Employment Opportunities2019-01-17T08:45:58+00:00

Putnam County Hospital is committed to creating a healthcare team that is dedicated to giving exceptional care to every patient, every time. While our hospital campus is located in Greencastle, Indiana, we also staff physician offices at North Putnam Family Healthcare and Family Medicine of Cloverdale. Please browse our currently openings and apply if you find an opportunity that fits you!

Please note: all completed applications will only be kept on file for 6 months.

To apply, please fill out the online application, which is available when you place your mouse over the Employment link located at the top of the page. You will also be able to upload your resume to attach with your application.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS/RESUMES FOR THE FOLLOWING:

We are looking for a Registered Nurse for our ICU Department and to cross train to Med-Surg.

Candidate qualifications:

RN with current, active Indiana license

BLS current certification

Previous ICU experience preferred

Must be:

-reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate

-organized, work effectively independently and within a multidisciplinary team

-able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physicians and   other team members.

-able to maintain strict patient/associate confidentiality.

Monday-Friday day shift
Certification required.
Call required.

A Certified Surgical Technician is a person who is trained and has demonstrated the ability in surgical technical skills and has a knowledge of biological science. A CST assists in nursing care activities within the peri-operative services under the direct supervision of an operating room staff registered nurse. Assists in the nursing care and preparation of surgical patients. Functions as a member of the sterile team in donning gowns and gloves, creating and maintaining a sterile field and issuing instruments to surgeons. All age groups will be encountered by this position.

Our Laboratory Department is currently seeking an MT/ MLT to perform testing in all areas. This associate will also be required to perform venipuncture as needed and to hold a current MLT (ASCP/AMT) certification or obtain within 1 year of hiring . This position is part time, weekends required.

The Putnam County Hospital Laboratory is seeking Medical Laboratory Scientists (MT/MLT ) for the following positions:

Successful candidates will possess current certification as MLS, MT, or MLT (ASCP/AMT)  or will obtain certification within one year of hire.

All positions are Generalist, including rotation in Blood Bank, and require phlebotomy skills.

  • Part Time – Day Shift – Weekends

6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Every Saturday and Sunday

  • PRN Tech

Full time nights, 6p-6a, benefit eligible

Putnam County Hospital is looking for a CNA position to be filled for inpatient direct care.  A nursing assistant/orderly assists the nursing staff by performing specific patient care tasks, such as daily hygienic care, obtain vital signs, and care of the patient’s environment.  These tasks are supportive and complimentary to nursing practice and the performance of their tasks are essential to patient care.  All age groups will be encountered by this position.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an approved nursing assistant course.
  • Previous experience as a nursing assistant (vocational training).
  • May require lifting over 40#.

Evening Shift 2-10:30pm / 16 Hours per week.

We are looking for a housekeeper to clean and service building areas, move furniture, equipment and supplies in and around the facility. Perform a variety of environmental services duties to maintain the facility in a neat, orderly and sanitary condition.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Some related experience in the healthcare setting preferred.
  • Must be a High School Graduate

Physical Demands:

For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

Knowledge of third party payer procedures and collection techniques. Ability to deal effectively with patients and co-workers. Good follow through skills. Ability to communicate clearly

  • Post cash/check receipts (co-pays) and miscellaneous monies received via the mail and interoffice into the computer and prepare daily bank deposit by remote deposit, CC online or deposit slips. Post insurance/patient payments received via lock box or EFT daily.
  • Process refunds and payment plans daily. Post and issue refunds
  • Process Collections Agency Remits weekly
  • Respond to inquiries concerning account balances, third party payments, etc., from patients, relatives and/or third party payers in a timely manner.
  • Routinely review all claims that have been entered into the system for 30-45 days within your designated insurance group
  • Contact third party payers by telephone or online that have failed to make appropriate payments with follow up correspondence (or fax), as indicated.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and reasoning when investigating and solving problems. Demonstrates good judgment in respecting the confidentiality of patient and employee information.  Seeks guidance and direction in the performance of responsibilities and duties.  Consistently acts as a customer service representative for the company.
  • Works well with supervisor and all others in positions of authority.  Maintains cooperative working relationship with all personnel. Promotes a high degree of morale and spirit of motivation within the office. This includes the degree of cooperation, communication and coordination between this function and other employees.  Demonstrates ability to tactfully handle difficult situations.
  • Consistently shows ability to recognize and deal with priorities.
  • Performs all duties in an independent manner with minimal direction and supervision. Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned
  • Make reasonable efforts to limit the use and disclosure of (PHI) Protected Health Information to the Minimum Necessary in order to perform job.  Maintains a well-groomed appropriate appearance. Maintains a clean, well-kept work area. Follows all safety rules.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

