Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge




Carolinas HealthCare Blue Ridge is a not-for-profit community healthcare system, providing advanced healthcare and wellness services from more than 35 locations across a three-county region of Western North Carolina.  The services includes a 315 bed acute care hospital located on two campuses (Morganton and Valdese). Phifer Wellness Center, multiple physician practices; urgent care, three express cares, and Grace Ridge Retirement Community. Our medical technology is state-of-the art. Our facilities are modern, attractive and convenient. Our key services reflect the community’s most widespread medical issues: heart disease, cancer, digestive diseases, bone and joint disease, diabetes and women’s health.  We are the second largest employer in Burke County. 

Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 10, 2020
Assists the nurse in planning and implementing Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and other basic care as delegated. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to residents served according to standards, and departmental policy and procedures. Provides care for extended periods of time in various settings, spanning the health continuum. Performs other related job duties as deemed competent. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:     Graduate of an approved CNAI, CNAII, CNAI+4, Med Aide, and or Med Tech training program Experience:    Preferably Long-Term Care or Med-Surg related License/Registration: Current listing on the NC Nurse Aide Registry and/or the NC Board of Nursing dependent on certification level. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists the nurse in planning and implementing Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide basic care to residents...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 10, 2020
JOB SUMMARY The Director of Patient Safety and Nursing is responsible for continuous patient safety improvement and the wellbeing of all patients on the Medical Surgical Unit on a 24-hour basis by providing leadership, which facilitates the coordination and delivery of nursing care for their designated area(s). Works collaboratively with the Risk Manager, Security Officer, Patient Relations, and others. Ensures achievement of departmental and system patient safety goals. Manages patient safety and oversees hospital compliance with National Patient Safety Goals. Provides trend reports to departments, Administration and the Board of Directors routinely. Facilitates the development and revision of patient safety related policies and procedures. Develops and presents patient safety educational programs for teammates system-wide. Oversees/ manages the Medical/Surgical Manager, Family Center/Special Care Nursery Manager, and Wound Ostomy Care RN. Plans, directs, coordinates, and...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 10, 2020
Makes rounds as scheduled by the hospital and reports any discrepancies from normal operation to the proper personnel.  Checks all essential equipment on each round such as boilers, fire protection equipment, oxygen, vacuum and safety equipment.  Assists other hospital personnel in awkward situations such as an unruly visitor or patient.  Knows the proper agencies to call for support when needed such as police and fire department.  Has a thorough knowledge of all building layouts and unique things about each building.  Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      High school graduate or GED Experience:     2 years previous security experience or equivalent preferred.  NC Drivers License with a minimum of 2 years driving experience. Other:                         Excellent driving record as validated by North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles report (and applicable reports from states lived in during the last 7 years). Excellent customer service...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Valdese, NC, USA
Jun 10, 2020
PRN
Makes rounds as scheduled by the hospital and reports any discrepancies from normal operation to the proper personnel.  Checks all essential equipment on each round such as boilers, fire protection equipment, oxygen, vacuum and safety equipment.  Assists other hospital personnel in awkward situations such as an unruly visitor or patient.  Knows the proper agencies to call for support when needed such as police and fire department.  Has a thorough knowledge of all building layouts and unique things about each building.  Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      High school graduate or GED Experience:     2 years previous security experience or equivalent preferred.  NC Drivers License with a minimum of 2 years driving experience. Other:                         Excellent driving record as validated by North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles report (and applicable reports from states lived in during the last 7 years). Excellent customer service...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 10, 2020
Assists the nurse in planning and implementing Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and other basic care as delegated. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to residents served according to standards, and departmental policy and procedures. Provides care for extended periods of time in various settings, spanning the health continuum. Performs other related job duties as deemed competent. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:     Graduate of an approved CNAI, CNAII, CNAI+4, Med Aide, and or Med Tech training program Experience:    Preferably Long-Term Care or Med-Surg related License/Registration: Current listing on the NC Nurse Aide Registry and/or the NC Board of Nursing dependent on certification level. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists the nurse in planning and implementing Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide basic care to residents...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Valdese, NC, USA
Jun 05, 2020
Responsible for the overall success of the oncology department, to include strategic direction and operations.  Provides leadership and technical support for department.  Assists with strategic planning and implementation of new technology.  Works collaboratively with Levine Cancer Institute at Atrium to develop clinical pathways and synergy between the two organizations. Promotes a sense of teamwork and a positive environment for customers and teammates. Work collaboratively with physician leadership to develop departmental policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Responsible for the overall success of the oncology department, to include strategic direction and operations, achieving operational/capital budgets Provides leadership and technical support for department. Works collaboratively with Levine Cancer Institute at Atrium to develop clinical pathways and synergy between the two organizations.  Develops and implements new...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 05, 2020
