Attention to detail
Provide support to physician and mid-level providers by answering phones, triaging and prioritizing patient needs, reiterating patient education, entering orders into the computer, arranging for ancillary services such as blood transfusions, biopsies, etc. Facilitate communication between providers in my clinic and those at other locations.
EPIC "super-user" providing education and troubleshooting assistance with electronic medical record for clinic staff in all roles, assist with educating staff with roll out of new features and functions, EPIC updates.
Acquire and maintain chemotherapy treatment authorizations with select insurance carriers for seven cancer clinic sites. Medical record review to extract necessary clinical information. Solid understanding of staging and lines of therapy specific to cancer care. Review of record to determine correct ICD-10 code under which to seek treatment authorization.
Provide clinical guidance to coding review team as needed relating to treatment authorizations. Communication with providers for clarification of clinical information, facilitation of peer to peer discussion with medical reviewers.
Nurse manager for 22-chair office based chemotherapy infusion clinic, with up to ten employees reporting to me (approximately 9 months)
Provided direct patient care, peripheral IVs, central line catheters, subcutaneous and IM injections. Administered chemotherapy treatments, reiterated patient education, assessed and addressed patient symptoms and concerns.
Reviewed daily charge sheets for accuracy prior to sending to billing; provided nurse education relating to clinical procedures and coding issues encountered by clinical staff.
Transitioned from nurse manager role to triage nurse role for two providers. Supported providers with orders, phones, assessing and prioritizing patient concerns. Arranged procedures, facilitated communication between departments and providers from other facilities involved with patient care.
Direct patient care, including physical assessment, medication administration, IV management, problem solving, communication with providers
Administered chemotherapy medications, accessed and maintained central venous lines (oncology/ medical-surgical unit)
Charge nurse duty, including nursing assignments and floor oversight; precept nurses new to unit
Inpatient admission assessments and transfer to care unit.
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