Catholic Health Services RN-Admissions in Farmingdale, New York
The Admission RN is responsible for screening and /or admitting prospective Hospice patients. In doing so, explains thoroughly the Hospice philosophy, available services and Advance Directives, obtains the appropriate consents, conducts a brief physical assessment of the major body systems and establishes the initial Plan of Care for the patient.
Knowledgeable regarding the Hospice Medicare benefit, as well as understanding of other insurances.
Ability to communicate in sensitive, professional and empathetic manner to family and individual facing end of life decisions.
Knowledgeable on pain/symptom management and end of life social/spiritual concerns.
On-call & weekend rotation.