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RN Admissions Behavioral Health

Company: Life Center of Galax
Location: Galax
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Full-time or Part-time Admission/Intake Registered Nurse for Behavioral HealthSHIFT: Full-time Evening Shift 3p-12pLOCATION: This will be at our Hillsville, VA campusWe offer competitive rates, shift differentials, sign on bonuses, opportunities for growth, generous benefits and longevity of service in our community of Galax!Life Center of Galax is Virginia's leading residential, outpatient and detox rehab center providing high quality and personalized treatment for over 40 years. The programs we offer are designed to improve patients' lives by effectively treating any existing substance abuse and co-occurring mental health concerns.Come join our team as an Admission's Registered Nurse, at Life Center of Galax! We are looking for individuals who are passionate about behavioral health. If you are interested in growth opportunities that are second to none in the industry and making a difference in the lives of people in our community, this position is right for you! At Life Center of Galax we specialize in helping individuals find purpose and develop the skills necessary to actualize long-term recovery from substance use disorders. We are looking for individuals who desire the opportunity to help save lives while feeling challenged and professionally enriched on a daily basis.Qualifications:EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:-- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.-- One or more years' nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:-- Current RN license as required by state.-- CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).-- First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.AHRNResponsibilities:ResponsibilitiesClinical professional responsible for inquiries, assessments and admissions to facility.Essential FunctionsFacilitate admissions and assessment processes for incoming patients.Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patients or their families.Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions.Coordinate admission and transfer between levels of care within the facility.Communicate projected admissions to designated internal representative in a timely manner.Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and other appropriate facility staff.Ensure all medical admission documentation is gathered from external sources prior to patient admission and secure initial pre-authorization for treatment and admission.Assist individual therapists with concurrent reviews with insurance companies to secure continued treatment.Coordinate and facilitate peer to peer reviews when needed and collaborate the results of reviews with multi-disciplinary treatment team.Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status in the admissions process.Communicate treatment recommendations to and coordinate with other treatment teams.

Keywords: Life Center of Galax, Blacksburg , RN Admissions Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Galax, Virginia

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