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Coordinates and facilitates patient admission according to patient acuity, bed availability, and required services.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Collaborates with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to place patient in appropriate level of care to achieve desired outcomes.
Initiates care management process including pre-registration and insurance verification.
Stays informed of changes in managed care and communicates procedural and financial impact to admitting physicians during the reservation/scheduling process.
Reviews medical reports from referring hospitals or physician offices and relays information to nursing unit. Develops relationships with referral sources and admission decision makers.
Coordinates education and development of internal staff and external departments to ensure understanding of intake review and approval process.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
One year registered nurse experience in telemetry or acute care
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Licenses / Certifications:
Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License
Day Shift (United States of America)
80480130 Transfer Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.