Registered Nurse Admissions Hospice

Full Time
Richmond, USA, Virginia
Posted 3 weeks ago

Performs assigned functions related to providing information about services to potential Bon Secours Hospice patient and admitting patients to Bon Secours Hospice service.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assumes initial responsibility for assessing patient/family needs and consulting with attending physician and other hospice team members.
  • Makes the telephone contact and/or assessment visits with potential hospice patients to provide information on Bon Secours Hospice services and/or assess patient’s status
  • Determines patient’s appropriateness for admission consistent with Bon Secours Hospice service policies and admission criteria based on Physician’s determination eligibility.
  • Plans for admission of patients to Bon Secours Hospice in coordination with hospice in-take staff and Hospice Clinical Managers.
  • Admits patients, develop plan of care and complete related paperwork, in accordance with Bon Secours Hospice polices/procedures and federal regulation.
  • Completes all documentation and care collaboration that supports the patient’s level of care within the hospital and departmental electronic medical record.
  • Obtains data on physical, social, and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate that data into the plan of care.
  • Manages patient/family care plan and accompanying services between time of admission and transition to primary case manager as necessary.
  • Assists with implementation and coordination of services required for discharge of patients from hospitals into Bon Secours Hospice program of care.
  • Instructs primary caregivers, volunteers and employed caregivers to provide care as indicated.
  • Informs the Hospice Clinical Manager, in-take staff and IDT of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.
  • Reports off on admission/visits to appropriate staff via e-mail/phone.
  • Shares in providing 24-hour, seven-day-a-week coverage to patients/families when necessary.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN Degree preferred.
  • Possession of current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the state of Virginia.
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a professional nurse that includes hospice/palliative or oncology.
  • Work requires that the incumbent maintain CPR certification.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordination of activities, good organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
  •  Demonstrated ability to relate effectively with patients, staff, physicians, community agencies, and institutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with members of the hospice interdisciplinary team (IDT).

 

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

 

SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS: 40

WORK SHIFT: Days/Afternoons

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