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Admission Nurse (RN Required)

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We are looking for an Admission Nurse to join the VMP Team!

The Admission/ discharge nurse shall be responsible for the execution of resident admissions coming into the SNF and certain aspects of resident discharges from the SNF.  He or she will be responsible to communicate and document effectively with other members of the interdisciplinary team.

Admission/Discharge nurse must be self-motivated. He or she must carry a valid RN license in good standing in the state of Wisconsin.

Other Qualifications:

  1. They must be able to speak, write and understand English.
  2. Above average assessment skills in geriatric patients is preferred.
  3. Able to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with resident/patient, families, community members, MD’s, volunteers and other facility staff.
  4. Able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  5. Must have 1- 2 years of electronic computer system knowledge preferred.
  6. Must be able to add subtract, multiply and divide.
  7. Must be able to understand and  interpret medical information received
  8. Must be able to multi task.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  1. Check Resident admitting room for  set up
  2. Complete the admission process for multiple admissions a day.
  3. Communicate to resident/POAHC, guardian the plan for their admitting process upon arrival to facility
  4. Review admission paperwork for accuracy from community  hospital/facility
  5. Able to Complete admission process in EMR thoroughly and accurately
  6. Initiate resident  plan of care  in EMR
  7. Able to Obtain and verify orders from MD/ NP
  8. Complete all paperwork for residents discharging the SNF as appropriate
  9. Perform education when applicable
  10. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team on a regular basis towards discharge.
  11. Attends mandatory in house education including skills review and competency testing.
  12. Maintain CPR certification per VMP policy
  13. Maintains confidentiality/ HIPPA guidelines and rules.
  14. Upholds residents rights
  15. Other duties may be assigned. by DON:
  16. Maintains safety standards
  17. Follows VMP policies and procedures.
  18. Follows VMP  hand book