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Registered Nurse (RN) - Ronald McDonald Care Mobile at Hughes Spalding

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Hughes Spalding 
Requisition #:  34852

 

JOB SUMMARY

Participates as member of interdisciplinary team assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive patient care services for patients served by the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. Provides direct patient care. Provides registration, clerical, and billing support as required, e.g., scheduling, chart creation, and charge entry. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Will travel to local schools to administer care, such as completing physicals, asthma education, pulmonary function tests, telemedicine, appointment phone calls, and registration/scheduling.

EDUCATION

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing 

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 1 year of employment as required by department

EXPERIENCE*

  • n/a

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in pediatrics
  • Experience in an emergency department, ambulatory clinic, and/or general patient care area
  • Knowledge and utilization of patient registration systems, insurance verification systems, and/or Medicaid portals

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skills Assessment at 80% or higher rating  within 30 days of employment

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

Clinical Technical Skills

  1. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  2. Provides spirometry testing, spacer teaching, and nebulizer treatments.
  3. Identifies and takes steps to resolve areas of non-compliance in relation to regulatory agencies, including Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  4. Participates and serves as a role model in performance improvement process.

Administrative Skills

  1. Interviews patients and families to obtain complete and accurate demographic and financial information.
    • Ensures that all necessary questionnaires and forms are completed according to pre-determined requirements by government or regulatory agencies.
    • Enters data into system for registration, billing, patient tracking, charge capture, and reconciliation.
    • Handles data entry in a fast, efficient way to minimize patient wait times.
  2. Confirms insurance coverage and obtains authorizations if applicable.
    • Explains regulatory financial requirements to patient or responsible party and collects and posts deposits or deductible amounts as required.
  3. Schedules patient appointments when needed, including referral from faxes, phones, or other instructions and contacts physician offices to resolve discrepancies.
  4. May initiate and perform administrative duties to ensure efficient daily business operations, including participating in Ronald McDonald Care Mobile opening and closing procedures, assisting with maintaining, ordering, and restocking of clerical supplies.

Critical Thinking

  1. Prioritizes consistently and independently, allocates time effectively, and delivers dependable, timely, and effective patient care in a variety of setting from simple to complex. 
  2. Serves as resource for staff in recognizing and responding to deteriorating patient.
  3. Promotes evidenced-based practice and research actively through encouraging inquiry, performing literature search, and facilitating policy changes.   

Interpersonal Relationships

  1. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team for effective resource utilization and expedites involvement of the family in entire care process.
  2. Anticipates learning needs of the family and involves them in education process.
  3. Communicates using Situation/Background/Assessment/Recommendation and takes initiative for follow-up of identified gaps.
  4. Promotes cohesive behavior among team members and actively promotes relationships with self, staff, and family.
  5. Role models customer service and service recovery.

Leadership

  1. Role models appropriate delegation.
  2. Performs as proficient preceptor, mentor, team leader, or charge nurse.
  3. Seeks resources by actively consulting with interdisciplinary team.

Mandatory Requirements

1. Achieves 75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable.Attends minimum of 15 hours job-related education

2. Completes mandatory education requirements as defined by unit and system by due date

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, GA  30303
Function:  Nursing - Nursing-Bedside


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