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Admissions RN Acute - Full time - Overnight shift 7p-7a or 11p-7a *** SIGN ON BONUS $2,500

Company: Cedar Crest Hospital and Residential Treatment Cen
Location: Belton
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Admissions RN Acute - Full time - Overnight shift 7p-7a or 11p-7a *** SIGN ON BONUS $2,500!
For over 30 years, Cedar Crest has successfully served the Belton, TX community treating substance abuse and mental health issues with tailored inpatient, residential and outpatient programs.

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.

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 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.

Keywords: Cedar Crest Hospital and Residential Treatment Cen, Temple , Admissions RN Acute - Full time - Overnight shift 7p-7a or 11p-7a *** SIGN ON BONUS $2,500, Healthcare , Belton, Texas

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