Outpatient Coordinator-Registered Nurse

Outpatient Coordinator-Registered Nurse

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Butler County Health Care has an opening for a full-time Outpatient Coordinator-Registered Nurse.  This position will be responsible for overseeing the outpatient staff and the care of patients who receive treatment outside of the inpatient hospital setting. This position requires being on call for surgery and responding with in a 30 minutes time frame. RN license from the State of Nebraska and ACLS, PALS and NRP certified required.  Supervisor experience preferred.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, tuition assistance, loan forgiveness programs and opportunities to advance in your career!

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Closing Date: 12/14/2022

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Understand and comply with the requirements of the Hospital’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, The Compliance Policy, all organization-wide policies for compliance and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

 Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Hospital policy and as requested by supervisor.

Consistently support the compliance Program through personal example; the provision of day-to-day instruction and correction to employees in regard to compliance-related issues; application of appropriate discipline as required for compliance violations; and ongoing monitoring of activities and work product in areas of responsibility with respect to compliance-related issues.

1.Coordinate consultant physician visits and clinics, schedules consultations, testing, procedures, diagnostic services and surgical procedures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. 2. Perform and document medication administration, treatments, procedures, patient teaching, and all other cares needed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3. 3. Administer medications and treatments competently, and assist physicians.
4. Assist with scheduling outpatient services and surgical procedures.
5. Pre-register surgical and obstetric patients and prepare the charts prior to scheduled admission.
6. Review and update policies and procedures routinely for Outpatient and Recovery Room.
7. Complete budget for department on a yearly basis.
8. Assist with purchasing equipment as necessary.
9. Complete and review charges daily.
10. Communicate with inpatient nursing staff regarding patient scheduling and update OR schedule as necessary.
11. Complete the staffing schedule for the outpatient department on a monthly basis.
12. Prepare and restock department.
13. Oversee supply and equipment management in Recovery Room.
14. Attend meetings unless involved in direct patient care.
15. Maintain confidentiality and assist others to keep confidentiality according to HIPAA guidelines.
16. Maintain current Nebraska license.  Attend educational conferences to keep department updated with evidenced based practices.
17. Perform functions of a surgery nurse and outpatient nurse as outlined in those job descriptions, which includes taking call for surgery.
18. Assist in caring for patients in the ER as needed.
19. Do performance evaluations according to policy.
20. Keep current and up-to-date on computer skills and EMR usage.
21. Maintain safe working environment and call maintenance services for correcting problems.
22. Promote teamwork and work closely with inpatient staff to meet needs off all patients. 
23. Use appropriate personal protective equipment when exposure to blood and/or body fluids is anticipated.
24. Implement and maintain safe work practices 100% of time to reduce the risk of occupational exposure during all procedures or other potentially infectious materials.