What You Should Know About the Admission Care Liaison Role:
- This is a PRN position.
- One holiday a year will be required.
- We provide superior care and superior services to patients at their end of life journey. Only those who have a heart for hospice will succeed.
- Assess and evaluates the patient and family including the physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs, whether residing in hospital, nursing facilities (ECF, AL, IL, etc.), home and other settings.
- Presents hospice philosophy and services offered to referred patients and families in a manner that results in timely admission of eligible patients.
- Develops and implements the initial patient-centered plan of care with Interdisciplinary Team members.
- Communicates clearly all patient information to the Hospice Physician to obtain certification of terminal illness.
- Assists with patient assessments for facility based contracted beds, manages symptoms, collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, and facilitates transfers to home or other facilities as requested.
- Communicates with attending physicians and hospital staff to establish a coordinated plan of care that reflects the hospice philosophy for new patients and existing patients that are in the hospital; which will ensure that transfers to other care sites are expedited as soon as possible.
- Assists in other activities and departments when requested to ensure complete and thorough patient care for all Ohio’s Hospice patients.
- Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement activities to support the quality of Ohio’s Hospice services.
- Precepts new staff to support professional relationships with newly hired team members as required.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing school; Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN); Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
- Active Registered Nurse license in the State of Ohio without any board actions.
- Two years acute care nursing experience preferred
- Certification in Hospice & Palliative Medicine (CHPN) preferred; required within two years of employment. (Eligible upon completion of 500 hours in last 12 months of hospice/palliative experience.)
- CPR Certified
- Computer skills sufficient to properly document services and care.
- Able to travel during daytime, nighttime or inclement weather.
- Valid Driver’s License with Safe Driving Record
- State Minimum Automobile Insurance Coverage
Benefits & Perks:
- Competitive Pay (we actually mean it!)
- Competitive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Short- & Long-Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Matching Retirement Plans
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Preparation for certification and pay incentive on Hospice certification achievement
- Scrubs provided
- Stipend toward purchase of career wear
- Mileage reimbursement
- Organizational preceptor to assist with orientation and ongoing education
- Educational programs geared toward career advancement
- Career growth
- And much, much, more!
Ohio’s Hospice complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Ohio’s Hospice is proud to be platinum certified through SAGECare, which provides training and consulting on LGBT aging issues to service providers. Ohio’s Hospice welcomes those in the LGBT community to join our team.