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RN-Admission, Home Health

Company: SSM Health
Location: Columbus
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on Bonus Available!At SSM Health at Home, we offer a range of services all with one goal: to keep our patients as safe and independent as possible at home. We are seeking an Admissions RN for our Home Health team who is flexible, autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem solving and computer skills.This full-time position will work Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, including alternating weekends, holidays, and on-call.Coordinates, facilitates and performs patient admission by traveling to patient homes, Community-Based Residential Facilities (CBRF), assisted living locations, hospitals or other to meet patient and family/caregivers, assess patient care needs, acuity in relation to regulations of home care and/or hospice services.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to place patient in appropriate level of care to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Completes admission paperwork and verifies insurance information. Completes a comprehensive medical assessment by entering data into the clinical computer program. Ensures that patient assessment is completed in a timely manner.
  • Provides information, instruction and education to the patient, patient family members and caregivers in proper care.
  • Contacts and consults with the physicians to notify and communicate significant needs at the start of care and to obtain orders. Documents any verbal orders for the start of care.
  • Communicates the patients plan of care for nursing, therapy, social services and other disciplines and services following the initial assessment with appropriate staff and the physician. Coordinates the transfer of the patient to the appropriate branch.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
      • No experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
        • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
        • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
        • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
        • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
        • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
        • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
        • Rare climbing.
        • Frequent Driving.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: SSM Health, Madison , RN-Admission, Home Health, Healthcare , Columbus, Wisconsin

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