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RN, Admission Team

Company: kan city hospice e palliative care
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice Admissions Registered Nurse (RN)-$5,000.00 Sign-on Bonus Join our team who are making a difference, not just in healthcare, but right here in the heart of our community! Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care, the largest non-profit hospice agency in Kansas City, believes our care model provides the best possible service to our patients and their families. Position Description: The Admissions Nurse is responsible for educating, assessing and admission of potential patients/families. Upon patient/family admission, the Admissions Nurse develops a Plan of Care and obtains other necessary admission documentation. If your heart draws you to Hospice and Palliative care, please apply! The Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Requirements: Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing Current unencumbered RN license in Kansas and Missouri (or Missouri multi-state license) Minimum of two years relevant RN or Admissions RN experience Reliable transportation and current auto insurance CPR certification Prior hospice and/or palliative care experience preferred We Strive to be the Best Place to Work: We offer generous and competitive salaries and benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term Disability insurance, Tuition reimbursement, PTO, Mileage reimbursement, 403b retirement contributions You will enjoy meaningful work! Each day you will know that you and your team are making a difference in the lives of others. We are dedicated and committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). We don't just accept differences-we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and our community. Our diversity defines us. It binds us. It makes us great. We Live Our Mission: "To bring expert care, peace of mind, comfort, guidance, and hope to people who are affected by life-limiting illness or by grief. Our Vision is each person in our community is valued from life through death and each family is supported in their grief." We ask you to support us in achieving our Mission and Vision by contributing the following: Providing information and assessing immediate or emergent needs of patients/families; arranges appropriate care at the time of admission. Assessing potential patients/families for admission into Hospice, Palliative Home Care, or Hospice Houses programs Establishing initial plan of care, obtaining medication and DME orders, explaining and obtaining consent forms, as needed for each program Documenting patient assessment information, including medications, DME and Plan of Care into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system Developing positive and effective relationships with physicians, referral sources, insurance case managers, nursing homes, patients, families, and coworkers Providing direct nursing care to patients, in order to maintain the highest level of care for the patient under the direction of the primary care physician Participating in the admission nurse rotation on weekends, and assists in covering SNV, as needed Communicating effectively and professionally within the team environment, demonstrating respectful and appropriate language and nonverbal behavior; actively seeking to resolve customer and co-worker concerns in a timely manner. Demonstrating the ability to recognize, understand, and appreciate our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), by demonstrating social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to diverse patients, families, and staff. Not all Hospice care organizations are created equal. Learn why Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is truly special! Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQIA persons encouraged to apply. To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care and its affiliate companies now require all employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and Influenza vaccination prior to beginning employment or request a medical or religious exemption. Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement and physical agilities requirements may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Keywords: kan city hospice e palliative care, Kansas City , RN, Admission Team, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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