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Admissions RN Hospice

Company: Care Synergy
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Pikes Peak Hospice has an immediate need for an Admissions RN. $3,500 Sign-on bonus.Location: Colorado Springs, COStatus: Full-TimeSchedule:12:00pm - 9:00pmPay Range: $65,499.20 - $81,536.00 / yearSupplemental Pay:Based on position, schedule and/or availability: Paid Mileage/Shift Diffs/Stipends/OvertimeMileage and Expense Reimbursement:Maximum Allowable Federal Mileage Reimbursement RateCULTURE, BENEFITS AND PERKS:New Take Care of You Scheduling allows our RN Case Managers to be scheduled 72 hours per pay period but get paid for their regular 80 hours! This new way of scheduling provides our valued caregivers with a day off each pay period to include an additional 26 days per year of paid leave.We value diversity, equity and inclusion and know it matters for our team members and our patients. We provide welcoming, supportive and inclusive care to our patients and a work environment where all team members feel respected and valued.We support a culture of work-life balance and provide team members a free, confidential and robust benefit program designed to provide solutions to the logistical and financial problems that arise in life.Paid Time Off (PTO/Vacation Pay/Sick Leave) and EIB (Extended Illness Bank): accruedSeven Paid Holidays with an additional Floating Holiday403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match: 50% match up to 8% of your compensationEarly Wage AccessEducation Reimbursement ProgramMedical and Dental Coverages with Employer Contribution: employee rates have not increased four of the last six yearsHealth Savings Account (HSA) with Employer Funding: Single $1,000, Family $2,000VisionBasic Life and AD Insurance: Company PaidLong-Term Disability: Company PaidFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Supplemental Life and AD (Employee, Spouse, Child(ren))Short-Term DisabilityLong-Term CareLegal and Identity ProtectionReferral and Certification Bonus ProgramsEmployer Assistance ProgramsEmployee Recognition ProgramREWARDING WORK YOU WILL DO:Provides assessment, supportive care and education to prospective patients and families regarding hospice services. Determines hospice appropriateness of the patient; assists in admitting patients to the hospice program. Acts as a liaison with assigned hospitals, facilities and physicians.Assesses and counsels the patients and families during the initial interviews to properly determine the level of care as well as the physical and psychosocial needs of the prospective patient. Accurately gathers information and data, reviews charts, and records information. Provides education on hospice philosophy.Efficiently and accurately completes all admission paperwork and initiates the clinical record through the EMR process demonstrating knowledge of the admission protocol.Assesses and places orders for immediate medication needs. Oversees the placement orders for durable medical equipment, supplies and oxygen as needed.Consults with staff of hospital, skilled nursing facility (SNF) or Assisted Living Facility (ALF) to determine discharge orders and to facilitate discharge to home, SNF or other residence. Interfaces with referring physicians, nurses, ancillary providers and discharge planners to facilitate a well-coordinated transition into hospice for patients and families.Communicates pertinent patient/family information to the interdisciplinary team and follows through to facilitate a smooth transition.Completes the full Comprehensive Assessment at admission.Completes inventory of current medications, and determines which medications relate to the terminal illness.WHAT WE ARE GOING TO LOVE ABOUT YOU:Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.Minimum Experience: One to two years of experience in hospice palliative and/or home health care, medical/surgical, public health, oncology, acute care or home health.Required License: Current Colorado RN licensure. Current CPR certification. CPR must be provided and/or obtained within 14 days of hire. Valid Colorado State driver's license and auto insurance.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to lift minimum of 50 lbs.Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Careis affiliated with Care Synergy, a nonprofit network of community-based hospice and palliative care organizations serving Colorado's Front Range and the Region's Largest Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care Network. Care Synergy provides mission support services to better equip Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Careto operate as a distinct and independent organization while working together to share best practices and serve more Coloradans along the Front Range.The Organization does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, creed, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation/identity, transgender status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classifications.#PPH

Keywords: Care Synergy, Colorado Springs , Admissions RN Hospice, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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