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Admissions - Discharge Nurse in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time (Benefit Eligible) · Days/Evenings · 56hrs 2 weeks 7a-7p, 8a-8p and 8a-4:30p, every 4th weekend· 56
  • Location:
    Munster, IN
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Job ID:  25460

Category:    Nursing Services

Facility:    Community Hospital • Admission Discharge Team

Schedule:    Part-time (Benefit Eligible) • Days/Evenings • 56hrs 2 weeks 7a-7p, 8a-8p and 8a-4:30p, every 4th weekend • 56

Location:  Munster,  IN

The admission/discharge team coordinates care between members of the healthcare team. The admission nurse facilitates the admission process. The discharge nurse facilitates the discharge by coordinating discharge instructions between the physicians, providing for patient education, and assuring medication reconciliation. The admission/discharge nurse plans, implements and evaluates care based on physician orders, current established Standards of Care, the Nurse Practice Act and The Community Hospital policies and procedures.  The admission nurse collects patient/health data to determine a nursing diagnosis and identified expected patient outcomes for nursing interventions. The discharge nurse prepares discharge instructions to assist team leaders to provide patient education, assure medication reconciliation, and coordinate instructions among the physicians.  The discharge nurse also prepares required documentation to facilitate transfers to another unit, or another facility.  
•       Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 
•       Minimum of two years recent clinical experience.
•       Current professional licensure by the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau.  BSN preferred. 
•       Successful completion of The Community Hospital Human Resources and Nursing Orientation Programs.  Obtains and maintains current certification as required in specialty areas.

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