Job Description

POSITION: ADMISSION NURSE – RN, LPN

Purpose:

The primary purpose of the position is to plan, organize, and direct the overall clinical review for appropriate admission of patients and residents to the facility collaborating with the Director of Nursing as well as fulfilling the Director of Admissions functions.

Requirements:

• Must hold a current Nurse license

• Previous experience in a skilled nursing facility or sub-acute setting is preferred

• Must have a proven track record of integrity and performance

• Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization

• Excellent communication skills

• Excellent organizational skills

• Must exhibit sound judgment making skills, patience and compassion

• Flexibility and multi-tasking skills

• Embraces a brisk pace in clinical response time in the evaluation and review of potential patients to the facility

• Strong analytic and problem solving skills

• Be capable of maintaining effective working relationships with residents, patients, family members, staff members and stakeholders

• Possess the flexibility to approach skilled nursing and long term care services through a hospitality based model

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Position:

• Responsible for meeting census and admission goals developed by the Administrator and admissions team

• Responsible for obtaining referral information to include clinical and financial information

• Responsible for collaborating with the clinical and financial teams to obtain approval for new admissions

• Responsible for conducting facility tours for potential residents and families

• Responsible for scheduling transport for admission when appropriate

• Responsible for conducting the admission process of signing in and explaining the admission agreement and policies of the facility

• Ensure that all paperwork is complete upon admission

• Assists with the smooth transition for new residents and families

• Review medical records in order to determine the need and eligibility for care and services for potential patients and residents

• Make a clinical determination for appropriateness of potential patient for admission to facility

• Assist in acquiring required authorizations prior to admission

• Assist in communication and preparation for new admissions with facility staff to ensure successful and seamless admission process

• Complete and process physician orders for resident and patient admission to the facility

We invite you to submit your letter of intent and resume for consideration and personal interview

Come join a team that is leading the next generation of skilled nursing and rehabilitative healthcare services