Physician Partners of America

  • Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) Nurse- LPN OR RN

    Job Locations US-TX-Hurst
    Job ID
    2018-1632
    Category
    Healthcare & Medical
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    Pre-Admissions Testing (PAT) LPN or RN

     

    Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established and growing multidisciplinary integrated healthcare organization. We have multiple locations in both Texas and Florida with our corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL.

    Summary: We are looking for an experienced PAT LPN or RN to join our Precinct Ambulatory Surgery Center team in a part-time role to evaluate and prepare patients for scheduled procedures. This LPN is responsible for providing outstanding patient care through nursing, diligently upholding the highest standard of care for assigned patients through addressing physical, psychosocial, and admission needs. The LPN will collaborate with other healthcare professionals and coordinate ancillary services as needed.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct care with empathy at the heart of every interaction; Empathy is one of PPOA’s core values.
    • Contact all patients prior to date of surgery for pre-admission, medical history, and review of relevant labs, x-rays, and EKG orders.
    • Perform initial physiological needs assessment on patients upon admission.
    • Identify patient’s symptoms and changes and take appropriate timely action.
    • Collect and document data appropriate to the nature of the case. Communicate appropriate data to the physician and other patient care team members.
    • Anticipate potential patient problems and take the necessary precautions to minimize those problems to ensure patient safety.
    • Identify and report unsafe practice and/or procedures.
    • Interact professionally and courteously with physicians, patients, patient’s families, visitors, members of the public and co-workers.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skill requirements regarding Safety Management Program (Safety/Security), Infection Control, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Preparedness, Life Safety, Medical Equipment and Utility Systems.

    Qualifications

     

    • Has a current license to practice as a LPN or RN in the State
    • Current BLS certification
    • Current ACLS certification
    • Demonstrates current, comprehensive, professional knowledge and skills in conformance with recognized nursing standards and department policies including the Patient Bill of Rights and AAAHC regulations, Standards for Nursing Care and the Nurse Practice Act
    • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Center
    • Effective communicator-- appreciates and respects others’ needs, opinions, and concerns

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