The RN ADMISSIONS NURSE supervises, implements, coordinates, and manages patient care through interpersonal contact with patients, families, nursing staff, and others in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Design and conduct educational programs for nursing staff; coordinate orientation programs for new staff members, develops programs to keep existing staff up-to-date, and acts as general resource for nursing personnel.
Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. Acts as consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty.
Responsible for coordinating the resources of personnel, supplies, and equipment. Responsible for supervising members of the patient care team. Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or college/university program.
Integrates research-based practice, with physician approval/supervision, into the nursing unit. Networks with other centers in order to increase his/her knowledge of practices in other areas across the country.
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures.