Visiting Nurse is seeking a Hospice Care Coordinator to coordinate and supervise hospice services to individuals and families in Allen County and surrounding region. This full-time benefited position makes supervisory visits with hospice home care staff to ensure requirements are met.
Responsible for staff assignment and scheduling for patients in designated service area. Manages productivity and overtime for assigned staff.
Coordinates Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) home care weekly meetings to assure the provision of quality services to patients in hospice programs in the residential settings.
Supervises preparation of interdisciplinary care plans, the implementation of these plans, and the clinical review and recertification of plan of treatment.
Works with the Home Health Coordinator to ensure care of patients in Hospice and Home Health are managed.
Assures that documentation in the patient record is accurate, objective, comprehensive and verified in required time period.
Works with admission department to achieve purpose of continuity of care and manage requests for patient services according to the admission and discharge policies of Visiting Nurse.
Performs visits, takes referrals and/or admits hospice and palliative care patients, if necessary, to supplement staffing needs.
Interviews, hires, orients and supervises hospice home care staff, and supervises assigned Skilled Nurses and Home Health Aides, with other duties as assigned.
Must have current RN license to practice in the state of Indiana. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
Must have at least 2 years recent clinical experience, preferably in hospice.
Must hold CPR and TB certification.
Must have ability to plan and implement changes and flex between roles as necessary.
Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license and current automobile insurance and a commitment to superior customer service. EOE.