Care coordination involving the dissemination of information, verification and continued documentation of appropriateness for hospice care and supervision of aide services.
Hospice quality improvement activities consisting of auditing Hospice records quarterly for utilization review.
Participate in planning and coordination of community education and awareness events pertaining to the Hospice program.
Evaluate and assess Hospice referrals to determine the appropriate level of care.
Assist program supervisor in development and revision of training programs.
Review spiritual coordinator and volunteer reports/visit notes/care plans with the Volunteer Coordinator and Chaplain as needed.
Provide skilled nursing care to the hospice patients.
Establish and maintain an electronic medical record on each patient, complete care plans as required by CMS intermediary.
Attend educational meetings to stay current with new trends and procedures.
Participates in On-Call rotation for after hours coverage.
Other duties as assigned by management.
In the event of a disaster, may be asked to assist as needed.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a BS in Nursing which includes Public Health Nursing rotation and two years of Public Health nursing experience; or a Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two y ears of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Additional Salary Information: On-call salary is provided.
Company car is provided but mileage reimbursement will is available for use of personal vehicle for on-call.
Internal Number: 001
About Craven County Hospice
Craven County Hospice has been in existence since 1980. We are not for profit and provide services to those in need even when they have no insurance. Patients' will not be billed for any services. We are the only Hospice in our area that provides "Respite Care", through the generous funding of the Craven County Health Department Foundation. We are part of Craven County Local Government and our offices are located within the Craven County Health Department.