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Hospice Admissions Nurse - RN - Orange, CA

Company: Geiss MED
Location: Orange
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Geiss MED is an industry leader in innovative care delivery for seniors in their homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Board & Care Facilities, and Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facilities. We manage all aspects of the senior patients' care from A-Z with a team of extremely compassionate and reliable primary physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.We're not only looking for the best clinicians and staff members; we're looking for people with compassion and respect for their patients and colleagues that are unmatched anywhere.What you should know about being a Hospice Admissions Nurse at Geiss MedAs a Hospice Admissions Nurse you work closely with our team of care providers and practitioners to provide the highest level of care to our patients. Our back-office support, protocols, and contracts help improve production, reimbursement, and lifestyle.Contact us today to start your exciting career with us as a Hospice Admissions Nurse.Compensation begins at $45 / USD per hourQualifications:Hospice Admissions Nurse SkillsRN degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.Possession of a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the state you are working/supporting.Skilled in nursing practice, able to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles.Be flexible and able to work on several projects simultaneously.Be able to work harmoniously with many different types of individuals and groups.An ability to cope with the stress of continual loss. Additional QualificationsHospice experience, preferred.Be in agreement with the Geiss Med hospice concept of care.Responsibilities:The Admissions Nurse works under the general direction of the Intake Director to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families. The admissions nurse isresponsible for educating patients/families about the hospice benefit, identifying patient/family needs, enrolling patients into hospice services, communication with theassigned case manager and timely documentation of all admission paperwork. Our #1 goal at Geiss Med is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort withfamily wherever they call home.Hospice Admissions Nurse ResponsibilitiesProvide education to patients and families specific to the hospice benefit, end of life care and symptom management.Initiate communication with the clinical team, collaborates with hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family.Assist with enrolling patients into hospice services in a timely manner.Perform physical assessment and initiate the patient's plan of care.Order medication and transportation for the patient as necessary.Maintain regular communication with the clinical team to review daily schedule.Obtain data on physical, psychological; social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate data into the plan of care.Inform the Intake Director of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family Issues.

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