Jul 22, 2021

RN Admission PRN

  • The Denver Hospice
  • Denver, CO 80230, USA

Job Description

The Denver Hospice has an immediate opening a Admissions RN PRN.

Location: Denver, CO

Status: PRN

Schedule: As Needed

Pay Range: $31.49 - $42.51 / hour

Supplemental Pay: Based on position, schedule and/or availability.

  • Paid Mileage
  • Shift Differentials
  • Stipends
  • Overtime

Mileage and Expense Reimbursement: 50 cents per mile

Comprehensive Benefit Package: Paid Sick Leave - Accrued, 403 (b) Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution, Education Reimbursement Program, Referral Bonus Program, Employer Assistance Program, and an Employee Recognition Program

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • 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.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 (for Pathways, The Denver Hospice and Pikes Peak affiliates). 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.

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.