RN Hospice

Serenity Point Hospice Inc.
Los Angeles, CA, US
Aug 24, 2017
Sep 24, 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

Registered Nurse (R.N.) Admit Nurse

Serenity Point Hospice provides compassionate care,

  • This position requires to admit patients referred to hospice.
  • Explains the hospice program to patients, family members, and other referral sources in an accurate, complete and thorough manner.
  • Makes decisions in a timely manner using appropriate input and information as a basis for those decisions.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation of all marketing activities to the Director of Admissions as requested.
  • Identifies and maintains referral sources.
  • Organizes and provides education to the community, referral sources and facilities.
  • Maintains continuing education through academic studies, seminars, and workshops.
  • Understands Hospice eligibility criteria and has the ability to apply those criteria to make decisions on the appropriateness of hospice care.
  • Uses excellent communication skills to communicate complex information to patients and families.
  • Works cooperatively with the Community Liaisons, Intake office, the referring physician, the hospice medical director, any hospital or facility staff, other members of the interdisciplinary hospice team
  • Performs comprehensive initial nursing evaluations.
  • Assesses for signs and symptoms of discomfort including presence of pain and takes prompt and appropriate action.
  • Initiates the Initial Plan of Care and any other Care Plans appropriate for identified problems at admission.
  • Provides services to patients/families in all settings to ensure quality and appropriateness of care.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling, and readily accepts new admissions and emergency assignments as requested.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Requirements:
Experience and Skills

  • Must possess a current active license to practice as registered nurse (RN) in the State of California.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year hospice experience as a nurse.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to establish rapport with people in a cold call situation


$6500 Monthly

Company will provide car, gas and auto insurance.

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