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Sanford Health RN - Registered Nurse - Hospital Outpatient Scheduling - Patient Appointment Center - PT Days in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Stevens Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 900 East 54th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 20.00

Department Details

The RN, Registered Nurse, in the Patient Appointment Center can expect to work in a family-like atmosphere with some flexibility on their day shift schedule. The Patient Appointment Center is the centralized scheduling department for the main Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, collaborating with other departments to coordinate a schedule for patients and verifying pre-authorizations.

This department is open Monday - Friday from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday & Sunday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A RN in this department will seldom work on the weekends or any holidays.

Job Summary

The RN schedules outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services and patients to be admitted. Assists in providing quick, easy, and appropriate access to all patient services at Sanford USD Medical Center. Communicates patient information pertaining to testing and procedures and information on accessing Sanford USD Medical Center to clinic staff. Ensures documentation of medical necessity according to the regulatory guidelines applicable to Medicare Local and National Coverage Decisions. Ensures ordering provider obtains preauthorization when required according to procedure scheduled and insurance carrier. Acts as a resource to the clinic staff regarding testing and procedures at Sanford USD Medical Center. Works with departments to resolve complex scheduling issues adapting services to patient needs. Provides patient teaching regarding testing and diagnostic procedures. Must possess a breadth of clinical expertise and have a broad background of clinical experience in addition to an understanding of the growth and developmental needs of all age groups. This position requires a strong commitment to outstanding service and clear customer focus. Strong skills in relationship building, communication, negotiation and problem solving are necessary. Critical thinking skills, creativity, flexibility and innovation in adapting services to customer needs are essential. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.


Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-60931
Featured: No