LPN LVN Outpatient in Riverside, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Riverside, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

  • Gather’s admission/discharge orders for patients in the outpatient program
  • Has Utilization Review experience
  • Reconcile patient’s current medications at admission and reports active medications to attending physician
  • Call in prescriptions for new or updated medications
  • Completes weekly nursing assessments/progress note in a timely manner and indicates potential problems.  
  • Communicates with patient/family regarding care plan and outcome goals; involves patient/family in developing plan of care and accomplishing outcome goals and/or consistently attends and actively participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Communicates pertinent information to peers and physicians and acts as a patient advocate.
  • Anticipates patient needs and makes appropriate suggestions regarding treatment.
  • Communicates and documents teaching and discharge planning.
  • Accurately takes physician (verbal or telephonically) orders and documents appropriately.
  • Accurately and legibly documents nursing intervention and expected outcomes, noting patient response, effectiveness of intervention and complications.
  • Demonstrates the ability to provide safe care to all patients.
  • Adheres to HIPAA and other confidentiality guidelines.
  • Utilizes standard precautions and follows infection control procedures.
  • Adheres to and follows The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Aware of patient handbook/contents. Adheres to program rules.
  • Able to give thorough report to oncoming staff, supervisees, and physician.
  • Able to answer inquiries regarding admission and facilitate process (pre-certs).
  • Maintain unit safety in regards to contraband.
  • Complete initial authorizations for new admissions.
  • Aware of specific shift duties+
  • Able to complete initial and concurrent utilize review for patients in daytime and evening programing.