Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.
Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Hours: M-F 8-5, one late evening until 7:00 PM, rotating Saturdays 8-12
Performs/directs patient care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, assessment, accurate documentation and timely patient flow.
Ensures priority care is given to patients in an emergency situation.
Demonstrates the ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations.
Ensures patient is appropriately prepared for care encounter, anticipates patients/providers needs.
Prepares/obtains patient medical records and other information/documentation pertinent to patient encounter.
Assists healthcare providers with exams, treatments, procedures and testing as directed.
Ensures appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to the above.
Schedules and provides patient instruction(s) for tests, treatments and hospital admissions, following correct insurance protocol. (Ie. Precertification, referrals, chart documentation, etc.).
Provides patient and family education pertaining to healthcare management, disease process, treatment, test(s), medication and follow-up under direct supervision of the health care provider.
Maintain/update patient education materials and consent forms.
Receives, documents, prioritizes and responds to incoming calls as appropriate.
Notifies patients of lab and diagnostic test results using knowledge of disease management as directed by the provider.
Successful completion of clinicals as defined by graduating school.
One or more years of practical nursing experience in an ambulatory health care setting. Spanish Bilingual speaking ability a plus.
Education and/or Licensure-Certification
Requires active licensure as a Practical Nurse in Nebraska and/or Iowa.
Nebraska and Iowa are compact states so license must be held in the state of your residence.
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.
Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say Professional Level-with AED, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
anatomy and physiology, laboratory values and diagnostic results, disease management and pharmacology as it relates to the care of the patient, organizational policies, regulations and procedures, medical equipment and instruments, risk management, quality improvement and infection control, ICD-9 and CPT coding skills and insurance protocols.
Skills as demonstrated through:
Applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of practical nursing, continuous accurate verbal and written communication, establishing and maintaining cooperative and collaborative working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public, continuous time, resource and task management.
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