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RN, Pre-Admission Testing

Company: Omega Hospital
Location: Metairie
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you passionate about healthcare and looking to start the next chapter in your career? Are you interested in a rare opportunity to reopen an established and well-respected hospital in a brand-new facility and provide the service and care to the community that larger institutions don't? Do you want to work for an employer that values you and offers an award-winning company culture, work-life balance, and opportunities for advancement?If you answered "yes" to the above, we want to hear from you! We are New Orleans' premier boutique surgical hospital, and we are looking for talented and experienced candidates to immediately join our team ahead of our upcoming reopening.SummaryThe Pre-Admission Nurse is Responsible for patient's admission and pre-operative care; holistic preparation for surgery, considering all needs, including pre-operative education, escorting family members, psychosocial needs, and acting under established protocols, practices, and standing orders.Essential Functions

  • Schedules all pre-operative testing appointments 7-14 days prior to surgery and ensures all health information is collected 72 hours prior to surgery.
    • Coordinates pre-operative lab work required for individual patients, documenting and reporting pertinent results.
      • Performs thorough and accurate continual patient assessment, anticipating potential problems and reporting pertinent assessments to the anesthesiologist, supervisor, and/or surgeon appropriately.
        • Documents actions in medical record completely and accurately in a timely manner.
          • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times by following all guidelines set forth by HIPPA.
            • Assesses patients to determine if an appointment is needed for specialized evaluations including pre-operative blood testing and/or diagnostic testing.
              • Monitors surgery schedule continually, communicating arrivals, cancellations, delays; communicates with reception desk, contacts patients or surgeons who are late.
                • Makes post-operative phone calls, assessing patient status and reporting any pertinent information to supervisor and/or anesthesiologist.
                  • Keeps safety of patient, self, and others a primary concern at all times; acts appropriately in an emergency situation.
                    • Demonstrates good nursing knowledge base and rationale for actions, including cardiac monitoring.
                      • Performs other related duties as assigned.Required Education and Experience
                        • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.Required Skills and Certifications
                          • Current BLS certification.
                            • Current ACLS certification.
                              • Current Louisiana Registered Nurse Licensure.EducationRequired
                                • Bachelors or better in NursingLicenses & CertificationsRequired
                                  • Adv Cardiac Life Support
                                  • Basic Life Support
                                  • Registered NurseJob Type: Full-timePay: $27.00 - $32.00 per hourWeekly schedule:
                                    • Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: Omega Hospital, New Orleans , RN, Pre-Admission Testing, Healthcare , Metairie, Louisiana

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