Admission Nurse (RN / Registered Nurse) The Admission Nurse mentors and assists facility staff with the coordination of patient care in order to meet or exceed Lakeview's level of excellence with customer service and standards of care. You will be accountable for Intake activities. As a clinician, this position provides direction to a staff of Intake Nurses & Counselors in the provision of psychiatric assessment services, including clinical evaluations, crisis intervention, and referrals. This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department managers and administration, treatment team/external case managers/managed care organizations, functions as a liaison with other hospital intake departments.
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:
Coordinates patient care between shifts to ensure continuity of care, and exercises discretion when change of care is needed and communicates accordingly to those involved in the care of the patients.
Monitors new admissions to ensure appropriate care plan interventions are in place and consistent from shift to shift.
Ensure all admissions are effectively transitioned into health care community and that all resident needs are met during first few hours or care.
Assist Director with coordination and management of evening and/or weekend discharges to ensure that appropriate interventions have been implemented and that if a discharge must take place that it happens in a manner that is conducive to the health and well being of the resident.
Assists the Director of Admissions in the daily functions of admission services as directed. This includes, but is not limited to, rotating weekend call, assisting with daily follow-up.
May serve as Manager on Duty (MOD).
Other duties as assigned.
Why work for Lakeview?
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (You pick your tier)
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Company paid life insurance policy with option to purchase more
Paid Time Off
Extended Sick Leave
Company Paid Credential Renewals for CPR, CPI and TB
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