Functions within the Registered Nurse job description. Is a liaison to Inpatient nurses and staff, facilitating patient admissions, intra-hospital and inter-facility transfers. Through collaboration with all members of the patient care team, the Admissions Nurse treats the human response of the patient and family to illness and disease process. Is self-directed, empowered and accountable to make quick and accurate assessments of referrals from providers for appropriateness of admission to PPI. Must demonstrate strong leadership skills and clinical competency. Should be able to demonstrate knowledge of management techniques, nursing process, interpersonal relationship skills.
Requires a valid Pennsylvania RN license. Two or more years of clinical nursing experience as well as two years' experience in behavioral health field required.
This position is for day shift - Monday-Friday with no weekends. PRN shifts are also available.