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RN Admissions

Company: Life Center Of Galax
Location: Galax
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Full-time Admission's RN (Substance Use Disorder) for 3p-11p evenings at our Galax campusWe are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) to join our admissions team at Life Center Galax. As an Admissions RN, you will play a crucial role in ensuring a smooth and efficient admissions process for our patients. Your clinical expertise, attention to detail, and ability to collaborate with various stakeholders will contribute to delivering high-quality care.Life Center of Galax/Hillsville is Virginia's leading residential, outpatient and detox rehab center providing high quality and personalized treatment for over 50 years. The programs we offer are designed to improve patients lives by effectively treating any existing substance abuse and co-occurring mental health concerns.At Acadia Healthcare, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription drug plan, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, vision, dental, and voluntary short-term and long-term disability coverage. Additionally, our well-being programs encompass employee assistance programs, financial support, tuition reimbursement, and much more.Responsibilities:Key Responsibilities: Review medical documentation for all admissions, complete medication reconciliation, and obtain admission orders from physicians. Facilitate emergency transfers for patients with medical conditions beyond our facility's capabilities. Review referrals from hospitals, facilities, and community agencies, assessing medical and behavioral acuity and responding within designated timeframes. Respond to inquiries about our facility, providing appropriate recommendations and information. Conduct assessments to determine the appropriate level of care within our facility. Collaborate with medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions. Facilitate the admissions process, including assessment, consent, and inventory of patient belongings. Perform insurance benefit verifications and secure initial pre-authorization for treatment and admission. Monitor patient status throughout the admissions process, following facility policies and physician orders. Utilize web-based programs to track and review referrals. Communicate projected admissions promptly to designated internal representatives. Ensure timely receipt of all clinical information, including medical comorbidity, from referral sources or patients. Schedule and complete pre-admission assessments, consult with admitting physicians, and communicate disposition recommendations to patients or their families. Prepare and maintain accurate medical record documentation to facilitate payor authorization at the requested level of care. Complete initial pre-authorization for treatment and admission within payor timeframe guidelines. Admit patients to the registration and accounting system, completing all necessary admission and consent forms. Demonstrate a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude towards patients, prioritizing their safety and promptly addressing concerns or complaints. Coordinate care for patients who are not being admitted, ensuring they receive appropriate follow-up care and referrals. Conduct safety checks and provide supervision as required by special precautions and individualized guidelines. Coordinate care for patients who are not being admitted, ensuring they receive appropriate follow-up care and referrals. Conduct safety checks and ensure proper supervision according to special precautions and individualized guidelines.Qualifications:We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual who is passionate about providing exceptional patient care and ensuring smooth admissions processes. If you meet the qualifications and are committed to delivering high-quality services, we encourage you to apply.Qualifications: Minimum of an Associate's degree in Nursing. Minimum of one year of experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the relevant area of specialty for the hiring facility.Licenses/Designations/Certifications: Clear and active nursing license in the state. CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by the facility). First aid certification may be required based on state or facility requirements.We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment regardless of an individuals characteristics protected by applicable state, federal and local laws.AHRNby Jobble

Keywords: Life Center Of Galax, Blacksburg , RN Admissions, Healthcare , Galax, Virginia

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