DIRECTOR OF LONG TERM CARE

by WCHS

Weston County Health Services is a general medical health care facility located in the beautiful foothills of the Wyoming Black Hills in Newcastle, WY.  Our facility includes a 58 bed long term care center, a 12 bed critical access hospital, a home health agency and a retail pharmacy.  Our leadership is committed to the highest standards of care for our residents and patients, as is evidenced by our LTC facility’s 5 Star rating and multiple quality awards we have received.  We are currently seeking a compassionate Director of Long Term Care who will continue to raise the bar on our quality of care standards.  The Director must continue to build our Excellence in Customer Service program, to maintain staff accountability, and to always keep our residents in the forefront of all decisions and activities.   The Director must have a collaborative approach to problem solving and a team oriented approach with daily operations.

The Director is responsible for the overall management of the Long Term Care program, including the Activities Department. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Successful candidates are leaders able to balance patient needs, staff needs, and applicable laws.  Candidate must be able to positively foster and grow family and community relationships and trust. Must be able to prioritize work, professionally interact with customers, adhere to infection control requirements, and isolation requirements.  Must be a subject matter expert on applicable laws, rights, etc.  Will work with multiple internal departments and staff including providers, and also multiple external agencies such as DFS, APS, Department of Health, Veterans Administration, Ombudsman, etc.  Must have experience with the survey process and plan of correction submittals and execution.  Exemplary customer service skills and positive interpersonal communication skills are required to move the facility forward as a leader.  Successful candidates must be able to motivate staff, be successful with change management, and a proven leader. Prior healthcare experience and DON (or equivalent leadership) experience is required.  Wyoming RN license is also required.  WCHS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employment Verification

Criminal History

DFS Central Registry

Drug Test

Pre-employment Functional Screening (push/lift/carry,

use of proper body mechanics)

OIG Exclusions

SAM Exclusions

TB Test

Employment applications can be found on our website or picked up at the hospital front desk. Fax completed applications/resume packets to

307-746-3726, or email to JSindlinger@wchs-wy.org

WCHS performs post offer, pre-employment drug screening. EOE.

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Pharmacy Tech (PT)

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Pharmacy Tech:

Here we grow again! WCHS is searching for a Certified Pharmacy Tech to join our team. Under direct supervision of the Staff Pharmacist, compounds and dispenses medications and pharmaceutical supplies upon receiving prescriptions from physicians or other providers, processes medication records, prepares labels, and performs various other technical duties of the pharmacy. May work in both our retail pharmacy or in our hospital pharmacy which may operate 7 days a week. Certification is preferred, however, we would be willing to train the right person. Training program may last up to two years. WCHS performs post offer, pre-employment drug screening, EOE.

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Information Systems Tech (FT)

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Weston County Health Services is searching for that special someone to join our Technology Team!

Maintains virtual and physical server environment as well as workstations and peripheral equipment such as firewalls, routers, switches, scanners, security cameras, paging system and printers for the facility.  Assists in troubleshooting vendor supported systems, including upgrades/updates on software.  Oversees IP phone systems, ensuring the facility’s needs for 24/7 communication.  Performs network administration duties, setting up new staff on the network, deleted and/or disabling inactive staff from the network.  Supports HIPAA compliance by enforcing log on/off username/password procedures and is familiar with HIPAA Security standards.  Ability to be able to handle responsibilities calmly when under pressure and able to provide support to end users with patience and respect.  Diligent about documentation and communication to the manager about any changes made in any of the systems to ensure cohesiveness within the computer network and I.S. Department.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates Degree (two year college or technical school) in Computer Science is preferred, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of various computer systems, hardware, software,  network and desktop applications.
  • Experience working with all levels of personnel is a plus.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills. 

WCHS performs post-offer, pre-employment drug screenings. EOE

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Receptionist (FT)

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The facility’s receptionist is the face of the hospital! Must be incredibly cheerful, positive, and helpful. The successful candidate will have a numbers aptitude and be able to multitask well. This position answers all incoming calls, helps customers who walk in, resolves complaints, and helps business office staff with various tasks. Professionalism is key. Typical hours are 8-5 Monday through Friday. Because this position often is the entry point into other business office positions, candidates with bookkeeping/accounting backgrounds are strongly preferred.

