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RN Admissions Coordinator/Transfer Center FT Days

Company: St. Mary's Health Care System Inc.
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description: The Admissions Coordinator, in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, is responsible for implementing an interdisciplinary process for evaluating the options and services required to meet an individual\u2019s health care needs on admission to the health care facility. The admissions coordinator is responsible for inpatient bed management and working in collaboration with the nursing units, environmental services, the emergency department, the surgery department, the cardiac catheterization lab, registration, and physicians in the assignment of patients to beds in the facility based on their admitting diagnoses, physical and psychosocial conditions including infection status, floor specialization, level of care needed, attending physician, bed availability and severity and needs upon presentation to the facility to assure the patient is placed in the most appropriate bed in a timely manner. The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for tracking data for the facility in regards to types of admissions, bed placement delays, and other quality indicators as required. The Admissions Coordinator is also responsible for communicating with physicians to ensure patients coming into the facility are placed into the correct status and a status order is on the patient\u2019s record and for using Interqual criteria to perform initial admission reviews for the purpose of utilization review, coverage of services to be provided, as well as identifying patients requiring follow-up by the floor care coordinator. This position will also assure proper identification of principal and secondary diagnosis in collaboration with the treating physician. Licensure/Certification/Registration:\u00A0 Current GA RN license.\u00A0 BLS required \u2013 must be obtained within initial 90-days of employment. Education:\u00A0 Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN recommended. Experience:\u00A0 Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in nursing, preferably in an acute care setting and a minimum of 1 year in case management, utilization management, or discharge planning preferred. Certification in case management preferred. Special Qualifications:\u00A0 Excellent communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills. Degree of Supervision Required: \u00A0Indirect and periodic supervision.\u00A0 Must be capable of working independently. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: St. Mary's Health Care System Inc., Athens , RN Admissions Coordinator/Transfer Center FT Days, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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