7p-7a, Med-Surg, with benefits
Compassionate and patient focused
Works well independently and as a team
CPR required; ACLS and PALS to be obtained within one year
Experience preferred

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) for our Prompt Care Clinic.  It is full-time, evening and weekend shifts, and benefit eligible position. Certification & experience are required.

Experience for this position includes:

  • Electronic Medical Records documentation in all of the following systems will be preferred, but the right candidate can be trained:  AllScripts, EPIC, CPSI
  • Insurance, recertification and authorizations
  • Triage of telephone calls and scheduling
  • Rooming patients and taking medical history
  • Updating Medications
  • Phlebotomy and giving injections
  • Obtaining prior authorizations
  • Assisting with Procedures
  • Working directly with a Provider

Must have exceptional oral and written communication skills, able to multitask and become proficient in using multiple EMR systems.  Previous clinical experience in a fast pace setting, strong attention to details and good knowledge of medications, labs, and medical testing.

Job Summary: The Director of Health Information Management directly reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is mainly responsible for:

1. Improving work procedures, communications, and relationships between the HIM team and other team members throughout Putnam County Hospital as well as Medical Staff, other physician practices, etc.;

2. Supervising the HIM Team and all functions of Health Information Management, including efficient and effective processing of the medical record;

3. Develops, defines, maintains, and implements policies and processes that enable consistent and effective privacy practices to minimize risk and ensure confidentiality of protected health information (PHI).

4. Attend and participate in committee meetings and activities;

5. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement efforts throughout all PCH teams and collaborating facilities;

6. Ensure the HIM team members have all necessary supplies and equipment needed to complete required tasks.

Responsibilities: Includes, but not limited to the following:

1. Guiding the HIM Team as a support group for Medical Staff, Administration, Business Office, and other team members/groups throughout PCH.

2. Developing effective procedures to meet the licensing regulations, accreditation standards, and the goals of PCH.

3. Continuously striving to improve the quality of the work performed by the HIM team.

4. Supervising the HIM team to ensure tasks are performed correctly, efficiently, and timely.

5. Updating policies and procedure manuals as changes are made as well as job descriptions and evaluations.

6. Counseling, evaluation, disciplining, hiring, and terminating team members.

7. Coordinating and documenting the training of new team members.

8. Performing HIM procedures when necessary to reduce or prevent backlogs.

9. Designing and revising health information forms; taking to proper committee for approval.

10. Participating in prepayment and retrospective audits for all payers.

11. Preparing annual budget; reviewing monthly budget reports.

12. Gather appropriate data/records for committee meetings.

13. Collaborating with Administration and other departments to develop the most effective interdepartmental procedures.

14. Communicating information to the Finance department to facilitate prompt accurate reimbursement for the hospital.

15. Collaborates with the Security Officer to investigate and report inappropriate access and disclosure of PHI.

16. Participates in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all business associates and agreements, to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed.

17. Establishes and administers a process for investigating and acting on privacy complaints.

18. Participating in creation and review of educational information for all PCH team members.

19. Serves as an information resource to hospital and clinics for privacy and HIM related issues.

20. Collaborates with organization, legal counsel, and other related parties to represent the organization’s information privacy interests with external parties (state and local government bodies).

21. Cooperates with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights, State regulators and/or other legal entities in any compliance review or investigation.

22. Collaborates with Security Team to perform required risk assessments, documentation, and mitigation.

23. Works with Human Resources to ensure consistent application of sanctions for privacy violations.

Qualifications:

  • Be a graduate of a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) approved program for Health Information Technician or Health Information Administrator.
  • Baccalaureate degree in HIM or related field – Preferred
  • Acquired the RHIA or RHIT certification – Required
  • Privacy certification such as Certified Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) – Recommended
  • Previous experience in supervisory or assistant supervisor positions with exposure to HIM functions – Preferred.
  • Possess knowledge of laws and regulations for Health Information by licensing and accrediting bodies as well as government.

