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Admissions Nurse - Home Health and Hospice

Fairview Heights, Illinois 4708 - Heartland Hospice - Serving Fairview Heights, Illinois
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Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice is part of the HCR ManorCare family, a leading provider of home health care, hospice care, skilled nursing, memory care and post-acute care.

The Admission Nurse coordinates data for input of OASIS and/or care plan process. Maintains compliance in accordance with current practice standards, physician's orders, agency policies and procedures, and local, state and federal regulations. This position is also accountable for the delivery of professional nursing services, within the scope of the professional's education and experience, in compliance with Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice corporate standards, federal and state laws.

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

Educational Requirements

Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in good standing in the state(s) in which he/she will practice.

Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: o Excellent written and verbal communication; excellent organizational skills. o Demonstrated ability to work well with an interdisciplinary team and health care provider. o Ability to form relationships and maintain rapport with clients, families, and referral sources. o Must have an empathetic attitude toward the sick, elderly, handicapped, terminal, dependent or disabled client in the home setting. EXPERIENCE: o Registered Nurse providing skilled intervention for PASSPORT and Senior Option clients must have 2 years experience as a registered nurse. o A minimum of six months (institutional setting only) nursing experience within the past three years.

Job Specific Details:
  • Perform and/or review admission evaluation and assessment data documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Make home visits to admit patient to Heartland Hospice including accurate completion of required documentation, consents and comprehensive assessment.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of paperwork.
  • Monistor the comprehensive assessment and admission process and ensure documentation is completed accurately and within the required time frames.
  • Troubleshoot and assist with reporting issues as it relates to the admission process.
  • Ensure timely submission of completed admission assessments with proper follow-up on errors.
  • Assist and/or participatein the care planning process
  • Participate and assist in the referral process to ancillary services. Assist in evaluating needs of each patient.
  • Participate in the internal clinal record review process
  • Adheres to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks.
  • Willingly accepts direction from Admission Director, Director of Professional Services and Administrator
  • Meets or exceeds established productivity standards.
  • Ensure growth and profitability of the company through the responsible use of company resources and education the community to our services.
  • Adheres to established personnel policies.
  • Accepts other assignments deemed appropriate.



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