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Nursing Shift Various Shifts Hours Full-Time Union Position No
Location Avamere at Pacific Ridge Address 3625 East B Street City
Tacoma State WA Zip 98404 Overview At Avamere, our mission is to
enhance the life of every person we serve.
This includes our patients, residents, patient and resident
family members, and our fellow co-workers.
Annual Wage Increases
Full-time M- F Position Available
Or non-licensed with experience in SNF admissions
Avamere at Pacific Ridge
3625 E. B Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the
admissions process for new and readmitted residents, and
coordinate with each department their responsibilities in the
Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset Build and maintain
professional relationships with referral source contacts including
hospitals, physicians, clinic managers, insurance case managers,
liaisons, and state and county caseworkers.
Coordinate the admission of each new resident, ensuring
resident’s room is ready before they arrive and communicating with
all departments to prepare for the new admission.
Conduct facility tours and ensure the interior of the facility
is tour-ready and presents well to visitors at all times.
Assist in the resident admission orientation program, and
provide residents with an admission information packet.
Review and explain to each new resident and/or resident’s family
facility room rates, billing procedures, visitor/guest privileges,
restrictions and resident care procedures.
Maintain an accurate record of available beds and a resident
Complete, maintain and analyze daily and monthly census
Coordinate 24/7 backup systems and coverage for admissions.
Ensure the resident's room is clean, safe, orderly and
comfortable upon arrival.
Ensure the necessary equipment and supplies are available and
ready upon resident's arrival.
Be the first point of contact for resident's family, give
facility tours and answer questions.
Conduct/coordinate resident assessments upon admission.
Alert department heads of any admissions changes pertinent to
Identify and collect necessary information and paperwork to
complete resident admission and documentation.
Complete required recordkeeping in regards to your role.
Other nursing duties as assigned.
Participate in facility surveys by authorized government
Effective communication, organization and prioritization
Customer service skills/experience required.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in
accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
Knowledgeable of reimbursement systems such as Medicaid,
Medicare and private insurances.
Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations and guidelines that
govern nursing care facilities.
Able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, visitors and
the general public.
Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice
as a LPN in this state.
Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration or closely
related field with 1 or more years of experience; or 5+ years of
experience in a similar position.
Facility Information In scenic and historic Tacoma, Washington
you will find Avamere at Pacific Ridge, a 102-bed skilled nursing
community serving seniors suffering from dementia, cognitive
impairment, and psychiatric conditions. The community offers
quality memory care and behavioral health programs.
Avamere at Pacific Ridge staff strive for excellence in quality
care, a comfortable environment, and bringing joy to their
Avamere at Pacific Ridge has been honored with the Bronze
Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health care
Association and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement award
from the Centers for Medicaid Services.
Get to know more about Avamere at Pacific Ridge on their blog
and Facebook .
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Upon hire, all employees will be criminal background checked and
DMV checked if driving company vehicles. If you have any questions
regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource
The mission of the Avamere Family of Companies is to enhance the
life of every person we serve. It is through our Core Values that
each member of our Family lives our mission. By putting integrity
above all else, our passion for the quality of peoples’ lives shows
in our evidenced-based approaches to achieving the best possible
outcomes. We strive for quality that is obvious; the type of
quality that is won through hard work and innovation. Our culture
of trust and respect is recognized during the first meeting between
the families, patients, residents, and our caring staff. As a
leader of post-acute care services, the Avamere Family of Companies
continually reaches to learn, grow, and embrace change. Ultimately
it all comes down to teamwork, camaraderie, and fun!
Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical,
401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID
theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental,
vision, life insurance, short term disability, AD&D coverage,
generous Employee Referral program/bonus, plus numerous employee
Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Application
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