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. This person will also coordinate the care of their patients within the guidelines of their specialty while developing the program designed around the care of the patient. 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. Recognizing and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Forces of Magnetism.
Position Responsibilities: 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). 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 â"" 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 telephone calls from patients, 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 by being board certified in their specialty.
Experience: Neurology experience or 3-5 years of previous job-related experience. Preferred: Epilepsy experience.
Licensure/Certifications: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois Preferred: Specialty certification in clinical or functional area of nursing granted by a national nursing organization.
Internal Number: 00056223
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