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Hospice RN

Company: Jobot
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ashley ElmAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.A bit about us:Join a team of caring, compassionate Nurses whose dedication has earned them the highly coveted Magnet - recognition for excellence in nursing and patient care across all of our facilities. The ideal candidate will have a background as a Hospice RN, Hospice Case Manager or Hospice Admission RN. Must have a valid CA Drivers License and able to travel throughout the Long Beach area as needed.Why join us?Employee benefits include a choice of HMOs or PPO plan, along with dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, long-term disability insurance, life and accident insurance.Career Advancement / Growth - We encourage and support the professional growth of its employees by providing financial assistance to further their education.Job DetailsRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates services to facilitate a smooth transition from medical facility to Hospice. Promotes continuity of care between medical facility, physician and home. Educates and assesses patients referred to hospice program to ensure hospice criteria is met and informed decisions regarding participation in hospice are made.
  • Facilitates prompt and appropriate delivery of Hospice patient care in accordance with Medicare Conditions of Participation
  • It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the core values. The employee shall support our mission, strategic plan, the goals and direction of the performance improvement plan.Essential Job Outcomes & Functions
    • Establish positive working relationship with referral sources, with employees and physicians of medical center, skilled nursing facility and home care department and with patients and families.
    • Educate patient, family, staff, physicians and other referral sources regarding Hospice coverage and services available after discharge to insure appropriate level of care and utilization of Hospice services.
    • Provides Hospice management with information related to areas of potential growth and methods of improving relationships with medical facilities, referral sources and the community.Job specific Competencies
      • Accepts and coordinates agency referrals and assesses patients to determine level of care and admission criteria appropriateness, documents pertinent information clearly and accurately according to hospice guidelines.
      • Actively participate in Hospice activities including in-services, performance improvement and appropriate committees.
      • Maintains standards of productivity
      • Address Age Specific Needs of the population served, based on provided checklist.Minimum Requirements / Work Experience
        • Minimum of 2 years of experience in acute care setting or as a case manager, discharge planner or similar position in an acute care setting
        • Able to provide direct patient care activities, such as transferring and positioning adult patients, perform basic clinical skills.
        • Good interpersonal and communication skills
        • Ability to relate to variety of health professionals in different settings
        • Effective problem solving skills
        • Basic computer knowledge, functionality and use
        • Goal oriented, self-starter, and self motivated. Education / Licensure / Certification
          • Current California RN license
          • Annual Emergency Response Validation
          • Current California driver's license with valid car insurance and a good driving record.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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