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BHS Intake Nurse in East Chicago, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time · Days/Evenings · 1100-1830· 80
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/20/2019
  • Job ID:
    23912

Job Description

Job ID:  23912

Category:    Nursing Services

Facility:    St. Catherine Hospital • Psychiatric

Schedule:    Full-time • Days/Evenings • 1100-1830 • 80

Location:  East Chicago,  IN


  POSITIONPURPOSE AND SUMMARY  
This position will oversee the discharge and admission process of the BHS inpatient units as well as manage, assess and prioritize the clients awaiting for admission from SCH, SMMC and Community Hospitals. This person will collaborate daily with the psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Charge Nurses, and Discharge Planning staff to facilitate a smooth transition and maximize bed census. This person will participate in quality outcome and measure indicators such as discharges to OSH, lag time to admission, referral and discharge.
 
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
 
•         Current professional Nursing licensure by the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau.  BSN preferred.
•         Minimum of 2 years' experience as Behavioral Health Nurse
•         Charge Nurse experience preferred
 

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