University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Today, UMC is more than a hospital; it is a comprehensive academic medical center with a rich history of serving the community. UMC now offers the highest level of care in Nevada, providing a wide range of exclusive and specialized health care services to community members and visitors. UMC is home to Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center, only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, only Burn Care Center and only Center for Transplantation. Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC serves as the state's only hospital to be recognized and accepted as an associate member of the Children's Hospital Association.

Offering highly skilled physicians, nurses and staff members supported by the latest, cutting-edge technology, UMC and Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC continue to build upon their shared reputation for providing Nevada’s highest level of care.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS!

A hospital's success is measured by its employees. At UMC, our employees make us the leading healthcare provider in Southern Nevada. To show our appreciation for all their hard work and dedication, UMC offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to all full and part-time employees.

Pension Retirement Plan Fully Paid by UMC!
UMC pays the full contribution (28%) of your base pay each pay period into the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).

No Social Security Tax Withdrawal
UMC employees have a higher net take home pay!

Consolidated Annual Leave (Paid Time Off)
27 days of paid time off per year! Full- and part-time employees begin accruing CAL time immediately based on the number of hours worked. CAL time is used for vacation, holidays, sick and personal time off.

Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
To be used for employee hospitalization, or illness that results in an absence of more than 16 consecutive work hours.

Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Coverage
UMC offers two plans for employee and dependent coverage: Clark County Self-Funded or Health Plan of Nevada HMO.

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible employer!

Basic Life Insurance
UMC provides basic life insurance for each employee and dependent.

Tax Deferred Compensation Program
Provided by MassMutual, UMC employees may make a pre-tax contribution through payroll deduction to this deferred compensation plan.

Employee Assistance Program
Counseling services available for employees and their immediate family members at no cost.

Other benefits for eligible full-time and part-time UMC employees:

Sign-On Bonus (select positions)
No State Income Tax 
Specialty Pay (selected areas)
Cafeteria Discount
Military Leave
Credit Union   (Clark County Credit Union)
On-Site Bank (US Bank)
Direct Deposit and Payroll Deductions
Employee Referral Program (selected positions)
Free Parking (assigned parking spots available for a fee)
Wellness Fair
Recreational Discount Offers
Free Shuttle Bus

