Nursing judgment and clinical knowledge for coordinating and assumes responsibility for accurately assigning patients to patient care areas. Collaboration with nursing, registration, housekeeping, and medical staff to facilitate proper bed assignment and smooth admission process. Clinical resource for the admissions department and admitting physicians. Bed Boards Admission Bed Boards Nurse is responsible to report to the Clinical Director of Patient Progression. Patients being managed through the admissions and bed board's department will be evaluated for appropriate placement based on clinical facts and collaboration with medical staff. This will include, but is not limited to, all emergency department admissions, internal and external transfers, direct admissions, post-op surgical patients (Same Day Surgery, Cath lab, PACU) from Good Shepherd Health System Facility.
Registered Nurse with the ability to practice in Texas
Case Management Certification desired.
Graduation from a school of nursing.
A minimum of 1-2 years in the acute care setting.
Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.