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Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)

Job Description




Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)





Summary: Provides information about hospice services to potential patients and families; admits patients to the program and completes admissions paperwork; completes comprehensive nursing assessment, initial plan of care and implementation of interventions.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Communicate with staff, physicians, referral sources and prospective clients regarding hospice services and appropriate admission criteria.

  • Handle initial physical and emotional assessment of the patient/family upon admission and reviews the hospice concept with them.

  • Develop a detailed, written POC for each patient admitted in conjunction with the IDG, patient, family and attending physician.

  • Explain to patient and family what items hospice pays including a review of the medications list.

  • Instruct patient/family about appropriate techniques for care of the patient.

  • Complete all consents and legal documents accurately and concisely.

  • Communicate with PCM, patient DME, HHS and medication needs.

  • Establish the Home Chart with appropriate documents.

  • Communicate to the IDT report on new admissions and prioritizes needs.

  • Participate in orientation of staff and continued education of medical students, nursing students, and other health care professionals including community as appropriate.

  • Document professionally, accurately, timely and according to established standards.

  • Rotate on-call duties as assigned.

  • Understand and adhere to organizational privacy practices and compliance programs.

  • Assists in providing service that fosters the organization’s mission, values, vision and goals.

  • Perform other job related duties as required and/or requested by management.





 Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)



Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Texas license as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current certification in basic life support.

  • Excellent organizational skills to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to accommodate multi-faith beliefs and backgrounds of patients/families.

  • Ability to function as part of interdisciplinary team.

  • Ability to travel to multi-work locations during workday.

  • Must have reliable, insured vehicle and valid Texas Driver’s license.





Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)




   


Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-Houston
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Houston Hospice

Life matters at Houston Hospice. Our teams of Doctors, Nurses, Counselors, Social Workers, Chaplains and Volunteers provide care for the patient and the whole family. Houston Hospice utilizes a team-oriented approach to medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support that is tailored to each patient’s unique situation. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. We also advocate for children’s rights to have their lives celebrated as full and complete. Learn More

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US-TX-Houston
713-677-7273
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Job Description




Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)





Summary: Provides information about hospice services to potential patients and families; admits patients to the program and completes admissions paperwork; completes comprehensive nursing assessment, initial plan of care and implementation of interventions.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Communicate with staff, physicians, referral sources and prospective clients regarding hospice services and appropriate admission criteria.

  • Handle initial physical and emotional assessment of the patient/family upon admission and reviews the hospice concept with them.

  • Develop a detailed, written POC for each patient admitted in conjunction with the IDG, patient, family and attending physician.

  • Explain to patient and family what items hospice pays including a review of the medications list.

  • Instruct patient/family about appropriate techniques for care of the patient.

  • Complete all consents and legal documents accurately and concisely.

  • Communicate with PCM, patient DME, HHS and medication needs.

  • Establish the Home Chart with appropriate documents.

  • Communicate to the IDT report on new admissions and prioritizes needs.

  • Participate in orientation of staff and continued education of medical students, nursing students, and other health care professionals including community as appropriate.

  • Document professionally, accurately, timely and according to established standards.

  • Rotate on-call duties as assigned.

  • Understand and adhere to organizational privacy practices and compliance programs.

  • Assists in providing service that fosters the organization’s mission, values, vision and goals.

  • Perform other job related duties as required and/or requested by management.





 Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)



Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Texas license as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current certification in basic life support.

  • Excellent organizational skills to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to accommodate multi-faith beliefs and backgrounds of patients/families.

  • Ability to function as part of interdisciplinary team.

  • Ability to travel to multi-work locations during workday.

  • Must have reliable, insured vehicle and valid Texas Driver’s license.





Hospice Admissions RN (FT & PT Position Available!)




   


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