RN Hospice

Expiring today

Employer
Serenity Point Hospice Inc.
Location
Los Angeles, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 24, 2017
Closes
Sep 24, 2017
Ref
6674098e4
Specialty
Hospice
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Registered Nurse (R.N.) Admit Nurse

Serenity Point Hospice provides compassionate care,
Responsibilities

  • 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

Salary

$6500 Monthly

Company will provide car, gas and auto insurance.

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