Notifying Staff of..... (Video)

One thing that you will do all day every day is notifying the nurses and CNAs/PCAs of:

New Admissions. This is when you get notified that a new patient will be coming to your unit from the Emergency Room and that they are being assigned to a specific nurse.

Returning Patient. This is when a patient is returning to the unit after having a procedure performed.

Transfer to or From. This is when there is an order to transfer a patient from your unit to another unit or to when you get notified that a patient is to be transferred to your unit. You will let the nurse know either way.

Discharge. This is when the doctor enters an order to discharge the patient home, to a skilled nursing facility, to a rehabilitation facility, hospice, etc.

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