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Hospice Admissions Registered Nurse I RN

Company: Compassionate Care Hospice, an Amedisys company
Location: The Villages
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Caregiving is Our Calling
At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.

We Care from the Heart from Amedisys Video on Vimeo.
What You Will Do

As an admissions registered nurse at Amedisys, you will conduct assessments of patient's initial physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs for entry into hospice care services and document findings using a preferred technology for point of care. You will collaborate with the patient, caregivers, clinical manager, case managers, and physician(s) to complete the patient care planning at the onset of care. You will provide skilled interventions and instructions to patient and caregivers to provide optimum symptom control and patient comfort. You will function as a liaison between disciplines during the admission process.

• Performs patient start of care comprehensive assessment, evaluation, development and implementation of Plan of Care.
• Instructs patients and caregivers regarding the hospice program of care and initiates appropriate palliative nursing procedures.
• Collaborates with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to establish the plan of care.
• Initiates appropriate referrals for other medical services when indicated.
• Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) conferences and leads discussion regarding new patients admitted into services.



Qualifications
Required:
• Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.
• Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience as a registered nurse with previous hospice or home health experience
• Current CPR certification
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance
 
Preferred:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
• Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN)

 
 
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Additional Qualifications:

*Louisiana: Minimum of two (2) years' full time experience as a registered nurse.
Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions , Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Continuing Education , Fleet car for eligible employees
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