Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!
Now Hiring - Triage Nurse - Riverside,California
Hours;Weekend Triage Friday -Sunday
Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.
We are proud to Offer:
If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.
Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Triage Nurse will be responsible for, but is not limited to:
1. Answer incoming calls from patients and families to assess the needs of the patient to determine the appropriate care needed
2. Document relevant clinical information within the electronic medical records system (Suncoast)
3. Documentation of patient care, needs and progress
4. Educate and instruct Aides, caregivers and family members on patient's care
5. Attend team conferences 6. Administer skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in the home
Associate's Degree in Nursing, Bachelor's preferred