All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Nursing Clinical Ladder Program*
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Shift: Monday-Friday 2pm-11pm or 3pm-12midnight Occasional Weekend/Holidays NO CALL
Location: Hinsdale (In-Patient)
The role you’ll contribute:
The Admissions Nurse is responsible for responding to and visiting with patients who have been referred for hospice consultation and or admission to AdventHealth Hospice Care. The Admissions Nurse assesses the appropriateness/qualifications of the patient for Hospice services and informs the patients, caregivers, and family members of the hospice services available with the organization. In addition, the Admissions Nurse is responsible for visiting current AdventHealth Hospice Care patients who have been admitted to an AdventHealth hospital.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Provides information and available resources to patients/family/caregiver for admittance onto Hospice services.
Provides referrals/support for follow-up care for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.
Travel to resident site or hospital room of patient who has been referred to Hospice.
Partners with the hospital Case Management staff member to meet the needs of the patients and hospital staff to gain new referrals.
Assesses the patient and family’s emotional condition as to readiness for hospice. Answers questions and responds to concerns to encourage admission onto the Hospice program if conditions are justified.
Coordinates efforts for patient treatment and promote quality improvement and educational efforts.
Obtains required signatures and generates electronic and or paper documents as required to comply with regulations for reimbursement.
Assesses the patient’s physical condition, medical needs, current medications, and needs for equipment.
Determines patient’s primary physician, personal information, and special needs.
Appropriately evaluates hospice eligible patients in a timely manner. Obtains approval from Hospice physician and the patient’s primary/attending care physician to admit client to program.
Communicates with the patient’s primary/attending physician with notification regarding admission of patient and care plan initiation with review.
Promptly updates Hospice Intake office/sources on the status of admissions.
Review referral documents/information prior to consultation visit.
Arranges for transportation of patient as needed.
Communicates effectively and timely with the Home Medical Equipment (HME) and the Pharmacist regarding patient-related equipment and medications, as needed.
Travels to hospital room of current hospice patient who has been admitted to assigned hospital(s).
Notify Care Team of admissions to enable care to be continued by others.
Participates in staff meetings, department meetings, in services and other related activities as scheduled.
Collaborates with hospital Case Management, Physicians and Nursing Staff to facilitate discharge from the hospital to the appropriate level of care, as needed.
Builds relationships with hospital staff to ensure that Hospice is meeting the needs of hospital staff and patients and families.
Performs all other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Operations or designee.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
BSN Degree within 3 years of employment.
Minimum of 1-year Registered Nurse experience in Hospice and/or Acute Care Nursing experience.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.