Inpatient Admissions Process

St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute’s inpatient care team is committed to providing hope, quality of care and recovery for patients needing medical rehabilitation. Together, we work to ensure the best quality outcomes for our patients. We have developed a contact sheet and list of documents to assist in a smooth, efficient transfer to St. Luke’s. 

To initiate the admission process for your patients, please contact the case management office seven days a week:
Phone: 1-833-FOR-SLR-1 or (509) 473-6058
Fax: (509) 473-6118


Case Managers

St. Luke’s Case Managers are a resource you can depend on to help facilitate an efficient and seamless transition for your patients, including:

  • Collaborative information sharing with attending physician
  • Complete pre-admission assessments
  • Obtaining insurance authorization
  • Coordinating transfers to St. Luke’s

Our Case Managers:

  • Ednah Steve, RN, Case Manager Coordinator: 509-844-8344
  • Marlene Butler, RN, ECM: 509-209-7585
  • Michelle Huskinson, RN, ECM: 509-808-0883
  • Jennell Taylor, RN, ECM: 509-951-5800
  • Susan Jackman, RN, ECM: 509-822-1928

St. Luke’s Physiatry Practice

  • Gregory Carter, MD
  • Julia Daher, MD
  • Alicia Fuhrman, M.D.
  • Michael Goodman, D.O.
  • Frank Jackson, DO
  • G. Keith MacKenzie, MD
  • Vivian Moise, MD
  • Jonathan Morrill, MD, MA
  • Kevin Pidgeon, MD
  • Patrice Stevenson, MD
  • Mark Varga, MD
  • Joe Gaines, PA-C
  • Lisa Salazar, ARNP

Transfer Documents

Thank you for providing St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute with detailed patient information during the transfer process. Your timeliness and accuracy in providing complete patient information is key to maintaining quality patient care. Please provide the following documents in your transfer packet:

  • Copy of Advanced Directives
  • Demographic face sheet
  • Discharge orders/instructions – completed thoroughly and signed by nurse and/or physician with phone number Included in these orders:
    1. Respiratory treatments
    2. Tube feedings: date of tube placement with formula and rate
    3. Precautions: Orthopedic- weight bearing status, Sternal, Isolation
    4. Dressing change instructions
    5. Medication parameters
    6. Follow up appointments and treatment s schedule
  • Current Medication list / Home Medication list
  • Physician orders/ progress notes – over last 5 days
  • Recent H&P
  • Lab results and pathology reports
  • Radiology/imaging /EKG reports
  • Operative and Physician consultation reports

Questions? Call us at (509) 473-6000.

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
711 S. Cowley St.
Spokane, WA 99202-1330
509.473.6000

Inpatient Information: (509) 473-6058 or 1-833-FOR-SLR-1
Outpatient Information: (509) 473-6869