Are you passionate about hospice care? Are you an advocate for your patients? Are you interested in a unique opportunity that offers time to spend with your patients? If you have the personality to "share" and educate about the benefits of hospice, are compassionate and appreciate the challenges of caring for the terminally ill as well as the many benefits and rewards - please apply today and join our growing team of dedicated professionals!
Now Hiring for a Compassionate and Experienced Admission RN to Join our Team!
Excellent Full Time Benefits!
About Casa de la Luz Hospice:
Lynette Jaramillo and Agnes C. Poore formed Casa de la Luz Hospice, LLC, in 1998 to provide sensitivity, care and support for patients and their loved ones in the final phase of life. They wanted to reach far beyond the usual and customary hospice service in Tucson. They built a team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. Casa de la Luz's mission and core values are in the heart of each of its employees. In order to continuously fulfill our mission we seek to recruit caring and compassionate individuals.
By joining the Casa de la Luz family you will have the opportunity to make a great contribution to the hospice community, and you will find your employment at Casa de la Luz Hospice to be a rewarding experience. Lynette and Agnes continue to lead the company's mission with a hands-on approach to the company's daily operations. Casa de la Luz Hospice has established an outstanding reputation for compassionate and superior care. Credit for this reputation goes to each individual in the organization. Casa has also been voted as Tucson's Best Place to Work on more than one occasion due to our commitment to our employees. Today, Casa de la Luz Hospice is the largest and one of the most trusted and respected hospices in Southern Arizona. We seek unique talent and energies to contribute to our culture of superior care.
Our Admission RN's play a crucial role and are an essential part of the team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. The Admission RN is often the first hospice personnel to visit a patient. They spend a lot of time with patients and their caregivers explaining this hospice philosophy and developing a plan of care. They are responsible for assessing a patient's need and readiness for hospice and consults with the hospice physician to accept the patient into hospice care.
Position requires a mid-day work schedule (10am-6pm) and alternating weekend availability.
The Admission RN is responsible for all aspects of the admission process for new patients. They are a member of the interdisciplinary team, reporting to the Admissions Supervisor for assigned functions related to admissions of patients, provision of services information and liaison with inpatient and outpatient institutions and groups identified as sources of referrals consistent with Casa de la Luz policies and procedures. They are responsible for the assessment, planning and coordination of services for admission of patients to Casa de la Luz's program of care.
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