RN - Admissions, Home Hospice, Part Time
Job Details
Inpatient Center - Johnson Creek, WI
Part Time
Job Description

Rainbow Hospice Care is currently accepting applications for a full time Admissions Registered Nurse. This position is a key component of the referral and admissions team and will be responsible for receiving, documenting, and facilitating referrals and admissions of all patients to Rainbow Hospice Care. This position will be at least 30 hours a week, which  will work 3 days a week (9am-7pm) and will be included in the weekend and holiday rotation.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Makes visit to patient/facility when referral is made to facilitate admission.
  • Receives patient referrals and documents such in EMR.
  • Develops relationships with referral sources.
  • Recognizes opportunities for improving communication with referral sources and sharing information with Community Liaison or Manager.
  • Assist in coverage of other patient care support functions as requested.
  • Abide by all Rainbow Hospice medical record and confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • Enter detailed patient data in EMR including communications and collaborations in a timely manner.
  • Provides referral criteria education on an ongoing basis to RHC staff and referral sources.
  • Will work on-call hours, weekends, and holidays, as necessary.
Qualifications
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Presents self in a professional manner at all times.
  • Inspires a culture of leadership and learning. Provides feedback with tact and diplomacy. Ensures mistakes become learning opportunities. Provides peer encouragement and mentoring.
  • Directs and promptly applies problem-solving techniques in resolving issues.
  • Drives to and from patients’ homes and to meetings at other locations as necessary.
  • Required to work reasonable amounts of overtime and flexible hours.
  • Able to maintain healthy boundaries and positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to be sensitive to the needs of others without being judgmental.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
  • COVID-19 vaccination series required.

 

Professional Qualifications

  • Active WI RN license, valid Wisconsin driver’s license upon hire; re-certification as required. Must carry car insurance on vehicle used to perform job.
  • Public health, home health or hospice experience preferred.
  • Able to communicate/listen to patient and family members; able to describe patient condition to physician, nurses, patients and family members and offer comfort; able to recognize and respond to non-verbal cues and communication.
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