Provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice. Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving. Performs biopsychosocial assessment. Develops plan of care. Administers medications and treatments. Works with interdisciplinary team/pt/family to assist adolescent pt to meet treatment goals. Reports to Director Psychiatry/SA. Assists the admissions nurse to coordinate and complete admissions assessments for the CATS program and completes UR for patients admitted. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with other members of the professional and administrative staff. Completes Utilization Management Reviews for assigned patients. Actively participates in clinical performance improvement activities.
This position is a M-F position completing both UR and admissions - working closely with the admissions coordinator and the utilization review nurse.
Be part of a dynamic team of dedicated healthcare professionals working in the growing field of addiction medicine. The CATS unit provides detox medical care for patients addicted alcohol, opioids or other substances. This is an excellent position for the nurse who has a strong medical background along with knowledge and skills important in a behavioral health unit.
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.