This position is an Admission Nurse on a busy Transitional Care Unit. Works closely with Clinical Manager, Admission Coordinator and Staff Nurses to assist new hospital admissions have a positive experience during their stay. This position is the first contact the new admission will have upon arriving to facility. Open to discussion about daily start time of 8 hours shift as admissions often come in the afternoon.
The RN is responsible for developing and implementing appropriate plan of care based on the residents’ needs, evaluating and making the necessary changes to the plan of care.
Plans and provides education to other health care team members, residents, family, and caregivers on information regarding the care plan for the residents. Demonstrates the knowledge of medication administration and evaluates their responses to the medications. Plans for residents’ admission/discharge and anticipates for long term and/or short term residents’ needs.