Review medical and clinical referral information for appropriateness of admission. Assess patients through a systematic process of interacting with patient, the patient's significant others, and the appropriate health care providers. When requested, collect and analyze data regarding the patient's physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, and anticipated discharge planning needs. Participate in Emergency Services emergency codes necessary to the department's safe operation. Completes nursing assessment for admitted patients; and when possible, escorts patients to the floor.
AS TIME PERMITS: Responds to telephone and face-to-face inquiries seeking mental health care or information about Holly Hill Hospital services. Conduct the Initial Comprehensive Assessment utilizing appropriate forms and in a timely manner. Document all calls on TRIMS forms and enter data into HMS. Administer medication as ordered and monitor for side effects, as needed.