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RN REHAB Charge-Screener - Rehabilitation

Company: Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center
Location: Eagle Pass
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

RN REHAB Charge-ScreenerResponsibilities

Receives patient referrals via phone or fax. Arranges for evaluations and reviews initial payor data. This individual secures appropriate contact information and assesses patient's rehabilitation potential and suitability for hospitalization. They interview patient and family to gather information and determine special needs. They must adhere to admission criteria and present potential patients for approval at admissions meeting. They also inform physicians of pending admission and coordinate pertinent data with Business and Admitting Office. They represent the facility in all contracts with other health professionals and the general public in a manner which enhances the facility's reputation. This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned. Provides direct and indirect patient care in the rehabilitation setting. Population includes adolescents, young adult, middle adult, mature adult, and geriatric groups. Communicates with physicians / Nurse Manager or House Supervisor / co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Qualifications

Must have Registered Nurse license in the State of Texas. BLS required.

ACLS within six months of hire. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served.

Education: Graduate of a state approved school of professional nursing practice. Maintains current licensure in the State of Texas.

Keywords: Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center, Laredo , RN REHAB Charge-Screener - Rehabilitation, Healthcare , Eagle Pass, Texas

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