Job Registered Nurse
Primary Location TN-Nashville-Green Hills Office Building
Organization Pt Flow Center 201030
Shift 7pm - 7am
This position is located in GREEN HILLS. Coordinates components related to the scheduling/admission/transfer or consult of emergent, urgent and elective patients into an accepting facility from referring hospitals, clinics, urgent care clinics and physician offices with appropriate level of care and timely, appropriate mode of transport.
Systematic processing of patient acuity and expert level of clinical decision making, to facilitate the patient flow through the continuum of care.
Uses critical thinking skills to make recommendations that promotes the best potential patient outcome based on clinical information, patient/physician preferences, and the capability of both transferring and receiving facilities.
Screens admissions, using approved criteria, for appropriateness of level of care orders and bed assignments. Coordinate patient scheduling needs for appointments and perioperative procedures
Educates nurses, physicians and ancillary staffs in level of care and admission/transfer issues/ opportunities.
Proficiency in EHR (Electronic Health Record) data entry, telephone and office systems, as required to support operations, while ensuring accurate, timely data entry and the protection of Protected Health Information (PHI).
Stays up to date with all departmental procedures, policies and communications to ensure adherence of appropriate process for final referral resolution.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Full-time, Night Shift
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Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 5 years relevant experience
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Registered Nurse Required
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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Preferred
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Walking: Moving about on foot.
Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.