RN / Hospice Job in San Mateo, California / Hospital
Company: Kindred at Home
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 21, 2020
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
As a Clinical Hospice Specialist / Hospice Admissions Nurse, you
Increase admissions within assigned accounts to meet or exceed set
Develop/maintains regular contact with assigned key physician
offices, hospital, skilled nursing, and assisted living facility
care coordination/ discharge to hospice services and/or management
to provide ongoing updates on Companys Hospice services available
in a market.
Promote exemplary customer service to physicians, facility
personnel, client and client family at all times.
Primarily conduct facility visits at the physicians' request to
provide information to assist program clinical team in determining
Ensure effective communication and collaboration with program staff
and other field sales resources via weekly meetings. Actively
participate in weekly program business development meetings,
bringing relevant data, reports, as well as information regarding
changes within accounts and referral sources.
Assist program in timely processing of physician orders as
Inform hospital / facility personnel, patient and / or family of
acceptance to Hospice and documents all demographic, clinical and
payer information, on company approved forms to support diagnosis
and hospice orders. Inform the program clinical staff as
appropriate (Executive Director, PCM, Admissions Coordinator) of
patients acceptance and ensures that the patients needs are
Compliance to technology processes and expectations. Document
appropriately in contact management system (CRM).
Work collaboratively with Home Health Division counterparts as
applicable, representing the Companys comprehensive home health and
hospice deliverables. Copy all medical records pertinent to Hospice
care, communicates with Admissions Coordinator to order DME
equipment and secure necessary prescriptions for medications at
Be aware of all Hospice patient hospitalizations, coordination of
communication with the referral source regarding status.
Assist with care coordination by communicating with the
Hospitalist/attending physician regarding the discharge, patient
care and medications.
Coordinate with Program staff, follow up on all referrals not
admitted to the hospice program.
Coordinate with Program staff, follow-up on live discharges related
to their facilities.
Abide by all operational compliance with internal controls and
Provide education and / or continuing education programs for
referral sources within guidelines of facility and company policy.
Utilize appropriate company resources to maintain and develop
business opportunities. Maintain market awareness and prepare
Actively participate with program in development of business and
market growth plans.
Participate in special projects, quarterly Blitz events, and
performs other duties as assigned.
May have responsibilities as a sales mentor, as designated by
Assist the program as needed with informational visits.
Completes all required training through Kindred at Home Learning in
a timely manner.
Bachelors /Associates degree in Nursing or the equivalent
Current RN or LPN, LVN license and a minimum of three years
1-3 years health care industry sales experience required.
C.H.P.N certification is highly desirable.
Must have strong knowledge of governmental hospice regulations,
Medicare eligibility requirements, comprehensive understanding of
potential care plan needs for the patient and coordination of
Strong knowledge of the facility protocols and industry regulations
Understanding the hospice philosophy of death and dying.
Excellent customer service, account development capabilities,
organization, time management, problem solving, communication and
selling skills required.
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