Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay
  • Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay currently has an amazing opportunity to serve others and grow professionally in a supportive environment. Our residents choose to live in our community based on the impeccable service, the warm, family-friendly atmosphere and the clean and inviting living spaces. We welcome YOU to join in on the incredible rewards of serving our residents.

Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is currently hiring an Admissions Nurse for the Hoy Center at Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay.

Our Full-Time employees are eligible for Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits on the first day of employment!

What will I do?

The Admissions Nurse is part of the care management team for patients and aids in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care and the use of resources through both admission and discharge of patients through various care levels.

RN, Admissions Nurse monitors quality of care to ensure all aspects of services are appropriate, including infection control and risk management.  RN, Admissions Nurse acts as a liaison between interdisciplinary team members to uphold continuity of care with patients transferring across care settings and optimize communication. RN, Admissions Nurse also assists in admission planning, Pre-admission screening, discharge planning and teaching.

  • Works closely with the Admissions team and assists the Clinical Team with the admission of patients including electronic medical record charting, nursing assessment and initiation of plan of care.
  • Supports clinical nurses by coordinating admission activities, serving as a liaison to other team members and ensuring that all aspects of admission/discharge are complete for patients. 
  • Ensure admission orders and assessments are completed and communicated to appropriate team members in a timely manner. 
  • Assist in medication reconciliation upon admission to healthcare center and processing of medication orders with pharmacy.
  • Assess individual patient's needs and work with patients/families to develop a baseline plan of care
  • Provide support to clinical nurses, patients and other team members to enhance patient experience and customer service. Supports patient's continuity of care by monitoring scheduling of PCP appointments, specialist appointments, and discharge education. 
  • Participates in the orientation, training and evaluation of new staff.

What do I need for this role?

  • RN license is a requirement and a BSN would be preferred.
  • 1-2 years' prior experience or knowledge of skilled nursing centers and continuity of care is preferred. 
  • Individual must be highly motivated, energetic and able to work both independently and under the direction of the Director of Nursing.  Multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and ability to prioritize. Possess strong computer skills and experience with health care applications, Microsoft and/or Windows applications Ability to work in a self-directed environment with little supervision Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to climb or descent 5 flights of stairs. Able to stand or walk for a period of at least 4 hours

What makes Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay unique? 

Founded in 1982, Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is a faith based, not-for-profit, Life Plan Continuing Care Community to serve older adults of all beliefs, their families and the broader community. 

Our waterfront community, located on the southern shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, in a beautiful, resort-like setting, provides innovative and comprehensive services designed to offer independent living, assisted living, and nursing care solutions. 

Our employees, residents and guests carry out our mission daily: Creating community to foster joy and well-being.   We maintain a close and friendly culture for our staff and residents by adhering to our Values of achieving excellence by giving and expecting:   RESPECT for each Person. PASSION for what we do.  PROFESSIONALISM in all we do.

Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. Candidates are screened, in accordance with the Code of Virginia, with the State Police criminal background check including sex offender crimes. All new hires are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen.

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