ASC Perioperative Verification LPN

US-FL-Tampa
# Positions
3
Category
Clinical
Department
0585 ASC TAMPA
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd.

Job Description

Perioperative Verification LPN

Department:       ASC

Job Summary:   Provides and completes all documentation for pre op verification of scheduled patients. Clarifies all patient information and communicates to anesthesia any issues with scheduler.

Reports to:         Charge Nurse

Position Level:   6B

Shift:                    Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

 

 

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Collects current schedule and booking sheets on all scheduled cases.
  • Identify any immediate issues from booking sheet for anesthesia
  • Pulls all patient information from Intergy to complete evaluation form prior to calling patient.
  • Ensures all test results that were ordered by surgeon are on chart for evaluation
  • Works closely with the Charge RN and the Team Lead
  • Ensures scheduler understands issues and needs of case
  • Notifies offices of anesthesia request or orders for more information
  • Stays 8 days to two weeks ahead in calls
  • Confirms patient, procedure and surgeons
  • Calls patient with date and time of surgery
  • Reviews instructions with patient
  • Notifies Anesthesia of times
  • Provides anesthesia group weekly forecast and daily schedules
  • Maintains documentation of  all activities
  • Tracking of booking sheets
  • Speaking to patients
  • Tasks between LPN and scheduler and / or MD
  • Date and time if office was notified and follows through on orders.
  • Maintains all copies of cancelled and Non ASC candidates
  • Maintains training requirements
    • BLS and ACLS
    • Annual Risk Management education
    • Annual OSHA training
    • Annual Malignant Hyperthermia drill
    • Competencies, when required
    • Participates in quarterly fire drills as required for AHCA Life Safety

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

 

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to follow through with task until completion
  • Ability to move conversations along to end task respectfully.

 

Occupational Exposure:

  • High risk exposure to blood borne pathogens and chemical hazards.

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Current Florida LPN Licensure
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Mandatory BLS and ACLS
  • Previous experience in Med-Surg preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.

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