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ADMISSION NURSE-RN

Company: Gulf Coast Health Care
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Job Description:

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing Services, assess new residents / returning residents and document status in the medical record.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Complete nurse to nurse report (call hospital, home health nurse, etc.); identify concerns to discuss prior to acceptance.

  • Review medications that will be given, in the center, with resident and/or responsible party and address any concerns.

  • Complete medication reconciliation with home/hospital medications and admit medications.

  • Transcribe admit/hospital return orders; clarify orders per MD pharmacy interchange/protocol.

  • Enter all orders into electronic health record. Fax orders to pharmacy as needed with intravenous medications, narcotics, and prescriber written.

  • Ensure hard scripts are on hand prior to admission for narcotics.

  • Follow up the next morning to ensure medications have been received. If not, call pharmacy and resolve the problem.

  • Ensure new resident''s room is clean and all equipment needed is available for resident care.

  • Obtain appropriate diagnoses for medications.

  • Schedule ADL tasks for resident inside the electronic health record.

  • Initiate Risk Screens inside the electronic health record that are due on the day of admission.

  • Schedule labs for medications that require monitoring on the next lab draw date following admit.

  • Greet resident/family upon admit and orient to room.

  • In-service staff on any care related needs.

  • Put paper medical record chart together with hospital paperwork.

  • Write Discharge Orders for resident discharge.

  • When there are no admits, assist other nurses as needed: destroy discontinued medications, etc.

  • Other duties assigned by Administrator or Director of Nursing.


    Required SkillsPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT:


    • Frequent walking, reaching, climbing, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing,

      and pulling.

    • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this position with or without

      reasonable accommodation.

    • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families, and outside agencies and to

      work cooperatively with other associates.

    • Ability to present to groups.

    • Ability to remain calm under stress.

    • Ability to communicate with local staff, remote staff, and outside agencies.

      OTHER REQUIREMENTS:



    • Understand, comply with, and promote rules regarding residents'' rights.

    • Maintain an orderly, confidential, and safe work environment.

    • Develop positive relationships on behalf of the company with government regulators, families,

      the area health care community, and the community at large. Play an active role in carrying out

      the center marketing plan.

    • Maintain professional competence through participation in continuing education programs,

      seminars, and training programs.

    • Adhere to all Company and departmental policies and procedures.

    • Attend and participate in center in-service programs as required.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.


      Required ExperienceQUALIFICATIONS:


      • Must hold a current and valid RN license in the state employed.

      • Completion of post-secondary education and be able to read, write and follow oral and written directions.

      • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance as required.

      • Must meet all applicable health regulations and pass post-employment exam, if required.


        Job Location

        Gulfport, US-MS

Keywords: Gulf Coast Health Care, Gulf Port , ADMISSION NURSE-RN, Healthcare , Gulfport, Mississippi

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