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Registered Nurse Intake
Ref No.: 17-05658
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Registered Nurse Intake
Washington DC NW

MUST:
Experienced Registered Nurse Intake
Must have current Registered Nurse licenses for DC and MD.
Must have a firm understanding of State and Federal regulations, the Medicare and Medicaid hospice benefits, the commercial insurer benefits.
Must possess knowledge of computers and level of comfort with software for medical records and Word.
Must possess firm Commitment to customer service.
Must have an established record as a strong team player.
Must obtain certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing within two (2) years of employment.
BSN
Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing required, within one year of employment.



DUTIES:
Receive all phone calls. Provide information about hospice and hospice services. Obtain pertinent data from caller about patient.
Contact physician for verification of terminal illness of patient referred. Obtain appropriate signed forms from physician.
Assure payer status is intact.
Assure that pre-authorizations are obtained and documented when necessary.
Enter data into system.
Arrange for initial visit by hospice Registered Nurse or SW for information sharing and/or signing of consents with admission to hospice program.
If patient is in acute care setting:
Assess for home care needs,
Arrange for delivery of DME, disposable supplies.
Ensure that all Federal and State regulations are adhered to in the intake and admission process.
Communicate with site-specific Clinical Services Manager frequently and when necessary throughout the day to inform about prospective patients and dates.
Must be able to make home visit and initiate admission process if needed.
Review eligibility disease – specific work sheet from liaison and determine a level of care appropriate to symptoms.
If patient requires GIP Level of Care, assure that:
Infusion orders are processed in a timely manner.
Consents for GIP Level of Care are completed.
*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.