staff, including facilitation of RN reports. - Patients are transferred as expeditiously as possible after being medically cleared. The PL will ensure that the patient is in a gown, has been searched for contraband and weapons, and all clothing and other personal belongings are bagged and given to the BHU RN. - The PL records the activity from each shift according to documentation expectations in the patients record. - Performs patient assessments on medical units of the hospital upon referral and completes clinical documentation in accordance with hospital standards.  Collaborates with on-call psychiatrist as needed - Collaborates with medical unit social workers and case managements to achieve satisfactory dispositions and transfers. - May provide ongoing supervision to MFT, PhD, and PsyD trainees and interns. - Develops and maintains effective communication, through written and/or verbal mechanisms, with the physician, patient/family/significant other and internal/external members of the health care team. - Communicates on a frequent basis with the PL supervisor. Immediately contacts the BHS Director if a situation requires immediate attention from management. - Participates in regular staff meetings.  - Attends regularly (monthly) scheduled PL meetings. - Utilizes organizational and time management skills to proficiently perform these duties in a fiscally responsible and clinical manner. - Actively utilizes problem-solving techniques.  Uses sound clinical judgment when assessing and dispositioning patients. Is able to handle high stress situations and uses clinical skills to defuse escalating patients, family members etc. Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 year professional experience within an acute inpatient setting or 2 years within an acute outpatient setting. - Familiarity with psychiatric symptoms, diagnoses, medications and referrals. - Possess a working knowledge and understanding of the DSM-5. - Ability to communicate effectively utilizing both written and verbal skills. Education:  - Master’s Degree in a relevant healthcare field (Psychology, Social Services, or Marriage and Family Therapy), required. Licenses: - California license at the Masters level or above (LMFT, LCSW, or Psychologist), required.  - Current CA driver license and insurance, required (Home Health only) Certifications: - Certification as a Supervisor for Intern and Practicum students, preferred. - NVCI required within 90 days of hire or transfer. 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
2022-11227
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
varies
Cost Center/Dept
7010 - Emergency Room
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 Psychiatric Liaison (PL) is a (licensed) mental health PL who is responsible for performing psychiatric assessments in department or home care and nursing units throughout TCMC. Serves as the liaison between the department, home care, nursing units and Behavioral Health Services (BHS). The PL conducts assessments and coordinates for the safe admission, transfer, referral, or other appropriate disposition of patients according to their needs. The PL also serves as a liaison to the community and responds to law enforcement, friends, families, and others in the coordination of appropriate treatment for patients who are experiencing a psychiatric emergency. The PL is responsible for verifying and obtaining authorization from the patient’s insurance company and ensuring the appropriate placement for patients requiring admission or transfer. Patients not requiring inpatient services are assisted with appropriate outpatient referrals.   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. -  Thoroughly assesses the patient’s emotional and psychiatric needs.  If relevant, patient’s families or significant others are contacted in order to obtain a clear clinical picture of the patient’s needs in order to obtain the appropriate disposition.  - Promptly respond to each request from the Emergency Department and nursing units for service and collaborates with the referring physician and/or nurse to determine the reason for the request. - Coordinates with law enforcement regarding number of psychiatric patients and the availability of beds in BHS. - Consults with the referring physician and/or nurse in charge of the patient to determine the exact request for services. - Discusses his/her clinical impressions and recommendations with the referring physician and patient’s nurse and prepare for the expedient placement of the patient.  - Completes all required documentation including the PL Assessment, Suicide Risk Assessment, Elopement Risk Assessment, logs, and Requests to CMH as applicable. - Initiates 72 hour holds when clinically indicated and advises patients of 72 hour hold if indicated. - Verifies payer benefits for all admissions and provides clinical information to insurance reviewers for pre-authorization. - Coordinates admission to the inpatient unit with the psychiatrist and nursing staff. - If a patient is being considered for admission to BHS at Tri-City Medical Center, the on-call psychiatrist is contacted.  If the psychiatrist accepts this patient for admission to BHS, the PL coordinates the admission with BHS staff, including facilitation of RN reports. - Patients are transferred as expeditiously as possible after being medically cleared. The PL will ensure that the patient is in a gown, has been searched for contraband and weapons, and all clothing and other personal belongings are bagged and given to the BHU RN. - The PL records the activity from each shift according to documentation expectations in the patients record. - Performs patient assessments on medical units of the hospital upon referral and completes clinical documentation in accordance with hospital standards.  