Job Summary: In a career as an Outpatient Diagnostic Services (RN), you will join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In this role, you will perform specialized administrative duties pertaining to order entry and the scheduling and coordination of outpatient/non-sedated patient services, utilizing knowledge of both nursing and administrative practices. Acts as the primary point of contact for coordinating single or multiple service needs, scheduling, collecting pertinent clinical and demographic data, validating benefits and obtaining necessary prior authorization, or making referrals to Financial Counselor for outpatient services.
Schedule: Full Time, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM or 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday, No Holidays
Accepts orders from internal and external provider sources via electronic, fax or verbal routes validating medical necessity and indication for testing as well as priority for scheduling.
Coordinates with necessary Ancillary departments or Inpatient Medical Unit to determine availability of necessary resources taking into consideration additional testing or services ordered and to be received on the same date of service to make the visit as efficient and effective as possible.
Enters all non-electronic orders into necessary clinical based system following necessary documentation requirements.
Works to obtain and review pertinent clinical and demographic documentation to support medical necessity for ordered services which includes forwarding to HIM department for entry into the patient's legal medical record for future reference if needed.
Validates insurance eligibility and benefits identifying and fulfilling prior authorization requirements as identified in advance of services being rendered, or marking as urgent for immediate care needs to not impede urgent or emergent care.
Creates patient plan outlining ordered services, scheduled date, time services are scheduled to take place and location for patient to present for check-in.
A registered nurse who is a graduate of an accredited school with current state or multi-state licensure, required
Minimum of two years' experience in an acute hospital setting with pediatric experience, preferred
Experience in surgery scheduling and/or admissions generally obtained by working in a perioperative clinical setting with knowledge of surgical procedures and anesthesia types, required
Experience working in an operating room, preferred
Must have good communication, assessment, and organizational skills
Must have good PC skills including experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
Must have good public relation skills and be detail oriented
Must be BLS certified.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. Our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: January 11th, 2021
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 16503
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.