Hospice Admissions Nurse, Baylor Pay
- Baylor RN
- Job ID
- Full Time
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The Hospice Admissions Nurse determines appropriateness of referrals, coordinates and conducts preadmission activities. Baylor Pay - Work 24 hours get paid for 32.
Increases accessibility to hospice care, to manage the hospice admission process via effective communication.
Describes and explains hospice services to a potential patient/family and elicits responses to questions regarding patient/family attitude toward hospice care, physical and psycho/social/emotional status, in order to put the patient and family at ease about choosing hospice and fully inform them about the program.
Gathers pertinent information necessary for admission.
Speaks to patient/family about insurance coverage and financial obligations, using knowledge of hospice fees, cost and reimbursement sources.
Promote hospice services, to ensure appropriate referrals to hospice programs, costs and reimbursement sources.
Promote hospice services, to ensure appropriate referrals to hospice program to discharge planners, physicians, other health care providers and referral sources.
Active RN licensure in Massachusetts and New Hampshire required (or willing to obatin both). Prior homecare and hospice experience preferred.
Hours - Weekends 9:00am - 9:30pm - Work 24 hours, get paid for 32.