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RN - Urogynecology

Company: CARLE
Location: Cooksville
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Ambulatory Nurse utilizes a systematic approach to nursing by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the practice of nursing. Provides healthcare to individuals, families, and communities within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.

  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Provides health and wellness education to individuals and groups.
  • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
  • Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
  • Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of departmental standing orders.
    • Provides pre-operative education to surgical patients, including verbal instruction, appropriate printed education and documentation in the patient's medical record
    • Performs/Assists with office-based procedures. Procedures include but are not limited to urodynamic studies, cystoscopy, bladder instillations, voiding trials, PTNS and pessary fittings.
    • Phone triage
    • Obtaining patient records from referring physicians
    • Communicating lab results and subsequent plan of care to patients
    • Obtaining prior authorizations as necessary
    • Performing pre-consult screening
    • Obtaining medical histories
    • Performs telephone triage of urology patients and collaborates with the medical team to determine and execute plan of care for patient
    • Collaboration with other departments and disciplines to direct care and interventions for urology patients
    • Proficient with urinary catheter insertion, changes and collects and process patient specimens accurately
    • Assessment of surgical wounds and appropriate dressing changes, including suture and/or staple removal

Keywords: CARLE, Bloomington , RN - Urogynecology, Healthcare , Cooksville, Illinois

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