RN - Patient Placement, Nursing Float Pool, Jewish Hospital

Professional Clinical/Allied Health
2019-R0206923 Requisition #
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Access Center, Jewish Hospital

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72

7pm - 7am, Full Time

Job Summary / Job Purpose

The goal of this position is to ensure a safe and efficient admission or transfer process into the KentuckyOne Healthcare system. To accomplish this goal, Central Access Center RN will work with all persons needed to evaluate appropriate placement and facilitate a rapid transfer including physicians, patient transportation providers, nursing staff at referring hospitals and practices, etc.

Essential Functions

Evaluates, processes, tracks, documents and coordinates patient transfers and direct admissions into the KentuckyOne Healthcare system.

Obtains appropriate medical and demographic information from sending provider.

Coordinates communication between referring physicians, and the accepting physician

Ensures compliance with current EMTALA and Cobra guidelines.


Possesses strong communication skills and conflict resolution skills.

Possesses ability to establish strong relationships with physicians and peers.

Possesses ability to work independently and follow up on issues/problems.

Possesses ability to maintain and generate reportable data.

Demonstrates an appreciation of the KentuckyOne Mission and Values by providing themselves as a resource for employees, and coworkers.

Performs other duties assigned by Market Manager or Director; or as required to meet the needs of the facility, and internal and external customers.

Job Requirements / Qualifications 

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

BSN from accredited/approved school of nursing or currently in school obtaining BSN.

Current Registered Nurse license in Kentucky required

BLS required

Experience (required and preferred):


Minimum two years of experience as an RN in the acute care setting. Critical Care and Emergency experience preferred.  Must be knowledgeable of current nursing practices.

About Us

Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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