ID# 000899

Admissions Nurse – Part-Time

Jewish Social Service Agency
6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
United States
301-838-4200 (Main Phone)
Category
Industry
Healthcare / Health Services
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Other
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Description

Job Description

General Overview:
Our Hospice team has an immediate part-time opening for an Admissions Nurse to work three days per week. For nearly 30 years, our hospice has offered a wide range of quality medical and support services, from symptom and pain management to emotional and spiritual guidance for patients and their families. We are the hospice in the community to turn to for exceptional end-of-life care that supports dignity and comfort for individuals, provides peace of mind to families, and honors cultural traditions and customs.

Essential Functions:
• The Admissions Nurse will deliver quality hospice and palliative care services to patients in their homes.
• S/he will perform initial assessment of patient’s needs, serves as a clinical resource for referral sources and patients/family members, facilitates end of life conversations and decision-making with the family or caregiver.
• S/he represents our organization when communicating with patients, families, and physicians.

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will possess:
• An active State of Maryland RN license, CHPN certification preferred, and a minimum of 3 years of acute care and hospice experience.
• Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide meaningful care to communicate with the terminally ill. Ideal candidates will possess excellent communication and customer service skills; attention to detail; strong organization skills, and proficient computer skills.
• Familiarity with electronic medical records a plus.
• A valid driver’s license and reliable, independent transportation to provide care to hospice patients in Montgomery County.

Apply Now:
Please submit the following application materials to careers@jssa.org:
• Cover letter with salary requirements
• Resume
• Contact information for 3 supervisory references

Contact Information

Jewish Social Service Agency
Julie Lubochinski
200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville MD 20850
United States
301-838-4200Main Phone

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