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Patient Logistics Nurse

Company: St Josephs Hospital & Med Ctr
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
-The CommonSpirit Health Southwest Division encompasses two of the fastest growing areas of the country, Arizona and Nevada. With an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest quality care and an exceptional patient experience, the division is composed of 11 hospitals; multiple freestanding emergency departments, micro hospitals, urgent care centers, and clinics; well-respected medical groups; and several joint-venture partnerships spanning the continuum of care.The Southwest Division is devoted to meeting the needs of the community and underserved with various programs and services, and it offers both graduate medical education and medical research programs. With more than 16,000 employees and 7,000 physicians, the division strives to be a great place to work and to enhance the culture of humankindness, for which CommonSpirit is known.
Responsibilities
Important note: this is a night shift schedule, 7:00PM to 7:30AM, weeknights and every other weekend (3 shifts per week). -The Patient Logistics Registered Nurse coordinates the transfer center activities for Dignity Health facilities in collaboration with others including hospital administration, nursing leadership or their designee, medical staff, physicians and transportation vendors. -The Patient Logistics RN functions as the liaison between referring hospitals into and Dignity Health facilities to coordinate the transfer and admission of patients to hospitals. -The Patient Logistics RN bases facility designation on diagnoses, planned procedure and level of care requirements and acuity. -Also participates in all activities, meetings, calls, and education to facilitate transfers from all points of entry to the acute hospital setting.
Qualifications
Minimum Experience:

  • One year recent acute care experience required.
  • RN with 3 years of clinical experience in hospital setting with at least one year to include emergency and/or critical care setting.Minimum Education:
    • ADN, Diploma or foreign equivalent.Minimum Licensure:
      • Current AZ State RN license in good standing required.Special Skills Required:
        • Competent in select psychomotor skills.
        • Knowledge of current nursing technique, principles and practice.
        • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of computer programs such as word, excel and outlook.Preferred:
          • Background in Utilization Management and a working knowledge of health care reimbursement.
          • Background in Neurology/Neurosurgical and Cardiology Experience using electronic bed management systems, preferably TeleTracking.
          • Experience in Patient Flow management.
          • Experience with Google Workspace. -We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
          • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (no premium for employee benefits)
          • Flexible spending accounts
          • Matching 403(b) retirement program
          • Fully Funded Pension Plan
          • Paid Time Off (PTO)
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Employee Life Insurance#LI-DH

Keywords: St Josephs Hospital & Med Ctr, Phoenix , Patient Logistics Nurse, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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