RN - Admissions in Conway, AR at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primarily responsible for the admission and/or registration of patients into the facility and maintaining communication between the organization and the patient referrals and family. Also, responsible for providing professional nursing care to patient in a supportive and therapeutic environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Initiate contact to gather required clinical and demographic data from patient and other sources.

  • Conduct pre-admission assessments.

  • Coordinate with referral sources.
  • Respond promptly to inquiry calls.

  • Responsible for maintaining all the documentation involved with the admissions process.
  • Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
  • Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful to personal space, giving patient direct attention and maintaining rational detachment.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner.
  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Prefer one year of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility.
  • Current RN license as required by state.
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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