Perform admissions process in timely, patient centered, customer service manner
Complete a smooth and efficient admission that meets external and internal customer needs including prompt and proper documentation
Develop initial plan of care that addresses patient’s needs at the time of admission as established by the IDT
Provide specialized hospice nursing services; teach, supervise and counsel the patient and family members regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient including treatment of pain and symptoms
Coordinate patient care and share all relevant or useful admission information that promotes a seamless transition from SNF, board and Care and/or home.
Collaborate with Team Leaders and supervisor of Interim Healthcare hospice to ensure appropriate communication and collaboration between various disciplines.
Educate healthcare providers, current or potential patients, or community members on the mission, vision, value and process for admission to hospice, if and when needed.
Develop and maintain relationships with referral sources; cooperate and collaborate with referral sources and colleagues
Function competently and independently
Relate and perform work assignments in a calm and professional manner especially during times of crisis
Participates in “call” rotation
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing assigned tasks as needed
Performed tasks and other duties as assigned
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the California Board of Nursing required; demonstrates qualities of ethics and integrity, dependability and reliability
One year of Hospice nursing experience required.
Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, safe driving record and reliable transportation required.
Knowledge of computer
Excellent clinical and documentation skills
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Ability to advise, counsel and influence all levels of staff from executive to entry level nonexempt.
Successful experience in operating in an environment with heavy workload, changing priorities, short deadlines and minimal resources.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of management within and outside the company.
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration.
Excellent computer proficiency including the ability to utilize software programs for creating documents.
Internal Number: SOC RN
About Interim HealthCare Hospice
Interim HealthCare Hospice believes in providing Care Comfort Choice. We believe providing employees a supporting and nurturing professional environment leads to excellent patient care. If you want a meaningful career and want to become someone’s angel. Call now to find out more about what it takes to become part of our team