• Greensburg, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Eklego is seeking dedicated and compassionate Triage Coordinator (RN) (Company Car Included!) to join a team of nursing professionals working in a direct-hire position at one of our Senior Care clients in Greensburg, PA. Currently we have an opportunity, offering Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 4pm to 7am.

As a Triage Coordinator (RN), supporting the company mission will include the following responsibilities:

  • Clear understanding of the Medicare Conditions of Participation for the hospice benefit related to eligibility, level of care, treatment and services. Knowledge and understanding of the initial and re-certification regulatory mandates, including Face to Face assessments.
  • Coordinates all regulatory components of hospice patient's admission including: consents, DME, medications and facilitate changes in level of care environments as appropriate. Documents and communicates all initial admission orders to the appropriate parties to support efficient patient care.
  • Expertise and utilization of all the clinical scales and assessment tools required to educate all stakeholders, internal and external, ensuring regulatory compliance. Knowledge of Advanced Directives, Living Will, and POLST.
  • Knowledgeable and capable to educate and complete all legal documents associated with an admission to hospice including: Notice of Election of the Benefit, Admission Agreement/Consent for Care, and the POLST.
  • Strong and effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills utilized with all stakeholders including but not limited to referral sources (referring physicians, patients, families, POA's, Hospice Medical Director, all Interdisciplinary Team members, and hospice volunteers) as well as organizational leadership.
  • Triages all after-hour phone calls for client needs. Recognizes the opportunity to be the after-hours hospice expert and a key consultative resource in all care environments, affording patient's access to hospice care if clinically appropriate. Conducts after-hour visits for nursing care to clients in a variety of settings. Responsible for the implementation of services to meet client needs and follows current nursing professional standards of practice and agency approved protocols for hospice. Provides ongoing assessment of clients, assuring an accurate evaluation of client needs. Identifies with clients need or quality for additional services and makes referral to appropriate IDT member. Documents the timely entry of patient evaluation/ assessment into the electronic medical record.
  • Maintains and grows all professional relationships with all referral sources including but not limited to continuum of care, community physicians, physician practices, community environments of residential care and the acute care hospital representatives.

What do I need for this role?

  • Registered Nurse, currently holding an unencumbered license to practice in the state; BSN preferred.
  • Prior home care experience in a Medicare-certified home health and/or hospice agency preferred.
  • Basic computer literacy with experience in Windows-based programs preferred.

Why Choose Eklego?

Eklego partners with choice Senior Care organizations committed to hiring qualified and compassionate staff, and Eklego partners with YOU, as a healthcare professional, to find a workplace that best fits your priorities!

As a Nursing professional, your skills are highly sought after, and you have many options. Here's what to expect with Eklego:

  • We'll take the time to learn about your background, your goals, and your needs
  • Direct employment with our Senior Care partners. We are partnered with several choice providers of Senior Care. This gives you a one-stop, simple solution to a choice of employers and positions.
  • No more wondering whether your application went through and waiting for a response. We will ensure that your information gets in front of the hiring team and coordinate an interview on your behalf.
  • Our clients rely on our expertise and trust Eklego to bring great talent like you because we're ALL better together

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.

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