OSF Healthcare Careers

Preoperative Nurse Navigator RN - Pre-Op and Post-Op - Full Time Day Shift - OSF007507

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: M-F ( 730 am -4 pm or 8am-430pm)
Location: 2200 E Washington St, Bloomington, IL, United States

2200 E Washington St, Bloomington, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Reporting to the SPAC Nurse Manager and Charge Nurse Navigator; and according to departmental policies and nursing care standards. Demonstrates accountability for ensuring safe high quality patient care, enhance the patient /family experience.

The Preoperative Nurse navigator (NN) guides and supports patients through the preoperative surgical preparation process and acts as a liaison between patient, surgery scheduling, anesthesia, surgeon offices and preoperative areas (SPAC and Ambulatory Surgery). The NN ensures safe, efficient and accurate scheduling in a patient centered continuum, including coordination of booking/pre-registration, preoperative patient education and preadmission testing. The NN serves as the primary pre-surgical contact for patient, family, surgeon and surgical office staff and functions as the nursing resource for problem identification and resolution prior to surgical intervention. The NN responds to any special patient needs requiring individual assistance and develops and maintains a consistent, reliable line of communication and collaboration between patient and all staff involved with surgical services. The NN also works to further develop and refine the NN role and process.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

BSN or BSN within 6 years of hire and an agreement signed upon hire that a BSN program will be started 18 months after hire date.

 

3 years’ experience in SPAC (Surgical Preadmission Center), medical/surgical nursing, surgical office, operating room or ambulatory surgery.

 

Working knowledge of perioperative patient care processes.

 

Current Illinois RN License. 

 

Current American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLS CPR or approved equivalent (must include infant throughout adult, one and two-man rescuer, use of AED, and choking with hands-on CPR skills return demonstration, and must be preapproved by Org Dev/Human Resources—completed prior to employment.

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

BSN(Bachelors of Nursing)

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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