Chapters Health

  • RN Liaison TGH unit per diem

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
    2018-2636
    Department
    TGH IPU
    Type
    SSP/Per Diem
  • Overview

    Role:

    The RN Liaison, Inpatient Hospital Unit is responsible for the clinical coordination of hospice evaluations and/or admissions of eligible patients in the hospital including transfer to the Inpatient Hospital Unit. The RN is responsible for case management and daily care coordination for any hospitalized/ER patient not in the Unit.  

     

    Qualifications:

    • Current Florida license as RN
    • Minimum of two (2) years’ RN experience
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience in ER, ICU or similar setting requiring advanced assessment skills, multitasking, critical decision making and problem solving skills
    • One (1) year of Hospice or home health experience preferred
    • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system
    • Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy
    • Reliable transportation to meet schedule
    • Ability to effectively communicate in English (written and verbal)
    • Flexible work schedule including the ability to work weekends
    • Ability to physically access any care setting (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) in any area Company serves
    • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
    • Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodationCompetencies 
    • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.
    • Responsibilities of all employees:

     

      • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
      • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
      • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
      • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
      • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
      • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
      • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
      • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
      • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
      • Advance electronic media skills.
      • Support Company research and educational activities.
      • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
    • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.
    • Job Responsibilities:

     

     

    • Evaluates every hospice referral on same day as referral, unless otherwise indicated, utilizing approved criteria and guidelines; provides follow–up, when needed.
    • For hospice eligible patients, completes Initial Assessment, initiates initial Plan of Care; ensures all documentation is completed and signed with accuracy, timeliness, legibility, professional terminology and awareness of legal and regulatory implications within 2 hours of visit end time.
    • Demonstrates clinical skills regarding physical assessment, symptom management, patient/family relationships, and case management; consults, refers, and collaborates with other professionals to promote quality and continuity of patient/family care.
    • Provides information regarding available community resources and other community resources when hospice care is not appropriate.
    • Provides timely and consistent feedback to referral sources, physicians, and patient/families regarding care plan.
    • May provide care in Inpatient Hospital Unit referrals/hospice patients in hospital/ER when staff is not available.
    • Provides complete report to the Inpatient Hospital team who will assume care after the admission is completed.
    • Cultivates, develops and enhances care relationships both internally and externally.
    • Meets productivity standards; completes education requirements timely including Annual Skills and Annual Education.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

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