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Admissions Registered Nurse in Crown Point, IN at Harbor Light Hospice

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Harbor Light Hospice
is seeking an Admissions Nurse to become a part of our dynamic interdisciplinary team in Crown Point, Indiana and collaborate among a talented and diverse group of professionals. We are seeking a full-time registered nurse with exceptional clinical and communication skills to facilitate admissions to the hospice program.  Hours will be Monday through Thursday 11:00am - 7:30pm and Friday 9:00am-5:30pm.

As the Admission RN, you will be responsible for evaluating the patient for appropriateness for hospice services based on clinical assessment and regulatory guidelines. The Admission RN will then coordinate the admission process for all patients to include the following:

  • Review of the Hospice Benefit
  • Obtain informed consent and appropriate documentation
  • Obtain appropriate physician orders for medications
  • Obtain appropriate durable medical equipment
  • Develops the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care
  • Participates as a key member of the interdisciplinary team
  • Facilitate communication with the interdisciplinary team, physician, family, and significant others
  • Maintains regulatory compliance

Job Requirements

 Qualified Candidates will possess:

  • Unrestricted RN license in the State of Indiana   
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Minimum experience of 2 years medical surgical, critical care or oncology nursing
  • Hospice experience preferred

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