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Admissions Nurse (FT)

Company: Navian Hawaii
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

In 1979, a team of visionaries created Hospice Hawaii, so that the end of every journey would be just as beautiful as the beginning by caring for people with life-threatening illnesses, while providing relief from suffering, unwavering emotional support, and unshakeable hope.Over the decades, the devoted staff of Hospice Hawaii has carried forth this vision of caring.As we expand our purpose to provide care for every life journey, our Hospice Hawaii name has also evolved to Navian Hawaii. Formed from the words "Navigator" and "Guardian," Navian is a modern take on the critical roles each staff member performs. As navigators, the Navian Ohana provides clarity and guidance through times of uncertainty. As guardians, they provide healing and compassion.For almost 40 years, Navian Hawaii, a local non-profit hospice, has been a vital part of our community, caring for our neighbors, friends and families with Aloha.Position Summary:Under the supervision of the Admissions Manager, the Admissions Nurse is responsible for generating and responding to referrals from hospitals and other community partners. The Admissions Nurse will possess or demonstrate the ability to develop strong relationships with hospitals, physicians, nursing facilities and other referral sources through outreach, education and networking. Working with the physician and interdisciplinary team, the Admissions Nurse provides education to patients and their caregivers about hospice, evaluates for eligibility and works with the interdisciplinary team to develop an initial plan of care utilizing principles of hospice and palliative care.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all communication with referral sources is prompt, professional and emphasizes a strong commitment to customer service
  • Raises awareness of Navian Hawaii through the development of a strong presence in the health care community through vigorous outreach and education.
  • Educates patients and their caregivers about Navian Hawaii's philosophy and services as well as the transfer process, insurance benefits, placement options and other necessary information. Obtains and communicates all relevant patient data for the determination of insurance benefits, discharge planning and care team follow-up.
  • Coordinates patient admission to Navian service, facilitates a smooth transition from hospital and/or transfer to contracted facility, and arranges for the timely acquisition of all necessary equipment and services.
  • Documents and completes all activities in accordance with hospice protocol within the regulatory time requirement.
  • Provides report to nurse case manager, social worker, on-call staff and other personnel to ensure a trans-disciplinary team approach to patient and family care needs and goals.
  • May be required to assume on-call duties after hours or on holidays or weekends as assigned by the Admissions Manager.
  • Engages in regular educational activities including those offered through Hospice Hawaii, to improve own professional practice.
  • Performs other duties as required.Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
    • Strong hospital and community referral network or demonstrated ability to develop one.
    • Outstanding communication, education, public speaking and customer service skills.
    • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, manage multiple tasks and work independently.
    • Ability to collaborate with others on the interdisciplinary team and with community partners.
    • Skilled in providing holistic care to patients and their families. Ability to identify and address psycho-social needs.
    • Knowledge of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines related to hospice care preferred.
    • Familiarity with insurance providers including Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance carriers.Experience and Educational Requirements:
      • A Current Hawaii RN License, in good standing. BSN preferred.
      • At least two years experience in hospice, long term care, or related field.
      • Marketing/sales experience preferred.Employment Requirements:All offers of employment at Navian Hawaii are contingent on a candidate's successful completion of certain requirements which include:
        • A legally compliant background check
        • Drug Screen & Physical Exam
        • Navian Hawaii has also adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.
        • TB ClearanceHours:Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pmJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Navian Hawaii, Honolulu , Admissions Nurse (FT), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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