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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

POSITION:                Licensed Clinical Social Worker

HOURS:                      Full-Time Position

JOB SUMMARY

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will provide social and behavioral health services for inpatients, outpatient, emergency department, and home healthcare patients.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • RESPONSIBILITIES:The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will provide the following services and in strict compliance with standing orders and protocols set forth by clinical guidelines to include, but will not necessarily be limited to the following:
    • Screen and interview patients, perform evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principle, procedures, and practices related to psychological counseling.
    • Provide individual, family and group psychotherapy.
    • Provide screenings, clinical assessments, treatment, case management, consultation, referral and education.
    • Assess and resolve complex social and psychosocial problems that may impact on the patient to include screening, assessment, treatment, referral, consultation and education.
    • Conduct psychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate behavioral health clinical care management and optimize care.
    • Evaluates the individual and family systems as well as assesses patient’s functioning and routines of daily living and identifies areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist patients
    • Serves as a behavioral health referral resource and subject matter expert in behavioral health-related programs to the clinical staff and medical staff in the hospital.
    • Provides services for high-risk populations (behavioral health, homelessness, victims of abuse and neglect).
    • Develops, implements, and maintains partnerships with health care providers and community resources, as applicable.
    • Develops comprehensive treatment care plans in accordance with behavioral health care standards.
    • Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with program requirements.
    • Abide by all applicable laws and Utilization Review and Quality Improvement directives including, but not limited to, in-service training, peer review, performance improvement, records maintenance, performance evaluations, and release of information.
    • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and any other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as determined by the Chief Executive Officer or other assigned supervisors.
    • Other: Ensure compliance with standard of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical, psychiatric, or behavioral health treatment guidelines. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries. When assigned, will serve and participate in committees, functions and other meetings. Provide relevant and timely information, and assists with decision-making and process improvement.

     

JOB REQUIREMENTS

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current unrestricted Certificate or licensure as an LCSW to work independently without clinical supervision.
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years’ experience in mental health and/or long term care.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Orderly

POSITION:                 Orderly

HOURS:                      Full-Time-Various Shifts

JOB SUMMARY

  • Provides basic patient care on the age continuum including hygiene, preventive skin care, incontinence care, feeding, mobility, safety measures, vital signs, heights, weights, proper documentation.
  • Reports findings to primary nurse and or charge nurse.
  • Performs treatments as directed and or assigned.
  • Primarily responsible for transport of patients.
  • Ability to maintain cleanliness and safety of patients equipment, and confidentiality in regard to patient care, information and chart contents.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from High School or equivalent.
  • Graduate of a vocational training program is as asset, but can be trained on the job. Up to one (1) month of on-the-job training and experience is normally required for satisfactory performance on this job.
  • Communication skills sufficient to report activities and deviations from normal to abnormal.
  • Ability to interact with patients and families.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.”

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Nursing Assistant

POSITION:                 NURSING ASSISTANT

HOURS:                      Full-Time-Various Shifts

JOB SUMMARY

  • Provides basic patient care on the age continuum including hygiene, preventive skin care, incontinence care, feeding, mobility, safety measures, vital signs, heights, weights, proper documentation.
  • Reports findings to primary nurse and or charge nurse.
  • Performs treatments as directed and or assigned.
  • Proper knowledge of safety issues regarding patients, equipment, cleanliness and asepsis in the work environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in regard to patient care and chart content information.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

    • Graduate from High School or equivalent.
    • Graduate of a vocational training program is as asset, but can be trained on the job. Up to one (1) month of on-the-job training and experience is normally required for satisfactory performance on this job.
    • Communication skills sufficient to report activities and deviations from normal to abnormal.
    • Ability to interact with patients and families.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.”

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Medical Laboratory Technician

POSITION:                 Medical Laboratory Technician

HOURS:                      Full-Time Position

JOB SUMMARY

  • Performs common testing procedures and reports test results.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performs quality control testing.
  • Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.
  • Labels, processes and delivers specimens for testing.
  • Collects blood specimens using age-appropriate techniques.
  • Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
  • Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a Registered Medical Laboratory Technician Program.
  • Must have a valid Technicians license under the Laboratory Licensing Law of the State of Tennessee.
  • Must be a Registered Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

CRT/RRT

POSITION:                 CRT/RRT

HOURS:                      Full-Time Position

Position Summary:

Responsible for the administration of all respiratory care modalities under the supervision, control, and responsibility of a licensed physician in addition to specific testing techniques to assist in diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment in which respiratory care practitioners have been properly trained.

Minimum Education: Completion of an approved school of respiratory care.

