The RN Patient Intake Center is responsible for initial screening of all patients which physicians are requesting hospitalization for medical necessity of admission and appropriateness of status. Intervenes with physician, patient care team and patient to ensure appropriate placement and level of care occurs.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient computer skills required.
Ability to think critically preferred.
Problem solving skills in complex situations required.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in an acute care setting. One year case management experience preferred. Experience with at least 2 years of experience in the key areas of responsibility.
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.