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CommonSpirit Health Medical Access Nurse in OMAHA, Nebraska


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This position contributes to the mission of CHI Health by assuring that the patient’s pre-hospital care is planned and coordinated to provide a positive experience for the patient. The MAC RN is responsible for computerized outpatient diagnostic scheduling. Evaluates appropriateness of level of care, diagnostic and clnical procedures, quality and clinical risk issues, and provides accurate and complete medical record documentation.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Transcribes telephone orders and faxed signed orders accurately. Schedules orders and coordinates diagnostic testing and interventional procedures utilizing a computerized scheduling system. Applies diagnostic testing specific protocols, screens for special needs, and reviews diagnosis to meet medical necessity guidelines. Schedules patients collaborating across departments at multiple campuses.

  2. Coordinates admission reservations utilizing computerized bed planning system reviewing patient class and diagnosis for accurate bed assignments. Coordinates with One Call Transfer Center. Reviews placement criteria, coordinates bed placement and assigns beds.

  3. Assists providers by entering and reviewing therapy plans, blood product orders, and associated appointments. Reviews plans for accuracy and diagnosis appropriateness. Coordinates scheduling appointments with interdisciplinary team members.

  4. Provides patient information and education for scheduled tests/ procedures/ admissions. Provides communication specific to age of the patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment, as outlined in the Age specific criteria.

  5. Collects and evaluates pertinent clinical history and diagnostic findings related to ordered interventional procedures or diagnostic testing.

  6. Implements strategies and demonstrates effective communication with all customers and coworkers.

  7. Demonstrates professional nursing, critical thinking skills in all aspects of performance. Assures confidentiality of protected health information.

  8. Functions as liaison for patients, families, providers and staff, and ancillary departments. Promptly investigates and resolves problems through own action or resources others.


Must hold a valid compact multistate license or single state license to practice in Nebraska and Iowa.

Requires strong interpersonal skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent computer and keyboarding skills

Excellent organizational, priority setting and problem solving skills

Requires delegation, conflict resolution, individual and group interactions, time management, critical thinking, stress management, creativity, independent decision-making and ability to interpret data.

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Requisition ID 2021-163599

Employment Type Full Time

Department Central Scheduling - Primary Care

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours 9-530p

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Health

Location NE-OMAHA

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.