Hospice - RN Transition Coordinator

Care Initiatives Cedar Rapids , IA 52402

Posted 3 months ago

Care Initiatives Hospice is now hiring RN Transition Coordinator to join our team!

This full-time position includes 40 hours/week.

Great pay and perks including:

  • Wide array of insurance benefits

  • Retirement plan with match

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • Vacation awarded at six months

  • Cell phone services discount (Verizon)

  • Discounted Adventureland and Lost Island Waterpark tickets

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Drug Screen Required


To establish positive relationships with community sources with the intent to enhance and expedite resident referrals. To establish appropriate professional and public relationships that will encourage and develop short-term and long-term referral sources. To coordinate the admission process for assigned Care Initiatives facilities.


  • Education/Certification/License

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

  • Clinical background, registered nurse.

  • Current driver's license.

  • Experience

  • At least 5+ years as a registered nurse in clinical care.

  • Experience in marketing services preferred.

  • Experience in post-acute care and/or admissions preferred.

  • Experience with assessing patients and administering medical charting and records.

  • Experience interacting with physicians and health care providers related to patient care.


  • Establishes self as a resource and primary contact for all area referral sources related to pre-admission assessment and admission needs of referral sources, representing Care Initiatives long-term care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services in a designated area. While representing Care Initiatives Hospice will not be a primary responsibility, the ability to speak about this service if called upon will be necessary.

  • Working in cooperation with the Director of Marketing, facility administrator and staff, identifies community referral sources to target.

  • Assesses patients and patient information for skilled nursing, long-term care, and rehabilitation services eligibility. Completes early admission procedures as defined with respective Administrator(s) and Director of Marketing.

  • Establishes and implements an aggressive marketing plan to meet the needs of professional partners of post-acute care, and secondarily, broader community engagement in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

  • Completes marketing calls with referral sources; maintains record keeping system on marketing activities.

  • Participates in group presentations as invited and requested.

  • When appropriate, represent both post-acute care and hospice service to referral sources.

  • Create process for following facility residents when admitted to hospital.

  • Familiarize with each facility and their respective skilled nursing and rehabilitation service capabilities or "specialties".

  • Maintain regular contact with respective facility administrator, DON, ADON, social services, MDS coordinator and/or business manager to stay up-to-date on each facility.

  • Build rapport with hospital and clinic referral sources as a valuable resource to smooth, helpful care transitions and coordinated care.

  • Attend ACO sponsored or affiliated care coordination meetings in respective area.

  • Frequent visits to referral sources to market individual (or collective group) long-term care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to assisted living, home health, acute care referral sources and other appropriate elder and medical care resources.

EOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled

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