RN - Patient Access Job

Full Job Title: Registered Nurse Patient Access

Job Number: 17006339

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Nights

Hours: 7pm-7am

Description

• The Registered Nurse- Patient Acceptance and Placement Center facilitates inter-hospital requests for transfer to Saint Louis University Hospital
• Collaborates with physicians, using InterQual criteria, to ensure appropriate clinical screening of potential observation, inpatient and psychiatric admissions
• Screens all scheduled patients for Medicare Inpatient Only procedure compliance and presence of pre-certification numbers
• Assigns beds on admission for Emergency Department (ED), Direct Admit, Elective, Post Procedure and Intra/Inter Unit patient transfers
• Ensures compliance with Medicaid, Medicare, State and Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) regulations on patient admission and inter-hospital transfer.

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Qualifications

• RN licensure required
• Five years clinical experience in an acute care facility
• Fast paced environment requiring the ability to plan and problem solve with specific time frames. Must be available for periodic shift coverage, rotating holiday schedule. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency and crisis situations. Subject to irregular hours.



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