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Admissions Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN)

Company: Life Care Center of Charleston
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary:The RN Admissions Nurse supervises, implements, coordinates, and manages patient care through interpersonal contact with patients, families, nursing staff, and others in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:* Nursing diploma (associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing)* Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.* One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred* CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.Specific Job Requirements:* Expert knowledge in field of practice* Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action* Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility* Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department* Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation* Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.* Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information* Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures* Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions:* Provide hands on assessment care to patients during the admissions process* Effectively communicate assessment findings with physician* Knowledgeably and competently deliver quality nursing care to patients* Evaluate patients' needs assessment and initiate care plans upon patient admission and readmission* Accurately receive, document, and transcribe physician orders* Communicate orders to others timely to ensure timely receipt of medications and order implementation* Chart appropriately and timely* Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients* Assist in the evacuation of patients* Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance* Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment* Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team* Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours* Read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Center of Charleston, Summerville , Admissions Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN), Healthcare , North Charleston, South Carolina

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