- Position Summary: Utilizes current nursing practices to provide integrated patient care while focusing on the specific, specialized 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). Professional Practice & Communication - Maintains a specialized skill and knowledge base to provide care which focuses on a specific need of the patient. 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 (Magnet Force #'s 4,14).