Registered Nurse - Hospice Evaluator - Rochester, New York United States - 17943



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17943
Title: Registered Nurse - Hospice Evaluator
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?



Registered Nurse for Full Time Position
Benefits
Direct Hire
Rochester, New York


Summary
The Hospice Evaluator is a Community Health Nurse, Registered Nurse or Social Worker whose responsibilities and functions are concerned with the care of the terminally ill patient admitted to Hospice. 

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The functions of the Hospice Evaluator include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following

Assess patient and family needs and determines their eligibility for care in the Hospice program. 
Establish the initial plan of care with the Interdisciplinary Group.  
Participate in Interdisciplinary group meetings as assigned.   
Maintain high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures. 
Regular and reliable attendance is required. 
Performs other functions as assigned by management. 

About the Area
Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo.
It is home to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals every year. One is the Lilac Festival that is held for ten days every May, when nearly 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and 100,000 visitors arrive.
You can find hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, camping, motocross, skiing, tubing, skating,
And so much more.
1 ½ hours west of Rochester is Niagara Falls. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
1 hour to Syracuse
3 ½ hours to Adirondack Mountains
3 ½  hours to Toronto, Canada

 

JOB DESCRIPTION


Registered Nurse for Full Time Position
Benefits
Direct Hire
Rochester, New York


Summary
The Hospice Evaluator is a Community Health Nurse, Registered Nurse or Social Worker whose responsibilities and functions are concerned with the care of the terminally ill patient admitted to Hospice. 

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The functions of the Hospice Evaluator include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following

Assess patient and family needs and determines their eligibility for care in the Hospice program. 
Establish the initial plan of care with the Interdisciplinary Group.  
Participate in Interdisciplinary group meetings as assigned.   
Maintain high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures. 
Regular and reliable attendance is required. 
Performs other functions as assigned by management. 

QUALIFICATIONS

 
Minimum Qualifications 

Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing and a valid NYS RN license required, or Bachelors degree in nursing or one year of home health care nursing experience. CRNH preferred. Or Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field. 
A minimum of one year of related experience and knowledge of Hospice regulations required. 
Must have an interest in and sensitivity for the care of terminally ill patients and their family. 
Ability to travel required. 
Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. 
Basic computer skills are necessary, including but not limited to the ability to navigate on a personal computer within a Windows based operating environment, the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages, and the ability to open, edit, and save basic electronic documents, if necessary. 
With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilize new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary. 

Physical Requirements 

Ability to travel as required for a professional home visitor.

Education Preferred
Bachelors or better in Bach Social Work.
Bachelors or better in Nursing.

Licenses and Certifications Preferred
Registered Nurse

Education:
University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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