37 job(s) at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED AT-WILL AND WILL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE CEO. Oversees the daily operations of reimbursement from governmental programs to include staff supervision, quality assurance, scheduling, monitoring work flow and preparing productivity reports to maximize reimbursement from governmental programs and to provide internal cost accounting support by providing recommendations on ways to ensure correct recovery of third party payments. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field and three (3) years of professional experience in third-party reimbursements or a related financial field. Licensing/Certification Requirements: None required. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field Recent experience in overseeingthe daily operations of reimbursement from governmental programs. Recent management and/or supervisory experience. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective supervision; budget principles and practices; generally accepted accounting principles (G.A.A.P.); department and hospital safety practices and principles; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; governmental health programs especially reimbursement policies and procedures; laws, rules and regulations governing health care reimbursement; research methodology. Skill in: Effectively supervising assigned staff; facilitating resolution of conflicts among staff; applying budget principles and practices; identifying and implementing performance standards; problem solving; applying cost accounting methods; performing statistical analysis on complex financial information; preparing financial reports; using computers and related software applications; communicating effectively with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 04, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary ELIGIBLE FOR REFERRAL BONUS EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. ELIGIBLE FOR 5% CRITICAL CARE DIFFERENTIAL ON TOP OF THE POSTED BASE PAY Functions as a charge nurse responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Manager in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients in a pediatric intensive care setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in a Pediatric Intensive Care setting . Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; American Heart Association Healthcare Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification; Pediatric Advanced Support (PALS) Certification. Trauma Nurse Core (TNCC) Certification and Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Certification needed either at hire or within one year of hire. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE (ASSIGNED OR RELIEF). ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Dec 19, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! This posting will close on 10/22/2017 at 5:00 pm Functions as a charge nurse on weekend shifts responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Director in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Certification in Specialty Area may be required in some positions. Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Nurse Core Certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol may be required in some positions. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Charge Nurse experience - Assigned or relief Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), NV
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN AT 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS! QUARTERLY BONUSES! PAY FOR ALL HOURS WORKED EACH PAY PERIOD! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Responsible for performing professional physician services and for performing required administrative duties. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine. Some positions may require two (2) years of clinical practice experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; principles and practices of medical care; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; solving problems; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), NV
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN AT 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS! QUARTERLY BONUSES! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Position Summary: Responsible for performing professional primary care physician services. Establishes and maintains relationships with patients; participates in a call schedule; provides outstanding customer service Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine in the area of family medicine/primary care, pediatrics or internal medicine. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Principles and practices of medical care; adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; infectious diseases and infection control practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations, standards and trends in the field of medicine; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; peer review process; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; multi-tasking and making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; effective verbal and written communication as well as effective listening; solving problems; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary Applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care for individuals or groups of patients in an Oncology setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) Certification. ChemotherapyBiotherapy Provider Card either at hire or within two (2) years of hire. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements PREFERRED: Minimum two (2) years Oncology Experience. Current ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card a plus. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! SIGN ON BONUS AND/OR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED INTENSIVE CARE NURSES. Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing andone-yearcurrent (within the past five (5) years) critical care experience in a similar facility. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, Basic Life support (BLS) certification, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS). Additional Certifications required either at hire or within 12 months of hire for: Burn Care Unit (BCU): Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC): Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS). Trauma ICU (TICU): Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC); Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements TRAUMA EXPERIENCE A PLUS! Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights;age-specificpatient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions : Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Part Time
Position Summary Position Summary: Collaborates with a dedicated team of professionals to provide accurate assessment, management of health problems, health counseling, diagnosis and treatment relating to Urgent Medical issues for the patients, while under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an academic program approved by the Nevada Board of Medical Examiner's and at least two (2) years experience working in an Urgent Care of physician practice setting. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice as a Physician's Assistant (NRS 630). Valid Nevada State Board of Pharmacy License. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; principles and practices of medical care; drug interactions; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; maintaining a calm presence and effective decision making skills during periods of high stress including multiple, simultaneous trauma activations or emergency orthopedic surgery; effectively and efficiently cooperating with the medical teams to ensure quality patient outcomes; solving problems; developing, prioritizing and directing treatment plans; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in an operating room or resuscitation area and use standard surgical and monitoring equipment necessary to treat patients; stamina to stand, walk and/or concentrate for extended periods of time; vision to read printed material, a VDT screen and perform job related duties; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in- person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and position patients during treatment. Dexterity to manipulate instruments and to perform procedures without difficulty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Functions as a charge nurse on weekend shifts responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Director in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Certification in Specialty Area may be required in some positions. Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Nurse Core Certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol may be required in some positions. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements • TNCC and ABLS • Charge Nurse experience ( Relief or Assigned) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. This is an AT-WILL position and the person hired will serve at the pleasure of the Chief Executive Officer. Position Summary: Responsible for overseeing daily operations of health information management (medical records) department to include staff supervision, quality assurance, scheduling, monitoring work flow and preparing productivity reports. Contributes to the development of hospital performance improvement strategies. Duties include directing and supervising staff responsible for records management, supporting activities with data analysis, providing technical assistance and establishing standards and procedures. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management and five (5) years of experience in medical records management in a major hospital setting, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory/managerial role. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Registered Health Information Technician or Registered Health Information Administrator. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Inpatient Coding experience in a large hospital setting Outpatient Coding experience a plus Coding Audit experience a plus Knowledge of ICD-10 Five (5) years coding experience Coding certifications: CPC, CCS, RHIT or RHIA Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Federal, state and county laws and regulations governing the maintenance, storage and release of medical records; modern theories, principles and practices of effective supervision; budget principles and practices; principles of information management including principles of confidentiality and other patient rights; data collection and analysis techniques; personal computers and associate software applications; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of assigned staff; developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards; performing data analysis and using data for development of performance improvement processes; preparing written reports; tracking expenses related to area supervised, communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; developing programs; nursing principles and practices; developing policies and procedures; applying needs assessment techniques; evaluating quality control; applying adult education practices; assigning and monitoring the work of others; supervising and training staff; developing public relations; organizing and prioritizing among conflicting priorities; applying team building concepts; facilitating groups; performing statistical analysis; developing and monitoring budgets; using computers and related software applications. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time and maintain concentration, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV *HEC
