Summary: A Behavorial Health RN provides assistance to the care coordinator in completing referrals to other facilities or next level of care, to include final disposition arrangements.
1 year behavioral Health Experience. Skills include ability to complete psychosocial assessment, exceptional communication and problem solving skills, general knowledge of utilization management, understanding of levels of care and community resources. Demonstrated skills of organization, team work, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, and flexible work schedule, and be self motivated. Must be proficient in word processing programs and use of clinical software.
Certification for Delaware Commital Process preferred.
Responsibilities: Assessment: Ability to effectively assess patients holistically for behavioral health needs, work with physicians for plan of care , transfer and discharge planning needs, real and/or potential. Monitors for return patients for appropriate outside care management. Planning: Ability to use resources effectively to insure timely transfer/discharge of patients to the appropriate level of care. Refers to local agencies as needed. Collaborates with state agencies. Communicates with nursing and physcians on plan of care. Maintains familiarity with laws, regulations and interpretations pertinent to discharge planning. Understands local resources. Uses tele-psych equipment, paper work required for BH transfers and documentation in patient record. In collaboration with nursing and other team members, charts ongoing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of outcomes of discharge planning. Maintains a resource folder for all units for BH. Decision Making: Ability to make sound decisions regarding outpatient resources in collaboration with medical provider. Organizational Skills: Ability to prioritize cases and complete tasks in a way to expedite discharges/transfers. Patient teaching activities. Works with Managers of all units for staff education for BH patient population. Other duties as assigned.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records * Experience With Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio, Etc.
Education: Essential: * RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.