Hospice House Summerville-Clinical Hospital Liaison-RN

Agape Hospice is currently seeking a Clinical Hospital Liaison in:

        Summerville, SC

Expect More at Agape:

As an employee of Agapé Hospice, you will be part of an established and highly -regarded faith-based company committed to your personal and professional development that offers:

  • Competitive compensation with monthly incentive program with the opportunity to earn an additional $12,000/yr
  • Health Savings Account w/ "dollar for dollar" match up to $1,050.00
  • 401(k) w/ company match up to 4% of gross annual salary
  • Unique clinical environment with on-going support from Nurse Practitioners who partner with RN CMs around the clock
  • Call center support w/ after-hours triage
  • Career advancement through education and nationally recognized apprenticeship opportunities
  • RN mentor and training program
  • Sponsors Hospice and Palliative Care certification
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage
  • Company sponsored life insurance coverage
  • Opportunity for advancement
As a part of our team, you will:

Marketing

  • Provide constant face to face contact with community referral sources both healthcare and non-healthcare related.
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    • Examples of healthcare-related avenues to be marketed include but are not limited to hospitals, discharge planners, nursing and assisted living facilities, physician offices, pharmacies, sitter service centers, all other facilities/agencies, etc.
    • Examples of non-healthcare-related avenues to be marketed include but are not limited to senior centers, community agencies, veteran agencies, libraries, shopping centers, etc.
  • Develop strong relationships with new referral sources and closely monitor and foster already-existing relationships with previous referral sources.
  • Introduce and promote primary relationships of potential referral sources.
  • Oversee and monitor primary relationships for quality and consistency.
  • Make frequent regularly-scheduled visits and contacts with appropriate referral sources.
  • Request referrals and close the sale.
  • Provide Agape a return on investment and be a quality steward of company funds.
  • Assist in orientation and onboarding of new employees.
  • Market and provide community education.
  • Participation and marketing in public relations and community activities that promote the organization and its role as an effective member of the hospice and healthcare delivery system as well as customer service promotion.
  • Must be available during normal work hours (unless previously approved by direct supervisor). Additional hours may be required to complete normal business functions and/or projects.
  • Participate in coaching calls.
  • Utilize CRM as instructed.

Nursing

  • Responsible for coordinating the overall care delivered to the patient/family/caregiver based on assessed needs Lead professional collaboration across the health care continuum.
  • Conduct meaningful communication across the health care continuum. Ensure timely access to medical, nursing, psychosocial and spiritual services.
  • Receive case referrals and review available patient information related to the case, including facility and home visits to determine hospice and/or home care needs.
  • Assign appropriate hospice interdisciplinary group (IDG) team members to case as needed.
  • Consult with Attending Physician and Medical Director with any questions regarding an individual's eligibility for services.
  • Review and evaluate each case through a variety of means to include but not limited to home visits, tele - conferences, record review, and the services provided by clinicians.
  • Navigates clinicians to promote more effective performance, and delivery of quality care services.
  • Review patient's medical diagnosis, prognosis, medications, procedures, and clinical course.
  • Assist clinicians in establishing immediate and long-term therapeutic goals, in setting priorities, and in developing individual plans of care.
  • Attend case conference meetings to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of IDG involvement.
  • Assist hospice leadership and other supervisory hospice personnel in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of in-service and continuing education programs. Assist in formulating, revising, implementing, and evaluation organization policies, procedures, goals, objectives, all short and/or long-term.
  • Compassionate communication with patients and their families.
  • Assist in orientation and onboarding of new employees.
  • Assure appropriate electronic documentation.
  • On-call as outlined.
  • Communicate appropriately and clearly to patients, family members, staff, physicians, etc.
  • Perform other duties as requested or required, in the sole discretion of Agape .
Must Haves:

 

  • Registered Nurse with current SC license

 

 

 


 


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Disclosure

I understand the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires that, if hired, I must present on my first day of employment, but no later than 3 days from my first day of employment, documents to verify my legal right to work in the United States.

I hereby certify that all information provided here by me and on the attached resume is true and correct, and I understand that giving false or misleading information may result in the refusal to hire me or in subsequent termination in my employment.

I understand if salaried, my salary commitment is based on a yearly salary schedule. I will comply with the policies and procedures of Agapé Hospice.

I understand the number of hours I will be required to work may vary from week to week. I also understand that I may be required to work different shifts as needed.

I authorize persons, companies, schools and colleges shown on my employment application to give any information regarding my employment and academic records, together with any information they may have regarding me whether or not it is in their records. I hereby release said companies, schools or persons from any liability for any damage whatsoever for issuing this information.

I understand that an offer of employment to work at Agapé Hospice is contingent upon the completion of a successful background check, a clean drug screen, and other necessary screens as required.

By submitting application, I certify I have never been sanctioned by a government body related to healthcare, convicted of a criminal offense related to healthcare, or listed by a federal agency as debarred, excluded, or otherwise ineligible for participation in a federal funded healthcare program.

I understand, if hired, I will be required to hold Agapé Hospice’s confidential and / or proprietary information and any information concerning patients of Agapé Hospice confidential and will not disclose it to any person or entity not affiliated with Agapé Hospice throughout my employment and therafter.

I understand, if hired, my employment will be at-will and that my employment and compensation can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice at any time, at the option of either Agapé Hospice or myself. By submitting this application I affirm my awareness that this is the final understanding between myself and Agapé Hospice on the subject and there can be no modification or agreement contrary to at-will provisions, unless in writing and signed by both parties.

If I defined Hospice it would be the ability to be comfortable in an otherwise normally uncomfortable setting.

Rebecca Steele,