Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Admissions Coordinator - Psychiatric Unit for a Part Time, Variable position. This position is two 8 hour shifts per week. Hourly compensation starts at $39.62, more depending on experience.
Responsible for identifying potential rehab candidates, pre-screening referrals and preparing patients for admission to the Psychiatric Unit; provides patient consultation.
- Coordinates admissions; communicates and prioritizes, and provides for patient privacy, exercises discretion and assures confidentiality at all times.
- Assesses patient referrals to determine that patient meets all admission criteria.
- Collaborates with physicians, referral sources, and other staff to monitor issues and status and establishes timing of admissions.
- Coordinates the admission process with patients, families, referring facilities, physicians and Rehabilitation Unit staff.
- Provides documentation of medical necessity and obtains authorization for treatment re: acute inpatient rehabilitation benefit.
- Identifies patient in need of financial assistance and refers to the appropriate programs.
- Attends and participates in acute care rounds including Trauma and Neurology services, to collaborate and coordinate with referring providers and other patient care team members.
- Provides data collection and statistical compilation; participates in analysis of data relative to quality assurance and effectiveness of programs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved nursing program required.
- Bachelor's degree in health sciences, nursing or health service field strongly preferred.
- Current RN licensure in state of practice required
- Previous rehabilitation background and/or previous case management experience preferred.
- Knowledge of insurance industry (third party payers and state and federal financial assistance programs) is preferred.
- Must possess strong medical assessment and problem solving skills.
- Ability to understand and apply rehabilitation benefits in the acute inpatient setting.
- Excellent interpersonal skills required; must be professional in working closely with all customers such as referral sources, physicians, insurance companies, staff, patients and families.
- Must have good organization skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to take direction from multiple sources and manage competing demands effectively.
- Requires excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with people who have disabling conditions and/or who have cultural differences.
- Computer experience and knowledge of MS Office essential.
UNIVERSITY DISTRICT PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires normal amounts of physical effort up to 33% of the time.
- Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
- Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
- Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
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