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Discharge Nurse

Company: TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description Let's Talk About These Hours! -Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Discharge Nurse you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join TriStar Centennial Medical Center which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsTriStar Centennial Medical Center, 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.Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at TriStar Centennial Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsAs 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:
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Registered Nurse
      • Associate Degree, or Registered Nurse Diploma, or Bachelors DegreeTriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 740+ bed comprehensive facility. We offer medical and surgical programs. These include behavioral health and 24-hour emergency. These also include heart and vascular and imaging. These also include neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women's services. We are an affiliate of TriStar Health. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 43-acre campus. We are home to TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center. We are home to TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital. Our campus includes The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute and TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years (2010-2019). In 2019, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Discharge Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!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: TriStar Centennial Medical Center, Nashville , Discharge Nurse, Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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