Community Health Systems Admissions Nurse (Behavioral Health)- FT in Punta Gorda, Florida


Who is Bayfront Health Punta Gorda?

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is a 208-bed Joint Commission Accredited hospital part of a regional network of seven hospitals and more than 70 clinic. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda features all-private patient rooms in the acute care setting, and offers an accredited primary stroke center, the Joint Commission Certified Joint and Spine Center, an accredited chest pain center, an accredited hyperbaric and wound care center, and emergency care services.

Why should you join the team?

Employees at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda have the opportunity to take advantage of our awesome employee benefits.

  • Gym access to our onsite wellness center

  • Educational reimbursement up to $5,000 for RNs

  • Sign-On Bonus s for critically needed positions

  • Excellent medical benefits packages with multiple rate options

  • The ability to be a shared employee with other Bayfront facilities

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is located 5 minutes off I-75 in a quaint waterfront town. The hospital is surrounded with waterfront views and wonderful local restaurants.


The Admission Nurse coordinates the admitting process.Obtains pre-admission information from hospitals scheduling department and Physician s offices in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Assists clerks in facilitating a smooth, complete and accurate admission by keeping registration staff aware of any problems or reschedules.

  • Requests and obtains Baker Act, hospital charts, physician s orders, H&P, and ancillary department results on all patients. Processes same and notifies Hospital and or Physician s office of potential problems, i.e., abnormal labs, EKG, etc.

  • Arranges for testing on elective admissions, acting as liaison between hospitals, departments, patient and physician s offices.

  • Distributing the information to all necessary areas

  • Obtains signatures on consents and pre authorization approvals.

  • Prepares daily scheduled AM Admit List and Pre-test List. Distributes same list to all responsible parties/departments each afternoon, to prepare for the next day s admissions.

  • Performs duties as a representative of the department as requested.

*This position shift time is 11p-7a*


Education: R.N. graduate of a School of Nursing.

Licenses/Certificates: Currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Florida. BLS (American Heart Association) required.


Two years experience as admitting nurse.

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

Location: FL-Punta Gorda

Requisition ID: 1821466