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Nurse Liaison, RN

Employer
Ecumen
Location
St. Paul, MN
Start date
Sep 15, 2023
Closing date
Oct 15, 2023

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Category
Nurse
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Ecumen Hospice Twin Cities
Overview

Nurse Liaison, RN - Full Time 1.0 FTE M-F 8am-4:30pm No Weekends and No Holidays. We offer excellent benefits, great pay, PTO & Paid Holidays and an incredibly supportive team environment!

Ecumen Hospice is hiring a Nurse Liaison, RN. Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities - Metro Area. he Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Responsibilities

The Nurse Liaison is responsible for enhancing and managing Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) hospital-based referral relationships through formal and informal network development, representing Ecumen Hospice as the provider of choice. This position will leverage opportunities to bind referral source loyalty by creating a positive experience between the referral provider and Ecumen Hospice. This position is also responsible for identifying opportunities within HCMC that develop successful relationships with quality and value for the patient.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with hospice leadership, hospice intake and hospital staff of assigned clinical service areas to facilitate hospice referrals and admissions.
  • Gains internal hospital support for appropriate hospice referrals and admissions by attending various rounding opportunities and responding to referral requests.
  • Prepares reports to identify trends, opportunities, and barriers to hospice referrals and admissions to share with hospice and hospital leaders.
  • Coordinates referrals and inquiries to build and maintain relationships and offers hospice education.
  • Collaborates with hospice intake, the patient, and hospital staff to ensure a smooth transition to hospice care.
  • Collaborates with the Hospice Care Consultant regarding other HCMC referral opportunities (e.g., clinics) that are not on the hospital campus and/or the need for collateral for internal hospital use.
  • Identifies service gaps and brings them forward to the hospice leaders for discussion and resolution.
  • Qualifications

    Nurse Liaison, RN

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Minnesota
    • 3-5 years of clinical experience
    • Professional and effective oral and written communication skills
    • Basic computer skills
    • Strong clinical and relational skills
    • Ability to analyze situation and implement solutions
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities, ambiguity, frequent change and high stress situations.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing
    • 5 years of Hospice experience
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.

    Company

    Company info
    Location
    3530 Lexington Avenue North
    Shoreview
    MN
    55126

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