Company: VITAS Healthcare
Location: Illinois City
Posted on: September 22, 2022
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.
Knowledge of the principles of the intake, admission, and
transition to care process with the ability to further develop
skills in these competency areas.
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
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.
- 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 with VITAS
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