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About St. James Mercy Hospital and Benefits
St. James Mercy Hospital (SJMH) is an integral part of the Hornell community, which offers many cultural amenities like biking and hiking trails, movie theaters, parks and more, which give it the feel of a small town, including excellent schools and affordable housing. Two nearby universities—Alfred University and Alfred State College—boast world-class programs and facilities. Hornell is situated along the Canisteo River and is surrounded by pristine woodlands. If you’re looking to get away, the city of Rochester is just a short trip up the easily accessible interstate.

SJMH has secured over $55 Million in funding from New York State to sustain and redesign health care in Hornell. Thanks to grants from New York State, plans are now underway to construct a new state-of-the-art facility in Hornell.

SJMH needs energetic and talented clinicians and caregivers to help the people of our community. We are transforming the health care of this community and are poised for growth.

Our employees enjoy an array of benefits, including the following:

  • Health, dental, and vision plan
  • Competitive 401k plan
  • Long term disability
  • Comprehensive training programs
  • Attractive leave plan with paid holidays, personal, vacation and sick leave
  • Training reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Flexible spending account

Our EEO Policy
St. James Mercy Hospital is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Partial Listing of Current Jobs, October 20, 2017

  • Hospitalist (Per Diem)
    Demonstrates Proficiency
    Perform appropriate assessment and internal care as required on all patients who present with internal medical conditions
    Coordinate patient treatment plan and consult specialists as appropriate
    Order, interpret, or perform all appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the evaluation and treatment plan
    Perform essential procedural skills required for internal care, i.e. endotracheal intubation, central line placement, etc.
    Ensure the ethical practice of internal medicine and respect for all staff and patients
    Liaison with Medical Director, nursing, and medical staff to ensure a collegial work environment
    Advocate for due process for complaint resolution and other issues relating the Hospitalist staff
    Collaborate with appropriate staff to ensure public health department case reporting
    Collaborates with appropriate agencies to ensure intervention and referral of cases such as sexual assault, child or elder abuse and psychiatric crisis

  • Physician – Emergency Department
    Perform assessment/examinations on initial encounter with unscheduled, emergency and new patients
    Coordinate patient treatment plan and consult specialists as appropriate
    Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the evaluation and treatment plan
    Performs necessary procedural skills like endotracheal intubation, central line placement, etc.
    Collaborate with appropriate staff to ensure public health department case reporting
    Collaborates with appropriate staff to ensure intervention and referral of cases such as sexual assault, child or elder abuse and psychiatric crisis
    Provide timely completeness and content of charts
    Effective Collaboration that Helps Achieve Organizational Goals
    Work collaboratively and supportively with members of the medical staff to provide emergency services to all patients who present to the emergency department
    Act as a team player and works collaboratively within the team and organization
    Assist with developing priorities, goals, and action plans
    Respond to requests from department manager and Emergency Department Director.
    Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to assist with evaluation of programs and services.
    Work collaboratively with heads of diagnostic and therapeutic departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of services, and with chiefs of services to ensure that house staff services are appropriate
    Ensure departmental performance meets or exceeds standards described in medical staff rules and regulations, hospital bylaws, departmental policies, Joint Commission Manual of Accreditation, and in other appropriate local and national standards.
    Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from and institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed.
    Preferred experience in Emergency Medicine, Internal or Family Medicine
    Interest in training other trainees
    Emergency medicine physician with proven clinical and administrative skills
    Meets ACEP requirements for annual continuing medical education
    Must possess a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States
    Board certification in emergency medication preferred
    Must possess the following certifications: ATLS, ACLS, PALS, BLS
    Strong verbal, organizational and inter personal skills are required
    Appropriately focuses to the audience, whether administrators, medical staff members, EMS providers, or the lay public
    Demonstrated knowledge and ability in the financial, managerial, and marketing aspects of the emergency department

  • Registered Nurse – Progressive Care
    The Registered Nurse is responsible for creating a caring and courteous environment while providing quality care to the patient and family. Demonstrates an ability to carry out the mission of St. James Mercy Hospital. Staff is responsible for the care of all age groups and to work collaboratively to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Ability to critically assess and treat immediate patient needs. Exceptional communication skills are essential.
    Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
    Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
    Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily and as needed for effectiveness.
    Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
    Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
    Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
    Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
    Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
    Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate (if applicable).
    Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
    Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
    Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
    Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
    Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.
    Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
    Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
    Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
    Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, Charge nurse, co-workers and physicians.
    Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
    Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
    Documentation meets current standards and policies of organization and unit specific.
    Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
    Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
    Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
    Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
    Completes annual education requirements.
    Maintains regulatory requirements, including all federal, state, local regulations and accrediting organization standards.
    Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
    Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
    Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
    Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
    Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled.
    Attends at least 6 staff meetings annually; reads all monthly staff meeting minutes.
    Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
    Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
    Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
    Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
    Job Summary: Assists the provider with patient care. Carries out routine clinical duties under the supervision of the provider. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the delivery of care which is performed in a professional, caring, and courteous manner. Responsible for making safety-driven decisions while providing patient care. Participates in department wide team initiatives.
    Professional Proficiency Demonstrated
    Maintains professional competencies
    Fulfills are job requirements for professional licensed role within respective department
    Assists provider with requests to ensure expedited and efficient care delivery
    Manages patient flow
    Assists the secretary with appropriate scheduling of patients
    Completes follow up phone calls
    Maintains friendly and caring environment for patients
    Delivers Quality Clinical Outcomes
    Applies healthcare practices as deemed competent by nursing educator and under the direction of a provider
    Interprets, supports and implements policies and procedures
    Acts as a team player and works collaboratively within the team and organization
    Assists with developing priorities, goals, and action plans
    Responds to requests from Department Manager
    Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to assist with evaluation of programs and services
    Participates in department and/or system wide team dynamic initiatives

