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Hospice Admissions RN (PT Position Available!)

Houston Hospice Houston Full-Time
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Hospice Admissions RN (PT Position Available!)

Summary: Provides information about hospice services to potential patients and families; admits patients to the program and completes admissions paperwork; completes comprehensive nursing assessment, initial plan of care and implementation of interventions.


  • Communicate with staff, physicians, referral sources and prospective clients regarding hospice services and appropriate admission criteria.
  • Handle initial physical and emotional assessment of the patient/family upon admission and reviews the hospice concept with them.
  • Develop a detailed, written POC for each patient admitted in conjunction with the IDG, patient, family and attending physician.
  • Explain to patient and family what items hospice pays including a review of the medications list.
  • Instruct patient/family about appropriate techniques for care of the patient.
  • Complete all consents and legal documents accurately and concisely.
  • Communicate with PCM, patient DME, HHS and medication needs.
  • Establish the Home Chart with appropriate documents.
  • Communicate to the IDT report on new admissions and prioritizes needs.
  • Participate in orientation of staff and continued education of medical students, nursing students, and other health care professionals including community as appropriate.
  • Document professionally, accurately, timely and according to established standards.
  • Rotate on-call duties as assigned.
  • Understand and adhere to organizational privacy practices and compliance programs.
  • Assists in providing service that fosters the organization’s mission, values, vision and goals.
  • Perform other job related duties as required and/or requested by management.

 Hospice Admissions RN (PT Position Available!)


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Texas license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current certification in basic life support.
  • Excellent organizational skills to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to accommodate multi-faith beliefs and backgrounds of patients/families.
  • Ability to function as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to travel to multi-work locations during workday.
  • Must have reliable, insured vehicle and valid Texas Driver’s license.

Hospice Admissions RN (PT Position Available!)


Recommended skills

Basic Life Support
Registered Nurse Certified
Health And Human Services


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