RN / Hospice Job in Arlington Heights, Illinois / Hospital
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: June 22, 2022
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, including Gentiva, 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 RN Clinical Liaison, you will:
Increase admissions within assigned accounts, meet or exceed
Develop/maintain contact with key hospital, skilled nursing,
assisted living facility discharge planning 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
assist program clinical team in determining hospice
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
Work collaboratively with Home Health Division counterparts as
applicable, representing the Companys comprehensive home health and
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 ensure that the patients needs are
Copy all medical records pertinent to hospice care, communicate
with Admissions Coordinator to order DME equipment and secure
necessary prescriptions for medications at home.
Compliance to technology processes and expectations. Document
appropriately in contact management system (CRM).
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.
Follow up on all referrals within their facilities not admitted to
the hospice program.
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 competitive
Actively participate with program in development of business and
market growth plans.
Maintain positive relationships with referral sources, facilitate
communication between referral sources, client and family
populations within assigned accounts, and attend professional
organization meetings as approved. Maintain and follow patients in
the facility and monitoring status.
Assist the program as needed with informational visits.
Nursing degree or the equivalent required.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.
Registered Nurse Licensure required in state of practice.
A minimum of three years clinical experience.
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
Understands hospice philosophy, death and dying.
Excellent customer service, account development capabilities,
organization, time management, problem-solving, communication and
selling skills required.
Demonstrates the ability to work independently as well as in a
Computer proficiency required.
Has the ability to appropriately represent company service
capabilities and value to assigned referral source audience,
patients and families.
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