The Pharmacy Technician II assists the pharmacists in performing a variety of technical duties related to the preparation and distribution of drugs.  Demonstrates proficiency in IV preparation, chemotherapy, auditing, ordering from the wholesaler, and using the automated dispensing machines.  Assists the pharmacist in entering medication orders and other related duties.  Duties are performed under the supervision of a pharmacist.  Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education:      High School diploma or state high school equivalency certificate (GED) Experience:     Twelve months as Tech I or six months’ prior hospital experience preferred Other:                         Must have current certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and obtain current NC Board of Pharmacy registration within 30 days of hire date. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Range of motion within functional limits.  Constant walking, standing, near vision to...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 05, 2020
PRN
The Staff Pharmacist reviews physician orders for drug therapy and monitors this therapy for drug choice, dosage, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, and formulary adherence.  Serves as a drug information resource to nurses, physicians, and other healthcare workers.  Properly dispenses all medications, counsels patients on proper use of medications, adverse events, etc. when required.  Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education:      B.S. in pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Experience:     Prefer one year of hospital experience License/Registration:  Current license in the state of North Carolina Other:                         Must have highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills with patients, visitors, and other healthcare team members to establish working relationship that foster optimal quality of patient care. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Range of motion within functional limits.  Constant walking, standing, near vision to...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 05, 2020
Under the supervision of the radiology office supervisor, performs a variety of secretarial and clerical duties in the radiology department, to include the scheduling of procedures.  Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      High School Graduate Experience:     Medical Terminology; experience in hospital or related setting Other:              Ability to type accurately using a computer; ability to enter computer data and operate a variety of software applications; ability to follow oral and written communication. Must be congenial and courteous during all interactions with others.  TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Range of motion within functional limits.  Occasional lifting of 10 pounds.  Frequent manipulative skills and eye-hand coordination.  Frequent sitting.  Occasional standing, walking.  Functional vision and hearing.  Occasional bending, reaching, stretching.
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 03, 2020
Assists the nurse in planning/implementing basic care as delegated.  Demonstrates knowledge/skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and culture of the residents/patients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures.  Provides care over an extended time, in various settings, spanning the illness to wellness continuum. Performs other related duties as deemed competent. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      Graduate of an approved CNA training program Experience:     Preferably, some Long-term care, med-surg, or related License/Registration:  CNA I-current listing as CNA I with Division of Facility Services with no substantial findings       CNA II- above and current listing as CNAII with Board of Nursing with no substantial findings; Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required Other:  Ability to work with others; CNAI must attend Monitoring Blood Glucose Training within 6 months of...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 03, 2020
PRN
Job Summary The Patient Safety Attendant assists in maintaining a safe environment and remains with the patient at all times to provide on-going observation of the patient and alert the nursing staff as patient care needs arise. The Patient Safety Attendant performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner, functioning under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Essential Functions     Observes the patient at the bedside. Assists with maintaining a safe environment. Serves as a role model fostering positive communications. Calls for assistance and notifies the nurse of immediate patient or staff needs. Assists with providing a quiet environment. Provides hand-off communication as appropriate to job duties. Provides diversional activities such as reading to patients, talking to patients, watching TV and/or listening to radio with the patient. Reports patient care requests to the nursing staff. Initiates or participates in CPR (BLS certification required.)  Obtained...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 03, 2020
Pick up mail from Post Office. Sorts both incoming mail and inter-office facility mail and distributes. Processes daily deposit through Wells Fargo. Order supplies and monitors department supply inventory. Scanning documents into Document Imaging Storage. Prints and mails itemized bills and UB04 claims forms as requested. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Retrieve mail from Post Office. Sort both incoming mail and inter-office facility mail and distributes appropriately Accurately process daily deposit through Wells Fargo online Maintain office supplies at satisfactory levels and orders new supplies as needed Accurately scan all necessary paperwork and correspondence within two working days of receipt Document patient accounts appropriately, using only facts necessary to work account Review and process reports (ATBs, Access One worklist, Special reports, etc.) QUALIFICATIONS:  Education:      High school diploma or equivalent is required.  Business Office experience preferred. Experience:...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Valdese, NC, USA
Jun 03, 2020
Responsible for greeting all patients/visitors by telephone or in person in a positive and cheerful manner.  Schedules patient office visits and performs all sign-in and check-out procedures with a customer oriented focus.  Coordinates all clinical phone calls and work schedules with the physician, physician assistant, and MOA staff. Performs other related duties as required.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      High School diploma Experience:     Previous experience in customer service environment desirable. Previous experience filing insurance claims and collections experience. Other:              Computer skills; ability to interact positively with others; excellent verbal communication skills and problem solving techniques; extreme accuracy and confidentiality required.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Functional Range of motion.  Occasional Lifting floor to waist 5 pounds.  Two handed carrying 5 pounds occasionally.  Occasional pushing up to 10#.  May alternate sitting/standing...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 03, 2020