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Laboratory Manager (FT)

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Successful candidate must be proficient in all major areas of lab work including micro, chemistry, hematology blood banking, etc and, have excellent technical & customer service skills.  Appropriate qualifying college degree required, certification strongly preferred.

Will supervise 4-5 techs.  Must have experience with the survey process through CLIA or similar, quality assurance programs, technical troubleshooting, performance improvement process, etc.

We are currently changing to a “no on-call” schedule with the lab staffed 24/7.  The Department Manager must be very flexible with schedule to cover needs in the lab on any shift.

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CASH POSTING CLERK (FT)

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CASH POSTING CLERK

 

Records all daily cash receipts into the facility, using both electronic and hard copy remittance.  Evaluates complex payer remits and posts payments and contractual allowances accurately to patient accounts.  Pursues reimbursement detail on accounts has a general understanding of third party payer systems.  Provides financial counseling to customers in regard to insurance, self-pay, etc.  Verifies and issues refunds.  Will cover other areas of the Business Office as needed.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Candidate must be able to work through very complex transactions with a great level of detail.  Will work with multiple outside vendors, payers, and customers to resolve discrepancies.  Successful candidate will have knowledge of general insurance laws, guidelines, contract language, Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance programs.  Candidate must have the ability to meet daily deadlines.  Critical thinking and analysis skills are required.  Exemplary customer service skills and positive interpersonal communication skills are also necessary.  One year prior healthcare experience, accounting experience, or professional office experience required.

 

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Activities Department Manager (FT)

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Activities Department Manager

We are looking for someone to oversee the Activities Department and 3 staff members.
Are you an artsy person?  Do you love crafts?  Pottery? Reading? Playing cards or bingo?  Then this may be a fun job for you!
The Activities Department staff work with the Manor residents doing the above types of things.  Yup, you get paid for chatting, helping with get together, and playing games and such!
What’s not to love?
Activities department staff are in the building 7 days a week and on holidays.  These days are rotated among staff.
Hours run anywhere from morning to evening depending upon the shift.
This is a full time position, that requires rotating weekends and often holidays.
The Activities Department Manager organizes events and structures activities of the department to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.  The Manager also coordinates a large volunteer staff and therefore must be able to  maintain amazing community relations.  Will establish policies and procedures, and continually evaluates and monitors staff performance.  Documents staff activities in appropriate records.  Participates in management meetings, holds department meetings, prepares and is responsible for annual budget.
The Manager often drives a small resident bus, and our handicapped van, therefore a valid driver’s license is mandatory, along with an acceptable driving record.
The Manager must also be a C.N.A. licensed in the state of Wyoming.
Most of all, the Activities Department Manager must serve as a role model for their staff:  Have an outgoing, upbeat personality, handles stress and multiple demands with ease, and helps create a positive, energized and inviting environment for residents and staff alike.

WCHS performs post-offer, pre-employment drug screenings. EOE

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Homemaker/Chore Worker – Home Health (PRN)

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Will do light housework within Home Health/In Home Service’s clients homes. Include vacuuming, dusting, disinfecting, etc. Applicants must be able to twist, bend, lift, kneel, and walk for long periods of time. Hours are flexible as they are arranged with individual clients by our Home Health/In Home Services office. Total hours may vary with caseload. Shifts are primarily days M-F. $11.47 DOQ

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Patient Account Rep- Works 10 am-7 pm

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Patient Account Rep- Works 10 am-7pm assisting with medical billing, accounts, registration, receptionist duties, etc. 3p-7p is primarily spent in registration functions.

Employment applications can be found on our website or picked up at the hospital front desk. Fax completed applications/resume packets to
307-746-3726, or email to JSindlinger@wchs-wy.org
WCHS performs post offer, pre-employment drug screening. EOE.

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