Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Samaritan Health - Watertown, NY
Samaritan Keep Home
In Northern New York, there are no trade-offs. You literally can have it all – gorgeous natural surroundings, easy access to metropolitan areas, excellent private and public school systems, high-quality medicine for your family, low cost of living, safe community and a comfortable, relaxed lifestyle among some of the most scenic and enjoyable recreational opportunities in America. Small town feeling with big city amenities – including excellent dining locations and multiple stores for shopping right here in Watertown.
Call our Hotline to talk with a Human Resources Professional 315-779-6674 or Apply online at www.samaritanhealth.com. Samaritan Medical Center, Human Resources, 830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, 1-800-892-4785. Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities and Duties
Documents current MDS status of each resident according to state and federal guidelines as required under the Omnibus Reconciliation Act, Medicare PPS + Medicaid payment systems as applicable. Completes Resident interviews and assessments as required. Actively works to ensure the greatest possible return on investment for all intuitional resources by accurately coding the MDS, and ensuring supportive documentation is present to validate coding. MDS education for staff.
Qualifications and Skills
Minimum Education Requirement:
Current NYS RN license. Recommended: Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator (RNAC) certification within 1 year of employment.
Minimum Experience Requirement:
Previous experience within an LTC/Geriatric unit preferred. Experience utilizing an electronic medical record. Knowledge of Nursing and Medical practices and procedures, computer systems, system applications and other office equipment. Demonstrates consistent vigilance in safeguarding all electronic, written, or spoken confidential Resident health information.
Health Insurance – Samaritan offers a traditional comprehensive health insurance plan with 3 different deductible levels.
Dental and Optical Insurance – Two plans are offered
Medical Spending Account – Employees may elect to have a portion of pre-tax dollars in each paycheck set aside to reimburse them for any medical expense that is not covered by insurance.
Retirement/401 (k) – Eligible employees may elect to contribute pre-tax dollars up to 16% of gross salary and Samaritan matches 50% of the first four percent contributed by the employee. Samaritan will contribute an additional 4% of the employee’s annual salary to the retirement account.
Time Off Benefits – Paid time off (PTO) = Annually accrue 231.92 hours (29 days) for full-time exempt employees
Tuition Assistance –Full time employees may be reimbursed 100% of tuition costs, exclusive of books and fees, to a maximum of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000) annually.
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About Samaritan Health
Samaritan Health System, located in the city of Watertown in Northern New York's Jefferson County, has been proudly serving the diverse healthcare needs of its local communities since 1881. Samaritan Medical Center, a 287-bed full-service community hospital, and Samaritan Keep Home, a 272-bed long term care nursing home, are the two anchor facilities of Samaritan Health System. Patients and Residents entering the Samaritan Health System can expect state-of-the-art facilities and services as well as a strong commitment to high quality healthcare from its 1900+ employees and 200+ physicians. Samaritan is a not-for profit medical center with strong community and physician group support.
Samaritan is mission-driven and is dedicated to a higher purpose in the community and region. Samaritan demonstrates a commitment to patients and employees with advanced technology, and enhanced services. The hospital is working to establish itself as the recognized leader in clinical quality, patient safety, and service excellence.