Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

7a-7p

Job ID

5000372123306

Req. No

70026862

Job Title

RN, Registered Nurse - Patient Intake Center

Region

CHRISTUS Sherveport/Bossier

Category

Registered Nurse (RN)

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS Highland-20300

Address

1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA  71105
US

Type

Full Time

Apply Now RN, Registered Nurse - Patient Intake Center Job in Shreveport

Responsible for initial screening of all patients which physicians are requesting hospitalization for medical necessity of admission and appropriateness of status, intervenes with physician, patient care team and patient to ensure appropriate placement and level of care occurs. Assesses patient information to ensure the appropriate level of care at the right time to improve outcomes and manage resource utilization. They will be responsible for the following:

  • Collaborates with nursing, admitting, medical staff and physician offices, to facilitate flow through the inpatient system
  • Collaborates with medical staff and emergency department to determine appropriate level of care based on patient status
  • Demonstrates current knowledge of reimbursement issues with transfers and admissions
  • Educates nursing and physician staff as needed regarding above issues
  • Maintains admission and transfer logs for regulatory compliance as well as for flow tracking and planning.

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.

   
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Louisiana State RN Licensure
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in an acute care setting. One year case management experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of various reimbursement mechanisms, insurance carriers, and third party payer requirements.

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System!

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