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Hospice Admissions Nurse (RN) - Bonus Eligible

Providence, RI
  • Expired: December 20, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Discover a career that transforms lives - including yours. At HopeHealth, health care is more than a career choice. It's a calling. You can see it in our incredible team, who are as compassionate as they are talented. You can see it in the trust that our patients and families place in us every day. And you can see it in our values - as a health care organization, and as an employer.

At HopeHealth, we care deeply about every life we touch, including yours. We're committed to giving employees the support they need to not only excel at their jobs, but to love what they do. Join us, and you'll be part of a team that inspires you, a workplace that invests in you, and a mission that brings hope and dignity to patients and families every day. HopeHealth is a not-for-profit market leader in the areas of home health, palliative and hospice care serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Our family of brands include HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, HopeHealth Community VNA and HopeHealth Visiting Nurse. Our Hospice Care Team HopeHealth's hospice care team provides comfort and support to patients who are in the advanced stages of serious illness or nearing the end of life. Join our team, and you'll: * Help patients and families make every moment count.

Hospice is a special calling. Your work will help patients live as comfortably and fully as possible, and provide meaningful support for everyone in the family. As part of our team, you'll provide patients, and their loved ones, with a peaceful end-of-life setting. * Know that your expertise and unique perspective are valued. In our inclusive work culture, you'll be free to work autonomously while feeling authentic support from your team.

You'll experience the mutual respect, collaboration and trust of a healthcare team that's committed to going above and beyond for every patient - and for every member of the team. * Enjoy a flexible work schedule and generous benefits. Work full-time, part-time or per diem with scheduling flexibility to maximize your work/family life balance. Benefits include competitive compensation package, health care coverage, education reimbursement, and an employer-match retirement plan. * Be part of a leading team. For over 40 years, HopeHealth Hospice has set the gold standard for end-of-life care.

We're the second-oldest hospice in the country, and one of the largest not-for-profit hospice providers in New England. We are committed to giving all of our employees the skills and support they need to deliver the best possible patient care. About This Nursing Position HopeHealth is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for its affiliate HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care. This position will report to the Providence office, and will primarily provide services to patients in northern Rhode Island hospitals. This is a 40-hours a week position with a rotating weekend commitment every other weekend.

This position is eligible for full benefits. The GIP Admissions Nurse (RN) provides skilled assessment of patients for eligibility for the hospice benefit in collaboration with the hospice medical director. The Admission RN ensures compliance with all Medicare/Medicare and State for hospice admission and initiates patient care as appropriate. The Admissions RN serves as the first face-to-face contact for patients, families, and caregivers. The Admissions RN can describe the services and philosophy to potential patients/families. This position is eligible for a bonus of up to $2,500. What will you do? * Represents HopeHealth at assigned acute care setting providing education on the hospice benefit and acts as a liaison with the facility staff. * Provide initial assessment of the impact of the terminal diagnosis on the patient's physical, functional, psychosocial and environmental needs and activities of daily living to determine eligibility for the hospice benefit.

Presents hospice in a manner to eligible patients that highlights the benefits of hospice in caring for individuals with a terminal diagnosis. * Create the individualized plan of care including documenting the Local Coverage Determination (LCD).Performs initial assessment of patient and family to determine the impact of the terminal diagnosis on the patient's physical, functional, psychosocial and environmental needs and activities of daily living. Apply knowledge of LCD training to communicate assessment to the hospice Medical Director. * Uses interdisciplinary approach in developing plan of care, in accordance with the organization's policies. Initiates referrals to other disciplines and refers to community resources only when necessary to meet an immediate need. * Participates in weekly IDG meetings to review patients on GIP level of care. * Documents in EMR and meets department expectations for completing in a timely manner in order to provide optimal response to all patients. * For patients admitted to the GIP level of care, completes daily visits to assess patients and determined continued eligibility for GIP in collaboration with the Hospice Medical Director. * Coordinates care with facility staff providing regular updates, communication MD recommendations for care and informs of current hospice plan of care. * Ensures that patient information regarding payer source is current and correct.

Works with the organization to obtain necessary insurance information and coverage. * Provides other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, filed evaluations/admissions, triage visits and GIP coverage at adjacent facilities. * Participates in weekend, evening shift and holiday coverage for HopeHealth What are the qualifications for this job? * RN required BSN preferred * 1-3 years of related experience * Strong nursing assessment, clinical skills and communication skills What are the job benefits? For your health and peace of mind: * Medical, dental and vision insurance * Retirement plan with employer contribution * Pre-tax flexible spending account for healthcare and dependent care * Disability coverage * Discounts on voluntary insurance programs * Life and long-term-disability insurance * Mileage reimbursement For your wellbeing: * Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays * A caring culture that supports your wellbeing * Work only one weekend a month (day off week before and after) For your career: * A robust orientation programs * Educational assistance * Reimbursement for certifications * HopeHealth Clinical Education Lab (continuing education) HopeHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion HopeHealth is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workspace. We believe that attracting, developing and empowering exceptional people will allow us to continue to deliver the best care for our patients and families. All qualified individuals - inclusive of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age and ability - are warmly welcome at HopeHealth.



Providence, RI
02940 USA



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