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Registered Nurse Discharge Lounge

Company: Methodist Hospital
Location: Cibolo
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Methodist Hospital our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Registered Nurse Discharge Lounge to join our healthcare family.BenefitsMethodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.At Methodist Hospital, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Registered Nurse Discharge Lounge opportunity.Job Summary and QualificationsRN FT Admission Discharge Lounge Days Monday-Friday 8a-6:30p (Rotating Weekends)As a Registered Nurse for Admission and Discharge, the top priority is delivering exceptional patient-centered care. They are dedicated to ensuring a seamless and efficient transition for patients coming in and out of acute care hospital settings. Specialized assessment skills help ensure that patients are placed in the appropriate care areas and discharged. We offer education and post-hospitalization care as necessary. Their main focus is advocating for patients, families, and caregivers while embodying the organization's vision, mission, and values. The goal is to give an unmatched patient experience and attain optimal clinical outcomes. -What will you do in this role:
    • Obtains a nursing assessment history, and ensures proper inpatient care unit admission. Takes appropriate action when needed, such as communicating special circumstances to physicians and/or care team or reporting indications of abuse or neglect.
    • Completes and facilitates the completion of required documentation, such as admission assessments, risk assessments, medication reconciliation, discharge paperwork, and post-hospital documentation.
    • Teaches patients/families/caregivers about a patient's medical condition, patient status, treatment plan, medications and possible side effects, and follow-up measures. Translates complex medical terminology to ensure complete knowledge.
    • Completes extra discharge documentation, education, and discharge care for special patient populations, to ensure compliance with core measures for discharge.
    • Ensures patients /families/caregivers receive copies of discharge paperwork and any other documentation needed, such as referrals for ongoing care, educational materials, etc.
    • Coordinates with House Supervisors/Nursing Administration to prioritize workload and identify greatest need areas to ensure smooth patient transitions.
    • Demonstrates a time-conscious awareness and ability to prioritize. Distinguishes between low and high-priority activities.What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Registered Nurse Texas State or Compact State license required
      • Registered Nurse Diploma, or Associate Degree, or Bachelors Degree
      • 1-2yrs Admission Discharge Lounge experience or Medical Surgical/Tele experiences.Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America. As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We've recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations. "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse Discharge Lounge opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Methodist Hospital, New Braunfels , Registered Nurse Discharge Lounge, Healthcare , Cibolo, Texas

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