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Admissions RN - Admission

Company: Vitas Healthcare
Location: Encino
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Admissions RNThe Admissions RN is a registered nurse and an Interdisciplinary Team member whose primary responsibility is to present VITAS services and philosophy to patients and families in a manner that results in the admission of appropriate patients.

* Participation in the information gathering, analysis, education and form completion aspects of the admissions process
* Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical records review as requested.
* Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and families who meet admission criteria.
* Analyze data collected by the LPN to facilitate/obtain admission orders
* Build effective referral source relationships to support the high quality and responsiveness expectations associated with VITAS.
* Maintain clinical and professional competence.
* Take the initiative in developing effective relationships internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons.
* Utilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and address any questions the patient and/or patient's family has concerning hospice and palliative care.


* Knowledge of the principles of the intake, admission, and transition to care process with the ability to further develop skills in these competency areas.
* Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families, physicians, referral sources and colleagues.
* Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge.
* Ability to use the VITAS information system and mobile technology platforms.
* Reliable means of transportation.


* Currently licensed as a R.N. in the state where duties are performed.
* Previous hospital, physician practice, LTC or ALF experience
* Strong Presentation Skills
* Previous sales or service experience preferred


* Bachelor's degree preferred





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