RN AssessorFacility: St Catherine of Siena NH Location: Smithtown, NY Department: Patient Access Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 9am - 5pm ReqNum: 4222430-1400
DUTIES: To represent Catholic Health Service SNF's as a quality provider of sub-acute and skilled services; to act as a Liaison with hospitals, insurance companies and other referral sources, to evaluate and facilitate the assessment of need and transfer to our facilities. Ability to assess patients' appropriateness for sub-acute rehabilitation or long term skilled nursing care. Must possess ability to be decisive when making acceptance/denial assessments as well as an understanding of when to consult with facility administration. Works closely with facility Patient Access team. QUALIFICATIONS: NYS Licensed RN. PRI/Screen certification preferred. SNF experience preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Excellent clinical assessment skills, outreach and networking skills. Travel between facilities will be required.