Access Center RN

UC Health Aurora , CO 80041

Posted 3 months ago

Job Title: Access Center RN

Department: DocLine

FTE Status: Full Time (36 hours/week, 72 hours/pay period)

Shift: Nights

Position Details:

Summary:

Coordinates transfers from outside facilities. Handles patient placement, incorporating clinical data. Expedites movement of

patients throughout the healthcare system.

Responsibilities:

Provides coordination of patient movement. Ensures timely coordination of transfer and discharge; communicates actions with physicians.

Arranges admissions and transfers according to system procedures.

Confirms medical necessity, appropriate level of care and legal and regulatory compliance with admission. Acts as a resource for EMTALA transfers.

Obtains clinical acceptance or denial of transfer. Documents admission and patient placement. Trains new personnel and other staff.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date.

    BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

  • Minimum Experience: 2 years of experience in critical care or ED setting

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve.

As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy.

We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.

No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.



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