HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PreOp Calling Nurse in Lake Worth, Florida
HCA has been recognized as a/World’s Most Admired Company/in the Health Care Medical Facilities Industry byFortune Magazine .The Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCAoperates and jointly owns with physicians 130 surgery centers across the United States. Our cases are performed Monday-Friday which meansNO 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!
We value you and your future. We provide multiple health insurance plan options, tuition reimbursement, and many more programs to cover a wide variety of today’s life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, you are encouraged to apply today!
Contributes to the company’s mission and vision by utilizing the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care rendered by conducting preoperative assessment, ensuring that patient is prepared and cleared for surgery. Nursing care meets the standards of the profession, the policies and procedures of the Center, and is appropriate to the Center’s patient population to identify patient and family needs.
OPERATIONAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Demonstrates necessary practical, technical or specialized knowledge and skills required for the role of the pre-operative nurse in accordance with patient care and regulatory standards of practice. • Maintains adequate supplies for the phone calling area. • Performs preoperative patient phone calls to conduct preadmission assessments and to provide appropriate pre-operative instructions to patient. Document 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. • 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. • Reports test abnormalities and any other pertinent information to surgeon, anesthesiologist, operating room staff, and other pre-operative area staff as necessary. • Obtains pertinent patient records prior to patient’s arrival for preoperative testing. • Coordinates and/or perform necessary preoperative testing, as needed. • Compiles patient chart to ensure that all required documentation is immediately available (consents, orders, H/P, diagnostic studies, etc.) • Documents all appropriate patient information in accordance with charting guidelines.
EDUCATION: • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
EXPERIENCE: • Minimum 2 year experience in an acute care setting (Pre-op, PACU); preferably in an ambulatory surgery center.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: • Active RN license as required by state of employment. • Valid BCLS Certification upon employment.* *online certification not acceptable. • ACLS; as required by facility. • PALS; as required by facility. • CNOR certification preferred.
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: PreOp Calling Nurse
Location: Florida-Lake Worth-Atlantis Surgery Center
Requisition ID: 25398-4078