Admissions Coordinator



POSTING DATE:     30 September 2022

POSITION
:              Admissions Coordinator          
                                                           
DEPARTMENT/       Referral Center
LOCATION:             Dutchess                                            
 
STATUS/HOURS:    Full Time - 40 hours
                                  Monday - Friday  |  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
 
FLSA:                      Exempt
                                   
FUNCTION:             
  • Responsible for the coordination of the Referral Center admission schedule to ensure availability of RNs to admit patients on a timely basis.
  • Provide clinical expertise and support to FT, PT and per diem Admission Nurses, Admission Nurse Specialist, and Order Entry Specialist.
  • Train staff on admission procedures, training and proficiency with field devices, ongoing evaluation of educational needs within the department, and communicates department needs to Director.
  • As required, may function as Admission Nurse, Admission Nurse Specialist, On-call Supervisor, which may involve the need to cover weekend or after hour activity.
  • Understands, follows, and assures compliance with all state and federal regulations, and JCAHO standards, and Hospice Conditions of Participation.
 
EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:        
  • Current registration as a registered nurse in New York State. BS or BSN (currently attending college to obtain a BSN) or commensurate experience, clinically and/or managerially.
  • Certified as a Hospice Palliative Care Nurse or obtain certification after one year of employment
  • At least one year of Hospice and/or home care experience preferred
  • Minimum of three years of clinical nursing, preferably in oncology, and/or home care; at least one year of which is medical-surgical nursing

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Alexa Betts in the Human Resources Department at 845-240-7539 or by email: bettspiazzaa@hvhospice.org