The Hospice Admissions Nurse is a Registered Nurse and an Interdisciplinary Team Member whose responsibility is to present Encompass services and philosophy to patients and families with the primary goal of providing a safe transition onto hospice services. The Hospice Admission Nurse develops transition plans that are patient-centered, promoting quality and efficiency in the delivery of hospice care. The Hospice Admission Nurse represents the agency in activities involving professional contacts with patients/families, physicians, hospitals/facilities, senior living communities, professional associations, and similar health groups and institutions, to educate them of the availability of the Agency s hospice services. These services are performed in accordance with the physician s orders and the established plan of care, under the direction and supervision of the Branch Director.
Patient Coverage Area: Houston South of I-10Qualifications
The Hospice Admissions Nurse - Registered Nurse RN must meet the following qualifications:
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As a national leader across home health, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is consistently ranked as a top best-place-to-work in the communities we serve. Our philosophy of delivering a better way to care exemplifies our commitment to quality, compassionate care for our patients, all while fostering a unique culture that is compassionate and collaborative.
Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:
Patient Coverage Area: Houston South of I-10