625 S Kentucky StAshland, KS 67831
Work Hours:M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Ashland Health Center

Entrusted with peoples’ lives, we are committed to provide, enhance and preserve the healthcare of our community with compassion, dignity and excellence.
Ashland Health Center
Ashland Health Center
AHC will be having a 5k Zombie Run during our Health Fair this year. Join our Couch to 5K program to get in shape for the run and have fun doing it.
This program is an 11 week self guided course leading you week-by-week with exercises to get you ready for a 5K. We will also have opportunities for you to join led sessions by AHC employees. Once you are signed up for the program you will be joined into the exclusive Facebook group that will give tips and encouragement along your journey. The 5K Zombie Run is tentatively set for October 23rd.
Ashland Health Center
Ashland Health Center
AHC Mission Statement:
“Entrusted with peoples’ lives, we are committed to provide, enhance, and preserve the health care of our community with compassion, dignity and excellence”.

Job Relationships:
Responsible to: Director of Operations

Supervises: All Dietary Personnel

Interrelationships: Works cooperatively with dietary personnel, medical staff, administration, other department directors and personnel, patients, and the public.

Job Summary:
Plans and delivers nutritional care to patients according to the physicians’ diagnoses. Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. Screens newly admitted patients to identify those at nutritional risk. Prescribes therapeutic diet orders as allowed by medical staff bylaws and State Law. Supervises dietary personnel.
Directs activities of the Dietary Department providing quality food service and nutritional care for the patient population, visitors, guests, and hospital staff. Administers, plans, and directs activities of department providing quality food service. Establishes policies and procedures, and provides administrative direction of menu formulation, food preparation and service, purchasing, sanitation standards, safety practices and staff utilization. Selects dietary personnel and directs departmental education programs. Coordinates interdepartmental professional activities, and acts as resource person to staff on matters pertaining to dietetics. Participates in CQI performance improvement activities and educates all staff members.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
Proof of passing the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) or the National Board Examination for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN).
Participates in continuing educational requirements to maintain registration.
Licensed dietitian status within the state of Kansas.
Recent experience in managing the food services in an acute hospital.
Certificates and Licenses:
Proof of passing the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) or the National Board Examination for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN). Licensed dietitian status within the state of Kansas.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Responsible for the competency of the dietary personnel, the dietary activities, quality food preparation and service, and nutritional care for the patient population, visitors, guests, and hospital staff., maintaining compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Manages the dietary personnel and daily laboratory operations of the dietary department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the dietary department and nutritional services at Ashland Health Center. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ashland Health Center
Ashland Health Center
Our Director of Nursing, Patty Young will get you cooled down with some ice cream or popsicle
Ashland Health Center
Ashland Health Center
Come grab an ice cream cone or popsicle from us at the fair! Say hello to Ed Duensing, ARNP-C and Toni Fife, ARNP while you are at it.
Ashland Health Center
Ashland Health Center
AHC Mission Statement:
“Entrusted with peoples’ lives, we are committed to provide, enhance, and preserve the health care of our community with compassion, dignity and excellence”.

Job Relationships:
Responsible to: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Charge Nurse

Supervises: Supervise Certified Nurses and Nurse Assistants shift responsibilities

Interrelationships: Works cooperatively with nurse managers, nursing personnel, medical staff, other department managers and personnel, patients and the public.

Job Summary:
To provide direct and indirect patient care in accordance with healthcare policies, professional standards, state regulations as well as assist them in activities of daily living. Must be able to manage workload with accuracy. Position requires excellent customer service skills with patients, and their families, AHC staff, vendors and public. The LPN is responsible for functioning within their scope of practice.

Job Qualifications:
•Must be a graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program
•Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal with patients and family in a respectful, warm way
•Ability to demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills
•Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time, as well as lift patients and medical equipment
•Ability to demonstrate resilience in emotionally difficult situations
•Comfortable with a schedule with beyond normal working hours
•Must have proficient computer skills

Certificates and Licenses:
Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Kansas. CPR certified, ACLS, IV certified recommended.