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Registered Nurse PAT | Days, Full Time in Indianapolis, IN at OrthoIndy

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

Facility: OrthoIndy Northwest, Indianapolis, IN
Department: OI Pre-Admission Testing 
Shift Details: Days, Full Time; Monday - Friday 0700-1530

At OrthoIndy everything we do is about creating a caring, connected and committed workforce that directly improves the quality of life for our employees and customers.

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General Statement of Duties

The Registered Nurse PAT coordinates and evaluates preoperative screening for assigned Patients in a timely fashion. The Registered Nurse established a friendly, efficient, preoperative process for patients having surgery at OrthoIndy Hospital facilities. 

Essential Duties:

  1. Monitors and assesses patient condition and reports any unusual symptoms, occurrences or discrepancies to appropriate Physicians and manager.
  2. Provides care safely, with adequate quality, quantity, and timeliness and according to applicable standards. Sets-up, operates and/or monitors the use of various systems, equipment and instrumentation required for the care of patients.
  3. Collaborates with Physicians to provide results, review complex or unclear medical information and documents all interactions in EMR. Maintains complete communication with Physician and peers regarding requests and scheduled appointments.
  4. Initiates indicated patient care plans. Ensures plan of care reflects the patient needs. Provides instruction, information, and counseling to patients and their families as needed.
  5. Obtains complete medical history and retrieves records as indicated. Responsible for daily review of requests, faxes, and completed clearances.
  6. Responds to telephone inquiries promptly, screens calls, and provides information to patients and staff as needed.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in Nursing required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Registered Nurse license in the State of Indiana
  • 2 - 4 years of related experience required
  • BLS certification required

OrthoIndy is an Equal Opportunity Employer