Patient Access Nurse transforms care for Lourdes patients by evaluating and coordinating the patient intake process. Patient Access Nurse will be involved in taking and triaging calls, and facilitating the acceptance to Lourdes facilities. In this role, the incumbent will act as the primary liaison between physicians, hospitals and other care providers who seek to transfer, schedule admission or transfer patients into the hospital. The incumbent will employ critical thinking to integrate objective data with knowledge gained from an initital interview and ongoing assessment including the objective and subjective experiences and health care history of the patients for best placement.
Current KY LPN license. Must have at least 2 years of prior acute care experience. Demonstrated customer service skills, good phone etiquette, team player, multitasking capability, ability to prioritize, problem solving skills, knowledgeable of Microsoft Office, Meditech, and other software that may be required to perform duties.
The Transfer Center at Lourdes Hospital provides for ease of admission for direct admits and transfers to provide a positive experience for patients and physicians.
Lourdes is an equal opportunity employer and drug and tobacco free workplace