HopeHealth
  • HPC-RI Admissions
  • Providence, RI, USA
  • Full Time (40 hrs)
  • Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island

HopeHealth is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for its affiliate Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island.  HopeHealth's headquarters are based in Providence, Rhode Island. Its affiliate members are Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, Hope Palliative Care Center, HopeHealth Massachusetts and Visiting Nurse of HopeHealth.

The Admissions RN performs timely and efficient assessments and admissions of patients referred to HopeHealth. The Admissions RN serves as the first face-to-face contact for patients, families and caregivers. The nurse reviews referred patient's diagnosis, medical status, prognosis and eligibility for services of HopeHealth based on assessment. The Admissions RN is able to describe the services and philosophy to potential patients/families. 

 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Conducts assessments and completes admission process which includes: review of admission packet with patient and family/caregiver/health care proxy.
  • Explain and clarify available services available.
  • Informs patient / family regarding financial obligations and insurance coverage using knowledge of fees, costs and reimbursement
  • source. 
  • Explains Medicare benefits to patient and family, presents other third party insurance options.
  • Calls physician to confirms orders and discusses care plan.  Submits service requests for DME/supplies.
  • Documents in electronic health record and transitions to RN Case Manager.

 

Education / Experience:

  • RN required BSN preferred
  • 1-3 years of related experience
  • Strong nursing assessment, clinical skills and communication skills 
  • Home care and/or related experience preferred

 

Benefits

The HopeHealth benefits package features competitive heath care benefits, company provided life insurance, mileage reimbursement, generous paid time off and holidays, a robust orientation program, and a company matched retirement program. 

 

Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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