20 days old

Admission Nurse PRN

HCA Healthcare
Salt Lake City, UT 84111




The Access Response Center (ARC) isa state of the art Behavioral Health clinical assessment and patient placementfunction that is located at the MountainStar Contact Center. The ARC clinical team is composed of Therapists, SocialWorkers, Counselors and Psychiatric Nurses who provide mental health assessments forpatients of all ages located throughout the hospitals of the HCA MountainStar Division who may benefit from inpatient and outpatient psychiatriccare. The wide variety of patient types that our clinical team assesses createsa dynamic and compelling experience for its professional staff. Further, theunique application of telehealth as the means through which assessments areconducted offer our team an experience with one of the most excitingadvancements to contemporary clinical care. The ARC serves as a way toclinically assess and subsequently place patients into appropriate levels ofcare across multiple facilities using the innovation of telehealth.Professionals seeking an opportunity to apply their clinical assessment orpatient placement skills within an environment that appreciates the emerginguse of telehealth should find their work within the ARC a career choice that isfulfilling and rewarding.

We can offeryou a benefits package that will best suit your familys needs. You can choosefrom a variety of medical coverage plans that best your lifestyle. You alsohave the option to enroll in additional perks such as our matching 401k,medical and childcare flex spending accounts, life insurance, tuitionreimbursement and student loan repayment programs.

Are you intrigued? We eagerly awaityour inquiries!


GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES The ARC Psychiatric RN, under the supervision of theDivision ARC Manager and Director of Access and Response Center (ARC), providesnursing support to the ARC by reviewing the medical and behavioral health needsof patients who are presenting for services through the ARC Program; reviewingthe medical presentation of patients referred for inpatient services byinternal and external customers for behavioral health unit capability;interacting with admitting providers to facilitate admission orders; andinterfacing with third-party payers when appropriate.


  • Able to assess and reassess needs of patients through verbal discussions with referring staff, as well as by evaluating medical/behavioral records
  • Reviews referrals for inpatient behavioral health treatment from internal and external customers for medical and behavioral appropriateness
  • Coordinates and participates with appropriate interested parties and physicians through the patient referral inquiry and admission process
  • Interacts with admitting behavioral health providers to share clinical information about referred patients and takes admitting orders by telephone as indicated
  • Interacts with third-party payers to coordinate admissions or transfers as needed
  • Functions as liaison to behavioral health units to remain abreast of facility (and/or unit) specific acuity; staffing and bed capacity status
  • Serves as the point of contact, via phone or meeting, for each of the behavioral health units
  • Serves as the ARC internal expert regarding the medical needs of behavioral health patients, and is readily available for consultation with ARC clinicians/colleagues and facility staff when needed
  • Completes behavioral health assessment with patients in timely manner through the use of telemental health technology
  • Maintains expert knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to job function(s)
  • Demonstrates ability to set priorities
  • Demonstrates good judgement in handling situations not covered by verbal or written instructions
  • Follows established policy and procedures in performing job functions
  • Interacts and communicates with others in a way that promotes a positive and cooperative work environment
  • Channels concerns appropriately
  • Provides input, suggestions and support appropriately
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of work practices
  • Ensures patient rights and confidentiality
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Program Director or Manager



  • Possess a thorough knowledge of current behavioral health concepts, principles and methods of treatment
  • Possess good communication skills verbal and written
  • Possess good organization skills and be able to act on multiple tasks
  • Ability to follow established policy and procedures when performing job functions
  • Able to use multiple means of technology to complete job functions
  • Understand and be able to train on the state and federal standards regarding behavioral health assessment, petition, medical screening and patient rights


  • Associatess Degree in Nursing with experience as outlined below


  • Behavioral healthcare setting performing assessments - Preferred


  • Must hold and maintain current licensure as a RN license


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Posted: 2020-01-02 Expires: 2020-02-01

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