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RN-Admissions/Transfers- Telemetry

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Chicago
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

For more than 100 years, AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth has provided compassionate, award-winning care to the city's near-northwest side. Our patient-centered, multilingual doctors can be found at our two convenient campuses. Our 495-bed medical center provides comprehensive services including primary care, cancer care, behavioral health, orthopedics and rehab, cardiology, imaging, midwifery and obstetrics, emergency services, surgery and more. Magnet-recognized by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, we rank in the top seven percent of all U.S. hospitals for nursing excellence. We have a rich history of community involvement, so you’ll feel at home from the moment you walk through our doors. We’re here for you. In sickness and in health.®

AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth is a Catholic hospital that abides by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare Services

 

SCHEDULE: 3PM to 1130PM. Four 8 hour shifts and one 4 hour shift. Monday through Friday. Weekends in only need to basis. One winter and summer holiday required to work.

 

What You Will Do:

Coordinate and facilitate patient admissions or transfers according to patient acuity, bed availability, and required services.

  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to place patient in appropriate level of care to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Coordinate as liaison between physician requestors for consultants and specialty consultants.
  • Initiate care management process including pre-registration and insurance verification.
  • Stay informed of changes in managed care and communicate procedural and financial impact to admitting physicians during the reservation/scheduling process.
  • Review medical reports from referring hospitals or physician offices and relay information to nursing unit.
  • Develop relationships with referral sources and admission decision makers.
  • Maintain documentation of communications with physician/service referrals for legal, medical, statistical, and process improvement purposes.
  • Follow up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation, and quality improvement.
  • Coordinate education and development of internal staff and external departments to ensure understanding of intake review and approval process.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:

ob Preference - Skills, Education and Experience
Prefer BSN, acls, NIHSS certified but not required right away. Should have at least 6 months of RN experience. New Grads okay.
Work Schedule
3PM to 1130PM. Four 8 hour shifts and one 4 hour shift. Monday through Friday. Weekends in only need to basis. One winter and summer holiday required to work. May take care of covid positive and PUI patients and may float to other units.

Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Chicago , RN-Admissions/Transfers- Telemetry, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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