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Patient Placement Coordinator RN - Full Time Days, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Patient Placement Coordinator RN - Full Time Days

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • RN
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity: 

  

Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, MO is seeking a Registered Nurse to join the Central Patient Logistics Transfer Team in a dual role as Patient Placement Coordinator and Transfer Team Nurse.

Shift Details: Day Shift 7am - 7pm, and Mid-Shift 11am - 11pm. Self Scheduling.

Patient Placement Coordinator: Patient Placement Nurse Coordinator will Plan, coordinate and manage patient bed assignments to ensure the patient is admitted to the most appropriate patient care unit in a timely manner from all points of entry. The Coordinator's primary function is to ensure safe, efficient, well-coordinated admissions or transfers. Patient Placement Nurse Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of the patient disposition process. 

  • Assist in the multidisciplinary approach to capacity management.
  • Discuss and coordinate patient transfers and admissions from:  OR, ER, Transfer Team. inter-hospital transfers  and other sources
  • Discuss and coordinate with: Charge Nurses, HS, AOC, Physicians

Transfer Team RN: This RN position is self-directed and functions independently to facilitate internal and external physician access to SLHS. Demonstrates increasing discriminatory judgment in interpreting data and prioritizes appropriately. Utilizes the nursing process, requiring ability to work independently, with strong problem solving skills, critical thinking.

  • Work effectively and cooperatively with diverse members of the health care team.
  • Communicates clinical issues and address these issues immediately via proper System channels.
  • Serves as resource to colleagues at the unit or department levels.  
  • Provides tele-nursing care to a diverse population of critically ill patients across the Saint Luke's Health System.
  • Delegates task as appropriate and assumes preceptor responsibilities as needed.

We are seeking a detail-oriented nurse willing to serves as a tele-health nurse to patients discharged from SLHS facilities to evaluate, triage, and communicate with SLHS physicians, clinical staff, Care Integration and other clinical and social support as needed.

  

Why Saint Luke’s? 

  • Our leadership supports nurse engagement and allows their voices to be heard.  

  • We value our nurses’ knowledge, experience, and expertise to improve patient outcomes and quality care.  

  • The opportunity to make an impact on their unit, hospital, health system, and the healthcare industry. 

  • Strong nurse governance and we encourage all of our RNs to participate  

  • Various CEU, Continuing Education, Leadership and other career training available 

  • Career Advancement Program dedicated to RNs. 

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more. 

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

2 years

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse - Various

Bachelor's Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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