At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.
Admissions and Referral RN NEEDED!!!
Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas is looking for an Admissions and Referral Nurse (RN). 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 Admissions and Referral Nurse (RN) renders professional nursing care to patients within the assessment and admission process. Practices ongoing patient assessment through observation of physical and behavioral symptomatology. Documents all data accurately in a timely manner. Participates in formulation of individual care plans for all patients and implements plan according to hospital policy. Communicates pertinent data to other service areas as needed. Encompasses responsibilities delegated to A & R representatives as regularly needed. The Admissions 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.
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.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.