This position is responsible for the coordination of all patient
placement activities throughout the facility. The Patient Placement
RN utilizes their clinical triage expertise and negotiation skills
to facilitate the intake and placement of all patients, verifying
appropriate patient admission status and orders received from
physicians. He/she is responsible for data collection, analysis,
and reporting to accomplish corporate and division goals. Partners
with physicians and nursing staff to move patients along the
continuum of care to optimize quality patient outcomes and customer
satisfaction. Understands regulatory compliance and payer
requirements, as well as efficiency in patient throughput
processes. Facilitates timely transfers from outlying facilities by
coordinating an appropriate admitting physician and accepting the
condition report, following approved MemorialAccess program
Current license as an RN in the State of Illinois. BSN
Minimum of 3 years recent acute care clinical experience.
Supervisory experience desirable
Excellent interpersonal, communication, multi-tasking,
negotiation and customer service skills required.
Demonstrated problem solving, decision-making, critical thinking
and physician relations’ expertise required.
Knowledge of insurance requirements and admission status
Knowledge of federal healthcare regulations, including Medicare
and other compliance requirements.
Proficient with basic computer skills.
One of the leading healthcare organizations in Illinois,
Memorial Health System of Springfield is a community-based,
not-for-profit corporation dedicated to patient care, education and
Our more than 6,700 staff members, partnering physicians and
hundreds of volunteers are dedicated to improving the health of the
communities we have served since 1897. In a year, we serve an
average of more than 40,000 inpatients, more than 667,000
outpatients and more than 125,000 patients in our four Emergency
Departments. Our highly skilled team has a passion for excellence
and is dedicated to providing a great patient experience for every
patient every time.
In support of our commitment to community responsibility, all
Memorial Health System affiliates participate in health screenings
and educational events to further provide for the healthcare needs
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We put safety first.
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We respect others and show compassion.
We behave honestly and ethically.
We are accountable for our attitude, actions and health.
We advance our knowledge and skills.
We seek continuous improvement.
We deliver evidence-based care that leads to excellence in
We use resources wisely and maintain financial stability.
We work together to coordinate care and services across the
We promote healthier communities.