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Psychiatric Assessment and Admissions Nurse

Company: Parkridge Valley Hospital
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Parkridge Valley Hospital- Chattanooga, TNAdmissions and Assessment Intake Coordinator Nurse Full-time DayshiftMember of the TriStar Division of HCA Our Mission- Above all else, we're committed to the care and improvement of human life. For us, it's all about people. Here at HCA, you will find that caring extends to our patients, employees, and the communities we serve. It is demonstrated by industry leading patient satisfaction scores, defined pathways for your personal and professional growth, and the impact of the over 30,000 volunteer hours we provide annually. Our dedication has led to awards of recognition including being named a World's Most Admired Company by Fortune Magazine. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You've come to the right place. HCA at a glance
A few of the benefits we provide you:

  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Leaders
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • New Extended Family Leave
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Hundreds of consumer discounts
  • Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner
    About this opportunity:Parkridge Valley offers the most comprehensive mental health and chemical dependency services in the region. With programs available for children, adolescents and adults, services are provided with a variety of treatment options to best accommodate the individual patient- from inpatient care, to partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient care. We serve two campuses housing Child and Adolescents with 108 beds and Adults and Geriatrics with 124 beds. Job Duties:
    • The Intake Coordinator will respond to calls for psychiatry services responding appropriately to the identified needs of the caller and patient.
    • Prioritizes patient calls based on the level of need of the patient.
    • Coordinates activities with Respond Department and Respond Director to assure accurate record keeping and efficient patient flow.
    • Ensures EMTALA compliance at all times and reports any concerns to the Respond Director immediately.
    • Coordinates communication related to all assessment and admission activities, ensures rapid throughput for the emergency department, requests additional resources when needed based on volume, and works with multidisciplinary team to move patients to disposition quickly.
    • Responds to calls in a timely and thorough manner, and verifies RN/SSR in Respond completes a timely assessment
    • Works collaboratively with Senior Leadership team to provide data and to assure accurate response data management
    • Provides ongoing education, resources and support to patients and families as needed.
    • Coordinates and participates with appropriate interested parties and physicians through the patient response inquiry, and admission process
    • Models and trains other behavioral health team members on managing and tracking inquiry calls.
    • Tracks and reports on all key indicators related to calls, assessment, and admissions.
    • Ensures patient rights and confidentiality are maintained.
    • Ability to remain calm during crisis situations
      You are encouraged to apply today!
      • Active and clear RN License (required)
      • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required within 90 days of hire)
      • Psychiatric or Behavioral Health Services experience STRONGLY preferred
      • Utilization Review or Case Management Experience in Behavioral Health STRONGLY preferred
      • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) (required within 30 days of employment)
        Apply today to avoid any delays!

        We are Parkridge Valley

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