This position promotes effective and efficient use of resources for both the patient and the hospital. The PSN will ensure efficient and effective utilization of resources for patient care delivery by using hospital approved screening criteria (InterQual/Milliman/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services "CMS" Inpatient List) to determine the medical necessity of a requested hospitalization and the appropriate placement or level of care for that patient. The PSN Nurse is actively involved in the management of inpatient/observation patients, by assessment and evaluation in level of care appropriateness and payer-driven initiatives. The PSN Nurse collaborates as necessary with other members of the health care team to ensure the above according to the mission of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care.
Must have completed a formal School of Nursing
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This position is primarily in a hospital centralized setting
Ability to analyze and create reports and presentations via software applications.
Ability to move about unit and communicate with patients, medical staff and fellow associates.
Must adjust to frequently changing workloads and frequent interruptions.
May encounter body fluids and exposure to infectious disease.
May be asked to work overtime or call with little or no notice.
May be asked to travel to other CSRHC facilities.
Familiarity with InterQual, Milliman, Meditech, and Midas preferred.
Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must also successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening examination, and the annual screening each year thereafter as an employee.
A minimum of 5 years in clinical practice for population to be served is required
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.