Hospice Intake Coordinator

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Location: Watertown, MA
Job ID: 170718-1A
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The Hospice Intake Coordinator is responsible for the smooth transition of the patient into the hospice services environment. Receives and coordinates referrals to Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home (BILHAH) from affiliated and outside physicians, hospitals, facilities and other community referral sources.

Full time, 40 hour, day position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Professional Nurse from a Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse licensed in the state of MA

Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in Hospice

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of hospice services.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.

Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:

  •  Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
  • 403B
  • Paid Time Off or (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits eligible employment  

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.