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Registered Nurse (RN) - ED - Emergency Department - $28-43 per hour

Company: UT Health East Texas
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

UT Health East Texas is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) ED - Emergency Department for a nursing job in Tyler, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: ED - Emergency Department
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    OverviewAdvancing Healthcare--Together ---The Future of Healthcare is in East TexasWhy UT Health - East Texas?--Our People.-- Our people truly are our greatest strength.-- They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day.-- We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.--Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.--Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.--Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas.-- With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.--We are seeking an experienced Patient Access Representative in our Tyler Hospital where you will handle all admitting functions for our ER including gathering and entering patient demographic, third party payer information and other billing information with a high degree of accuracy to ensure correct reimbursement. This position is also the first point of contact with the patients and guests and is critical in creating a positive first impression and high levels of customer satisfaction. The team member in this role must engage guests and create positive interactions, while also working with all product lines to continuously improve service and uphold excellent communication and support.--What You Will Be Doing:
    • Accurately registers patients in a timely and professional manner, within 5-7 minutes. This includes obtaining signatures required for general consent for treatment, release of information and assignment of insurance benefits, as well as ensuring that information feeding into subsystems is correct.
    • Obtains appropriate signatures for the following legally required documents: Advance Directive, Medicare Rights, HIPPA, Patient Rights.
    • Actively displays compassion, understanding and empathy to everyone they encounter in the course of the job.
    • Provides appropriate information to patients, families, and visitors and interdepartmental team members. When questions arise that are out of the scope of the position, you make sure that a clinical (or other appropriate) team member responds.
    • You will report up the chain of command whenever team members are not responding to guest needs promptly.
    • Claims ownership of admitting process through regular communication with other team members through verbal mean, email, attending training, huddles and staff meetings.
    • Contributes to realization of overall department goals and standards by effective interaction with peers.
    • Collects co-pays, deductibles, down payments and cash discount payments as required. If patient is uninsured; the registration representative will follow the authorized UTHET collection policy.
    • Assists other team members in keeping the lobby area neat and clean, including the coffee bar areas. All areas, especially public areas are to be kept neat and orderly. ResponsibilitiesSo what experience are we looking for in our Patient Services Representative?Education:
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Additional two years of higher education preferred--Experience:
        • Hospital clerical or physician office experience preferred
        • Outstanding customer service skills and desire to actively display those skills to create -------- great connections with our customers, both external (guests) and internal (other team members and product lines)
        • Intermediate knowledge of personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills required
        • Intermediate knowledge of medical terminology
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills
        • Active listening skills
        • Ability to type a minimum of 35 WPM corrected of errors
        • Ability to operate office equipment effectively
        • Organizational skills required with the ability to multitask and handle heavy volume of patient flow.
        • Ability to work well with others
        • Strong interpersonal communication and documentation skills
        • Ability to work as a team player
        • Good problem solving skills
        • Strong time management skills
        • Ability to think strategically and act tactically
        • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
        • Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions
        • Demonstrates good team work abilitiesCertification and Licensure:
          • None--Compliance Requirements
            • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies QAbout UT Health East TexasArdent Health Services--prides itself in--quality health care--by--investing in--people, technology, facilities and--communities, to--produce--extraordinary results.----To date, those investments total more than $1.4 billion since 2001. From newly constructed facilities and expanded services to lifesaving technology and outstanding opportunities for employees, Ardent is committed to providing its hospitals and clinics the tools they need to succeed.--Recapitalized and supported by the financial strength of Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust, and Equity Group Investments, a private investment firm founded by Sam Zell more than 45 years ago, Ardent is expanding its network and bringing its unique combination of resources and proven management expertise to new communities.---------Ardent includes: 4,718 licensed beds,--More--than 1,000 employed providers,--and--$3 billion in revenues.-------Healthcare systems within Ardent include:-------BSA Health System--- Amarillo,--Texas---------Seton Medical Center--- Harker Heights,--Texas-------Hillcrest Healthcare System - Oklahoma--(8 Hospitals) - Hillcrest Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital South, Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital, Bailey Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital Cushing, Hillcrest Hospital Claremore, Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta, Hillcrest Hospital Pryor-------Lovelace Health System - Albuquerque, New Mexico--(5 Hospitals) ---Lovelace Medical Center, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Lovelace Women's Hospital, Lovelace Westside Hospital, Lovelace Regional Hospital-------UT Health - East Texas--(9 Hospitals):--UT Health,--Tyler, UT Health North Campus--Tyler, UT Health East Texas--Long-Term Acute Care, UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation--Center, UT Health Athens, UT Health Carthage, UT Health Henderson, UT Health Jacksonville, UT Health Pittsburg-------Americas Division-----Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center (Montclair, New Jersey) and Pascack Valley Medical Center (Westwood, New Jersey)--The University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis--Campus--(Topeka, Kansas)----Portneuf Medical Center--(Pocatello, Idaho)--Benefits
              • Dental benefits
              • Life insurance
              • Continuing Education
              • 401k retirement plan
              • Discount program
              • Wellness and fitness programs
              • Employee assistance programs
              • Medical benefits
              • Vision benefits

Keywords: UT Health East Texas, Tyler , Registered Nurse (RN) - ED - Emergency Department - $28-43 per hour, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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