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Ascension Health RN-Admissions - Pre-Surgery - FT in Kokomo, Indiana

We Are Hiring

Pre-Surgery Admissions Nurse - Rotating hours , no nights or weekends, no call. hours will be rotating as follows: 8a to 3:00p, 9a to 5:30p, 10a to 6:30p

What You Will Do

Coordinates and facilitates patient admissions or transfers according to patient acuity, bed availability, and required services.

  • Collaborates with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to place patient in appropriate level of care to achieve desired outcomes. Coordinates as liaison between physician requestors for consultants and specialty consultants.

  • Initiates care management process including pre-registration and insurance verification.

  • Stays informed of changes in managed care and communicates procedural and financial impact to admitting physicians during the reservation/scheduling process.

  • Reviews medical reports from referring hospitals or physician offices and relays information to nursing unit. Develops relationships with referral sources and admission decision makers.

  • Maintains documentation of communications with physician/service referrals for legal, medical, statistical, and process improvement purposes. Follows up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation and quality improvement.

  • Coordinates 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 obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

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

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor 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.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension 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. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf) Right to Work

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