Orientation General Information Welcome We welcome individuals who are interested in the various healthcare professions and hope to provide optimal learning opportunities. General Information • Inpatient Care - 25 beds • Medicare Certified Critical Access Hospital • 24/7 ER Doctor (On Call) Services Provided Inpatient Care – 25 beds Outpatient Services Upper & Lower GI Scopes Cataract Surgery Emergency Care Full Service Laboratory Specialized Nursing Services • Skilled Nursing/Swing Bed Services • Respiratory Therapy • • • • • • • • Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab • Physical Therapy Inpatient/Outpatient • Occupational Therapy • X-ray, CT, ultrasound, mobile digital mammography • Bone Density (Dexascan) • Mobile MRI • Cardiac Nuclear Stress Testing • EEG (Electroencephalogram) • Sleep Disorder Center • Medicare Certified Critical Access Hospital Vision Mission Statement Pawnee Valley Community Hospital will be the best Critical Access Hospital in Rural America. Vision Statement To improve the quality of life for the communities we serve through exceptional healthcare and service excellence. Values Accountability *Innovation *Integrity *Service Excellence *Teamwork *Stewardship BHAG – Big Hairy Audacious Goal To be the best Critical Access Hospital in Rural America Vivid Description Patient, Physicians and employers will first think of Pawnee Valley Community Hospital to meet their health care needs. We will provide the best in compassionate care and will help our community understand and improve their health. We have a commitment to providing excellent service and compassionate care. We encompass honesty, ethics and doing the right thing for the right reasons. We have a willingness to envision and explore new approaches to improving quality of life for all persons. Parking Students; Job Shadowing/Observation Volunteers/Volunteens Please park on the south side of the building, in the parking area outside of the ER and along the east side of Larned Middle School in the designated PVCH parking area. There is also a parking lot available to the east of the front entrance. We ask that you leave the limited parking area in the front of the hospital for patient parking. Dress Code It is the policy of Pawnee Valley Community Hospital to require all individuals who are regularly on PVCH grounds providing services or receiving training from PVCH, to dress in a conservative, professional and business-like manner complying with the following guidelines: Clothes Wear comfortable professional or business casual clothing; If going to be in clinical area – scrubs are appropriate. Jeans, T-shirts, sweat shirts, sweat pants, wind suits, backless outfits, or clothing with advertisements on them that cover the chest or back will not be permitted. Dress Code Hair, beards, and mustaches must be neatly trimmed and groomed; Shoulder length or longer hair must be pulled back Body Piercing • Earrings • Conservative and professional in appearance • No more than two earrings in each ear • No larger than three-quarters (3/4) of an inch in diameter or length • Gauge earrings must be covered. Dress Code • No other visible body piercing will be permitted including but not limited to eye brow, nose and belly button jewelry. • No lower extremity body jewelry should be visible. Tattoos • No visible tattoos will be permitted Fingernails • Artificial fingernails or extenders are not allowed • Natural nail tips shall be less than ¼ inch long from the tip of the finger Dress Code Footwear • Clean, supportive walking shoes, including athletic shoes. • Only closed toe shoes are allowed in patient areas • In no case are thongs, flip flops or any other similar type shoe allowed Summary We are proud of the services that we provide for our customers at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital and want to offer the best learning opportunities possible. Questions can be directed to the Education Department at HaysMed (785-623-5500) Resources HaysMed Policy & Procedure ManagerTM.