Assists in planning, supervising, and instructing and Patient Care Assistants. The professional nurse must possess strong critical thinking skills and the ability to work in a stressful fast paced environment is essential.
In this role, you will provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Provides direct patient care to adult and geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with the physician continuously and as needed about patient condition.
The ARC RN Care Facilitator, under the supervision of the Division Manager and Director of Assessment and Referral Center (ARC), provides nursing support to the ARC by reviewing the medical and behavioral health needs of patients who are presenting for services through the ARC Program, reviewing the medical appropriateness of patients referred for inpatient behavioral health services from internal and external customers, interacting with admitting providers to facilitate admission orders, and interfacing with third-party payers when appropriate.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
Review medical records and identify needed improvements that impact HEDIS measures or coding (i.e. identify deficiencies in data capture, use SQR to identify information and provide guidance to practice).