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RN Pre Admission Testing - Presidio Surgery Center

Company: SCA Health
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU.Accountabilities / Responsibilities:The RN PAT Nurse role consists of overseeing the intake of a medical evaluations, assessments and/or or screens that are conducted before a patient is admitted to our surgery facility for a procedure. This testing helps assess the patient's overall health and identify any pre-existing conditions that might affect the course of treatment or surgery approval.Some of the assessments we evaluate include but are, but not limted to:Pre-surgery test screening/questions such as kidney, liver, and blood sugar testsScreen patients for comorbiditiesChest x-ray to checks and requirementsBMI and weight screeningECG Questions and requirementsAge and general healthHealth risks discussions based on Medical Director communicationCommunicate with surgeon office on clinical requirements for each patientProvide pre op instruction to each patientPlease note before applying:This role has little to no face to face patient contact and is primarily in an administrative setting in our centers. Our nurses screen and evaluate patients over the phone and provide instructions using the phone and/or through remote means.Other Key Responsibilities:Responsible for obtaining, organizing, assessing and coordinating each patient's preoperative documentation and diagnostic testing prior to the patient's surgery.Ability to correlate clinical data with patient's medical and nursing care.Ability to set priorities.Possess attention to detail with the ability to problem solve patient issues when they arise.Ability to communicate well and clearly with patients, families, members of the healthcare team, physicians, physician offices and nurse managers.Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.Screens each patient prior to surgery as acceptable candidates for ambulatory surgery.Works closely with the physicians, physician offices, Nurse Managers, and patients ensuring the patient is prepared for Admission on the day of surgery.Assist in PreOp and PACU as needed.Responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility.Qualifications:High School diploma requiredRN CA license required1 + years' experience as an RN in a critical care, ER or peri-operative settingTriage Nurse or Admissions experience preferredBLS certifiedMin: USD $55.00/Hr. Max: USD $65.00/Hr.

Keywords: SCA Health, San Francisco , RN Pre Admission Testing - Presidio Surgery Center, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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