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RN Patient Access

Company: Chapters Health System
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The RN, Patient Access is responsible for the clinical coordination of assigned hospice evaluations and/or admission of eligible patients in all care settings including establishing the initial Plan of Care and urgent symptom management. The RN is responsible for case management and daily care coordination for any hospitalized patient.

In addition to RN, Patient Access responsibilities, the RN, Patient Access Preceptor plans, coordinates and carries out educational opportunities for Company team nurses. S/he orients the team nurses to their role within the interdisciplinary team; evaluates job performance using competency checklist to insure each new nurse has successfully acquired knowledge and skills essential to providing patient care.

Qualifications: --- Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience --- Current Florida license as RN, current active single-state out-of-state nurse license, or current active multistate/compact nurse license. --- Minimum of two (2) years' RN experience --- Minimum of one (1) year experience in ER, ICU or similar setting requiring advanced assessment skills, multitasking, critical decision making and problem solving skills --- One (1) year of Hospice or home health experience preferred --- Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system --- Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy --- Reliable transportation to meet schedule --- Ability to effectively communicate in English (written and verbal) --- Flexible work schedule including the ability to work weekends --- Ability to physically access any care setting (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) in any area Company serves --- Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families --- Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation Competencies: --- Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position. Responsibilities of all employees: --- Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. --- Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. --- Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. --- Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. --- Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. --- Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. --- Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. --- Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. --- Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. --- Advance electronic media skills. --- Support Company research and educational activities. --- Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. --- Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position. Job Responsibilities: --- Evaluates every hospice referral on same day as referral, unless otherwise indicated, utilizing approved criteria and guidelines. --- For hospice eligible patients, completes Initial Assessment, initiate initial Plan of Care and handle urgent symptom management; ensures all documentation is completed and signed with accuracy, timeliness, legibility, professional terminology and awareness of legal and regulatory implications within 2 hours of visit end time. --- Demonstrates clinical skills regarding physical assessment, symptom management, patient/family relationships, and case management; consults, refers, and collaborates with other professionals to promote quality and continuity of patient/family care. --- Provides information regarding available community resources and other community resources when hospice care is not appropriate. --- Provides timely and consistent feedback to referral sources, physicians, and patient/families regarding care plan. --- May provide home/facility visits in all clinical settings, if no admission visits are scheduled during the regular work day. --- Provides complete report to the team who will assume care after the admission is completed. --- Cultivates, develops and enhances care relationships both internally and externally. --- Completes education requirements timely including Annual Skills and Annual Education. --- Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Chapters Health System, Port St. Lucie , RN Patient Access, Other , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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