Austin Oaks Hospital is seeking a qualified, energetic and positive candidate for the Full-time Admissions Registered Nurse (RN) (hours vary; flexible hours including alternating weekends) position.
AUSTIN OAKS HOSPITAL is an acute psychiatric hospital offering inpatient services to Adult, Adolescents, and Children. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiary acute care hospital, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.
Registered Nurse (RN) key responsibilities include but not limited to:
Responds to incoming calls to the hospital to accommodate coordination for referrals/admissions.
To provide assessment of patients' psychiatric and medical status.
Responsible for making sure all inquiries, referrals, and admissions are documented accurately in the computer system and that notes regarding referrals and upcoming admissions are documented on proper forms.
Responsible to ensure all referral patient medical record information is completed and nursing and clinical staff are adequately apprised of the patient's condition/history.
Responsible to ensure referral material is copied/distributed and prepared in unit charts as required.
To assess, direct and intervene in crisis situations.
To provide leadership and direction to mental health technicians.
To contribute to treatment plan as a member of interdisciplinary team.
To administer medication and medical treatment as prescribed by Physician.
To provide and direct milieu management.
To document nursing care, treatment and patient's response to treatment.
To provide health education to patients and families.
To maintain confidentiality of patient's medical records.
Must be able to communicate with sensitivity to growth, development, and cultural issues.
To attend mandatory training and in-services.
Austin Oaks Hospital is located in South Austin 10 minutes from downtown. We offer competitive wages, shift differential, paid time off, extended leave, 401k, and medical benefits. Parking and cafeteria on-site.
We are looking for experienced professionals to join us in being a community partner for mental health. If you are a dedicated, hardworking individual who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients, please visit our website to complete an online application at www.austinoakshospital.com/About