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UR Medicine Home Care Hospice RN in Webster, New York

Order#: NY1374848 FUNCTION: Evaluates, admits, and provides case management to patients and families for Hospice services. Coordinates care and services in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Provides education to patients, families, and providers regarding the hospice philosophy. Provides an ongoing assessment of patients, ensuring appropriate initiation of care plans, services/levels, and assessment information that accurately reflects the patient's clinical, functional, and psychosocial needs. Serves as a resource and main contact to patients and families through the end-of-life process; ensuring quality of life, best practice hospice care, and patient's/family's wishes are maintained and met with dignity and respect. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A graduate of an approved school of professional nursing, who is a Licensed New York State Registered Nurse (RN) with a minimum of one year of experience as a clinical nurse in a hospital or home care agency; or BSN and a minimum of 6 months experience in hospital or homecare. 2. Excellent communication (oral and written) and interviewing skills. Good organizational and computer skills. 3. Occasional extras hours in the evening and on the weekends in client's homes. Must be available for regular on-call schedule as need arises. 4. Current NYS driver's license; travel to and from client's homes with regular access to a car required.