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Admissions and Referral NURSE NEEDED!!!
Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas is looking for an Admissions and Referral Nurse. This position is very imperative to our success at Rivendell. The position requires one to handle a multitude of situations and patient populations, as well as being able to communicate effectively and efficiently with referral sources.The Assessment and Referral Nurse is responsible for completing nursing assessment and preliminary plan of care for patients upon admission and assists in the entire assessment/admission process. He/she must have strong communication skills and be confident in answering clinical inquiries made to the hospital and ensure ongoing communication with referring agents. He/she must be able to stay organized and will be responsible for relaying patient information to appropriate departments and coworkers. Strong ability to multitask, data entry and answering phones, as well as faxing information out. He/she will be responsible alerting physicians to clinically pertinent findings from the assessment on the patient and must maintain good rapport with physicians. Other job duties are below-
Receives inquiry/referral calls, completes inquiry/referral form on each call, schedules assessment and completes follow-up on all inquiry and referral calls.
Assists in scheduling admissions of patients to hospital.
Records information that identifies referral source and patient.
Ensures all payor sources are verified.Â Completes financial packet when appropriate.
Completes admission process and distributes documents to the appropriate departments.
Record and screen clothing and valuables of patients upon admission.
Interview patient and family to gather information to assist licensed professional in determining appropriate level of care.
Obtain signature or appropriate consent and other admission forms from legally responsible person.
Assign patient and Account numbers.
Ensures communication of special treatment needs/concerns to appropriate departments through participation in continuity of care meetings or other means of communication.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.