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Fort Lauderdale Hospital is a fully licensed, 100-bed, private hospital that specializes in the treatment of drug addiction, mental health issues and co-occurring disorders for adults and adolescents. Fort Lauderdale Hospital's mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive behavioral health care services. This commitment extends to the family and community of our patients as a whole. Our overall goal is to deliver the highest quality treatment for drug abuse and mental health issues possible to help our patients achieve long-term sobriety. www.fortlauderdalehospital.org
The Assessment and Referral Registered Nurse is responsible for being able to perform all aspects of the hospitals intake and admissions process including efficient and effective handling of inquiry calls, knowledge of and communication with referral sources; providing hospital and program information to individuals, agencies, facilities, and professionals; making outside referrals, when appropriate; assessing triaging an individualâ€™s mental health status time; making patient safety and level of care recommendations to the hospitals physician; identifying insurance benefits, pre-certification of patient care; completing all admission requirements; communicating patient safety concerns and pertinent patient information to unit nursing staff and documenting all necessary information in Med Series 4. Incumbent will be expected to complete Nurse to Nurse within 30 minutes from receipt when appropriate. Triage assessments are expected to be completed within 15 minutes and nursing assessments are expected to be completed within 2 hours.