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Registered Nurse Hospice Admissions

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Ormond Beach
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
  • Mental Health Resources and Support Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better. Schedule: Full Time Shift: Full Time Day/Evening Shift Location: This is a fieldwork position The community you'll be caring for: AdventHealth Hospice Care The role you'll contribute: The Admissions Nurse is responsible for responding to and visiting with patients who have been referred for admission to AdventHealth Hospice Care. The Admissions Nurse informs the patients, caregivers, and family members of the hospice services available with the organization and assesses patient for admission to services. In addition, the Admissions Nurse is responsible for visiting current AdventHealth Hospice Care patients who have been admitted to the hospital and communicates patient status with the respective interdisciplinary team. The value you'll bring to the team:
    • Provides information and resources available to patients for admittance onto Hospice services.
    • Travels to resident site or hospital room of patient who has been referred to Hospice. Greets patient, caregiver and/or family member(s) and communicates the program and services available with Hospice.
    • Partners with the Account Representative staff member to meet the needs of the patients and hospital staff to gain new referrals.
    • Assesses the patient and family's emotional condition as to readiness for hospice. Answers questions and responds to concerns to encourage admission onto the Hospice program if conditions are justified.
    • Obtains required signatures and generates handwritten documents required to comply with regulations for reimbursement.
    • Assesses the patient's physical condition, medical needs, current medications, and needs for special equipment. Determines patient's primary physician, personal information, and special needs. If patient's condition requires crisis intervention, psychosocial, chaplain or other special services, notify Hospice of need to assign appropriate team members. Obtain orders and initiate documentation for crisis care if required. QualificationsThe expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
      • Associates Degree.
      • Minimum of 3 years Registered Nurse experience in home health and/or acute care nursing experience; including 1-year experience in the hospital
      • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Administrator.
      • A clear/active Florida Registered Nurse license.
      • Maintain a current, valid Florida Driver's License in good standing with a safe driving record and a reliable vehicle.
      • Maintain valid personal automobile insurance. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Palm Coast , Registered Nurse Hospice Admissions, Healthcare , Ormond Beach, Florida

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