Catholic Health Initiatives RN-Patient Placement, Access Center Louisville/Bed Control, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

RN-Patient Placement, Access Center Louisville/Bed Control, Jewish Hospital


3rd Shift, Full-Time

The goal of this position is to ensure a safe and efficient admission or transfer process into the KentuckyOne Healthcare system. 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.

Essential Functions

Evaluates, processes, tracks, documents and coordinates patient transfers and direct admissions into the KentuckyOne Healthcare system.

Obtains appropriate medical and demographic information from sending provider.

Coordinates communication between referring physicians, and the accepting physician

Ensures compliance with current EMTALA and Cobra guidelines.

Possesses strong communication skills and conflict resolution skills.

Possesses ability to establish strong relationships with physicians 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 KentuckyOne 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.


Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

BSN from accredited/approved school of nursing or currently in school obtaining BSN.

Current Registered Nurse license in Kentucky. BLS required.

Experience (required and preferred):

Minimum two years of experience as an RN in the acute care setting. Critical Care and Emergency experience preferred. Must be knowledgeable of current nursing practices.

Job RN


Daily Schedule 3

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0169420

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.