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RN Patient Placement Coord at Mercy

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Type: Full Time
Location: Springfield, Missouri

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

The RN Patient Placement Coordinator will serve as first contact for external physician providers seeking access to Mercy Springfield. The goal of the Coordinator will be to provide quality care and exceptional customer service by facilitating a seamless process for the direct admission of patients. The Coordinator will complete an initial intake assessment of the patient's needs, triage the patient to the appropriate physician provider or specialist, facilitate a conference call connection and coordinate a safe and timely admission as appropriate. The Coordinator will be responsible for the accurate and timely documentation and management of the Admission database. The Coordinator must use exceptional communication and critical thinking skills to determine the priority of transfer, appropriate receiving physician, and patient placement. The RN Patient Placement Coordinator will be responsible for the overall movement of patients through the hospital in a safe and efficient manner. The Coordinator will appropriately delegate the workload and is a role model for teamwork, leadership, and professionalism. The Coordinator will act as liaison between internal and external physicians, nursing, ETC, and other patient intake areas to expedite appropriate and timely placement of patients. The RN Patient Placement Coordinator will perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Mission, Values, and Mercy Service Standards.


Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

* Graduate of an approved school of nursing

* Current RN license with the MO State Board of Nursing

* 3-5 years hospital experience

We'll Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply..