RN Registered Nurse - Pre Surgical Screening

  • Ascension
  • Novi, Michigan, United States
  • Jul 20, 2023
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Details

  • Department:  Pre-Surgery
  • Schedule:  Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with some rotating and flexibility available.  No weekends, some holidays.  Must work in a clinic like setting once a week.
  • Hospital:  Ascension Providence Park
  • Location:  Novi, MI


Benefits

Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.


*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Responsibilities

Coordinate and facilitate patient admissions or transfers according to patient acuity, bed availability, and required services.

  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to place patient in appropriate level of care to achieve desired outcomes. Coordinate as liaison between physician requestors for consultants and specialty consultants.
  • Initiate care management process including pre-registration and insurance verification.
  • Stay informed of changes in managed care and communicates procedural and financial impact to admitting physicians during the reservation/scheduling process.
  • Review medical reports from referring hospitals or physician offices and relays information to nursing unit. Develop relationships with referral sources and admission decision makers.
  • Maintain documentation of communications with physician/service referrals for legal, medical, statistical, and process improvement purposes.
  • Follow up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation and quality improvement.
  • Coordinate education and development of internal staff and external departments to ensure understanding of intake review and approval process.

Job Requirements

Requirements

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart
    Association or American Red Cross accepted.
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing OR required professional licensure at time of
    hire.


Additional Preferences

Must be able to push patients in wheelchair, lift and carry office supplies, and assists in obtaining specimens while in clinic. Position required telephone screening and education for patients scheduled for surgical procedures.  2 years' experience in pre-op, recovery, operating room, or pre-surgical screening preferred. Strong computer skills required, and be able to successfully navigate google sheets and documents. Phlebotomy experience is highly preferred.


Why Join Our Team

Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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