• Hospice Hospital Liaison

    Job Locations US-NJ-Middlesex County
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2019 10:36 AM)
    ID
    2019-4458
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    VNA Health Group is a premiere Medicare/Medicaid-certified provider of home health, hospice, and community-based services. We’ve been serving families and individuals with the most advanced and comprehensive clinical home care in NJ since 1912. 

     

    We are currently looking for a Hospice Liaison Coordinator to join our team. The position would be responsible for assessing patients for hospice needs and transition of service and coordinating total care for hospice patients and their families.

    Responsibilities

    1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
    2. Assesses the needs of the patients and provides counseling to patients and their families and coordinates the transition to hospice to promote continuity of care
    3. Establishes and maintains liaison with physicians, external and internal customers
    4. Assists in managing and monitoring the quality and appropriateness of the services and programs
    5. Conducts community outreach activities to improve community access to hospice care
    6. Assists in developing and implementing a discharge program at Jersey City Medical Center
    7. Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies
    8. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance
    9. Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position

    Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required
    2. Excellent clinical skills and experience in hospice nursing and community health nursing
    3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    4. Excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills
    5. Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite

    Benefits & Compensation

    • Competitive pay
    • Mileage reimbursement at the IRS rate
    • Generous vacation, sick and personal time
    • Health Insurance Plan
    • 403B plan
    • Life & disability Insurance
    • Tuition reimbursement - up to12k annually

    Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Fast paced health care environment with phone, scanner, email, fine motor hand movement and computer use. Use of personal automobile with valid insurance and driver’s license

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