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Admission Nurse in Los Angeles at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Admission Nurse

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Admission Nurse welcomes and greets incoming patients transferred from other facilities. He/she will assess and evaluate incoming patients to determine the severity of illnesses and assists in appropriate and expedient patient placement within the hospital. This nurse will be a patient advocate and ensure the effective transition of care and delivery of services.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Receive notification of pending patient admission.

  • Facilitate appropriate bed and room assignment.

  • Ensure expedient registration of admitted patients to the hospital.

  • Accompany patient to designated and appropriate room within the hospital.

  • Provide information about what to expect during hospital stay and provide welcome bag.

  • Complete required admission assessment, inclusive of medication reconciliation.

  • Notify attending physician of patient and acquire physician orders.

  • Track physician non-response to calls for orders and other necessary items for patient care.

  • Provide appropriate hand-off communication to assigned nurse (no registry).

  • Assist with discharging patients, if time permits.

  • Round on all transferred patients throughout hospital stay (check-ins).


Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program

Minimum Experience: Minimum of one-year nursing experience required (no registry)

Req. Certification/Licensure: Active, current, and unencumbered Registered Nurse licensure by the state of California.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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