Responsible for greeting all patients/visitors by telephone or in person in a positive and cheerful manner.  Schedules patient office visits and performs all sign-in and check-out procedures with a customer oriented focus.  Coordinates all clinical phone calls and work schedules with the physician, physician assistant, and MOA staff. Performs other related duties as required.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      High School diploma Experience:     Previous experience in customer service environment desirable. Previous experience filing insurance claims and collections experience. Other:              Computer skills; ability to interact positively with others; excellent verbal communication skills and problem solving techniques; extreme accuracy and confidentiality required.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Functional Range of motion.  Occasional Lifting floor to waist 5 pounds.  Two handed carrying 5 pounds occasionally.  Occasional pushing up to 10#.  May alternate sitting/standing...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
Jun 03, 2020
PRN
The Medical Interpreter is responsible for accurate oral interpretation and written translation with an emphasis on medically related communication between the limited English proficient (LEP) speaker and the healthcare team. The interpreter must be sensitive to cultural perception and use language appropriate to the educational and linguistic sophistication of both the client and the healthcare provider. Communicates with clarity so that all involved will have full understanding, rendering a complete and accurate interpretation.  Follows ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information and compliance with HIPAA.  Has the ability to remain impartial and confined to the role of interpreting.  Maintains professional conduct at all times and is culturally sensitive.    QUALIFICATIONS:  Education:      High school graduate; college preferred.   Experience:     Three years’ experience interpreting/translating the appropriate language into/from English OR anY equivalent...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
May 29, 2020
Provides professional care and service within assigned area in accordance with established standards, institutional policy and procedures, professional judgement, and, as appropriate for assignment, nursing care plan, and physician’s treatment plan.  Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages and culture of the patients/clients served.  Supervises non-professional nursing or allied health staff.  Performs other related duties as deemed competent. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:           Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing is required. Experience:         Preferably, a minimum of one year, Med-Surg or related.  License/Registration:        Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina.   Certification:                   Current CPR through the American Heart Association (AHA) is required. ACLS is required for Telemetry; CCU; ED; Medical Detox; Float; Med Surg and Family Center within 6 months of hire. PALs...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
May 29, 2020
Responsible for receiving, controlling, storing and accurately issuing items stored in inventory (stock).   Generates purchase orders to receive goods, prints out requisitions from all departments, issues back orders to departments, completes department transfers to department and adds and deletes items on standard requisitions to departments.  Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS:  EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED Required. EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of 1 Year of materials management work experience.  Must be knowledgeable about general warehouse procedures such as receiving, storing and issuing supplies. COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:  Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and data entry experience. Understanding of and experience using a computer managed inventory system. OTHER:  Valid NC Drivers License.  Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.  Required to drive hospital truck or van for deliveries between campuses. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Constantly:  walking....
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
May 29, 2020
Under the general direction of the Administrative Director of Radiological Services, is responsible for the development, planning, implementing, monitoring and maintaining day to day operations of the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS.) The PACS Administrator will also work in conjunction with the Radiology Information System (RIS) to efficiently maintain uptime and workflow of the RIS. Must have knowledge of a network, its components, capabilities and limitations and functions. Must also have an understanding of Radiology processes and its different modalities, how they function and interact/interface with one another be able to act as a liaison in information technology projects related to Diagnostic Imaging. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      Minimum – Education: High school diploma or equivalent, Associates degree or equivalent preferred, MCSE certified or eligible.  Bachelor’s degree in related health care discipline or information systems discipline preferred....
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
May 22, 2020
Assists the nurse in planning/implementing basic care as delegated.  Demonstrates knowledge/skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and culture of the residents/patients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures.  Provides care over an extended time, in various settings, spanning the illness to wellness continuum. Performs other related duties as deemed competent. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:      Graduate of an approved CNA training program Experience:     Preferably, some Long-term care, med-surg, or related License/Registration:  CNA I-current listing as CNA I with Division of Facility Services with no substantial findings       CNA II- above and current listing as CNAII with Board of Nursing with no substantial findings; Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required Other:  Ability to work with others; CNAI must attend Monitoring Blood Glucose Training within 6 months of...
Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, NC 28655, USA
May 22, 2020
The Access Management (AM) Supervisor will supervise the daily workflow of Access Management areas including: Emergency Dept. Registrars, and Switchboard Operators. Works with Department Manager in carrying out department procedures, monitoring budget, hiring and evaluating staff.  The AM Supervisor works with Leadership in providing excellent service to all our patients, family, guest and employees. Performs other related duties as required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervise the daily workflow of Access Management areas including:  Emergency Department Registrars        and Switchboard Operators.   Assists Department Manager in implementing department procedures, monitoring budget, hiring and               evaluating staff. Assists with training of teammates and provides guidance and feedback on employee performance                   through rounding, auditing and assessing work and various quality reports Responsible for daily cash management and valuables function to include daily...