Admissions Nurse
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

Job Description

Central Desert Behavioral Health Center

239 Elm Street, N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87102

P: 505-243-3387

F: 505-242-6114

 

Full Time Admissions Nurse Needed - Nights

 

About Us:

Central Desert Behavioral Health Center is a 26-bed inpatient center offering programming and services for the treatment of behavioral health illness for older adults. The center provides professional care for individuals who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, social and behavioral needs affecting the healthy function of their daily lives.

 

Position Summary:

The Admissions Nurses will facilitate the admissions process including gathering information to assure patients meet inpatient mental health criteria, verifying insurance coverage, and obtaining prior authorization for a patient’s stay. Additional responsibilities include: on-call rotation of admissions, conducting concurrent reviews to affirm need for continued stay, and communicating with Discharge Planner to facilitate safe and timely discharges. 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator. Able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively.
  • Experience in an Admissions position within a healthcare environment.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered RN license valid to practice in the state of New Mexico
  • Knowledge of Medicare and 3rd party insurance verification.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology – ability to discuss clinical evaluations with physicians and other care givers within facility.
  • 1+ years of experience preferred, specifically in an behavioral health services facility setting
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English Language fluently
  • Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent customer service skills.

 

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

 

Req. ID:012123 | 90739 - Central Desert Behavioral Health Center

Job Snapshot

About Us

Central Desert Behavioral Health Center is a 26-bed inpatient center offering programming and services for the treatment of behavioral health illness for older adults. The center provides professional care for individuals who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, social and behavioral needs affecting the healthy function of their daily lives.