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary Functions as a charge nurse on weekend shifts responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Director in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years current (within the past five (5) years) RN critical care experience at least one of which was in a CCU/CVCU setting. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CHARGE OR RELIEF NURSE EXPERIENCE Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS ELIGIBLE! Functions as a charge nurse responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Manager in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients in an acute care operating room setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and ( 3) years of RN experience including at least two (2) years recent (within the past five(5) years)experience in an Acute Care OR Setting. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certifications. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE TRAUMA OR EXPERIENCE A PLUS!! Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Functions as a charge nurse on weekend shifts responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Director in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in a critical care setting with at least one of them providing care for Surgical and/or Neuro ICU patients. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certifications. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE (ASSIGNED OR RELIEF) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS FOR EXPERIENCED RN! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care for individuals or groups of patients in a Neonatal Intensive Care setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year recent (within the past five (5) years) NICU experience in a comparable unit. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP) certification upon hire or within 6 months. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements PREFER: NICU Level III experience Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions : Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 30, 2017
Part Time
Position Summary Performs clinical laboratory testing on body fluids in one or more departments of the laboratory, including hematology, chemistry, immunohematology, special chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis/ coagulation or stat lab. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Meets the requirements to be licensed as a Medical Technologist (NAC 652.420) or Specialty Technologist (NAC 652.483) in the State of Nevada. Licensing/Certification Requirements: A valid State of Nevada license as a Medical Technologist or Specialty Technologist is required or temporary employment for a period NOT exceeding six (6) months may be granted with documentation that the application for license process has been initiated. Failure to obtain and/or maintain licensure will result in termination of employment. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements One (1) year recent experience in microbiology. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Anatomy; proper laboratory techniques, including infection and disease control measures; basic medical technology; proper handling and disposal of biohazardous wastes; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Applying phlebotomy techniques; applying procedures for emergency situations; applying customer service principles; analyzing blood, urine and other body fluid samples; using laboratory microscopes; troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment; applying quality controls to laboratory procedures; interpreting laboratory test results and identifying abnormalities; Using a computer and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials including a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and meets the requirements as specified in the Nursing Administrative Policy # PP-101. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, Basic Life support (BLS) certification, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS). Some positions may require one or more of the following: Trauma Nurse Core Certification (TNCC); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP); additional Certification in the Specialty Area assigned. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements One (1) year current, within the last five (5) years, critical care experience at a similar facility. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 10, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary REFERRAL BONUS ELIGIBLE EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS ELIGIBLE FOR QUALIFIED CANDIDATE! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. Provides care in Labor & Delivery providing care and support for women before, during and after delivery of the baby. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year recent (within the past five (5) years) Labor & Delivery Experience in a comparable unit. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP) Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CURRENT AWOHNN FETAL MONITORING CERTIFICATION Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions : Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 10, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary Assists the pharmacist in the preparation, control and dispensing of medications by receiving, stocking, recording, compounding, filling, labeling and transporting medications. Assists in the retrieval, retention and processing of information, reports and clerical functions. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience as a pharmacy technician or completion of a formalized pharmacy technician training program that is recognized by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid State of Nevada Certification as a Pharmacy Technician. Some positions may require a valid State of Nevada Drivers License. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CPhT Certification. Valid Nevada Driver's license. A minimum of one year inpatient Pharmacy Technician. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Federal, state and/or county guidelines, rules and regulations associated with the distribution of medications; pharmacy standards of practice; basics of drug indications and drug interactions; medical terminology; trade and generic drug names; basic compounding techniques; aseptic compounding technique; personal and mainframe computers; routes of administration for standard medications; storage requirements for standard medications; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Applying basic knowledge of appropriate dosage and frequency for standard medications; utilizing equipment associated with area of responsibility; utilizing a computer and specific application software; performing pharmaceutical calculations; preparing and maintaining accurate counts and records; organizing and prioritizing work; applying aseptic technique to compounding medications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The work requires handling medications classified as hazardous materials. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 04, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary ELIGIBLE FOR REFERRAL BONUS THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Responsible for coding and billing documentation auditing to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local requirements, while functioning within established auditing standards and guidelines. Responsibilities include ensuring that the MS-DRG, APR-DRG and APC assignments made accurately reflect the hospital case mix and severity so that revenue can be recorded accurately; educate staff on trends identified through routine audits; and serves as a liaison to provide professional guidance to clinical and administrative staff involved in APR-DRG and APC assignment and documentation problems. Develop detailed audit plans and programs, and prepares written reports of findings with recommendations. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, Medical Records Technology, Health Services Administration, or a related field and three (3) years of auditing experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: This classification will require a Certification in one (1) of the following: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Office theories and principles; auditing concepts and principles; terminology used in area of assignment; departmental policies and procedures. In-depth knowledge of specialized discipline of coding and DRG assignments, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and the ability to read and interpret all components of a medical record, including pathology, laboratory and radiologic reports. Laws, codes, rules and regulations governing areas of assignment; department and hospital safety practices and procedures, patient rights, infection control policies and practices; APR-DRG coding system and basic bench marking reports and comparative databases; ICD-9, ICD-10, ICD-10 PCS, and CPT coding conventions; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Reviewing abstracted and coded information; analyzing statistical data from external sources to review overall coding practice; determining educational needs of coding staff to bridge knowledge gaps as identified through audit and database analysis; creating technical reports, education plans; facilitating seminars, developing PowerPoint tools for coders, and reviewing technical coding guidelines and manuals; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain standing for long periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA
Dec 30, 2017
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Performs professional level social work in areas such as: assessing patient needs and coordinating a safe, comprehensive discharge plan which may involve emotional support to the patient, the family or significant others. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and one (1) year of professional level social work experience in a social service agency or hospital setting; or an internship or field work related to the profession. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Nevada License as a Social Worker. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Flexible hours, availability weekends and evenings. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of social work, health and welfare; federal, state and county regulations governing area of responsibility; local, state and Federal social welfare and assistance programs; community resources; medical terminology, diagnoses, and treatments; counseling techniques such as family dynamics, cultural diversity and crisis intervention; assessment and interviewing techniques; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Developing and implementing individual treatment plans; coordinating an intervention; solving problems; applying effective counseling techniques; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; efficiently, effectively and safely using equipment; preparing written records and reports. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting including stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, and use standard office equipment; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV