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Linda Manor Extended Care
345 Haydenville Road
LEEDS, MA 01053
Phone:(413)586-7700
Website: Click Here
ADMISSION DISCHARGE NURSE
LEEDS, MA
Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional
Associate Degree

Come join a dynamic innovative team. Brand new generous sign on bonus.

Summary:

This is Monday through Friday 11a-7p position does include some on-call responsibilities.


The primary purpose of this position is to provide preadmission clinical review of patient referrals and to
coordinate the discharge process.

Essential Job Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
• Maintains resident census consistent with the admission strategy with Admission
Coordinator
• Develops good rapport and working relationships with BHCS Liaison; area discharge
planners; and appropriate social agencies to promote the facility’s reputation and
encourage referrals.
• Facilitate and/or direct admission process
• Be an advocate and spokesperson for resident concerns
• Complete nursing assessment, care plan, and document.
• Provide report to nursing staff.
• Gather, document and obtain MD order for admission medication list.
• Complete medication reconciliation.
• Order medications from pharmacy.
• Responsible for initiating Medicare forms on admission.
• Responsible for consents.
• Identify potential room-review for any infection i.e. MRSA, VRE, MDRV ect.
• Identify equipment needs
• Identify clinical issues
• Notify Admissions of decision
• Greet resident to appropriate room
• Do all assessments for admission process and write nurses note
• Develop care plans based on assessments, physician orders
• Create C.N.A Care Card
• Report on resident to Nurses and C.N.A's
• Complete/facilitate discharge planning and discharge process.
• Write referral to transferring agencies
• Assure patient has a 7 day supply of medications
• Observe discharge order obtained and written
• Review discharge paper work in place and discharge note

Qualifications:
• Must possess, a Massachusetts RN or LPN License
• Minimum of 2 years clinical nursing experience.
• Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
• Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such
action.

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