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RN Admissions Nurse -Hospice

Company: LHC New
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview The RN Admissions Nurse in Hospice is responsible for execution of the hospice admission process in compliance with federaland state regulations. The Admissions Nurse will advocate for the patient and family to meet those stated needsthat hospice can cover and/or refer them to other resources as appropriate.Excellent Pay & BenefitsGreat Culture - join our family!1:1 Patient CareCareer Advancement OpportunitiesTuition Reimbursement401k PlanHeart of Hospice, a part of LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and home and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose Heart of Hospice, a part of LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. For More Career Opportunities with LHC Group visit -https://careers.lhcgroup.com/careers-home/ Essential FunctionsDemonstrates competency in meeting with potential patients and families in assessment of their needs.Maintains confidentiality and safety of patient/client clinical records.Completes assigned admissions in an effective and timely manner.Communicates effectively with physician(s), referral sources, patient, family, and hospice interdisciplinary team regarding the new admission of a patient.Responsible for communicating and documenting the clinical assessment, identified needs and other pertinent information.Records and includes in the medical record any pertinent medical history and assists in obtaining medical records that may be relevant to determine hospice eligibility.Assists in ordering emergency kit medications, as well as any medications that are needed immediately for new admissions (per physician order) and facilitates processing of the medication order(s) with the pharmacy provider.Assists with orders and appropriate education for DME equipment, as needed.Communicates effectively with operational, clinical and sales leadership regarding status of pending referrals and admissions.Knowledge and understanding of hospice eligibility criteria.Knowledge of and adherence to all policy and procedures.Maintains compliance by documenting accurately and timely within the organization's electronic health record.All other duties as assigned. Education & ExperienceExperience RequirementsMust be a licensed registered nurse in the state of operation.At least 2 years of experience in a hospice, home health, or other health care service delivery system setting.Current CPR certification.Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation. Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: LHC New, Lake Charles , RN Admissions Nurse -Hospice, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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