Licensure Requirements:  Valid CRT/RRT Credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed as a registered Respiratory Therapist by the State of Tennessee Health Related Boards with ABG endorsement. Current work-permit acceptable per state regulations.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Therapeutic administration of oxygen including all delivery devices their proper use, indications, contraindications, hazards and appropriate safety measures.
  • Administration of prescribed medication to the cardio-respiratory system including, proper dosage, indications, contraindications, and possible adverse reactions.
  • Demonstrates competency/proficiency in the performance of arterial blood gases and analysis per department policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates competency in administration of proper humidification devices.
  • Demonstrates competency in administration of aerosol therapy.
  • Administration of IPPB therapy
  • Administration of ultrasonic therapy
  • Administration of chest physiotherapy and postural drainage.
  • Delivery of mechanical ventilation
  • Perform oximetry measures
  • Perform pulmonary function testing
  • Perform peak flow measurements
  • Perform treadmill stress testing
  • Application of holter monitor and scan of holter monitor
  • Perform EEG
  • Perform EKG
  • Follows prescribed strategies to recognize a problem, to identify direct causes (technique or equipment) and make simple corrections using predetermined criteria.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.”

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Cook

POSITION:  COOK

FULL TIME:  Day Shift

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Knowledge and ability to prepare, cook and serve food for all patients on a regular or modified diet, including age appropriate modifications.
  • Reviews menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of food to prepare.
  • Plans cooking schedule so that foods will be ready at specified times.
  • Confers with Food Service Director or Dietary Manger regarding modified diet preparation.
  • Follows recipes or instructions independently, confers with Food Service Director or Dietary Manager when questions arise or when substitutions are necessary.
  • Ability to use departmental equipment.
  • Ability to use the facilities diet manual.
  • Documents temperatures of equipment and of foods according to departmental procedures.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one year experience in a hospital or restaurant is preferred.
Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.” DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”
email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Dietary Aide

POSITION:  DIETARY AIDE

FULL TIME SHIFTS:  Second Shift

 

Position Summary:

• Ability to assemble trays for regular diets including modifications for various diets and age appropriateness.

• Delivers trays promptly to serving area or to patient care areas and return trays for clean up.

• Knowledge to prepare and serve between meal feedings nourishment for regular and modified diets, including age appropriate modifications.

• Prepare and set up any foods needed for dining room.

• Ability to use computers.

• Ability to operate a cash register.

• Helps with cafeteria service and supplies, meal setup and cleanup in cafeteria.

• Ability to use departmental equipment.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• High School diploma or equivalent.

• Experience preferred but will provide training

 

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.” DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

 

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Certified Surgical Technician

POSITION:  CERTIFIED SURGICAL TECHNICIAN

FULL TIME SHIFTS:  Full time- Day shift – Call Rotation

 

Position Summary:

  • Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely
  • Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment using sterile technique
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure
  • Has the ability to document thoroughly all procedures and pertinent related data.
  • Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner
  • Handles and processes surgical specimens according to established policy/procedure
  • Exhibits willingness to learn more about new surgical techniques and equipment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program
  • Certification in Surgical Technology
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service skills in dealing with patients, visitors and fellow employees.
  • Ability to stand for long periods, stoop, bend, transfer, transport or re-position patients with assistance.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.” DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org

Registered Nurse

POSITION:  REGISTERED NURSE

FULL TIME SHIFTS:  FULL TIME-  7PM TO 7 AM

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Sweetwater Hospital Association is looking to add an enthusiastic team member to our Nursing Department. Sweetwater Hospital nursing staff implements a plan of care that is family-centered, age appropriate, and culturally relevant. This nursing team boasts the latest in advanced technology, housed within a caring and effective patient care environment. This position presents a great opportunity to an individual that would like to learn the latest technologies while providing excellent care within a passionate team environment.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current license issued by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing
  • Experience is preferred
  • ACLS and PALS Certification preferred

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • The RN is responsible for delegating, coordinating, and managing all aspects of nursing care and services provided to the patient and family in a safe, timely, cost-effective, and respectful manner. Implements and documents appropriately patient/family teaching to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Consistently demonstrates appropriate knowledge and skills for identified patient population. Planning and implementation of the nursing process are based on the nurse’s knowledge of developmental stages.
  • Assess and determines the plan of care based on individualized physical, psycho-social and scio-cultural needs as well as other factors influencing patient care from admission through discharges.
  • Supervises and evaluates work performance in relation to patient care, staff relations and efficiency of service.
  • Demonstrates appropriate awareness of suspected abuse/neglect and takes measure to report them according to protocols.
  • Properly administers medication, oral, parental, intravenous. Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and measures for medication administration.
  • Implements and documents appropriately patient/family teaching to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Assists in planned orientation of orientation of nursing personnel, teaches and directs ancillary workers.
  • Facilitates and maintains working atmosphere and environment conductive to communication and cooperation.

Sweetwater Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.” DRUG FREE WORKPLACE -“all positions/ applicants require drug testing as a condition of employment”

email resume to:  sha@sweetwaterhospital.org