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Discharge Registered Nurse (RN)

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse   Job ID: 01578-123023
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Sign-On Bonus Offered

Do you want to be appreciated Daily? Our Nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. Here at Methodist Metropolitan our Nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a Discharge RN to join our team. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

 

We are committed to providing benefits that matter to our nurses. At Methodist hospitals, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive package along with some unique benefits.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual Match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Pet Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits

 

We are seeking a Discharge Planning Registered Nurse to join our Metropolitan Hospital Team, who will assist in managing the discharge process to make certain that patients are discharged in a timely manner & to facilitate the patient throughout and to be in compliance with guidelines and appropriations.

We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

 

What you will do in this role:

  • Facilitates patient throughput by identifying pending and confirmed discharges. Uses tele tracking to enter the identified discharges when the units have not.
  • Communicates with the Patient Placement Center for direction for areas with priority for discharge. Assists those areas to expedite discharges.
  • Identifies barriers related to timely discharge and communicates appropriately. Assists with discharge paperwork as needed to facilitate timely discharge of the patient
  • Reviews with Charge Nurses anticipated discharges for the following day to assist with downgrading the patient to a lower level of care if appropriate.
  • Communicates with physicians and Case Management for anticipated discharge needs prior to the day of discharge.
  • Assists in identifying core measure patients and assures criteria have been met and completed prior to discharge.
  • Initiating Action
  • Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

 

What qualifications you will need: 

  • Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree registered nursing program.
  • Prefer Minimum 5 years of Clinical Nurse Experience
  • Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Texas or Multi-State Compact License (Employees with RN Compact License are required to obtain Texas RN License within 90 days of hire date)
  • Current American Heart Association BLS Certification
  • Meditech knowledge helpful.
  • Excellent communication skills Needed

 

Our Registered Nurses have access to a variety of resources to help you reach your goals including:  

  • A comprehensive orientation process
  • Valuable mentorship from specialty specific educators
  • Caring for a large population of neuro patients (strokes, brain injury) and surgical patients
  • Inpatient Rehab is an extremely rewarding field where the nurses get to see what happens after a patient is discharged from the hospital – they get to see the impossible become possible!
  • The leadership on the unit is knowledgeable, supportive, and engaged. 
  • Leadership development programs
  • State-of-the-art units equipped with the latest technologies in patient care

 

 

With over 370 beds Methodist Hospital Metropolitan offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion is the only stand-alone center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, welcoming nearly 4,000 newborns into the world each year. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center and has been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.

 

Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare. It is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are also proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, as well as the first Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Metropolitan under Locations.

If you find this opportunity to improve the lives of our patients compelling, we encourage you to Apply Today, as we are actively interviewing! Come and learn more about how we can work together in “Serving Humanity to Honor God.”

 

 

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Registered Nurse
Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by December 6, 2021, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption.

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