Inpatient Registered Nurse / RN - Clinical Liaison - $7,500 Sign On Bonus!
Overview: Building Better Together. Bringing passion and purpose to all we do! We have a bold vision to reimagine care. And that's possible because of every individual team member. AccentCare believes investing in people and their opportunities produce more satisfying careers, personal growth, and better patient outcomes. In addition, we emphasize training and hiring a diverse workforce with the lived experience and skills to deliver culturally competent, inclusive care. $7,500 Sign On Bonus! Responsibilities: Provide community and provider in-service education in assigned territory. Maintain daily communication with Admissions Department and Team Directors. Work with the Hospice Care Consultants to develop and implement individualized marketing plan. Maintain visibility and accountability to increase relationships with contracted inpatient facilities and physician groups. Act as a liaison with AccentCare Medical Director, Team Physicians and Hospice Physicians on behalf of providers and patients/families. Make inpatient visits at contracted facilities and communicates with Admissions Department, Team Directors and/or Primary Nurse. Provide consultation on hospice and palliative care. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and state(s) and federal regulations. Participate on committees and special projects and other related duties as assigned. Perform evaluations, sign ups, assessments, and discharge planning of new patients primarily in contracted hospitals. Formulate the initial interdisciplinary plan of care and communicates to the Team Director Obtain data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate that data into the plan of care. Turn in all paperwork pertaining to sign ups and assessments within 24 hours to Clinical Services. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Participate in hospice orientation and ongoing education programs. Attend outside seminars or educational opportunities to increase knowledge and skills. Performs other duties as assigned including those within the scope of current, valid professional licensure/credentials (ie RN, SW, Chaplain, MT, HA, etc.). Employees should reference the position specific job description for additional details on the essential functions of the clinical discipline. Qualifications: Registered Nurse Qualifications Registered Nurse license in state(s) practicing Board Certification or working toward board certification in hospice and palliative care. Previous experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgical or patient population specific (ie: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing. Willingness to work a flex schedule and serve patients/families in the geographic service area. Detail oriented with good time management skills. Accurate and timely documentation skills. Demonstrated management/leadership skills. Demonstrated commitment to AccentCare's philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture. Social Worker Qualifications Qualifications vary by state. AccentCare will apply the requirements per the Medicare Conditions of Participation for all Social Workers hired after December 2, 2008, shown below, except in the state(s) which require a higher minimum level of training and/or licensing. a) Medicare Conditions of Participation (COP) - Qualifications for Hospice Social Worker: i) Has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or ii) Has a baccalaureate degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or a baccalaureate degree in psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work and is supervised by an MSW as described in paragraph (b)(3)(i)(A) of this section, and iii) Has one year of social work experience in a health care setting; or iv) Has a baccalaureate degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, is employed by the hospice before December 2, 2008, and is not required to be supervised by an MSW. Qualifications for state-specific requirements above and beyond the Medicare COP are as follows: AZ: Must be licensed by the state at a minimum of LMSW. CA: Must have a minimum of a Master of Social Work (MSW) from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. CT: Must have a minimum of a Master of Social Work (MSW) and be licensed as an LCSW in the State of Connecticut; or have an MSW and be directly supervised by an LCSW on staff. Minimum of three years' experience in a health care setting. DE: Must be a Master's prepared Social Worker, licensed by the state as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). GA: Must have a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school, and licensed to practice social work in the state. IL: Effective 12/2/2008, must have a Master of Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and be licensed in the state as an LSW or LCSW. IN: Effective 12/2/2008, the Hospice Social Worker requirements for AccentCare employment will follow the requirements of the Medicare Conditions of Participation shown above. MA: a Master of Social Work from an accredited school of social work, licensed to practice social work in the state as a Licensed Independent Practitioner of Clinical Social Work, or be a Licensed Certified Social Worker. MI: Effective 12/2/08, must have received a Master of Social Work degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; and licensed in the state as an LSW, LMSW, or LCSW. MD: Must have a Master of Social Work from an accredited school of social work, have clinical experience in counseling and casework, and be licensed by the state as an LGSW, LCSW, or LCSW-C. NJ: Must have a Master of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work and an approved license by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners. OR: Must have CSWA. TX: Effective 12/2/2008, the Hospice Social Worker requirements for AccentCare employment will follow the requirements of the Medicare Conditions of Participation shown above, and employee must be licensed to practice social work in the state. WI: Effective 12/2/08, the Hospice Social Worker must meet the Medicare requirements shown above, and be certified/licensed in the state. Minimum one year of social work experience in a healthcare delivery system is required; two years' experience is preferred. Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance. Demonstrated commitment to the AccentCare philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.