Community Health Systems RN Behavioral Health Intake Specialist in Biloxi, Mississippi

Description:

Responsible for performing the new patient intake procedures of Behavioral Healthcare. Evaluates patients referred for treatment to determine appropriateness for admission. Responsible for obtaining initial and ongoing Insurance/Managed care benefits for Insurance Providers. Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Qualifications

Requires an associate's degree and MS RN License. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: Merit Health Biloxi

Location: MS-Biloxi

Requisition ID: 1810888