• Admissions RN Hospice Care

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 8:11 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-65883
    Program Posting
    Orange County
    Regular / Temp
    Regular Part-Time
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    2
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    Irvine
    Zip Code
    92602
    Official Job Title
    Admissions RN Nonexempt
    State
    California
  • Overview

    Mark a Difference | Change Lives One Patient & Family at a Time

     

    Join our Dynamic Team at VITAS Healthcare in Orange County, CA!

    • Part Time Admissions RN opportunity
    • Morning and evening shifts

     The Admissions RN is a registered nurse and an Interdisciplinary Team member whose primary responsibility is to present VITAS services and philosophy to patients and families in a manner that results in the admission of appropriate patients.

     

    JOB 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 admission orders
    • Build effective referral source relationships to support the high quality and responsiveness expectations associated with VITAS.
    • Maintain clinical and professional competence.
    • Take the initiative in developing effective relationships internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons.
    • 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 technology platforms.
    • Reliable means of transportation.

     

    Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

    VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 

     

    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

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Current California RN license required.
    • Previous hospital, physician practice, LTC or ALF experience
    • Strong Presentation Skills
    • Previous sales or service experience preferred

    Education

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Special Instructions to Candidates

    EOE/AA
    M/F/D/V
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