RN - Hospice Admissions
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The Clinician/Admissions role is responsible for determining the
eligibility and preparation of patient/families for hospice care.
This can be done in hospitals, assisted living or long term care
facilities, and/or the home environment throughout our service
area. This position is responsible for all activities designated to
enhance and coordinate relationships with referral sources,
increase referrals, and assist in timely admissions.
- Demonstrate understanding of Hospice Regulatory
requirements/benefits including covered services, recertifications,
transfers, and non-certifications.
- Consistently completes all admission documentation within
policy guidelines. Returns admission documents to office complete
and in timely fashion within policy guidelines.
- Comprehends department specific indicators.
- Performs case management activities of assessment,
coordination, planning, monitoring, implementation, and evaluation.
Interacts with patients, caregivers and families to assess, plan
care, arrange services, monitor, and provide support and
- Completes required admission/recertification corrections within
24 hours of receiving them.
- Completes visit notes and telephone conversation notes and
transmitted timely according to policy
- Ensures physician orders are written timely, corrections to
care plans are entered and transmitted according to policy time
- Reviews verbal orders with MD office, written, and completed
immediately and transmitted within time line established by
- Ensures patient visit strings are added to the record to make
sure visits are not missed.
- Assess patients for appropriate placement in Hospice per
- Make home visits to monitor for signs/symptoms associated with
end stage disease and end of life.
- Implement interventions to palliate symptoms in concert with
- Make home visits to assess and pronounce death, do post-mortem
care, notify County Coroner of patient passing, notify Funeral Home
- Provide comfort for the family and make appropriate referral to
- Will float as a Hospice RN as needed.
- Will perform Hospice chart audits.
Keywords: CARLE, Decatur , RN - Hospice Admissions, Healthcare , Maroa, Illinois
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