The Admissions Registered Nurse - TeleHealth (RN) will provide virtual telehealth nursing assessments including the Initial Comprehensive Nursing Assessment as allowable under the Alternate Operations Process as well as clinical documentation review to determine eligibility, and hospice onboarding informational conversations and coordination support to the Referrals Center and Admissions Team as needed for the admissions coordination efforts for patients who are in pre-admit status via technology based platforms.
Location: Falls Church, VA
Hours: Varied hours and schedules available
COVID-19 vaccine required to be completed upon start
The Admissions RN - TeleHealth will compile, assess, synthesize, collaborate, document, and communicate information pertinent to the admission processes for Hospice patients including medical history, medication lists, advance directives, supply and DME needs, hospice eligibility, treatment plan of care and goals of care. The Admissions RN- TeleHealth will identify needs requiring on-site bedside assistance and will arrange such resources to meet the identified needs.
Must have two years of public health/community health, med surg or related nursing experience. Experience in home care, hospice, and/or oncology nursing preferred.
Must have a degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. A BSN degree is preferred.
Required Certificates and/or Licenses
Must have licensure from the governing body for practice for the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia, based on the state/jurisdiction of practice. Licensure from a compact state is also accepted. Healthcare Provider BLS (CPR) is required to practice in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. A CHPN certification is a plus.
Must have a driver's license in good standing and access to a vehicle during working hours.