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Admissions RN

Company: Conway Behavioral Health
Location: Conway
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Schedule: Full Time and Part TimeShift: 11p-7a or 7p-7aConway Behavioral Health Hospital near Little Rock, Arkansas treats adults and adolescents with a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and co-occurring addiction. Our goal is to ensure Little Rocks North Metro community has access to world-class mental health treatment. Each patient receives comprehensive services in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.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: Conway Behavioral Health, Conway , Admissions RN, Healthcare , Conway, Arkansas

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