Admissions Nurse - RN
The Admissions Nurse is responsible for performing home health and hospice admissions for the agency. Collaboration with the intake department and scheduling department to ensure smooth care transitions occur for our patients will be of great importance. The Admissions Nurse will conduct themselves in a professional manner as they are the initial face of the agency. Marketing and customer service will be of high value in this position. A good knowledge of both home health and hospice regulations will be necessary. Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) assumes the responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in a manner consistent with the NH State Nurse Practice Act in the home setting.
Essential Qualifications: License or Certification: current active NH Registered Nursing License. Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Home Care experience preferred. Must be self-directed and ability to work without direct supervision. Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volume and work schedule, required. Ability to function in any home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability or financial condition of the patient. Must possess the disposition and personality to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff and interact professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Speak, write, read, and comprehend English. Computer proficiency in electronic medical records data entry. Maintains valid driver’s license and certificate of auto insurance coverage. Current BLS Certification required.
North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency (NCHHHA), based in Littleton, NH, serves residents of Coos and Grafton Counties. Compassionate, patient-focused services include Home Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care. Home care offerings include, but may not be limited to, skilled observation and assessment, nursing care management, disease management, surgical aftercare, wound care, injections and IV therapy, maternal and baby health, pediatric care, rehabilitative services, and therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation planning specific to the home. Palliative care services include in-home consultation with a provider and/or Medical Social Worker, advanced care planning, symptom management recommendations, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. Hospice care includes a certified hospice nursing assessment, 24/7 clinical support, in-home provider visits for pain and symptom management, medical supplies, equipment and hospice medications, volunteer support and companionship, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. A proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), NCHHHA is a Medicare-certified, non-profit organization and a member agency of the Home Care Association of NH.
About North Country Healthcare (NCH):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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