Providence is calling a Admission/Discharge RN (Sub Acute Care I, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
$10,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.
In this position you will:
Coordinates new patient admissions and discharge from facility processes including: Nursing assessments, admission documentation, discharge documentation, and provision of patient education. Maintains confidentiality of all patient demographics, medical and financial information at all times. Ensures proper handling and disposal of confidential documents and adheres to all HIPAA rules and regulations.
Administers initial comprehensive nursing assessment and evaluation upon admit to unit based on the nursing process. Demonstrates clinical expertise in the execution of the nursing process and directs staff in its application.
Collaborates with MDS team to ensure compliance with regulations, PDPM, and other required elements are completed.
Contributes to the total plan of care for the participates/residents/patients/clients by creating baseline Care Plan, making pertinent nursing observations and participating in multidisciplinary team care conference as needed.
Maintains regular and ongoing communications with family members, nursing staff, interdisciplinary team members and others to ensure 24-hour continuity of care and unified approach by the team for each participants/residents/patients/clients.
Maintains appropriate documentation and legal clinical records according to established guidelines.
Participates in survey inspections by authorized government agencies including completion and delivery of any requested correspondence.
Delegates aspects of nursing care to Nursing Assistants to ensure continuity of care, and assists in orientation and development of new employees on the team.
Provides relief supervision on all units for weekend call rotation with members of Nursing Leadership, and in the absence of Nurse Manager or the Director of Nursing.
Demonstrates awareness of legal issues, including confidentiality pertinent to patient care/unit function and actively supports risk management activities.
Attends staff meetings, in-service meetings, and participates in agency committees or task force activities, as assigned. Participates in standards development/quality assurance activities.
Complies with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and requirements as well as facility specific policies and procedures. In addition, all employees who have contact with participants/residents/patients/clients are expected to promote the Participant/Resident/Patients/Clients Bill of Rights and Responsibilities and understand the basic procedures for receiving and documenting grievances in order to initiate the appropriate process for participant concerns.
Adheres to all policies and procedures including requirements with regard to infection control, practicing universal precautions, sanitation, and safety and disaster preparedness.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education sufficient for licensure
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington
Current CPR certification or must obtain within 30 days of hire
1 year experience in the SNF/LTC environment
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Experience as an Admission Nurse, or Charge Nurse experience in a SNF/LTC setting
About Providence St. Joseph Care Center:
Providence St. Joseph Care Center is a CMS 5-star rated Skilled Nursing Facility located conveniently on the campus of Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed to support patients transitioning from the acute hospital who need skilled nursing and/or therapy services to return home or help with placement in the community with our many local partners. We offer full nursing services including: IV therapy, wound care, diabetic and medication management. PSJCC also serves the needs of Long-Term Care residents offering a residential setting supporting a resident-centered model.
Thank you for considering a career with Providence St. Joseph Care Center! Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Nursing - Other
Req ID: 349510