Hospice Evaluator (RN)

Rochester, NY, United States Full Time

Salary: 70,000

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Would you like to give the gift of comfort? Join our team! We love caring for individuals with personalized care and ultimate compassion while providing education that promotes healing and wellness.


Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York.  Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state. It is home to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals every year. One is the Lilac Festival that is held for ten days every May, when nearly 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and 100,000 visitors arrive. You can find hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, camping, motocross, skiing, tubing, skating, and so much more. 1.5 hours west is Niagara Falls. We are also close to the Finger Lakes and wine country, the Adirondack Mountains and a short drive to Toronto, Canada.


The Hospice Evaluator is a Community Health Nurse, Registered Nurse or Social Worker whose responsibilities and functions are concerned with the care of the terminally ill patient admitted to Hospice.


Responsibilities

The functions of the Hospice Evaluator include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following

Assess patient and family needs and determines their eligibility for care in the Hospice program.

Establish the initial plan of care with the Interdisciplinary Group. 

Participate in Interdisciplinary group meetings as assigned.  

Maintain high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.

Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Performs other functions as assigned by management.

Required:

Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing

Bachelors degree or higher in Social Work.

Bachelors higher in Nursing.

Bachelors degree or higher in Social Work.

One year of home health care nursing experience.

A minimum of one year of related experience and knowledge of Hospice regulations required.

Must have an interest in and sensitivity for the care of terminally ill patients and their family.

Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

Basic computer skills

With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilize new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary.

Ability to travel as required for a professional home visitor.


Preferred

CRNH Or Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field preferred.


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