Admissions Registered Nurse Nonexempt

Vitas Healthcare Covina , CA 91722

Posted 1 week ago

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently licensed as a R.N. in the state where duties are performed.

  • 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 CANDIDATE

  • EOE/AA M/F/D/V

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

Choose a Career with VITAS

We offer a variety of full-time, part-time and per-diem employment opportunities. You can choose to work day or night shifts, weekdays or weekends.

Employees earn competitive salaries and have the flexibility to choose a benefits package suitable to their own needs and lifestyle.

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