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Ascension Health Registered Nurse - RN - Admissions/Transfers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

We Are Hiring

RN - Admission/Transfers

  • Columba St. Mary's Hospital - Milwaukee, WI

  • Full-Time, 36 hours/week

  • Variable Shifts

    As the designated Tertiary care center for Ascension Wisconsin South region we have an opportunity for a RN role in our Access Center. The Access Center serves the Ascension Wisconsin hospitals in transfer services. Interested candidates will have experience in the acute care setting, demonstrate positive customer service skills, and collaboration with members of the health care team. We welcome enthusiastic positive thinking applicants who are willing to learn and respond to a growing tertiary care environment.

What You Will Do

Coordinate and facilitate patient admissions or transfers according to patient acuity, bed availability, and required services.

  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to place patient in appropriate level of care to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Coordinate as liaison between physician requestors for consultants and specialty consultants.

  • Initiate care management process including pre-registration and insurance verification.

  • Stay informed of changes in managed care and communicate procedural and financial impact to admitting physicians during the reservation/scheduling process.

  • Review medical reports from referring hospitals or physician offices and relay information to nursing unit.

  • Develop relationships with referral sources and admission decision makers.

  • Maintain documentation of communications with physician/service referrals for legal, medical, statistical, and process improvement purposes.

  • Follow up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation and quality improvement.

  • Coordinate education and development of internal staff and external departments to ensure understanding of intake review and approval process.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Licensure from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing OR current home state license if considered multi-state/Compact State.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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