Catholic Health Initiatives LPN-BED PLACEMENT (Patient Intake) Part Time - Day Shift (2525001073) in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

LPN-BED PLACEMENT (Patient Intake) Part Time - Day Shift (2525001073)

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The LPN in the Patient Intake Center is responsible for receiving initial direct admission requests. The LPN in the Patient Intake Center is responsible for facilitating patient placement for the Memorial Glenwood campus. Customer service is a priority for the role. The LPN obtains demographical and clinical information from physicians and physician offices. The LPN works collaboratively with the Outpatient Case Manager and assists with screening patients for appropriateness of admission, using established criteria. The LPN is responsible for all bed assignments, maintains accurate and up-to-date Bed Board and enters all transfers and discharges into the computer. The LPN makes appropriate bed assignments based on diagnosis and condition.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduate from an approved Practical Nursing Program

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years related experience such as patient scheduling, registration, pre-certification or utilization review. Familiarity with third party payers, including Medicare.

Equipment/Skills:

  • Competency with computers, fax, telephone and photo copying required. Familiarity with the Meditech system preferred. Excellent organizational skills required. Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with physicians and physician office staff.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CBCHI

Job Nursing - LPN

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule Day Shift

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0115661