Registered Nurse-Admissions-7P - Admission
Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Posted on: September 17, 2022
Registered Nurse-Admissions-7PWe are looking to add top talent
to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas team.
Join us in performing Sacred Work!
Competitive benefits are offered including:
Matched Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Benefit Plan - Medical, Dental, Vision and Much
The Admissions Registered Nurse is responsible for evaluating and
coordinating the flow process involved in taking calls, and
facilitating the acceptance and triage of calls throughout the
admissions and transfer call center. Serves as the primary liaison
between physicians, hospitals and other care providers who seek to
refer, schedule or transfer patients into the hospital. Provides
clinical expertise, close medical communication and quality
assessment for the successful referral, admission, and transfer of
patients to the facility.
Essential Job Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Reviews documentation related to the patient's condition and
applies accepted criteria to determine if appropriate for admission
and appropriate status for the patient upon admission per accepted
criteria. Communicates appropriately with accepting/admitting
physicians and hospital administration to ensure that patient
safety and regulatory issues are address properly.Addresses and
resolves issues arising from increased census and decreased bed
availability.Communicates with the transferring facility to obtain
accurate insurance information.
* Communicates with the surgery department, emergency department,
nursing units, physician offices and outlying facilities to ensure
appropriate placement of patients in a timely manner.Evaluates,
processes, tracks, documents and coordinates patient transfers for
the successful referral and transfer of patients to the
* Ensures admissions, prioritizes/assigns beds based on appropriate
level of care and patient aggregation.Collaborates with physicians
regarding documentation required to accurately describe patient
condition to determine to allow for appropriate diagnosis and level
* Provides data for reports pertaining to the Admissions/Transfer
Coordinator review function to provide basis for evaluation of
accuracy in admission screens and for initiation of corrective
action when necessary as well as reports for physician advisor
* Maintains appropriate communication channels with all levels of
personnel for continuity of care. Notifies Directors of particular
problems related to patients, families, personnel, or physicians.
Notifies Administrator-on-call (or designee) of problems requiring
* Demonstrates professional and technical knowledge related to
utilization review, medical terminology, and appropriate levels of
care, treatment modalities, statutes, and health care delivery
systems.Understands, articulates, and ensures compliance with State
Nurse Practice Act, Texas Department of Health regulations,
regulatory agency standards and policies of the organization.
Required Education and Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
3 - 5 years related experience
Current RN license in the State of Texas
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