Hospice Field Admission Nurse (RN)

Employer
Location
MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care, New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Hospice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  We believe that nurses give their best care when they know they are being cared for too. When you work for MJHS, you’ll be valued and respected for your dedication to world-class patient care. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to learn and grow. Most of all, you’ll be rewarded with work/life programs that help you balance your priorities and enjoy the career you’ve always wanted. You won’t find that everywhere. But you will find it here.  
 
  Overview:
Do you have a "Hospice Heart"?
 
If your answer is yes, then you are just the nurse we are looking for.  When days cannot be added to a life, we add life to remaining days. Our multidisciplinary teams offer culturally-sensitive, end-of-life and palliative care services to patients and their families at home or in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals.

Responsibilities:
 Ask about our sign on bonus!!!
 
In this field position you will perform initial physical and psychosocial assessments of potential hospice patients in order to develop individualized plans of care, goals, and make recommendations based on each patient's needs. Assessments may take place in private homes, hospitals or nursing facilities. As a Hospice Field Admission Nurse (RN), you will admit eligible patients onto the Hospice program following the appropriate standards of practice established by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). In this key position, you will also engage in community outreach to physicians and other medical providers to share information regarding the MJHS Hospice program, and gather feedback to effectively inform performance improvement initiatives. 

Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, (BSN preferred)
  • Two years of Medsurge or Oncology nursing experience
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • New York State RN licensure
  • Valid NYS Driver's license preferred

Benefits:
We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:
 
  • Sign On Bonus
  • Generous time off including a birthday holiday
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Employee and family health coverage
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement
  • 403(b) retirement plan

 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

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