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Hospital Admissions Coordinator


This is a Full-time position in Princeton, WV posted April 8, 2022.

Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday.Position SummaryThe Hospice Admissions Registered Nurse is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the company, among all departments, and all external stakeholders. The Hospice Admissions Registered Nurse presents Hospice services and benefits to patients/family and completes the admission process. S/he is responsible for applying the rules and regulations of state and federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies.Position Specific Responsibilities* Explains hospice services and benefits to patients, family members and significant others.* Obtains signatures on all required forms, provides copies to patient/responsible party.* Assesses patient’s eligibility and admits to service, as appropriate.* Initiates initial plan of care with authorization of the attending physician and hospice medical director.* Ensures all patient’s initial needs are met, i.e., pain/symptom management, DME, meds, supplies, services.* Collaborates with IDT members regarding initial plan of care, patient’s condition and other essential information.* Ensures all forms are completed, dated and signed and turns in to Admission Coordinator.* Contacts long-term care staff, hospital staff, and physicians to promote hospice services.* Maintains a relationship with all referral sources to make sure we are meeting their needs, as well as those of the patients, families, and support staff.* Provides back-up support for Hospice Care Consultant.* Documents marketing contacts, as directed.* Performs other duties as assigned.Education and/or Experience* Licensed Nurse in the state of employment.* Louisiana: Two years full time experience as a Registered Nurse or two years clinical in hospice.Skills* Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.* Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leaders, colleagues, investors, and external parties. Strong written and verbal communications.* Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand, read, write, and speak English. Articulates and embraces hospice philosophy.Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. The colleague frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The colleague is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The colleague must frequently lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. There will be possible exposure to infectious diseases through working with clinical caregivers. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.At Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our Pillars of Success. We are committed to creating a fair work environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, highly valued, and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.