Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
The role you’ll contribute: Plans, coordinates, and documents admissions for the Behavioral Health Department inpatient units. Working with the admitting physician, ensures compliance of each potential admission with JCAHO, federal and state regulations related to admission criteria for inpatient psychiatric treatment. Performs Utilization Review for each admission as needed and ensures overall compliance with follow-up UR as appropriate.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Assesses plans, evaluates and implements admissions for all Behavioral Health units per department specific admission criteria. Reports findings to M.D. for final disposition of each call. Reports admission data, including preliminary admission diagnosis, medication administration reconciliation data, and estimated arrival information to the Charge RN on the designated inpatient unit.
Able to work independently to facilitate both voluntary and involuntary admissions; acquiring all appropriate consents and legal documents necessary.
Accurately follows up on Utilization Review activities, with documentation in the appropriate format.
Able to determine preliminary discharge planning needs and type of assistance/setting/resources necessary for the patient/family. Reports information to attending physician at the time of admission,
Able to communicate with physician regarding patient/family needs and expectations prior to admission.
Utilizes concurrent information of the patient’s payer source and diagnosis to facilitate reimbursement.
Is knowledgeable of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid, JCAHO, HMOs and private insurance coverage for acute care services.
Cooperates with and provides concurrent review information to Insurance Companies as requested/ per contractual agreements.
Participates in Transformation.
Dependable, arrives at work on time, reports to work as scheduled, and adheres to break and meal schedules.
Schedules time off in advance. Punches in and out as scheduled. Calls supervisor to report absences timely.
Agrees to work extra shifts/hours as needed.
Completes work assignments thoroughly and follows up on requests in an accurate, prompt and timely manner.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Licensed as an RN in the state of North Carolina
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to relate well to staff and other professionals
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.