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Admission Registered Nurse (Hospice)

Company: CHRISTUS Hospice Schumpert
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring for an Admissions Registered Nurse!At Christus Hospice and Palliative Care Schumpert, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy themeaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families,each other, and the communities we serveit truly is all about helping people.You can find a home for your career here.As a Hospice RN, you can expect:

  • the ability to develop trusting relationships as an end-of-life care expert
  • being valued and respected by patients and their families
  • employee-focused wellness and support programs
  • incredible team support and empathetic leadershipTake your nursing career to a new level of caring. Join us.The Admissions Nurse is responsible for execution of the hospice admission process in compliance with federal and state regulations. The Admissions Nurse will advocate for the patient and family to meet those stated needs that hospice can cover and/or refer them to other resources as appropriate.
    • Demonstrates competency in meeting with potential patients and families in assessment of their needs.
    • Maintains confidentiality and safety of patient/client clinical records.
    • Completes assigned admissions in an effective and timely manner.
    • Communicates effectively with physician(s), referral sources, patient, family, and hospice interdisciplinary team regarding the new admission of a patient.
    • Responsible for communicating and documenting the clinical assessment, identified needs and other pertinent information.
    • Records and includes in the medical record any pertinent medical history and assists in obtaining medical records that may be relevant to determine hospice eligibility.
      Experience Requirements
      • Must be a licensed registered nurse in the state of operation.
      • At least 2 years of experience in a hospice, home health, or other health care service delivery system setting.
      • Current CPR certification.
      • Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.Additional State Specific Requirements
        • LA: a minimum two-years full time experience working as an RN. However, two years of full-time clinical experience in hospice care as a licensed practical nurse may be substituted for the required two years of experience as a registered nurse.LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.Christus Hospice and Palliative Care Schumpert is part of the LHC Group family of providers the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.Required
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: CHRISTUS Hospice Schumpert, Shreveport , Admission Registered Nurse (Hospice), Other , Shreveport, Louisiana

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