Overview

Work with the team in the Radiology and Echo LabOutpatient environment in a hospital settingAssisting in various types of stress tests and cardiac testingAdminister lexiscan and dobutaminePatient Vital monitoringDays(Mon-Fri) 7am- 3:30pm (8hrs) No weekends No holidaysACLS certificationJob Profile Summary Provides education and care for patients and their families. Serves as a team member in assessing needs, planning and providingeducation, and coordinating follow-up care for patients receiving specialized nursing services.Job Descriptionl Provide patient care and education for patients in the specific age range on their assigned department.Serves as a resource person for patient and family regarding the perception of the diagnosis and medical plan of care for themanagement of disease as designated by the physician.ll Maintains availability to nursing for occasional in-service and helps with orientation of staff involved education.l Performs pre-visit data gathering and record keeping on new and return patients.l This includes recording of current medications and dosages and obtaining previous laboratory results and measurements.Assists in the management of patients with chronic diseases, including achieving key quality indicators, education, and longtermcoordination of care.ll Tracks performance improvement measures and assists providers with completion.Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider,and prepares patient for examinations.ll Assists provider in performance of procedures as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis.Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximumaccuracy and efficiency.ll Assists with orientation of new personnel to ensure that they are appropriately trained to support patients and provider.l Executes and documents ongoing patient communication.l Provides instruction to ensure patient’s understanding of medical condition and compliance with treatment instructions.l Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IVs as required by provider.Performs and assists with triaging telephone calls concerning health issues and offers appropriate telephone managementadvice to patients as liaison to physician recommendations.Communicates lab, radiology and other testing results to patients and via telephone and electronic medical record letternotification.lWork is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organizationpolicies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elementsconsidered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional Information:***Please Note -Your Agency s contract to your traveler MUST mirror the confirmation page. If your agency does not comply with this standard, your agency will be at risk of being removed from the Geisinger vendor set. No exceptions! Start Date Must be Identical. End Date Must be Identical. ***Please Note – All Requested Time Off (RTO) must be disclosed at the time of submission. If your agency or the traveler does not include all RTO in the submission form and adds it post confirmation, your agency will be at risk of being removed from the Geisinger vendor set. No exceptions! Time off requested after the acceptance date, will not be approved. Position Urgency:Quick Start