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CHI Saint Joseph Health System: Rn Patient Placement

CHI Saint Joseph Health System

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted December 21, 2021.

OverviewCommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.

With more than 700 care sites across the U.S.

& from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S.


Our world needs compassion like never before.

Our communities need caring and our families need protection.

With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.ResponsibilitiesJOB SUMMARY / PURPOSEThe goal of this position is to ensure a safe and efficient admission or transfer process into the CHI Saint Joseph Health.To accomplish this goal, Central Access Center RN will work with all persons needed to evaluate appropriate placementand facilitate a rapid transfer including physicians, patient transportation providers, nursing staff at referring hospitalsand practices, etcESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES?

Evaluates, process, tracks, documents and coordinates patient transfers and direct admissions into the CHI Saint Joseph Healthcare system.?

Obtains appropriate medical and demographic information from sending provider.?

Coordinates communication between referring physicians, and the accepting physician.?

Ensures compliance with current EMTAL and Cobra guidelines.?

Possesses strong communication skills and conflict resolution skills.?

Charge RN delegation as assigned by Access Center Manager with duties to include but not limited to the focus on Quality, Service Excellence, Finance Growth and Engagement.

See Charge RN duties and responsibility attachment located on the Access Center shared drive.?

Possesses ability to establish strong relationships with physician and peers.?

Possesses ability to work independently and follow up on issues/problems.?

Possesses ability to maintain and generate reportable data.?

Demonstrates an appreciation of the CHI Saint Joseph Health Mission and Values by providing themselves as a resource for employees and coworkers.?

Assumes Language Services call scheduling as needed.?

Assumes Smart Square scheduling duties when assigned.?

Performs other duties assigned by Market Manager or Director; or as required to meet the needs of the facility, and internal and external customers.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequired Education for Staff Job Levels BSN from accredited/approved school of nursing or currently in school obtaining BSN.

AND consideration with greater than five years acute care experience.Required Licensure and Certifications Current Registered Nurse license in Kentucky.

BLS required.Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Minimum two years of experience as an RN in the acute care setting.

Must be knowledgeable of current nursing practices.

Must have strong relationship building skills and the ability to make and use connections throughout CHI Saint Joseph Health t complete projects and maintain strong partnerships with other departments.

Must have strong initiative and be able to gather and analyze information skillfully and be able to brainstorm alternative resources and directions.

Must be able to break down complex tasks into manageable parts in a systematic, detailed way and considers input from several sources.

Must be detail oriented in gathering relevant data while attending to essential details; checks work for accuracy and quality.

Must be able to problem?solve by identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner, as well as develop alternative solution when needed.

Must have great flexibility and the ability to continually look for ways to make appropriate adjustments and changes rather than identifying why things cannot be accomplished in order to meet to the changing needs of CHI Saint Joseph Health and the Patient Experience Department.

Ability to operate multi?line telephone system, computer, email, electronic equipment, calculator, copy machine/fax/scanner, office equipment.

Ability to communicate clearly.

Ability to document in applicable software concisely.

Preform daily: reading, writing, basic math, analyzing data, manage resources, finding solutions, and working with confidential information.

Ability to work under time pressure and at a rapid pace.

Must have ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Must have the ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deliver successful results.

Must have strong working knowledge Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Must have the capacity to learn other relevant systems and databases, as needed.PREFERRED Qualifications Critical Care and Emergency experience preferred.