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Pre-Admission LPN

Pre-Admission LPN

location515 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/11/2024
Full Time

Proliance Surgeons is one of the largest surgical practices in the country, with over 450 providers including over 200 board-certified physicians providing treatment at more than 100 care centers in Washington State.

At Proliance, our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire, develop and engage great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and encourage growth and development to make our organization a great place to work. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced, and how we think to create Exceptional Outcomes, Personally Delivered.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefit and pay package including health coverage, 401k with match and profit share, PTO and more! Check out our main career site for more details at www.proliancesurgeons.com/careers

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Key Duties & Responsibilities

The Pre-Admission Nurse is responsible for coordinating care for our outpatient surgical patients. This includes reviewing health history & evaluating outpatient eligibility before surgery. The LPN collaborates with Anesthesia, Surgeons, our ENT clinics, and outside medical offices to ensure patient safety during the perioperative period. In this position, the nurse will review patient medical histories and complete preoperative chart reviews. The nurse will be responsible for accurately obtaining, assessing and identifying potential risks and barriers to expected outcomes.

  • Chart all vital information in electronic record as well as check to be sure all information related to medication, health history and reason for visit is obtained and documented 
  • Perform phone triage, post-op calls and respond to voicemail messages directed to them preferably within same business day, but no later than 24 business hours, and perform action required. Documents all encounters.
  • Coordinate care and diagnostic testing at other facilities as indicated by physician
  • Follow all other daily team duties and special tasks as assigned 

The Pre-Admission Nurse may also provide breaks to RNs in the ASC, assist with daily workflow, and perform other duties as assigned.

Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center nursing experience
  • Experience reviewing medical records and redacting pertinent information to the context of the care being provided
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • CPR, ACLS and PALS accreditation, or will obtain within 3 months of hire
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited LPN Program required
  • Current Washington State LPN license required
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a medical office a plus
  • Familiarity with or working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills, including data entry

Job Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of pre-surgical care, including strong assessment skills and recognition of reportable concerns
  • Strong critical thinking and ability to recognize medical conditions that may increase a patient’s risk of having surgery
  • Familiarity with anesthesia medication effects and knowledge of medical concerns that may increase patient’s risk of undergoing anesthesia
  • Understanding of operative procedures, required patient preparations, and expected post-operative course

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work may be performed in an office and clinical environment. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is required to sit for long periods of time, stand and walk, bend and stretch. Use of telephone and computer is required. Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds. May requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

This description is intended to encompass essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person. Other functions may be assigned and leadership retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.