Grady Health System offers many career paths. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!
The Admission Nurse coordinates admissions, assesses appropriateness of potential residents, provides case management and discharge assistance planning from inpatient or community settings to facility. The individual acts as a liaison to the community, acute care facilities, healthcare providers and professionals seeking nursing home placement. Develop community partnerships with hospitals, healthcare providers and professionals to enhance nursing home referrals and placement.
Market the facility to hospitals, healthcare providers and professionals to encourage and develop current and future referrals.
Maintain ongoing communication and relationship with hospital discharge planners and social worker to enhance placement referrals.
Serve as a resource for residents, responsible parties, hospitals, healthcare providers and professionals on issues related to nursing home care and services.
Coordinates discharge plan to ensure smooth transition from hospitals, healthcare providers and professionals and community to the facility.
Use assessment skills to determine potential residents required level of care and communicate information to appropriate departments
Communicate to interdisciplinary team clinical and durable medical equipment needs for all new admissions and re- admissions
Perform initial assessment of all individuals referred for nursing home placement to determine appropriateness of admission Receive, monitor, and assess all potential admissions for nursing home placement.
BS in Nursing or related field required.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Ability to travel to various hospitals, healthcare centers and other locations to assess patients within a 50 mile radius of the facility.
Ability to communicate with other healthcare professionals.
Ability to work with various department with long term care setting. Strong verbal and written skills.
Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of insurance.
3-5 years of experience preferably in a Long-Term Care setting.
1-2 years Marketing experience preferred. Prefer competency in Bilingual language speaking and writing. Ability to create and maintain professional relationships
Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, Managed Care, and private insurance payer sources reimbursement for skilled nursing facility.
Knowledge of Medicare RUGS IV categories, Georgia Medicaid Case Mix Index, MDS 2.0 and MDS 3.0. Knowledge of ICD 9 Codes.
Knowledge of CMS, State of Georgia, and Joint Commission nursing home rules and regulations.
Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.