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Home Care & Hospice Triage Nurse - RN - Work from Home, Part time & PRN.

Lees Summit, Missouri.

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Home Care & Hospice Triage Nurse - RN - Work from Home

  • MO, Lees Summit, Missouri, United States, 64086
  • Part time & PRN

Job Description​

This position will be a work-from-home weekend only phone triage position. This position will support both intake and Clinical staff and is responsible for taking all patient, clinician and provider calls for our Home Health and Hospice Division. As a nurse in this position you will be a main resource for patients and their families by answering questions and/or providing directions on clinical needs or interventions to meet patient/family needs quickly.

12-hour daytime shifts each Saturday and Sunday

Responsibilities Include:

  • Answers patient/family questions about medications, care plan, clinical needs, concerns, education, may utilize telehealth equipment to do real-time monitoring - contact the patient physician if necessary
  • Answer questions regarding home health and hospice eligibility including hospice levels of care
  • Triage patient needs and provide emotional phone support
  • Coordinating delivery of medications or DME
  • Using the electronic medical record to run reports and capture/record/report data
  • Confirm appointments
  • Schedule current patient visits and reschedule admissions when needed
  • Coordinate Patient visit cancellations
  • Medication review
  • Coordinating and communicating with care team and providers of any changes in patient’s status or condition

Accountable for utilizing the nursing process. Is responsible for delegating patient care tasks and for supervision of other patient care staff. Is responsible for coordinating the care for a group of patients and consulting with other members of the health care team when indicated. Provides nursing care in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

1 year required, prefer 3 or more

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Driver's License - Registered Nurse - Home Health, Hospice or Med/Surg preferred

Associate Degree (Required)

Strong customer service skills

Must live in Kansas or Missouri

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Driver's License - Various, Registered Nurse - Various

Associate Degree (Required)

Job Details

Part time

Day (United States of America)

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