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LPN Preoperative Assessment

Arlington, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Part-time

HCA has been recognized as a World’s Most Admired Company in the Health Care Medical Facilities Industry by Fortune Magazine. The Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCA operates and jointly owns with physicians 130+ surgery centers across the United States. Our cases are performed Monday-Friday which means NO nights, NO weekends, or On-call will be required. The size of our surgery centers naturally creates a culture where everyone knows one another with a shared focus on providing the best possible experience for those that we serve. We are currently in search of additional members to join our team! 

 

A few of the benefits we provide you:

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Full Medical, Dental, Life, Disability and Vision Insurance
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • New Extended Family Leave and PTO
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Discount Program

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  Contributes to the company’s mission and vision by ensuring that patient is prepared and cleared for surgery. Under the direction of the clinical pre operative screeners, assists with the collection of patient information, communicates with physician offices, completes medical history, and assembles clinical record. This role also includes support in various other areas as deemed necessary.

 

OPERATIONAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Pre-Admissions:

  • Displays consistent professional and courteous telephone skills. Retrieves voicemail messages and returns calls promptly.
  • Performs preoperative patient phone calls to collect preadmission patient information and to provide appropriate pre-operative instructions to patient. Documents information in patient chart as appropriate.  **Facilities using Source One Passport or other online preadmission assessment tool will handle pre-admission process in accordance with facility policy/practice.
  • Maintains departmental excel spreadsheet online regarding progress with patient data collection and telephone communications. Data entry is organized and pertinent to patient accounts.
  • Ensures that H/P is a complete full examination of all body systems and dated within 30-days prior to procedure.
  • Ensures that H/P, orders for the procedure, and consent form are consistent prior to placing in medical chart.
  • Refers patient information to anesthesia when history indicates need.
  • Reports test abnormalities and any other pertinent information to surgeon, anesthesiologist, operating room staff, and other pre-operative area staff as necessary.
  • Advises the patient of the need for preoperative testing.
  • Compiles patient chart to ensure that all required documentation is immediately available (consents, orders, H/P, diagnostic studies, etc.)
  • Reports daily to clinical supervisor to verify accuracy of patient information, pre instructions and and pending diagnostic studies. Clinical supervisor will cosign documentation.
  • While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current Position, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Management reserves the right to revise the Position or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances warrant (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel or staffing, workload, rush jobs, or technical developments).


Qualifications

Experience:

 

· Minimum (2) years of experience in a medical office setting highly preferred. (i.e. ambulatory surgery center, hospital, doctors office).


EDUCATION:

· High school diploma or equivalent with previous experience in a clinical office setting.

    LPN Licensure

 

Certification/License:

 

· Basic Life Support (BLS) may be required as determined by facility practices.

 

“We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.”

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Facility: Trinity Park Surgery Center
Job ID: 25002-117989
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: Part-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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