CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
The goal of this position is to ensure a safe and efficient admission or transfer process into the CHI St. Vincent Health. To accomplish this goal, Central Access Center RN will work with all persons needed to evaluate appropriate placement and facilitate a rapid transfer including physicians, patient transportation providers, nursing staff at referring hospitals and practices, etc.
Evaluates, process, tracks, documents and coordinates patient transfers and direct admissions into the St. Vincent Infirmary Healthcare system.Qualifications
Obtains appropriate medical and demographic information from sending provider.
Coordinates communication between referring physicians, and the accepting physician.
Ensures compliance with current EMTAL and Cobra guidelines.
Possesses strong communication skills and conflict resolution skills.
Engagement. See Charge RN duties and responsibility attachment located on the Access Center shared drive.
Possesses ability to establish strong relationships with physician and peers.
Possesses ability to work independently and follow up on issues/problems. Possesses ability to maintain and generate reportable data.
Demonstrates an appreciation of the St. Vincent Mission and Values by providing themselves as a resource for employees and coworkers.
Performs other duties assigned by Market Manager or Director; or as required to meet the needs of the facility, and internal and external customers.
Bachelor or Associate degree from accredited/approved school of nursing.
Current Registered Nurse license in Arkansas. BLS required.
- Registered Nurse Certified
- Basic Life Support