Company: VITAS Healthcare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: November 27, 2022
Work at VITAS as an Admissions RN and get an extra payout!
Admission RN's are DIFFERENCE MAKERS: That's why, after 12 months
of active service, Admission RNs working 20 or more hours a week
can receive a $$LUMP-SUM PAYOUT$$ in recognition of their support
and dedication to our patients and their fellow team members.
They're at the heart of everything we do, providing excellent care
at the bedside each and every day with Commitment, Compassion, and
a Can-Do Attitude.
The Admissions RN is a registered nurse and an Interdisciplinary
Team member whose primary responsibility is to present VITAS
services and philosophy to patients and families in a manner that
results in the admission of appropriate patients. Participation in
the information gathering, analysis, education and form completion
aspects of the admissions process
Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical records
review as requested.
Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and families
who meet admission criteria.
Analyze data collected by the LPN to facilitate/obtain admission
Build effective referral source relationships to support the high
quality and responsiveness expectations associated with VITAS.
Maintain clinical and professional competence.
Take the initiative in developing effective relationships
internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care
Utilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and
address any questions the patient and/or patient's family has
concerning hospice and palliative care. JOB REQUIREMENTS Knowledge
of the principles of the intake, admission, and transition to care
process with the ability to further develop skills in these
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families,
physicians, referral sources and colleagues.
Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to
develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge.
Ability to use the VITAS information system and mobile technology
Reliable means of transportation.
Currently licensed as a R.N. in the state where duties are
Previous hospital, physician practice, LTC or ALF experience
Strong Presentation Skills
Previous sales or service experience preferred
Bachelor's degree preferred
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATE
EOE/AA M/F/D/V #LI-MS1
VITAS® Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end-of-life
care, and has the resources and expertise to support your personal
and professional growth. As a member of the VITAS team, you'll find
fulfillment working for a people-focused organization dedicated to
making a difference in the lives of others. You will be more than
just an employee: You will be counted on as an expert in your
field, and as a valued team member whose efforts are respected and
vital to our hospice mission. All VITAS employees commit to
fulfilling their duties and responsibilities with the highest
regard for professionalism, collaboration and teamwork, and an eye
focused constantly on growth and improvement. We serve with
commitment and compassion, and position ourselves for the future by
embracing, innovating, and leading change. If you are that person,
make your voice heard-find your purpose at VITAS today. Benefits
Include: - Competitive compensation
- Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
- Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending
- Life insurance
- 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company
- Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Time Off
- Employee Assistance Program
- Legal Insurance
- Roadside Assistance
- Affinity Program Many of our positions offer the opportunity to
work day or night shifts, weekdays or weekends. Choose a Career
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