Intake Coordinator (RN) - Behavioral Health - Full Time Nights - $7,500 Sign on Bonus! in Tucson, AZ at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1400 North Wilmot Road
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/30/2020

Job Description

$5,000 Sign on Bonus!

About Us

Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.

Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.

The Intake Coordinator RN is responsible for assessment, referral and admission activities. The Intake Coordinator ensures prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides clinical assessment and assures appropriateness of risk assessment, crisis interventions and referrals to the appropriate level of care. The Intake Coordinator promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital.

The Intake Coordinator RN duties include:

  • obtaining required admit paperwork and ensuring timely and accurate entry of patient demographic data and changes.
  • Coordinates and plans the daily operation for all pre-admission activities. 
  • Coordinates admission with other departments by collecting and distributing the appropriate information. 
  • Identifies information needed from the referring hospital to finalize the admission.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to project a professional image
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge and ability to apply professional and ethical standards of practice in job situations
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Must demonstrate flexibility to meet the needs of all patients
  • Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (order entry, data entry)

Education and/or Experience:

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Registered Nurse who is currently licensed to practice, in good standing, by the state of employment is required
  • Previous experience in a Psychiatric health care facility or working with geriatric patients preferred
  • Knowledge of hospital admissions functions, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomatology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management preferred
  • Current, in good standing, by the state of employment as RN
  • CPR certification and de-escalation training required prior to any patient contact and must be maintained throughout employment

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