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ADMISSION NURSE, RN

Universal Health Services


Location:
DALLAS, TX
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
240902
Categories:
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Risk Mgmt / UR / QA
  • Nurse Practitioner
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ADMISSION NURSE, RN

Job Code:  240902
Facility: Timberlawn Mental Health System
Location: DALLAS, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Timberlawn MHS  a 144-bed behavioral health facility located in Dallas, TX.  Timberlawn offers inpatient treatment programs for children, adults and older adults, creating individualized plans for each patient based on their specific needs. Services include medication management, psychiatric treatment, social support, recreational therapy, family therapy and more. Timberlawn is looking for a seasoned / dedicated  Staff Nurse, RN  who will be assigned to our Admissions Department. 

The Admission Nurse has responsibility for assessment, referral and admission activities.The Admission Nurse ensures prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides clinical assessment, and assures appropriateness of risk assessment, crisis interventions and referral to level of care. The Admission Nurse promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Timberlawn MHS.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate cometency, knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Flexibility is a must, and the knowledge and skills to accomplish the job.

 
Requirements

 Gradute of an accredited Nursing program, BSN preferred 

Licensure and registration by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as a registered nurse

Must have current CPR

Prefer 1 year of assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with psychiatric mental
health population, preferably in an inpatient setting


Prefer knowledge of hospital admissions functions, leadership skills, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management

 

 


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