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Hospice Liaison (Hospice Services) - Based in Talent, OR - Relocation Available

Company: Asante
Location: Talent
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice Liaison (Hospice Services) Additional Position Details: FTE: 1.000000 - Full Time - Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM. Salary: Typical starting wage determined by experience and education. This position will work in Josephine and Jackson county. Use of own vehicle is required for this position. The Asante Hospice Mission is to serve our community by providing quality end-of-life care. We honor our patients' and families' choices through compassionate holistic services. Our Hospice nurses are independent, self - motivated, committed to ongoing personal and professional growth, have excellent communication skills, and have a passion for helping people and making a real difference in their daily lives. Asante Hospice has one of the highest employee engagement and retention rates within the Asante organization, which reflects the support of the Leadership, the hospice team, and the challenging and rewarding work of end-of-life care. Hospice Liaison RN - Position Summary The Asante Hospice community/hospital Liaison RN, evaluates and facilitates Hospice referrals from the systems hospitals, APP clinics and community referrals. This RN assesses patients for hospice eligibility and coordinates the transfer of inpatient information to the hospice office; collects and processes information for Hospice referrals; and alerts appropriate team members for necessary coordination of care. As a Hospice Liaison RN for Asante - you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with referral sources, resource management team members, Hospice Medical Director as well as discharging hospitalists, DME provider and/or scheduler to facilitate transition of care.
  • Assess patient and families physical, psychosocial and emotional condition to determine patients' safety and the care needs in the home setting or setting in which the patient will reside.
  • Promote a positive working relationship by collaborating with peers throughout the system by maintaining open lines of communication and accepting and providing constructive feedback in a supportive and nonjudgmental manner.
  • Provide ongoing assessment of patients receiving hospice general inpatient level of care or a non-related condition and provide coordination in transfer of patients to GIP status.
  • Contact patient/family to explain the hospice benefits/services and identify if the patient/family agree with hospice and palliative care vs curative or aggressive treatment.
  • Discuss goals of care conversations with prospective hospice patients and their family members.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with resource management team members, community referral sources such as ALF, RCF, NF and Memory care facilities throughout the communities in which Asante Hospice serves and facilitate and provide education to the care facilities and provide support for team members as needed utilizing the Hospice Team members as indicated. Qualifications Education
    • Bachelor's in nursing (BSN) preferred Experience
      • 2 years clinical hospital experience as an RN and 1 year current Hospice, Palliative care, or Home Care experience is required License/Certification
        • Registered Nurse (RN) licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing required upon start
        • Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified through the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
        • Possession of a valid Driver's License with proof of safe driving record for the past ten years and proof of insurance required What We Offer for Full-time and Part-time Positions
          • Opportunity to work for an award-winning Healthcare System
          • An unparalleled, supportive culture that leads to award-winning patient outcomes
          • Progressive nursing pay - including earning more with a preferred certification and/or BSN!
          • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
          • Generous time off package including 8 holidays that supports a healthy work/life balance
          • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution
          • Tuition Reimbursement Program Why Asante Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. More About Asante and Southern Oregon Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect. At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community: Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Keywords: Asante, Medford , Hospice Liaison (Hospice Services) - Based in Talent, OR - Relocation Available, Healthcare , Talent, Oregon

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