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Hospice Transitional Nurse Liaison

Company: Residential Home Health and Hospice
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

It's Just Better Here. We're hiring for a Hospice Transitional Nurse Liaison to join our dynamic team. In partnership with Edward-Elmhurst and DuPage Medical Group, Residential Home Health and Hospice is a nationally recognized leader in home health and hospice for over 20 years and have been named a Top Workplace 11 years in a row. We have immediate openings, call 888-444-0454. This role will work with our clients in Evanston, IL. and surrounding areas Residential Transitional Nurse Liaison Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs, including a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es)
  • Obtain complete/accurate demographic information and medical history, including diagnosis for care and primary care physician information
  • Introduce the Agency to the patient/caregiver, explain scope of our services and skilled services requested, and coordinate start-of-care visit
  • Order requested DME, supplies, and medications related to hospice care -
  • Deliver community education as requested for assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and hospitals
  • Provide patient education at bedside regarding hospice, disease progression, and end-of-life care
  • Attend discharge planning meeting as requested, working with the facility team to provide a safe and successful discharge home
  • Determine hospice eligibility and appropriate level of care -
  • Communicate with the clinical team on all complex, chronically ill patients, assisting staff and referral sources to prevent re-hospitalizations Residential Transitional Nurse Liaison Qualification Requirements:
    • Associate degree from an accredited School of Nursing
    • A minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a Registered Nurse including acute care or oncology experience, hospice experience preferred
    • Experience with technologies such as Microsoft Office Suite, EPIC, and HCHB preferred
    • Able to transfer patients as needed according to proper techniques of body mechanics to promote patient and staff safety Join Residential Hospice and enjoy the following benefits:
      • Competitive Pay: - With opportunity for advancement -
      • Health and Welfare Benefits: - -Various -medical, dental, and vision insurance options for you and your family to choose from. -
      • Supplemental Benefits: -Company paid life insurance and disability benefits. - Also, pre-tax FSA and HSA plans are offered. -
      • Generous PTO Packages: - 15 days PTO -that grows with your -tenure, 6 paid -holidays, 1 -personal day. -
      • Retirement: - Save for your future with our company offered 401k plan -with matching contributions.
      • Company-Paid Education Programs: - Grow your career by taking advantage of 50% discounts on tuition for selected courses offered by Purdue and Kaplan. - -Benefits may vary based on your employment status. - NOTICE: Successful completion of a drug screen prior to employment is part of our background process, which includes medical and recreational marijuana. By supplying your phone number, you agree to receive communication via phone or text. By submitting your application, you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in the United States. JR# JR222710

Keywords: Residential Home Health and Hospice, Chicago , Hospice Transitional Nurse Liaison, Other , Northbrook, Illinois

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