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Per Diem- RN, Admissions (Polk, Highlands Hardee)

Location
Temple Terrace, Florida
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Role:
The Admission RN assesses patients in their place of residency or in hospitals and initiates care into the services of Chapters Health System. Ensures a seamless transition to Care Navigation and serves as an ambassador of the Organization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Current Florida license as RN, current active single-state out-of-state nurse license, or current active multistate/compact nurse license
  • Minimum of two (2) years of RN experience in acute care, hospice, home health care or other post-acute care
  • Strong clinical assessment skills with preferred background in emergency department or ICU
  • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written); bi-lingual in Spanish preferred
  • Ability to present services in a professional and articulate manner
  • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
  • Reliable transportation to meet schedule
  • Ability to work in a team environment and intervene appropriately
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload
  • Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Strong goal/outcome orientation with exceptional time management skills
  • Excellent customer service focus

Competencies:

  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position

Responsibilities of all employees:

  • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
  • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
  • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
  • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
  • Advance electronic media skills.
  • Support Company research and educational activities.
  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completes clinical admissions for all Company services including, but not limited to:
    • Explains services to potential patients/families and addresses questions regarding patient fears, physical limitations, while putting the patient/family at ease; presents services in an empathetic and compassionate manner 
    • Identifies admission objections, concerns or other entry barriers and provides responses
    • Educates patient/family on admission requirements and addresses immediate needs
    • Completes informed consents and initial assessment according to regulations and Company policy
    • Provides information to Physicians and initiates Plan of Care to address patient's immediate needs
    • Initiates skilled nursing interventions to prevent complications, alleviate symptoms and maximize physical and emotional comfort
    • Obtains Physician orders
    • Completes documentation per Company policy

  • Acts as the Company representative at assigned facilities while facilitating referrals to all service lines; works closely with referring hospitals, physicians, facilities, patients, families, and the general public.
  • Communicates frequently with Care Navigation staff to ensure timely follow-up.  When assignment is complete, informs the Care Navigation team and prepares for next assignment.
  • Provides all necessary clinical communication timely using SBAR.
  • Discusses any potential needs with after-hours staff.
  • Obtains consents for services and arranges safe discharge in an efficient manner for referred and eligible patients while meeting productivity expectations.
  • Obtains medical record information for the referral.
  • Develops strong relationships with case managers, physicians, etc. at facilities.
  • Works with Professional Relations Representatives (PRRs) to provide education on all available services.
  • Provides care for any GIP patients in a hospital including daily visits, professional management, documentation and efficient discharge.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands for Post Offer/Pre-Placement (The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.):

While performing the duties of this job, the following abilities are required:  see; hear; talk; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Frequently required to:  stand; sit; reach with hands/arms; lift; bend; balance.

Occasionally required to:  pull; push; stoop/crouch; kneel; climb stairs.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 671807882-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Chapters Health Systems
  • Location: Temple Terrace, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent