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Deltek Talent Management - ADMISSIONS RN - (8356)

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Facility Name
Wekiva Springs Center
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32216 US (Primary)
Career Area
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  The RN is responsible for screening and implementing the admissions process of incoming patients into the facility, and to assist in implementation of the nursing process in all aspects of patient care for all patient populations including geo-psych, chemically dependent adults and youth, adult psych and  adolescents  as needed.  Assures a comprehensive approach to patient care by applying appropriate theories to psychiatric nursing practice for all patients.


EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


All qualified candidates must have be a Licensed Registered Nurse within the State of Florida and have a minimum of an Associates Degree in Nursing, but prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  Also must have one year nursing experience, preferably in psychiatric or addictions and preferably some experience with intake. 

Job Requirements




  • The admission nurse will screen new patients at the point of entry. This screening will include both psychiatric and physical, current status and patient‘s needs.
  • The admission nurse wills asses the patient for medical clearance according to facilities policy and procedure.
  • The admission nurse will communicate all information to the designated Charge nurse on the designated unit.
  • The admission nurse will communicate all unusual information to the Nurse Leader on site.
  • The admission nurse will complete the comprehensive nursing assessment and initiate nursing intervention which will include the initial treatment plan.




PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:

  • Communicate via the telephone

  • Data entry into the computer

  • Sit for long periods of time

  • Maneuver to the assessment rooms and back to the units

  • Lift up to 20 pounds

  • Complete admission paperwork

  • Fast pace environment

  • Critical thinking

  • Dealing with acute mental health patients

  • Critical thinking in assessing medical conditions of patients




    Employee must participate in the General Employee Orientation and Department/Job Orientation including competencies required for their position.  Must satisfactorily complete all required trainings assigned to their position and ensure that their employee health file is satisfactorily maintained including annual TB testing.  Must be certified in Handle With Care and CPR. 

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