Encompass Home Health

Hospice Triage On-Call RN - PRN

US-TX-Dallas
DLH - Dallas, TX Encompass Hospice
Requisition Type
Hospice

Responsibilities

The Hospice Triage On-Call Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for after-hour on-call triaging of patient calls. The Triage On-Call RN will ensure that care and services are delivered appropriately and timely during after-hour and holiday coverage. This position will directly affect employee, family & referral source satisfaction. The Triage On-Call RN will work to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and ER visits during after-hours and holidays. The Triage On-Call RN will review and process weekend/Holiday referrals and schedule the admissions to local on-call staff.

 

After-hours is defined as Friday at 5 PM – Monday at 8 AM.   Holidays include six Branch and Home Office closure days listed in the Encompass Employee Handbook. 

Qualifications

Education, Skills & Experience (Essential):

  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) with a minimum of three to five years full-time experience as a Hospice RN.
  • Must have a minimum of two years full-time experience in home health nursing and or hospice.
  • Must have one year of full-time recent experience in a supervisory RN position.
  • Must have an excellent understanding of the Federal, State and local laws/regulatory guidelines governing the operation of a Home Health agency.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must be professional, organized and able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing as well as prepare and present education material to Agency employees and community referral sources utilizing computers/electronic equipment.
  • Must be capable of multitasking while maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor.

Other Requirements:

  • Must comply with Agency’s Statement of Employability.
  • Must possess and maintain automobile liability insurance.
  • Must possess a current license to practice professional nursing (RN).
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Must maintain internet services in their home office.
  • Must be able to work Fri 5pm- Mon 8am and on Holidays.

Overview

At Encompass Home Health, we want to provide "A Better Way to Care" to our patients, employees, referral sources and community. Encompass strives to support and improve the overall quality of life for the patients we serve. Through respect, dignity, and compassion, our talented Nursing and Therapy staff provide a broad range of health services to patients. Our staff is unquestionably one of our greatest advantages, they are not only experienced practitioners but passionate about patient care.

 

A great place to work starts with great employees committed to a great mission! Join us…and see why we are “A Better Place to Work”.

 

Benefits Package Includes:

  • Competitive wages with bonus opportunity
  • 15 Paid Days Off per year
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Short-Term Disability, Accident Protection, and Cancer Protection policies
  • Continuing Education

EOE

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