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Director of OB


Altra Healthcare Staffing is seeking a fulltime Director of Obstetrics to manage all operations of the department, including budget, staffing, and supervision of the nursing and tech staff working within the Obstetrics Department. The Director is responsible for maintaining adequate staffing levels with qualified and experienced staff trained to deliver safe and quality service within their scope of practice, as well as comply with organizational policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local guidelines. The Director supervises 20 fulltime and 6 PRN (as needed) staff members with an average monthly delivery rate of 40 and 35 outpatients. There is an average daily census of 4. This Director level position offers competitive pay, annual variable pay bonus, director level benefits, cell phone stipend, relocation and sign on bonus.

The qualified candidate will have a current RN License in the state of Colorado, minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an Obstetrics Department, leadership experience, and current BLS, STABLE, and NRP certifications. 
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Chief Operating Officer


Chief Operating Officer

Altra Healthcare Staffing is looking for a fulltime Chief Operating Officer.  This senior level position joins the administrative team comprised of CEO, CFO, CMO, Clinic Administrator and Hospital Administrator in managing multiple departments and services of the organization; a 49-bed Level III, full service hospital, 15-bed Critical Access Hospital, and 6 outpatient clinics.  The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading and developing Directors of various departments, implementing and executing the organization’s strategic plan and whole system measures, various organization programs and systems, and developing and sustaining positive relationships with Staff, Associates, Medical Staff, Board Members, Patients, Visitors, and Community Members.  Successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or similar field as well as 10 years Clinical and Managerial experience.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Altra offers competitive benefits and salary, including cell phone stipend and annual variable pay.  This facility is located in South-Central Colorado nestled in the heart of the San Luis Valley surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan Mountains.  The organization is the largest employer in the region with nearly 900 staff members, provides a family-centered environment, relaxed, small town living, and abundance of recreational and outdoor activities.    
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Surgical Technologist


Title - Surgical Technologist

Great opportunity! Great pay! Great Benefits! No Nights! No Weekends! No Holidays! No Call!

**Must have Orthopaedic experience


POSITION SUMMARY:

 
The Surgical Technologist (ST)/Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) assists in patient care activities under the direction of a registered nurse and according to the policies and procedures of the department.  The trained technologist is assigned scrub duties, instrument processing/sterilization duties and specific patient care duties in relation to the complexity of the patient's condition.

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PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum requirements include a high school graduation or equivalent; completion of a recognized surgical technologist training program; knowledge of and experience with processing/sterilizing surgical instruments; dedication to patient comfort, satisfaction, and safety; ability to work compatibly with physicians, RN's and other staff members.

Physical guidelines include ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours/day; frequently bend, stoop, twist; occasionally lift a maximum of 25 pounds, push (170 pound average) gurney occupied by patient, push/pull O.R. equipment (i.e. video cart); assist patients in moving from gurney or recliner to O.R. bed; assist in moving anesthetized patient from O.R. bed to gurney (normally, four people coordinate the lifting, pushing, pulling of the anesthetized patient from O.R. bed to gurney); possess manual dexterity to safely and efficiently handle instruments and pass instruments to surgeon. PPE (person protective equipment) is provided, MSDS (material safety data sheets) on chemicals. Safely communicate with patient, coworker, and physician.
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NOTE:
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified.
 
  1. DEPARTMENT STANDARD                                                     


PERFORM DEPARTMENT DUTIES IN A TIMELY AND EFFICIENT MANNER.

1.0       ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.1       Proficiently scrub cases in assigned OR suite; assist surgical team during operative                     procedures
    1. Adhere to aseptic practices; monitor and maintain sterile field
1.3       “Pull cases" (gather sterile supplies) for scheduled procedures; ensure that adequate instruments are available for each case.
    1. Count sponges and needles on every case with the RN circulator.
    2. If not scrubbing a case, assist circulating RN in positioning patient, prepping the patient,        opening sterile supplies, and setting up equipment.
    3. Assist OR staff in moving anesthetized patient from OR bed to gurney.
    4. After surgical procedure, assist OR staff with room turnover (reprocessing instruments,          wiping/disinfecting equipment, mopping floor, etc.).
    5. Assist instrument tech with disinfecting, cleaning, wrapping/packaging, sterilizing, and            storing all used instruments at the end of each day; exercise care in cleaning and                   maintaining all surgical instruments.
    6. Follow policies for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous             waste materials.
  1. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
2.1       Create and update preference cards for each physician for each type of procedure                       he/she performs.
    1. Bring broken/malfunctioning equipment and instruments to OR manager for repair or             replacement.
    2. Assist in restocking OR suites at the end of each day; assist with re-sterilizing outdated          supplies; assist with thorough cleaning of OR storage cabinets and supply room.
    3. Function as a member of the Surgery Center/OCR team
    4. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the                     discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

