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Hospice Admission RN

Company: American Veterans Hospice
Location: Riverside
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

American Veterans Hospice is locally operated and owned by a Veteran. Our Agency is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to all patients and the most rewarding experience to all team members. We serve those who are in the final stages of their journey while honoring their life. We are searching for in home hospice experienced Admissions nurses who have a deep understanding of LCDs and Hospice Eligibility Criteria (PPS, FAST, NYHA). Our search is for nurses who are open to any of these areas: Riverside County, San Bernardino County.Duties and Responsibilities:

The hospice admission nurse is an experienced registered professional nurse who initiates and coordinates the hospice care plan, provides skilled and palliative care and coordinates the services provided to the newly admitted patients.Provide comprehensive nursing evaluations and assessments to develop a detailed Plan of Care for assigned patients ensuring all services needed are identified and met while working closely with the Interdisciplinary Group, patient, family and attending physician, including working with CTIs.Documents assessment, current medications and initiates appropriate care plan in Agency EMR (Hospice MD).Responsible for assessing patients clinical status, planning, teaching and implementing immediate interventions on the day of admission.Communicates admissions information, issues, and concerns in patient care meetings to assure smooth transition and continuity of care with other assigned staff, including a detailed report to the assigned RN/Case Manager, Social Worker, and AdministratorUtilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and address any questions the patient and/or patients family has concerning hospice care.Obtains informed consents, provides nursing assessment, initial plan of care and intervention(s) that optimize patient and family directed comfort and quality of life. -Qualifications:
RN - (Registered Nurse) licensed in good standing and actively practicing in the state of CaliforniaPrevious experience min 1 year+ as Admissions Nurse in hospice. Expertise with LCDs and Hospice Eligibility Criteria.Detailed oriented, skilled written and oral communicator, organized and excellent coordination skills Electronic Medical Record experience (Hospice MD, etc)Demonstrated commitment to Agencys philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.Committed to improvement, clinical excellence, high-degree of patient and staff satisfaction.Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.Must have reliable automobile, valid drivers license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance.Able to travel to multiple locations in the course of the working day/week.Demonstrates excellence in customer service Updated CPR/BLSPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: American Veterans Hospice, Riverside , Hospice Admission RN, Healthcare , Riverside, California

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