Special Services Nurse RN or LPN 717-05

  • Box Butte General Hospital
  • Box Butte General Hospital Alliance Nebraska 69301 US
  • Posted: Feb 28, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

Title:   Special Services Nurse RN or LPN


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: CQO

GENERAL SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides staffing in the areas of utilization management, social services, discharge planning, infection control surveillance and reporting, and provides assistance to Occupational Health.  This position requires rotating call and some weekend and holiday work. 

Essential Job Functions:

1.                  Utilization review of all hospitalized patients and ongoing case review as required by third party insurance companies

2.         Issues notices of non-coverage under the direction of the CQO

3.         Screen patients for discharge planning needs and assists patients with arrangements

4.         Participates in infection control surveillance

5.         Prepares a variety of reports assigned by CQO

6.         Assists with employee immunizations and safety education.   Participates in infection surveillance  and patient and staff education related to isolation precautions.

7.         Provides Social Service staffing and is on-call for Social Services and Utilization Management. Assists patients with the formulation of advance directives.

8.         Actively participates in Quality Management and Hospital Safety Programs.         

Other Job Functions:

           1.         Works with CQO on special projects

           2.       Completes client assessment forms as required by licensing and regulating bodies                          

           3.          Participates in planning and presenting employee education programs             

            4.         Serves on assigned committees                                  

5.                  Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

            6.         Provide patient care within scope of license/certification      

            7.         Take Rotating Call

          The RN or  LPN has a responsibility to act as educator to their peers, patients, and their families. All aspects of the RN or  LPN's performance supports service excellence and a healing environment. The LPN identifies and communicates needed unit resources or equipment to be included in budgets.

Job Qualifications:

            Education:

Required:        Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program.

            Experience:

                       Required:        Three years recent clinical and/or medical office experience

                       Preferred:        One year recent acute hospital experience.  Rural health care      experience word processing and database program skills;


License/Certifications:                                                                                                           

Required:        Current and Valid Nebraska RN or LPN license,  BLS for healthcare workers

Personal Skills:

Superior verbal communication skills required.  Must be able to work independently with keen attention to detail. 

 Upon hire must provide copy of Immunization Record and disclose your current influenza immunization


 All offers of employment are subject to a Background check and drug screen.

EOE

Jill Langemeier, CLSSYB

Workforce Coordinator

Nebraska Department of Labor

1750 Sweetwater Room 009

Alliance, Nebraska 69301

Office 308-763-2951   

Fax 308-763-2936

                 jill.langemeier@nebraska.gov           

dol.nebraska.gov