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Nurse Liaison RN

Shoreview, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 3, 2024
Closing date
Aug 2, 2024

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Full Time
Ecumen Hospice - Twin Cities
Nurse Liaison, RN - Full Time 1.0 FTE M-F 8am-4:30pm - We offer excellent benefits, PTO/Sick Time, 401K with 6% match, Paid Holidays and an incredibly supportive & fun team environment!

Ecumen Hospice is hiring a Nurse Liaison, RN to serve our Ecumen Hospice Twin Cities location. Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities - Metro Area. The 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.

The Nurse Liaison, RN 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.

About Us:

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.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Works closely with hospice leadership, hospice intake and hospital staff of assigned clinical service areas to facilitate hospice referrals and admissions.
  2. Gains internal hospital support for appropriate hospice referrals and admissions by attending various rounding opportunities and responding to referral requests.
  3. Prepares reports to identify trends, opportunities, and barriers to hospice referrals and admissions to share with hospice and hospital leaders.
  4. Coordinates referrals and inquiries to build and maintain relationships and offers hospice education.
  5. Collaborates with hospice intake, the patient, and hospital staff to ensure a smooth transition to hospice care.
  6. Collaborates with theHospice 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.
  7. Identifies service gaps and brings them forward to the hospice leaders for discussion and resolution.

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

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