  • Respiratory Therapist
    The Respiratory Therapist performs therapeutic procedures, set up, operates, and maintains various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness. The respiratory care practitioner is competent at delivering patient care for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Responsibilities
    Maintains professional competencies
    Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, test(s) and equipment to the patient
    Preforms physician prescribed treatments through the operation of various oxygen and aerosol delivery devices in order to administer humidity and prescribed vapors and gases to the respiratory system of the patient
    Performs arterial puncture and analysis
    Assist RN with care of patients
    Ability to perform pulmonary function studies
    Performs EKG’s
    Assist in transport of critically ill patients to other healthcare facilities as needed
    Provide patient education

  • Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem)
    The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for performing ultrasound examinations utilizing a technology that creates detailed and dynamic images of the body’s internal organs using high frequency sound waves.
    Delivery of High Quality Clinical Outcomes
    Applies evidence-based healthcare practices
    Complies with policies and procedures
    Ensures compliance with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements
    Supports a culture of safety and quality patient care
    Effective Collaboration that Helps Achieve Organizational Goals
    Participates in department and/or system wide team dynamic initiatives
    Assists with developing priorities, goals, and action plans
    Communicates effectively to optimize patient care, expresses positive customer relations and contributes to a supportive and
    cooperative working environment
    Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family
    Acts as a team player and works collaboratively within the team and organization
    Identifies better, faster, more efficient ways of doing tasks as well as eliminates unnecessary work and all non-value-added activities to enable a focus on work that generates greater value
    Responds to requests from Clinical Supervisor, and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to assist with evaluation of programs and services. Communicates with Clinical Supervisor regarding cost savings initiatives and planning.

  • Lab Technologist
    The Lab Technologist performs and interprets testing for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. May be directly involved in the collection of some specimens. Use of established procedures and analyze submitted specimens using chemical, macroscopic and microscopic means, including analyzer and manual methods as defined. Additional responsibilities would include assuring the Laboratory’s compliance of regulatory agency standards.
    Demonstrates Proficiency
    Maintains professional competencies, education and licensure
    Performs equipment maintenance, calibration and quality control procedures necessary, including troubleshooting.
    Expectations in troubleshooting include daily surveillance, remedial actions and documentation, as well as supervisor notification if required
    Functions in the ordering, collecting and receiving of specimens for testing, evaluating all elements for acceptability and accuracy
    Performs testing on blood, urine, stool and body fluid specimens with accuracy, to include proficiency testing in each area of skill
    Performs compatibility testing for transfusion services, manage inventory of blood products to include ordering, documentation and disposition
    Cultivate, isolate and identify pathogenic bacteria and other organisms
    Assists with audits, inventory and other tasks as assigned

Nurse Practitioners NP jobs in Hornell, NY
The Advanced Practice Provider is a Nurse Practitioner (NP) that works in a collaborative relationship with a physician provider to oversee the care delivered to a patient population, and meet Hospital goals for safety and quality. The NP is responsible for direct patient care, documentation of care delivered, adherence to hospital and nursing policies, procedures and practice standards, education of patients and staff, assurance of service excellence, completion of state and hospital-required reviews of practice, and participation in performance improvement and other activities as required.

Registered Nurses RN jobs in Hornell, NY
General RN requirements include: exceptional nursing skills with the ability to provide quality care while working within a team environment focused on compassionate, holistic care with awareness of all safety protocols. These positions require computer documentation skills (Meditech preferred), flexibility, leadership and excellent communication skills.
All RN positions require a valid New York State RN license.

Licensed Practical Nurses LPN jobs in Hornell, NY
General LPN requirements include: provide quality care to patients, possess the ability to work within a team environment, excellent nursing skills, and knowledge of quality and safety protocols within a Health/Hospital Care setting. These positions require computer/Meditech (preferred) skills, flexibility and excellent communication skills.
All LPN positions require valid New York State LPN license.


St. James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843
(607) 324-8000

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