Practice Specialty RN

Company: Mercy ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MO-Ballwin
N/A
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Full-Time
1 to 2 years
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Job Description

We’re a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

*This is a full-time position at Mercy Clinic Breat Surgery Clayton/Clarkson*

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Serves as a liaison between specialty physician and patient. Responsible for communicating with patients, assessing and evaluating their needs, and advising the patients of the recommended actions/course of treatment as directed by the Physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of the surgeon, performs post operative follow up exams- including drain removal, suture removal and seroma aspirations. Documenting all procedures and findings in EPIC and communicating relevant finding and issues of concern to the physician in a timely manner. Assigns correct post operative charge to post op visit in EPIC.
  • Evaluates and performs patient assessments according to the nursing process keeping the physician informed of all relevant findings and issues of concern. Instructs patients as necessary and appropriate regarding lymphedema precautions and ROM exercises. Documents assessment and actions in EPIC.
  • Assists the physician with patient procedures as requested.
  • Triages patient phone calls evaluating the need for physician or other intervention, providing comprehensive documentation of patient calls in EPIC in a timely manner.
  • Provides patient & family education as needed.
  • Calls patients with test and lab results per physician request and Institute policy and calls pharmacy for medication refills as directed by the physician. Documents in EPIC
  • Performs duties as back up surgical scheduler including coordination of surgeons' block time, communication with off-site surgical facilities, preparation of surgeon's case materials, and communication of information to patients and families.
  • Schedules tests, procedures, physical therapy and future appointments as directed by physician orders.
  • Assists surgical department staff with other office duties as necessary.
  • Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Requires current RN licensure in state of Missouri.
  • Minimum of one to two years specialty clinical experience required.
  • Physician office experience preferred.
  • Surgery scheduling experience preferred
  • Case management or patient navigation experience preferred
  • We’ll Support You at Work and Home

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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