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Team of 70 Full Time CRNA’s work in collaborative practice with Anesthesiologists to:
• Developing and implementing an anesthetic plan.
• Selecting and initiate planned anesthetic technique (general, regional, local anesthesia and intravenous sedation).
• Selecting, obtaining, or administering the anesthetics, accessory drugs, and fluids necessary to manage & maintain physiologic homeostasis, and to correct abnormal responses to the anesthesia/ surgery.
• Selecting, applying, or inserting appropriate noninvasive and invasive monitoring modalities for collecting and interpreting patient physiological data.
• Managing patient's airway and pulmonary status (endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, pharmacological support, respiratory therapy & extubation).
• Managing emergence and recovery from anesthesia.
• Provide relief from pain and anesthesia side effects, or to prevent or manage complications.
• Ordering, initiating or modifying pain relief therapy, through the utilization of drugs, regional anesthetic techniques, or other accepted pain relief modalities.
• Responding to Codes & Trauma Alerts by providing airway management, administration of emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.
Anesthetic Locations covered: 30-bed Main Operating Room with 75-90 average daily caseload, 9 outside sites (OB, GI, EP Lab, Neuro Interventional, Bronchial, Pain, IR, MRI, PAT Clinic, and Trauma Alert responses), 4 –rooms at Cooper Digestive Health Center in Mt. Laurel & 5-rooms at Cooper Surgery Center in Voorhees.
Opportunities for professional career development: participation in QA, PI Committee, M&M, Cost Savings Initiatives, Regulatory Compliance, Survey Readiness, and Education.
Financially clears scheduled inpatient and outpatient services, including office visits, testing, diagnostic studies, surgeries and procedures, prior to date of service. Financial clearance process encompasses any or all of the following job functions:
- Verifies insurance eligibility and plan benefits.
- Contacts patients with inactive insurance coverage to obtain updated insurance information
- Validates coordination of benefits between insurance carriers.
- Explains insurance plan coverage and benefits to patients, as necessary.
- Secures insurance authorizations and pre-certs for patient services both internal and external to Cooper.
- Creates referrals for patients having a Cooper PCP. Contacts external PCPs to obtain referrals for patients scheduled with Cooper providers.
- Refers patients with less than 100% coverage to Financial Screening Navigators.
- Identifies copayment, deductible and co-insurance information.
- Collects and processes patient liability payments prior to service.
Provides clear and concise documentation in systems.
Communicates daily with insurance companies, internal customers, providers and patients.
This position can work tray line, host/hostess, cafeteria, deli, cashier, salad bar, pizza, etc. Can act as runner and be responsible for restocking and cleanliness.
Responsible for ensuring all stations are ready for operations, including accuracy, speed and having a sense of urgency. This includes setting up next shift for success. Daily cleaning of respective areas and a clean as you go policy to be enforced. Hosts/hostesses are responsible for requesting two patient identifiers (date of birth and full name of patient) and assisting patient with opening items if required. Hosts/hostesses must ensure condiment boxes are restocked, patient delivery carts are sanitized, etc.
COMPLETE ANY OTHER DUTIES/CLEANING AS ASSIGNED
Daily cleaning to include: starter stations, , air- curtain refrigerators, host/hostess carts, ice cream freezers, beverage center and any other areas as deemed necessary in patient services. In the retail areas all set-up and breakdown of stations must be cleaned and sanitized between shifts and fully restocked. Everything must be dated and labeled and temps recorded daily – twice per day.
All staff members may be asked to perform other tasks and/or temporarily re-assigned to other work areas, as business needs require. Break times are subject to change contingent upon business needs.
- Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations enabling physicians, nurses, technician therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner.
- Ensures positive patient and customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Hospital, Department and Regulatory Agencies.
- Acts as a positive role model and team player demonstrating hospital mission and values.
A nonexempt position responsible for performing a variety of duties in various ambulatory
settings, including primary, multi-specialty, specialty practices.
May be involved in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting providers
with patient care, and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks.
Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical
Maintains working knowledge of regulatory standards and is accountable to sustain these
standards in daily operations.
Clinical direction, oversight and competency review is provided by medical providers and
ambulatory professional development team in coordination with office management.
Responsible for the day to day operations of the hospital shipping and receiving functions. Responsibilities include shipping and receiving functions, personnel management, data maintenance, and departmental administration.
A basic knowledge of computers is required for tracking and logging materials. Work in an environment that is subject to frequent interruption and possible emergency situations. Flexibility, latitude, and creativity are essential to successfully perform in this capacity.
In order to maintain efficiency and safety, continuous training and education are also requirements. Lead the receiving, delivery and accuracy for all product coming into to Cooper facilities. Assure all supplies are delivered on a daily basis.
Perform patient registrations, prepare death record, maintain logs and produce required reports. Initiate notice of admissions when applicable.
Complete information updates, assist nursing staff with computer transactions when needed. Must have the ability to work collaboratively with physicians, Nursing, Directors, Managers, Vice Presidents, and Support Staff.
Make and receive phone calls to physician’s offices, other institutions, house staff, insurance companies and patients. Time management is crucial with the objective of expediting patient through put.
Transactions throughout the institution will be reviewed for accuracy when applicable and corrected as required. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, with little or no supervision/direction, and as part of a team, in a fast paced high volume atmosphere.
Receives specimens and orders appropriate tests as prescribed; processes samples for laboratory testing using various computer applications.
Checks for specimen integrity and proper specimen identification.
Prints and distributes reports, answers telephone calls from customers including inpatient nurses/physicians and outpatient clients.
Processes specimens for multiple Reference Labs.
Review every medication order and dosage for completeness, safety and efficacy prior to dispensing to an individual patient including routine, stat and investigational orders.
Maintain drug information, investigational, educational, cost containment and clinical
Greets, guides and manages patients and visitors throughout the campus.
Act as the primary contact for patients, visitors and staff.
Works closely with our courier services, security, staff and leadership within the building/campus.
Level one support and point person in partnership with our leadership, facilities and support services team for property issues.
Assist with customer service requests.
Maintains lobby area including and escalates issues accordingly.
Strong team player with solid organizational skills.
Exceptional service skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Performs other related assigned duties as needed.