 
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Speech Language Pathologist


Title: Speech-Language Pathologist
Full-Time Position
JOB SUMMARY

General Description

The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for the evaluation, planning, and treatment of communication, swallow, cognitive, and voice deficits. They must work with patients of all ages to improve communication skills, voice, cognition, and swallow functions through skilled treatment programs in order to improve life quality and safety. Patients undergoing treatment with an SLP may have an articulation, language, fluency, or voice disorder which prevents them from either being understood or understanding others. Physical impairments with swallowing and cognition also impacts ones quality of life and safety. An SLP assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. 

Accountability
The Speech-Language Pathologist reports directly to the Director of Rehabilitation.

Special Demands

Mental: Ability to problem-solve and deal with diverse personalities.  Ability to work alone and make independent decisions which will affect others.  Maintain the confidentiality of patient information. Communicate both orally and in writing with peers, professional staff, and patients. Must be sensitive to the needs of patients and co-workers.  Is able to recognize and provide quality service.

Physical: Flexibility to work in continually changing conditions.  Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment and to provide hands-on assessment, assistance and exercise to patients. Ability to lift and move patient with or without assistance and maneuver equipment greater than or equal to 20 pounds.  Agility is required for frequent changes in position.  Visual and hearing acuity required to receive feedback and information from patients. Ability to effectively counsel patients and their families.

Qualifications

Education: B.S. and M.S. degree in the field of Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college or university.  Successfully passed the national exam and registered. ASHA certified.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferred.

Working Environment

Provides treatment in multiple settings including inpatient, outpatient and home health.   Full Time position working Monday through Friday.   Stress of meeting deadlines, busy environment, numerous interruptions, exposure to emergency situations, extended hours depending upon job necessity.

 
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Quality Director


Title: Quality Director

Full-Time Position

 

JOB SUMMARY

General Description

The Quality Director is responsible for managing and directing hospital wide activities related to continuous improvement of clinical quality outcomes. Serves as a leader to achieve the hospital’s strategic objectives in quality, regulatory, safety, patient safety, process improvement, clinical/care process management, and pay-for-performance programs. Primarily responsible for designing and implementing systematic approaches to achieve expected outcomes and improve the patient experience. Acts as a role model and coach in creating a culture of safety and quality throughout the hospital. Works with managers to coordinate a consistent strategy of comprehensive patient-centered care. Supports hospital and medical staff leadership in performance improvement activities. Manages staff supporting data gathering, analysis, and reporting of quality processes and outcomes.

 

Accountability

The Quality Director reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Special Demands

Mental: Stressful environment with frequent crisis intervention and creative problem solving required.

Physical: Involves constant walking and standing. Frequent sitting, reaching, twisting, squatting, lifting, and handling of equipment. Frequent exposure to blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to communicable disease/illness.

 

Qualifications

* Currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Colorado

* Bachelor’s Degree preferred

* CPHQ preferred or willing to obtain

* Understanding of the use of data and basic statistical understanding with the ability to interpret data reports and determine appropriate actions to achieve necessary change.

* Minimum 3 years of healthcare experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

* Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills required.

* Able to present and communicate effectively to all levels of the organization and with outside agencies.

* Working knowledge of Federal and State regulatory requirements, quality assessment and Performance Improvement methodologies and hospital medical staff structure is preferred.

* Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, integrity and diplomacy

* Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills required for effective and creative leadership in working with all levels of the organization, including physicians, committees, senior management, and trustees, as well as patients and their families.

 

Working Environment

Work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. May need to work overtime as need arises. Work in clean,

well-lighted, heated and air conditioned area. Exposure to unpleasant sights, smells and infectious diseases possible

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