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Hospice Care Transition Nurse

Lawrence, MA

Department
Hospice Care Transition Nurse
Job ID
15150
Schedule
Part Time
Shift
Weekends

Description

Competitive salary.  Generous earned time.  Rapid growth.

 

A registered nurse who provides assistance to the hospice teams by gathering and entering all data for a hospice admit.  Prioritize admits for admission nurse and case managers. Maintains and promotes optimal relationships with referral sources. Ensures that all referrals are handled efficiently and effectively. Provides customer service to all referral sources and families interested in referring to Merrimack Valley Hospice. Serves as a resource to discuss regulations, determination of hospice eligibility, and appropriateness for hospice.  Provides resource information if patient/client is not eligible or not appropriate for hospice.  The Hospice Care Transition Nurse gathers necessary information and uses clinical expertise to manage timely and accurate referral processing and works closely with the clinical department to coordinate patient care.

Required Education and Experience

  • Registered Nursing license in MA and NH (or willing to obtain NH).
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant clinical experience; homecare and hospice case management experience desired.
  • Ability to use statistics and PI tools.
  • Knowledge of current nursing standards of practice, home care, palliative and hospice regulations.
  • Advanced planning, organizational, supervision, coordinating and marketing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills.
  •  Ability and willingness to self-motivate, prioritize, and be willing to change processes to improve effectiveness efficiently.  Adapts to changing patient and organizational priorities.
  • Effective oral and written skills.
  • Computer literacy skills including but not limited to data entry, retrieval, and report generation.
  • Ability to work independently, while collaborating with other team members
  • Ability to read/write and communicate in English.

Home Health Foundation values our employee and patient experience above all else. We are proud of our longstanding history of employing exceptional people who deliver exceptional care through a range of medical professional, paraprofessional and administrative roles. Are you ready to make a difference, in your life and in your community? At HHF, we strongly believe that a workplace culture built on diverse ideas and backgrounds creates an inclusive environment that drives innovation. We are committed to building a talented and diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve each day and we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups. Apply today to join our team of healthcare heroes!

 

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