Staff RN - Bariatric Program in Kansas City, MO at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

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Job Description

Overview The Staff RN for the Bariatric Program works as a liaison between the physicians and staff.Your duties will include preparing the patient for surgery, working to verify information and schedule appointments, handling administrative and insurance documentation, and helping to monitor patient status before and after the procedure. Your responsibilities will also include working with clinical staff in other departments so that they know about the health care options for patients who are candidates for the bariatric program along with helping market and grow the bariatrics program.

Responsibilities The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care within the scope of practice in the Out Patient Services setting. The Registered Nurse communicates with physicians, / Director of Surgical Services, House Supervisor and co-workers, as appropriate about changes in the patients clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. The Registered Nurse is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. The Registered Nurse coordinates the care of the patient with the surgeon and/or anesthesiologist, directs and guides and other personnel while maintaining standards of care within the Out Patient Department. Works with other departments and co-workers to provide quality patient care across the continuum, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Responsible for adherence to regulations, standards and hospital or unit policies and procedures. Responsible for participation in Performance Improvement activities, unit meetings and in-services. Acts as a resource for other personnel as appropriate.

Education and Work Experience
1. Current and valid state RN License.
2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
3. ACLS 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
4. PALS 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
5. Previous acute care hospital experience; preferred.
6. Moderate Sedation competency completed within 30 days upon hire.
7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

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