RN/Admissions (Hospice)

Job Code: V_720416

LOCATION:  Houston (TX)

We are assisting a client in their search for dynamic RNs with hospice experience to join their hospice care team. Enjoy great benefits, competitive salaries, outstanding leadership, and corporate support.

The Admissions RN is a registered nurse and an Interdisciplinary Team member whose primary responsibility is to present hospice services and philosophy to patients and families in a manner that results in the admission of appropriate patients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participation in the information gathering, analysis, education and form completion aspects of the admissions process
  • Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical records review as requested.
  • Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and families who meet admission criteria.
  • Analyze data collected by the LPN to facilitate/obtain admission orders
  • Build effective referral source relationships to support the high quality and responsiveness expectations.
  • Maintain clinical and professional competence.
  • Take the initiative in developing effective relationships internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons.
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and address any questions the patient and/or patient’s family has concerning hospice and palliative care.

WHAT LANDS YOU THIS ROLE:

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Valid RN License in the state
  • At least one (1) year of hospice or home health experience (required)
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hospice and/or Home Health Electronic Medical Records / EMR Software Experience is a PLUS!
  • Proven ability to manage a fast-paced, independent work schedule
  • Knowledge of the principles of the intake, admission, and transition to care process with the ability to further develop skills in these competency areas.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families, physicians, referral sources and colleagues.
  • Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to develop Hospice specific clinical knowledge.
  • Ability to use the company information system and mobile technology platforms.
  • Reliable means of transportation.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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