Admissions Registered Nurse
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday."I am
inspired by watching our teams provide end of life care that allows
our patients dignity and the ability to move through the last
chapter of their lives on their own terms."-- - -Betsy, Admissions
Registered Nurse At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate
care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to
patients and their families facing the end of life. As an
Admissions RN, you will assess patients for hospice eligibility and
explain the hospice care to patients and families. Our Admissions
Nurses welcome patients on to our service and reassure families of
our good care. For many of our team members, this is more than a
career "-- - - it's a calling. Do you want to make a difference in
the lives of others? Join our team today as an Admissions Nurse to
positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.
Position SummaryThe Admissions Nurse assesses patients' eligibility
for hospice and admits patients as appropriate. As an Admissions
RN, you will initiate the initial plan of care with authorization
of the attending physician and hospice medical director and
complete the admission process according to Compassus policy.
Principal AccountabilitiesExplain hospice services and benefits to
patients, family members and significant othersEnsure all patient's
initial needs are metCollaborate with the Inter-Disciplinary Team
members regarding initial plan of care, patient's condition and
other essential informationContact and maintain relationships with
long-term care staff, hospital staff, and physicians to promote
hospice services QualificationsHighly effective communication and
interpersonal skillsHigh sense of integrity including maintenance
of confidential informationAbility to work a flexible schedule, to
include some evenings and weekends, when neededAbility to travel to
patient homes and nursing facilities in the local
communityKnowledge of Microsoft Office programsValid driver's
license and auto liability insuranceCurrent CPR certification.
Education and CertificationsRegistered Nurse in the state of
employment. State-specific certificationsLouisiana: Two years full
time experience as a Registered Nurse or two years clinical in
hospiceMississippi: 1 year full time experience as a Registered
Nurse or 3 years full time continuous employment as a Licensed
Practical Nurse immediately preceding Registered Nurse licensure
Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with
applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude
people or treat them differently because of race, color, national
origin, age, disability, or sex.
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