Admissions Nurse Skilled Nursing
This is a full time position working a day shift, 8am - 5pm. 1-2 weekends per month are required.
Work with case management, nurses, physicians, therapists, and executive director to admit patients to the Oro Valley Skilled Nursing Unit. Serve as a part of the discharge planning team, assessing patients for the appropriate level of care at discharge from Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley hospital. Serve as a part of the overall admissions team, including other liaisons, the rehab director, executive director, therapy and nursing supervisors, and rehab physicians. Communicate with physician and charge nurses regarding special considerations for new admissions to ensure continuity of care. Educate patients and family members regarding post acute services and appropriate levels of care. This position requires 1-2 weekends per month and is an 8am-5pm position.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.