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Psychiatric RN Admissions - Admission

Company: Cross Creek Hospital
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric RN AdmissionsOverview

Austin RNs - Looking For a New Adventure? This key Psychiatric Admissions RN position is FT Days or Eves at Cross Creek Hospital in Austin, TX

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about behavioral health and about working as a liaison between Intake and Nursing, interfacing with all departments.

If you are interested in growth opportunities that are second to none in the industry and making a difference in the lives of people in our community, this position is right for you!

Cross Creek Hospital in Austin, TX is a 90-bed acute inpatient psychiatric hospital that is highly accredited and provides services to Adults, Geriatric - Inpatient, Detox and Partial Hospitalization patients. We specialize in providing comprehensive and compassionate treatment for individuals who are struggling with mental health issues and substance abuse concerns.

Our employees spoke and The Company listened! 2023 benefits include medical premiums decreased by 5%, HSA funding doubled and 401K employer match increased!

We are proud of our competitive benefits offering:

* Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
* 401K with employer match
* PTO and Sick Time
* EAP program that includes employee and family counseling; financial assistance; life event preparation and more!



* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
* One or more years' nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.


* Current RN license as required by state.
* CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
* First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.




Clinical professional responsible for inquiries, assessments and admissions to facility. Checking bed board for room availability, interface with housekeeping to ensure room is ready for admitting patient. You will perform RN admitting assessments and patient discharges. Occasionally may assist units with direct patient care.

Essential Functions

* Facilitate admissions and assessment processes for incoming patients.
* Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.
* Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patients or their families.
* Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions.
* Coordinate admission and transfer between levels of care within the facility.
* Communicate projected admissions to designated internal representative in a timely manner.
* Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and other appropriate facility staff.
* Ensure all medical admission documentation is gathered from external sources prior to patient admission and secure initial pre-authorization for treatment and admission.
* Assist individual therapists with concurrent reviews with insurance companies to secure continued treatment.
* Coordinate and facilitate peer to peer reviews when needed and collaborate the results of reviews with multi-disciplinary treatment team.
* Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status in the admissions process.
* Communicate treatment recommendations to and coordinate with other treatment teams.

Keywords: Cross Creek Hospital, Austin , Psychiatric RN Admissions - Admission, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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