RN Hospice-Admissions-Full-Time-Albany - 4 10 hour daysHospice at St. Peter's Health Partners

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: Albany, New York





Job Description:


Employment Type:


Full time


Shift:


Day Shift




Description:





RN Admissions-Full-Time-Albany Hospice



The Community Hospice has a rewarding opportunity for a full-time RN to work as a part of our Admissions Team in Hospice Home Care working 4 10 hour days per week. Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places.



Organization Highlights:




  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge


  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development


  • Work/Life: Positions and shifts to accommodate all schedules




What you will do:



  • Evaluate patients for eligibility and interest in hospice services, and describe the support and care available along with the benefits of hospice care.




Responsibilities:



  • Coordinate with the patient's community physician and our hospice medical directors to confirm eligibility for hospice services.

  • Completes the initial assessment of patient/family needs and begins implementation including ordering medications, medical equipment, supplies and support from our interdisciplinary team which includes social workers, chaplains, volunteers, complementary therapists, home health aides, and more!

  • Ensures a smooth hand-off to the Hospice Case Manager.




What you will need:



  • NYS RN Licensure

  • ASN required, BSN preferred

  • Homecare, preferably in Hospice, is strongly preferred. Hospice Homecare or 2 years acute care nursing experience

  • Reliable vehicle and driver license

  • Excellent communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and peers.

  • Must be able to document key information concisely and accurately

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills



Community Hospice provides a thorough orientation and a supportive work environment. Apply today for more information or to shadow one of our Admit RNs!



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