Additional Requirements:

1. Ability to work under pressure and conditions of frequent interruption.

2. Ability to use initiative and judgement to collect and analyze data, evaluate information, and recognize the need for improvement and effecting change. Tack and diplomacy required.

3. Must be able to effectively handle team members from throughout the hospital, medical staff, patients, and the general public.

4. Must be able to prioritize and direct team members as needed to complete tasks and goals.

5. Demonstrate skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving

6. Demonstrate skills in verbal communication, listening, and presentation.

7. Demonstrate a high level of integrity and trust.

8. Demonstrate customer service skills.

All candidates must be a licensed driver and have a reliable vehicle.

We have openings for the following shifts:

  • Full Time – Monday through Friday 12:00 (noon) to 8:00 PM
  • Part Time – Every Saturday and Sunday 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Prn – Fill in or cover shifts.Shifts can start as early as 5:00 AM or end as late as 12:00 (midnight)

Qualifications:

Required

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle
  • Completion of a Medical Assisting or Phlebotomy program OR One year of phlebotomy experience

Preferred

  • Recent phlebotomy experience
  • Phlebotomy certification, e.g. PBT (ASCP)

We are currently seeking a friendly, compassionate Receptionist for our busy family practice in Bainbridge.Primary duties will include triage of telephone calls, scheduling, checking patients in/out, collection of payment, scanning, faxing and general office duties.Experience with Electronic Medical Records (Allscripts), insurance, pre-certification and authorization is preferred. This is a full time / benefits eligible position.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • One year experience in office setting or hospital setting.
  • Experience with billing and insurance preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate in English; both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages helpful.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Basic Electronic Health Records knowledge.
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our Pediatric and Internal Medicine Practice. This position is located in our hospital based physician practice in Greencastle, Indiana.It is a full-time, day shift and benefit eligible position. Certification required & experience preferred.

Experience for this position includes:

  • Electronic Medical Records (All scripts)
  • Insurance, recertification and authorizations
  • Triage of telephone calls and scheduling
  • Rooming patients and taking medical history
  • Updating Medications
  • Phlebotomy and giving injections
  • Obtaining prior authorizations
  • Assisting with Procedures
  • Working directly with a Physician and/or Nurse Practitioner

Must have good communication skills, strong attention to details and good knowledge of medications, labs, and medical testing.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to join our accounting team at Putnam County Hospital! Under the supervision of the controller, this position will:

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules.
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close for assigned functional areas.
  • Prepare monthly Financial Reporting packet.
  • Prepare departmental financials for assigned functional areas.
  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations.
  • Routine communication with departmental managers relating to departmental financials, issues and deliverables.
  • Research and resolve department(s) inquiries for assigned functional areas.
  • Participate in annual budget process.
  • Assists Controller with annual external audit.
  • Assists Controller with annual Cost Reports preparation.
  • Perform special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
  • Cross train as back-ups for other staff in the case of emergencies.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance required; Master degree preferred.
  • 5-6years related experience.
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Verbal).
  • Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment.
  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls.
  • Strong research and analysis skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve performance.
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information

We are looking for a friendly, outgoing mature person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with a smile, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering pertinent information in the patients account; including insurance and demographic, and being a team player who works well with co-workers as well as other departments.You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts when necessary.Having a team oriented mindset is a MUST.Registration works hand in hand with many other departments.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle inquiries and patients coming in for services
  • Ensure all papers are properly filled out and input into system.
  • Enter and verify that all patient demographics and billing information correctly entered/verified at time of check in.
  • Process encounters daily for and balance to co-payments.
  • Collect balances due at time of check in.
  • Direct patients to relevant areas of building.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Keep admission desk clean and organized.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner

We are currently hiring for a part Time Registration Clerk.The hours would be Monday through Thursday, 4:30 – 9:30 p.m.

You MUST be flexible to fill in extra shifts when necessary.

