- Position Summary: Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a health care team, functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Forces of Magnetism.
Required: Associates Degree
Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience
Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois
Position Responsibilities: Patient Assessment - Functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues. Patient Care - Reviews and evaluates plan of care, obtains information from patient and/or family, and adds to plan of care as appropriate (Magnet Force #'s 2,6). Communication - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Work Flow - Assists with the daily oversight of other clinical staff (other nurse and non-nurse staff members) when directed by the manager to maximize work flow in the practice. Quality Improvement ? Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Billing & Facility Charges - Assures accuracy of patient charges and directs patients appropriately with billing-related issues or pre-certification needs. Triage - Handles nurse-directed telephone calls from patients and seeks appropriate input and direction from the physician or functions from signed protocols if applicable. Professional Development Activity - Demonstrates accountability for professional growth and job performance.