Hospice Admissions - Registered Nurse
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- JOB TYPE: Full Time
- JOB LEVEL: All Levels
- TRAVEL: Home Health & Hospice Only
Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
Paid Time Off
Holidays, sick days, leaves of absence
Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
Corporate Discount and Perks
Exclusive pricing and discounts at a variety of retailers
ResponsibilitiesJob ID SCAH-2105253 Date Posted 04/07/2021 Location Alameda, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day/Evening
Under the supervision of the Director of Patient Care Services (DPCS), the Admissions Nurse, in cooperation with Hospice Administrator and the Hospice Medical Director facilitates the admission of patients to hospice services in the patient's place of residence in alignment with SCAH, mission, goals and objectives. The Admissions Nurse is responsible for conducting an initial nursing assessment of a potential hospice patient and reporting the patient's condition to the Hospice Medical Director using the applicable Local Coverage Determinations. If the Hospice Medical Director supports the hospice diagnosis and gives verbal certification of terminal illness, the Admissions Nurse will admit the patient to hospice services and attend to the immediate needs of the patient. The Admissions Nurse will document the assessment, interventions and outcomes in the patient's chart utilizing the electronic medical record at the point of care.
Education / Licensure / Certification
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans
This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.
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