Admissions Registered Nurse - Walnut Creek CA - Hospice Care
Posted on: September 21, 2022
Job DescriptionJOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- Participation in the information gathering, analysis, education
and form completion aspects of the admissions process
- Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical
records review as requested.
- Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and
families who meet admission criteria.
- Analyze data collected by the LPN to facilitate/obtain
- Build effective referral source relationships to support the
high quality and responsiveness expectations associated with
- Maintain clinical and professional competence.
- Take the initiative in developing effective relationships
internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care
- Utilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and
address any questions the patient and/or patient's family has
concerning hospice and palliative care. JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Knowledge of the principles of the intake, admission, and
transition to care process with the ability to further develop
skills in these competency areas.
- Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families,
physicians, referral sources and colleagues.
- Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to
develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge.
- Ability to use the VITAS information system and mobile
- Reliable means of transportation. QUALIFICATIONS
- Currently licensed as a R.N. in the state where duties are
- Previous hospital, physician practice, LTC or ALF
- Strong Presentation Skills
- Previous sales or service experience preferred EDUCATION
- Bachelor's degree preferred SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATE
- EOE/AA M/F/D/V About Us VITAS - Healthcare is the nation's
leading provider of end-of-life care, and has the resources and
expertise to support your personal and professional growth. -As a
member of the VITAS team, you'll find fulfillment working for a
people-focused organization dedicated to making a difference in the
lives of others. You will be more than just an employee: You will
be counted on as an expert in your field, and as a valued team
member whose efforts are respected and vital to our hospice
mission. All VITAS employees commit to fulfilling their duties and
responsibilities with the highest regard for professionalism,
collaboration and teamwork, and an eye focused constantly on growth
and improvement. We serve with commitment and compassion, and
position ourselves for the future by embracing, innovating, and
leading change. If you are that person, make your voice heard-find
your purpose at VITAS today. Benefits Include: - Competitive
compensation -- Health, dental, vision, life and disability
insurance- Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending
accounts- Life insurance- 401(k) plan with numerous investment
options and generous company match- Cancer and/or critical illness
benefit- Tuition Reimbursement- Paid Time Off- Employee Assistance
Program- Legal Insurance- Roadside Assistance- Affinity Program
Many of our positions offer the opportunity to work -day or night
shifts, weekdays or weekends. Choose a Career with VITAS
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