Collaborates with on-call psychiatrist as needed - Collaborates with medical unit social workers and case managements to achieve satisfactory dispositions and transfers. - May provide ongoing supervision to MFT, PhD, and PsyD trainees and interns. - Develops and maintains effective communication, through written and/or verbal mechanisms, with the physician, patient/family/significant other and internal/external members of the health care team. - Communicates on a frequent basis with the PL supervisor. Immediately contacts the BHS Director if a situation requires immediate attention from management. - Participates in regular staff meetings.  - Attends regularly (monthly) scheduled PL meetings. - Utilizes organizational and time management skills to proficiently perform these duties in a fiscally responsible and clinical manner. - Actively utilizes problem-solving techniques.  Uses sound clinical judgment when assessing and dispositioning patients. Is able to handle high stress situations and uses clinical skills to defuse escalating patients, family members etc. Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 year professional experience within an acute inpatient setting or 2 years within an acute outpatient setting. - Familiarity with psychiatric symptoms, diagnoses, medications and referrals. - Possess a working knowledge and understanding of the DSM-5. - Ability to communicate effectively utilizing both written and verbal skills. Education:  - Master’s Degree in a relevant healthcare field (Psychology, Social Services, or Marriage and Family Therapy), required. Licenses: - California license at the Masters level or above (LMFT, LCSW, or Psychologist), required.  - Current CA driver license and insurance, required (Home Health only) Certifications: - Certification as a Supervisor for Intern and Practicum students, preferred. - NVCI required within 90 days of hire or transfer. 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
2022-11124
FTE Status
Part-Time .8
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
1500-2300
Cost Center/Dept
7010 - Emergency Room
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 will assist the Quality in monitoring all quality activities of the hospital in accordance with accreditation, regulatory and other requirements. Supports the timely/accurate collecting, submitting and reporting process and outcome data on patient populations as determined by hospital and departmental leadership. Some of which may include mandated clinical projects by CMS, The Joint Commission or other regulatory agencies. Acts as a mentor and coaches staff to ensure quality outcomes, assist managers and staff to create actionable ideas for improvement and to limit variability in performance. Assists in preparation of dashboards and graphs to track and trend organizational metrics for quality improvement and internal/external reporting. This individual meets with the Quality Director and Quality Leaders on a regular basis and participates in committees as assigned to improve practice and patient care. Analyzes information and identifies key issues that meet the criteria and measures set forth from the Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement and Clinical Quality Committees. Requires collaboration with nursing informatics and department educators to understand clinical workflow to improve outcomes/patient safety. The individual should have comprehensive and advanced clinical knowledge, data analysis and performance improvement experience as well as strong organizational skills.   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. - Retrospective/Concurrent Medical Record review/abstraction and vendor oversite. - Inter-Rater Reliability of abstracted measures. - Identify gaps and drive performance improvement with both eCQMs/CQMs. - Analyzes reports, identifies and communicates important findings, enters results into appropriate database. Thoroughly understands organization quality improvement initiatives as they relate to our regulatory reporting and reimbursement. - Communicates effectively with targeted staff and physicians to implement changes in documentation, clinical practice and behavior as indicated by results of medical record reviews. - Monitor need for updates in accordance with regulatory, accreditation changes and facility needs. - Develops and presents meaningful reports with analytical summary for departments, committees and staff. - Performs ad hoc audits, special studies, or other quality analysis activities and collaborates with organizational leaders to present analytical summary. - Applies, understands and follows Regulatory Reporting standards/guidelines, Hospital Rules and Regulations, Hospital Policies and Procedures, Title 22; Joint Commission Standards, Medicare Conditions of Participation. - Participates in other initiatives and programs and performs other duties as assigned by the Department Leader.  - Responsible to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. - Evaluates and presents information in a professional manner.    Qualifications: - Minimum 5 years of healthcare quality experience. Will consider 2 years of healthcare/clinical coding with 2 years of performance improvement experience, required. - Understanding of regulatory requirements, performance improvement methodology, required. - Ability to facilitate clinical groups to review performance improvement data and develop/implement specific actions resulting from the review of information. - Proven ability in organizing, analyzing, and synthesizing quantitative and qualitative data, required.  - Ability to motivate, teach and coach Clinical and Non-Clinical leaders, frontline staff for Process Improvement methodologies. - Adept at learning the Six Sigma, and Lean Methodology tools for process improvement. - Ability to understand and apply Hospital Rules and Regulations, Hospital Policies and Procedures; Title 22; Joint Commission Standards; and Medicare Conditions of Participation, required. - Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, required.  - Experience working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality, required.   - Demonstrated knowledge of clinical applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio required.  - Proficiency in electronic medical record systems, required. “Cerner” electronic medical record system knowledge, preferred. - Strong computer database skills, preferred. - Ability to work effectively in a team environment, required.  - Knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards, required.  - Ability to manage databases and retrieve, analyze, summarize, and present information effectively, required. - Ability to collaborate and work with Subject Matter Experts involved in Process Improvement Initiatives required. Education: - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor’s in Nursing or Bachelor’s/ Degree in a Healthcare related field, required. - Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information systems or health care management, preferred. Licenses: - CA RN license, preferred.  Certification: - Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) required or must obtain within 24 months from hire date, 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
2022-11158
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday
Cost Center/Dept
8756 - Performance Improvement
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 Quality Improvement Medical Assistant is responsible for collaboratively collecting, analyzing and reporting on data and clinical outcomes, to include, but not limited to, Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and Medical Group Quality Measures. Reports and recommends corrective action plans pertaining to data, clinical outcomes and audit findings.   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 collecting, screening and reporting information on clinical quality indicators, clinical outcomes and audits, including the Electronic Health Record (EHR). - Run reports and upload supplemental data as needed. - Audit charts and acquire necessary medical records. - Assist clinicians with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Meaningful Use and MIPS program - Identify and minimize Care Gaps. - Assist with reporting and follow-up with appropriate staff to assure compliance with implementation of corrective action plans to fulfill quality improvement goals. - Schedule patients and submit orders under provider’s supervision. - May assist with front and back Medical Assistant duties and PPO/Medicare/Tricare referrals. - Adheres to all medical practice policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as necessary.  Qualifications: - Minimum one (1) year experience in healthcare with emphasis on quality measures and/or clinical transformation/quality improvement, required. - Minimum one (1) year experience as a Medical Assistant, required. - Must have a comprehensive understanding of clinical operations within medical practices. - Must have working knowledge of EHR system workflow, practice transformation, health equity and health outcomes. - Must have up to date knowledge of CMS and current IPA regulations and trends. - Effective oral and written communication skills with ability to be thorough, accurate and detail oriented, required. - Must possess analytic and problem solving skills. - Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment. - Ability to relate and work with people of all authority levels, ages, social and ethnic backgrounds. - Demonstrated knowledge of computer technology, including word processing, spreadsheet, and databases, required.   Education:  - High School diploma or GED required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   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
2022-11175
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Mon - Friday
Cost Center/Dept
7090 - Primary Care Physician Clinic Vista
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 licensed Rad Tech Cath Lab is a caregiver who assists in the performance of the cardiac catheterization by assuring the imaging quality and storage of images according to departmental standards. Operates the fluoroscopy equipment in a manner that provides the highest quality image for the cardiologist to perform diagnostic and therapeutic catheterization. Responsibilities include appropriate billing for each procedure. Assists the Cardiologist in a scrub assistant role for all types of catheterization procedures. Responsibilities include homodynamic monitoring, collection and calculation of data.   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. - Fulfills all duties and responsibilities of the Rad Tech – Cath Lab. - Assures the proper operation and performance of imaging equipment in the cardiac catheterization lab. - Assist Physician with proper images and sequences to facilitate diagnostic & interventional procedures. - Manages interdepartmental communication flow in and out of lab such as pages, lab specimens, housekeeping requests etc. - Fulfills the role of Monitor Technician.  Acquires homodynamic and electrophysiological parameters through computer sampling. - Enters changes as dictated by the catheterization procedure and prepares requisitions for the ordering of supplies. - Assist the physician as a scrub technician in the execution of diagnostic coronary arteriography and cardiac interventions. - Maintains a high level of competence in the three areas of rotation, Radiographic Technician/Monitor Technician/Scrub Technician with demonstrated annual continuing education credit/conference attendance.   Qualifications: - Minimum of two (2) years catheterization lab experience or may consider recent graduate, within past 2 years, from a Radiology Technology program, required. Licenses: - CRT (CA Radiologic Technology certificate), required. - CA Fluoroscopy permit, required. - ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists), required.  Certifications:   - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Current ACLS certification, required within 6 months of hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Additional Unit specific certification may be 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
2022-11051
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
7-330 variable
Cost Center/Dept
7570 - Cardiac Cath Lab