The Admission Discharge Nurse (A.D.N.) shall assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care delivered to the patients. They shall adhere to the established policy and procedures and the systemic clinical changes. The A.D.N. will be responsible for overseeing and completing the required assessments and documentation for the effective management of resident’s covered under the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) and will monitor residents to ensure targeted discharge, education and home care needs are met. Will assist with routine admissions and discharges as directed.
-Provides leadership and direction to personnel in accordance with organizational/ILS/RHCF goals and
-Maintains the highest level of customer service.
-Ensures effective communication with the client/resident, family, and interdisciplinary team.
-Informs Director of personnel activities and problems on a timely basis.
-Counsels employees, taking appropriate educational and/or disciplinary action inclusive of termination,
-Interprets policies/procedures/regulations for the staff.
-Fosters problem-solving abilities to staff.
-Supports facility management and staff by facilitating change in a positive manner.
-Ensures a safe and secure environment for clients/residents, staff, and visitors.
-Shares current knowledge and up-to-date clinical expertise with staff through formal and informal
-Takes responsibility for own education and stays clinically current.
-Promotes a cohesive, productive supportive relationship between Director and self.
-Effectively utilizes the counseling process with employees including significant issues after being
reviewed with the Director.
-Supervises the clinical care planning process to ensure the coordination and delivery of quality patient
-Oversees the collaboration process/case management required to meet the critical needs of each
-Review all admission orders for accuracy.
-Utilizes best practice guidelines.
-Manages the delivery of patient care, maximizing quality and efficiency.
-Effectively communicate between shift changes or triggers in resident/patient condition.
Interdisciplinary Team Process:
-Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team to:
-Participate in family conferences to discuss the resident care plan
-Keep the family informed of any resident changes
-Facilitate discharge planning
-Communicate any significant clinical changes in the resident that would alter the care plan
-Identify the need for health teaching, teach nursing care issues to the resident and/or family members and
verify/document understanding in a timely manner
Qualifications (Degree, Certification, Experience)
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, college or university for Registered Professional
-Must possess a current NYS license and registration as an RN.
-A minimum of 1-2 years of recent acute/long-term care management preferred.
Competencies (Skills, Capabilities, Traits)
-Experience in team structured environment.
-Proven assessment skills.
-Proficiency in the care planning process.
-Strong written and oral communication skills.
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