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Ascension Health RN Registered Nurse - Bed Management Coordinator in Wichita, Kansas


Department: Bed Management

Schedule: Full-time, Night Shift, 40hrs/week; 8 hour shift, 5 nights per week 11pm to 7:30am with 1 weekend nights per month.

Hospital: Ascension Via Christi, St Francis

Location: Wichita, KS


Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Coordinate a centralized bed management system to facilitate efficient admissions and transfers, optimize occupancy and avoid delays in service.

  • Communicate with clinical staff to determine status of pending discharges, transfers and bed availability and plans bed assignments accordingly.

  • Review all admissions and transfer for clinical/unit appropriateness and medical necessity. Take appropriate action in the event criteria are not met or appropriate resources are not available.

  • Provide direction and support to admissions coordinators to ensure efficient patient access and flow.

  • Analyze bed management data, identify issues and potential resolutions and prepare reports for executive review.


Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences

  • Preferred 5 years ICU and Medical/Surgery hospital experience

  • Preferred operations and strategic healthcare experience

  • Excellent communication skills to support patient care calls from medical staff and physicians

  • Preferred Motivational Interview skill experience

  • Ability to work in high pressure situations to ensure efficient placement of patients

  • Excellent computer skills - Preferred Cerner One Chart experience

  • This job is a non-patient facing RN role

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Via Christi caregivers have been caring for and providing healing to Kansas communities for more than 135 years. As the largest healthcare provider in Kansas, we offer career opportunities across a number of hospitals, clinics, therapy centers and home health services.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)