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Admissions RN - PRN - (222876)

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Admissions RN - PRN - (222876)

Facility Name
River Point Behavioral Health
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32216 US (Primary)
Career Area
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. River Point Behavioral (RPBH) is a 84-bed full service mental health hospital providing continuum care to adults and older adults regarding mental health, addictions and dual diagnosis. We provide inpatient, outpatient and partial hospital patient services, and ECT. We are a certified Baker Act receiving facility and we provide compassionate care to our patients. We are conveniently located near University Boulevard and Beach Boulevard intersection. We have an immediate opening for an Admissions Nurse. The duties are: 1) References Medical Exclusionary Criteria during screening process 2) Conducts a medical assessment on all designated incoming admissions 3) Acts as liaison with referring facilities and obtains necessary medical information including Nurse to Nurse Reviews 4) Completes all medically required admission forms on designated patients 5) Contacts the designated physician and obtains admitting orders including medical related orders 6) Communicates admission information to the designated charge nurse on the designated unit 7) Coordinates admissions with E & R Department and maintains the "Hospital Bed" board& amp; lt; /p> 8) Observes and interprets each patient’s behavior, demonstrating an understanding of psychiatric concepts, diagnoses and developmental stage& amp; lt; /font> 9) Integrates data gathered from the family, significant others and other treatment team members into the assessment 10) Accurately assesses incoming patients in crisis and takes appropriate action to ensure patient safety. Provides "High Alerts" to receiving staff for new admissions who meet the criteria. 11) Keeps House Supervisor/Nurse Managers informed about potential patients for admission 12) Obtains concurrent medication reconciliation information with pharmacies, PCP’s, families and patients 13) Assists with interviewing potential candidates for the Nursing Department 14) The admission nurse will complete the comprehensive nursing assessment and initiate nursing intervention which will include the initial treatment plan.

Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for theAdmission Nurseposition: 1.Must be a Registered Nurseand Licensed within the State ofFlorida 2. Must h

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