We Are Hiring
Registered Nurse Coordinator - Patient Placement - St
Variable hours with ability to work Evening, Nights, and
Why Join Ascension?
Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. We work together
to achieve a highly collaborative nursing environment that leads to
more positive outcomes for you and your patients. We are committed
to working together to create change. As you embark on the first
step of your nursing career, we'd like to invite you to take it
Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare
provider in the state of Kansas and is a nationally recognized. The
ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services,
clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other
health services. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ
approximately 6,300 employees.
Our benefits and culture are two aspects of Via Christi that we
feel set us apart. We offer tuition reimbursement that is available
to both part-time and full-time associates in any position. In
Wichita, we also offer child care for day shift workers through our
Child Development Center. We also offer a unique program, Breaking
Bread, that allows employees to join senior leaders for a meal and
conversation about what is working well and ways we can work
together to improve. It's one small way we give employees a voice
and work together to offer the best care possible for our patients.
Other reasons to join the Via Christi team include:
What You Will Do
- More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just
a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering
quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team
members, and the community.
- Opportunity for You to Impact Your Local Community: In
the 2016 fiscal year, Via Christi provided $77.8 million in
community benefit by providing free medical care to persons living
in poverty, educating health professionals, and supporting local
community health efforts
- A Passionate Team: Ascension associates are leaders who
follow their heart. We give, grow, connect and provide care;
together as a team we are committed to our mission of serving the
poor and vulnerable.
- In Wichita, we were voted Best in Town by the Wichita
Eagle's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards and named in Becker's
Healthcare 2017 list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great
oncology, neurosurgery and spine programs.
As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the
opportunity to coordinate a centralized bed management system to
facilitate efficient admissions and transfers, optimize occupancy
and avoid delays in service.
What You Will Need
- Communicate with clinical staff to determine status of pending
discharges, transfers and bed availability and plan bed assignments
- Review all admissions and transfers for clinical/unit
appropriateness and medical necessity. Take appropriate action in
the event criteria are not met or appropriate resources are not
- Provide direction and support to admissions coordinators to
ensure efficient patient access and flow.
- Analyze bed management data, identify issues and potential
resolutions and prepare reports for executive review.
- Required Credential(s):
- Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of
Equal Employment Opportunity
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and
Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial
consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability,
veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected
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