Bear Lake Memorial Hospital



Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is a 21 bed, county-owned Critical Access Hospital with a 36 bed Skilled Nursing Facility attached.  BLMH employees approximately 270 individuals, including 4 Family Practitioners, 1 General Surgeon, 1 Orthopedic Surgeon, 1 OBGYN and 3 PAs.  The hospital has several specialized visiting physicians which allows us to increase the already wide variety of services offered to our community and the surrounding area.  BLMH has its own dialysis center as well as chemo therapy.   Some of the services provided include inpatient and outpatient services, labor and delivery, surgery, respiratory therapy, home health, rehabilitation, skilled nursing and assisted living. At BLMH, we are dedicated to work at delivering the best quality of care as possible and work at following our vision of "the most caring hospital on earth."


Awards

Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals from iVantage Health Analytics 2018

5 Star Quality Nursing Home

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Montpelier, ID 83254
Mar 16, 2020
Reports To: Director of Nursing Services Experience: 1 -2 years’ experience preferred Desired Education Level: Registered Nurse License with preferred Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking an intelligent, highly organized and hard-working Quality and Accreditation Manger. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accreditation Manager Duties: Lead the accreditation plan for each accrediting body and review/submission cycle. Oversee ongoing accreditation maintenance processes, including reports, self-studies, site visits, and reviews. Develop and maintain positive rapport with accreditation agencies and other applicable federal/state/local regulators. Disseminate education and awareness of federal/state/local mandates for compliance. Oversee the preparation, submission and performance tracking for achieving and maintaining regulatory standards and standards for accreditation. Collaborate with Department Heads with compliance standards. Enforce work deadlines as they apply to accreditation requirements. Gather, review and maintain a complete and updated licensing/accreditation inventory record for each program and oversee the reconciliation of any approval issue and/or problem. Ensure official documents are submitted to the appropriate governing body and retained in appropriate filing system. Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. Comply and advise Administration on design and implementation of program evaluations and development of program improvement strategies. Communicate results of all surveys to administration. Perform other tasks as directed by administration. Plans of correction will be written by the Department involved or in conjunction with Quality Assurance and reported to the Committee. Quality Assurance Manager Duties: Assist in the planning, organization and direction of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement programs and related activities. Assist Department Heads and staff in the evaluation of programs and effect changes as necessary to improve programs and assure compliance with regulatory requirements. Assist in the coordination of studies performed within the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program and prepare reports as required. Establish and maintain tracking systems for identified problems/indicators. Develop and implement appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies as needed. Perform administrative requirements such as completing forms, writing reports, etc., and submit to the Director of Nursing, Administrator or appropriate agency as directed. Participate in meetings as directed. Schedule committee meetings and notify members of such meetings. Assist Departments in developing indicators and follow-up procedures for identified problems. Assist in developing a reference library of written quality assessment and assurance material, laws, etc., necessary for complying with current standards and regulations, and that will provide assistance in maintaining quality resident care. Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director of Nursing, as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the Quality Assessment and Assurance program. Assist in developing annual auditing schedules for all Departments as well as audit development when identified. Assist in the maintenance of tracking logs, incident and accidents, medication errors etc. and monitor for trends requiring corrective actions. Assist in the investigation of incidents, injuries, sentinel events, abuse and misappropriation of resident property. Summarize findings and file reports to appropriate staff and agencies. Assist in the development and delivery of educational programs revolving around all components of Quality Assurance, including orientation for new employees and programs to address the Quality Assurance process and Regulatory guidelines. Participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as assigned. Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc., to keep abreast of current changes in the health care field, as well as quality related topics. Assist in reeducation of staff when developing corrective action plans from completed audits or chart reviews. Ensure documentation of remediation and report to Department Head. Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information. Knowledge of resident rights and responsibilities, including the right of refusal. Ensure resident rights to fair and equitable treatment, self- determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage a complaint, are well established and maintained at all times. Serve on Quality and Safety Oversight Committee. . Attend Quality and Safety Oversight Committee monthly meetings. Requirements: Registered Nurse License in the state of Idaho. Ability to sit and work at computer station for several hours of a work day. Must be highly organized. Strong written and oral communications skills Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills Proven ability to maintain confidentiality Strong ability to work well with others Ability to work autonomously and as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Excellent communication skills Computer proficiency (MS Office) essential. Strong ability to teach and interact various personality types. To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or you may fax it to (208) 847-4334. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com. Expiration: Applications will be accepted until filled. Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.
Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Montpelier, ID 83254
Mar 09, 2020
Department: Environmental Services Reports To: Environmental Services Manager Date Posted: March 6, 2020 Experience: Previous experience preferred Desired Education: N/A Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking a hard-working, dependable individual to help clean various departments throughout the hospital. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Overall general cleaning of various rooms/departments meeting strict infection control guidelines Dusting, sweeping, mopping, washing windows, washing walls, etc Waxing and stripping floors as needed Good communication with the Housekeeping Supervisor in regards to scheduling and additional duties as needed Requirements: Previous experience with housekeeping duties preferred. Good organizational and communication skills. Ability to get along well with others. Strict adherence to confidentiality requirements. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Strict adherence in following required infection control guidelines in regards to cleaning and housekeeping duties. Must have a high level of integrity. Must be able to work various hours/shifts, days, weekends, etc. Must be willing and able to take turns with on-call schedules. Must be able to do a considerable amount of bending, kneeling, twisting, reaching, lifting, and walking. Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must have the ability to contribute to the culture and/or vision of the most caring hospital. To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or you may fax it to (208) 847-4334. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com. Expiration: Applications will be accepted March 16, 2020 or until filled. Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.
Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Montpelier, ID 83254
Mar 04, 2020
Reports To: Director of Nursing Services Experience: 1 -2 years’ experience preferred Desired Education Level: Registered Nurse License with preferred Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking an intelligent, highly organized and hard-working Quality and Accreditation Manger. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accreditation Manager Duties: Lead the accreditation plan for each accrediting body and review/submission cycle. Oversee ongoing accreditation maintenance processes, including reports, self-studies, site visits, and reviews. Develop and maintain positive rapport with accreditation agencies and other applicable federal/state/local regulators. Disseminate education and awareness of federal/state/local mandates for compliance. Oversee the preparation, submission and performance tracking for achieving and maintaining regulatory standards and standards for accreditation. Collaborate with Department Heads with compliance standards. Enforce work deadlines as they apply to accreditation requirements. Gather, review and maintain a complete and updated licensing/accreditation inventory record for each program and oversee the reconciliation of any approval issue and/or problem. Ensure official documents are submitted to the appropriate governing body and retained in appropriate filing system. Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. Comply and advise Administration on design and implementation of program evaluations and development of program improvement strategies. Communicate results of all surveys to administration. Perform other tasks as directed by administration. Plans of correction will be written by the Department involved or in conjunction with Quality Assurance and reported to the Committee. Quality Assurance Manager Duties: Assist in the planning, organization and direction of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement programs and related activities. Assist Department Heads and staff in the evaluation of programs and effect changes as necessary to improve programs and assure compliance with regulatory requirements. Assist in the coordination of studies performed within the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program and prepare reports as required. Establish and maintain tracking systems for identified problems/indicators. Develop and implement appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies as needed. Perform administrative requirements such as completing forms, writing reports, etc., and submit to the Director of Nursing, Administrator or appropriate agency as directed. Participate in meetings as directed. Schedule committee meetings and notify members of such meetings. Assist Departments in developing indicators and follow-up procedures for identified problems. Assist in developing a reference library of written quality assessment and assurance material, laws, etc., necessary for complying with current standards and regulations, and that will provide assistance in maintaining quality resident care. Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director of Nursing, as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the Quality Assessment and Assurance program. Assist in developing annual auditing schedules for all Departments as well as audit development when identified. Assist in the maintenance of tracking logs, incident and accidents, medication errors etc. and monitor for trends requiring corrective actions. Assist in the investigation of incidents, injuries, sentinel events, abuse and misappropriation of resident property. Summarize findings and file reports to appropriate staff and agencies. Assist in the development and delivery of educational programs revolving around all components of Quality Assurance, including orientation for new employees and programs to address the Quality Assurance process and Regulatory guidelines. Participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as assigned. Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc., to keep abreast of current changes in the health care field, as well as quality related topics. Assist in reeducation of staff when developing corrective action plans from completed audits or chart reviews. Ensure documentation of remediation and report to Department Head. Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information. Knowledge of resident rights and responsibilities, including the right of refusal. Ensure resident rights to fair and equitable treatment, self- determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage a complaint, are well established and maintained at all times. Serve on Quality and Safety Oversight Committee. . Attend Quality and Safety Oversight Committee monthly meetings. Requirements: Registered Nurse License in the state of Idaho. Ability to sit and work at computer station for several hours of a work day. Must be highly organized. Strong written and oral communications skills Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills Proven ability to maintain confidentiality Strong ability to work well with others Ability to work autonomously and as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Excellent communication skills Computer proficiency (MS Office) essential. Strong ability to teach and interact various personality types. To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or you may fax it to (208) 847-4334. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com. Expiration: Applications will be accepted until filled. Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.
Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Montpelier, ID 83254
Feb 14, 2020
Reports To: Director of Skilled Nursing Facility Experience: Previous experience preferred Desired Education: Certified Nurses Aide Certificate or currently enrolled in Certified Nurses Aide training. Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking hard-working, dependable individuals that can provide compassionate and caring service to their patients/residents. These individuals must be flexible – working various shifts/hours. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Assisting residents with bathing, dressing, housekeeping, shopping, taking residents to doctors’ appointments (if needed), etc. Take and record vitals. Give compassionate care for residents. Requirements: Willing and able to be flexible and to work various shifts/hours/days on an Occasional basis. Must be kind and compassionate. Good organizational skills. Must adhere to confidentiality/HIPAA requirements. Must be able to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety policies and procedures. Must have good people skills and be able to get along well with others in all areas. Must be able to do a lot of lifting, bending, twisting, standing and walking. Satisfactory completion of criminal background check along with fingerprinting, drug testing, and reference checks. Must be able to provide proper documents to verify eligibility to work in the U.S. Must have the ability to contribute to the mission/culture of the most caring hospital. To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or you may fax it to (208) 847-2201. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com. Expiration: Applications will be accepted until filled. Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.
Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Montpelier, ID 83254
Feb 14, 2020
Reports To: Director of Nursing Services Experience: 2 years previous experience preferred Desired Education: Certified Nurses Aide Certificate Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking hard-working, dependable individuals that can provide compassionate and caring service to their patients/residents. These individuals must be flexible and available for various hours/shifts. Essential duties include, but are not limited to: Assist with patient/resident cares such as: Bathing, toileting, dressing, patient/resident hygiene Taking vital signs Help with some medical procedures Assist patients entering or leaving their beds Assist patients walking Tidy patient’s rooms Answer call lights promptly Make beds Deliver messages Monitoring patients and reporting changes Collecting samples for testing Feeding patients Monitoring food and liquid input/output Check blood sugars, weights, heights Give compassionate care for patients/residents Other related duties as required. Requirements: Any employment offer is contingent upon producing documents establishing eligibility to work in the United States; satisfactorily passing the pre-employment drug screen; employee health evaluation (if required), establishing ability to perform the essential functions of the position; and the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check with finger prints, and reference checks. Willing and able to be flexible and to work various shifts/hours/days. Must be kind and compassionate. Good organizational skills. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to be on feet for extended periods of time. Must be able to do an excessive amount of bending, twisting and lifting. Strict adherence to confidentiality/HIPAA requirements. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Must have good people skills and be able to get along well with others. Must have the ability to contribute to the culture and/or mission of the most caring hospital. To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or you may fax it to (208) 847-2201. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com. Expiration: Applications will be accepted through February 10, 2020 or until filled. Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.