Required:

  • Customer-Service Skills: A successful Registration clerk will be friendly, organized and knowledgeable about the health care procedure.
  • High School diploma
  • Computer Skills: Registration clerks will need to process insurance information and medical records, use the phone system, and learn industry specific software.
  • Communication Skills: Listening to customers and hospital staff, speaking in a clear and friendly way over the phone and face-to-face are essential skills.
  • Organization: Registration Clerks need to stay organized as each client or customer that is admitted creates a paper trail that needs to be in order.

We are currently seeking a friendly, highly motivated, and professional Certified Medical Assistant or experienced Secretary for our Pain Clinic located inside the Putnam County Hospital. This is a full time, day shift and benefit eligible position. The individual must possess the ability to multi-task a wide variety of duties efficiently and meet deadlines consistently. Certification is required for Medical Assistants and medical office experience is preferred for the Secretary position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and professionalism are a must.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Insurance, certification and authorizations
  • Triage of telephone calls and scheduling
  • Registration and scheduling of patients in a timely and efficient manner
  • Main point of contact for all referrals and their processing within the clinic
  • Working directly with Physician and/or Nurse Practitioners
  • Information exchange with external providers and caregivers utilizing good customer service
  • Adjust to unexpected changes in the schedule or work flow within the clinic

JOB SUMMARY: Putnam County Hospital’s Behavioral Health Manager / Service Coordinator will work closely with all inpatient and outpatient departments to oversee the daily operations of the practice and align it with the organizations mission and strategic vision.Primary responsibilities include developing, planning, implementing, coordinating and supervising mental health services to improve quality of life for patients with mental health challenges.The manager will be required to develop budgets and oversee all aspects of the daily operations of this new service line including business expansion.

Additional requirements will consist of overseeing therapist coding for all locations patients are treated; billing and collections; promote patient satisfaction and perform service recovery;employee management and training; policy and procedure development and implementation; development of process improvement opportunities; medical record management; technical issues; physical office issue resolution; physician/therapist issue resolution and developing standards of care for patients with psychologist and therapist assistance.

An effective Behavioral Health Manager / Service Coordinator enhances operational effectiveness, while emphasizing cost containment, without jeopardizing important innovation and quality of care.The Behavioral Health Manager / Service Coordinator will position the practice to be in compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies, encourages community education and marketing through various related activities, and overall acts as the liaison and channel of communication between the mental health program and PCH executives.This is an exempt position that is full time and benefit eligible.

Putnam County Hospital services are expanding, and our employee team is growing! To help process payroll accurately and timely, we are looking for an enthusiastic Payroll Specialist to join our warm and robust accounting team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily payroll department operations, including punch edits, PTO updates, update new employee information, and understand providers’ contract pay and benefit terms;
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely;
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports;
  • Ensure all withheld amounts and payments to various employee benefit administrators are processed timely;
  • Understand proper payroll taxation and is responsible for payroll tax returns filing and payment submission;
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance;
  • Perform compliances for unclaimed property payroll checks;
  • Perform accurate and timely year-end changes in the payroll system;
  • Monthly compile employee regular work hours and over time work hours;
  • Extract payroll information for annual Cost Reporting and annual external audit purpose;
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed;
  • Research and resolve various payroll related questions or issues;
  • Maintain Personnel files;
  • Maintain and track FMLA occurrences;
  • Audit Benefit payments to keep withholding up-to-date

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • CPP preferred but not required.
  • 4-6 years experience processing payroll.
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel.
  • Working knowledge of payroll system.
  • Strong work ethic and team player.
  • High degree of professionalism.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management.
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.

We are looking for an exceptional LPN or CMA to join our Outpatient Cancer Center Team.This part-time/prn position will require 2 scheduled days per 2 week pay period with availability prn for vacations, days off, etc.The duties required will be maintaining patient demographics, obtaining insurance authorizations, registering and scheduling patients, drawing labs, giving injections, scheduling tests and other appointments, providing phone triage, and working closely with patients.LPNs may also be given some additional duties such as starting and maintaining some IV infusions, accessing ports, and assisting the Oncology nurses in the infusion area.Our team members must have strong assessment skills and able to react quickly to emergencies.We are looking for a committed, efficient, compassionate, organized LPN or CMA to join our team.

3-5 years Oncology office experience preferred, but would be willing to provide oncology office training for the right candidate.

Requirements:

1. LPN or CMA license

2. BLS Certification (can enroll in next PCH class)