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Hospice Intake RN - Weekends - Part-Time

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Work type: Days, Part-time
Location: Rochester, NY
Categories: Nursing, Hospice and Palliative Care

JOIN THE UR MEDICINE HOMECARE HOSPICE TEAM TODAY!

We are seeking a Part-time Weekend Hospice Intake RN 

 

This staff member obtains and completes hospice referrals from physician offices, hospitals, SNF, community agencies and community at large across Monroe, Ontario, and Yates counties. Serves as a customer resource and arranges appointments for evaluation as necessary. Provides telephonic triage for hospice patients and families, and coordinates home visits with nursing staff as needed.

Part-time - Weekend Shift - Saturday and Sunday 8:00am - 4:30pm

RELATIONSHIPS: Patients, families, caregivers, physicians and office staff, community, vendors, contract and regulatory community agencies, third party payors, VNS departments and staff.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES not limited to

  • Triages calls from hospice patients and families/caregivers
  • Obtains and enters hospice referrals into the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Identifies the hospice focus of care
  • Involves patient and family support system in the referral process
  • Communicates and coordinates referral process with the interdisciplinary team

 

 

Contributes to an environment of professional growth, learning, trust and mutual respect for all employees.

 Promotes the recognition, respect and celebration of the diversity of our workforce.

 Participates in education including orientation, in-service training programs and self-development, as needed.

 Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Current active NY State RN license in good standing.
2. One year of Home Care in a CHHA or related experience. Hospice experience preferred.
3. Experience in interviewing, assessment, communication, negotiating and decision making skills.
4. Excellent phone and customer service skills. Computer competency required.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, protected veteran status, qualified individual with disability status, or any other protected class.

 

Pay Range $28.00 to 33.00

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time

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