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Patient placement RN

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 guidelines. This position is a hybrid role, with the option for a remote and onsite work schedule. Training will be onsite and after you have completed training you will have an option to work a schedule with some onsite and some remote days throughout the week.



Current license as an RN in the State of Illinois. BSN preferred.Experience:
Minimum of 3 years recent acute care clinical experience.Supervisory experience desirable Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • 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 criteria.Knowledge of federal healthcare regulations, including Medicare and other compliance requirements.Proficient with basic computer skills.

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    What makes the difference between a good nursing team and the exceptional one you'll find at Memorial Health? Our rapidly growing team is determined to continue building upon our reputation as a national leader in quality and progress in care. This objective requires something rare: a unique understanding of the value of nursing. And we have it, from the very top of our management team to the very smallest detail of care for every single patient.

    That's the reason we've made such a significant investment of time, effort, and resources in superior technology, comprehensive training, and thorough processes. We know that we have to prepare our nurses for anything-by providing everything they need to succeed. They have paid us and our patients back by performing at a consistently superior level throughout our system, bringing us prestigious accolades and impressive national recognition.

    The seasoned nursing professional has every reason to select Memorial Health, including the many distinctions, awards and achievements we have earned for clinical excellence. Here are but a few of our recent honors:

  • Springfield Memorial Hospital has earned the industry-best American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize 2016, awarded to just one hospital in the nation annually. Within the field of healthcare, this accomplishment has no equal.
  • In 2021, -Springfield Memorial -Hospital -earned its fourth consecutive Magnet - -Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence -- -an accomplishment so prestigious that only 2% of hospitals in the country have done it.
  • Jacksonville -Memorial -Hospital was also designated a Magnet hospital in 2009, 2014 and 2018, the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. The Magnet designation is part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program -.
  • Jacksonville Memorial Hospital has earned Magnet - designation two times.
  • Springfield Memorial Hospital has earned the American Hospital Quality Award 2016.
  • Memorial Health is one of fewer than 30 employers nationwide to be honored as an Employer of Choice -.


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