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RN Registered Nurse - Admissions/Transfers (Same Day Surgery/Infusion)

We Are Hiring

RN-Admissions/Transfers - Perioperative Care Anc 001 - Full-Time, Day - Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights - 34031 - Madison Heights,MI

10 or 12 hours; occasional weekends

The position is for Same Day Surgery / Infusion.  This position would include pre-op and 2nd phase recovery for Surgery, Interventional Radiology, and Pain Management.  IV/Infusion Services.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to coordinate and facilitate patient admissions or transfers according to patient acuity, bed availability, and required services.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • ACLS Preferred.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • Excellent IV skills preferred, Infusion experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills; at least 3 years experience with acute care patients preferred.
  • Experience with PICC lines and mediports preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
 
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
M/F/Disabled/Vet
 
 
Reasonable Accommodation
Ascension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.
Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
 
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.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Michigan participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.  Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 363380
Category: Nursing
Facility: MIDET Ascen MacOak Hosp MadHts
Ministry: Ascension SE Michigan, MI
Location: Madison Heights, MI

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