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RN - Pre-Anesthesia Assessment Center

Company: CARLE
Location: Champaign
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

The RN 2 - Pre-Anesthesia Assessment Center is responsible for ensuring that all pre-anesthesia requirements are fulfilled for each surgical patient. Acts as an advocate to assist patients/families/caregivers throughout the pre-surgical process. Applies the nursing process through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's pre-anesthesia clearance/preparedness. Provides education and support to the surgical patient respective to their current health state/plan of care.

  • Resource to ensure that the pre-anesthesia requirements are completed
  • Provides support and direction to surgery schedulers, surgeon's office, and OR schedulers
  • Serves as a liaison with the surgeon's office, PCP, DHI, ASC, Pre-Op, and MOR
  • Maintains knowledge of all tests, medications, and possible contraindications associated with anesthesia
  • Completion of the Pre-Op checklist > /= 48 hours prior to surgery date (excluding emergent/add-on cases)
  • Performs ROS, medication reconciliation, reviews health history and surgical history on all patients having surgery with anesthesia sedation for the providers prior to the H&P,this is done either on phone or in person
  • Performs the Pre-Day calls to patients having surgery at main hospital and Champaign ASC (includes surgery report time, review of medications to take in AM following anesthesia policy and answer any questions)
  • Completes the VTE score if needed at Pre-Day call
  • Reinforces diet/bowel preps with patients at Pre-Day call
  • Reinforces the CHG bath instructions with patients at Pre-Day call
  • Works with Pre-Anesthesia Center Providers in obtaining additional test/forms, teaching on medication, informing pts of lab/test results, assisting pts with ordering additional tests as deemed by providers for surgical clearance

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , RN - Pre-Anesthesia Assessment Center, Healthcare , Champaign, Illinois

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