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The VNA of Somerset Hills has been committed to providing care for our community for over 100 years. Whether full-time, part-time, our trusted and compassionate staff are the engine behind our cause and are making a difference every day. If you think your skills and passion are a fit for our team, let us know.

LPN -Referral Service Center Liaison

Job Summary
We invite you to apply for employment at our highly regarded independent community healthcare agency. The VNA of Somerset Hills, NJ has a Referral Service Center Liaison LPN opening with an attractive compensation and benefits package. We are seeking New Jersey licensed LPN’s who have an interest in customer relations and coordination of services. This team member is responsible for accurately and expediently entering preliminary patient referral information into system and ensuring that Referral Services Center calls are answered in a timely manner. They demonstrate competence in multi-tasking and prioritizing work, which ensures that we exceed our internal and external customer expectations. The team member is also responsible for working with the discharge planning team at hospitals and health care facilities to facilitate and expedite appropriate home care placements with the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills (VNASH) so patients may be appropriately discharged from the facility and receive home care services as expeditiously as possible after discharge.

Reports to: Referral Service Center Manager

Required:

  • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey
  • Excellence in communication/organization skills
  • Computer proficiency in Outlook, Word and internet

Preferred:

  • Previous referral and/or Intake experience
  • Health care marketing experience
  • Knowledge of HomeCare HomeBase

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interprets agency policy to patients and facility personnel.
  • Answer calls to Referral Service Center, consults with physicians, nurses and other disciplines to obtain referral information and provides feedback to facility personnel.
  • Enters all preliminary patient referral information into computerized “point of care” system as needed. Inputs/processes referrals into the system in a timely and accurate manner
  • Communicates with internal departments and external customers regarding initial patient visits to ensure positive customer satisfaction.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Builds professional relationships with patients, families, providers, internal customers to ensure service excellence.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems, electronic health record, scheduling system and other technology utilized within the organization.
  • Assist in evaluation of patients referred by facility staff for home care to determine appropriateness for admission to VNASH programs. Works with discharge planning team at facilities to refer patients needing other sources of care or appropriate service.
  • Consults with physicians, nurses and other disciplines while establishing a coordinated home care plan prior to discharge.
  • Provides feedback to facility personnel, as needed and/or requested.
  • Evaluate Hospice referrals for eligibility. Coordinate needed service for Hospice admission. Work with pharmacy to arrange medication delivery. Work with DME supplier to arrange equipment delivery.
  • Process Hospice referral to include obtaining of MD order, referral entry, scheduling of initial visit, process of Hospice CTI and worksheets for worksheets for MD completion
  • Serves as a liaison between facilities and VNASH.
  • Collects and maintains statistical data of referred patients, as needed.
  • Collaborates with VNASH Referral Service Center regarding patient plan of care and needs.
  • Serves as a resource to facility staff on community resources and home care issues and best practices.
  • Carries out the mission, vision and pillars of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The VNA of Somerset Hills offers competitive compensation, interdisciplinary teamwork and a supportive work environment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Home Health Registered Nurse – Per Diem

We invite you to apply for employment at our highly regarded independent community healthcare agency. We are seeking New Jersey licensed nurses who have an interest in practicing nursing in the home health care environment.

Working here, you’ll be a valued member of a compassionate, dedicated, interdisciplinary team of professionals that consistently delivers care with exceptional outcomes. For over 100 years, the VNA of Somerset Hills has been a trusted provider of innovative and comprehensive home health and hospice care, adult day services and community wellness programs to Morris and Somerset County residents. Our focus is providing the care and support necessary to help individuals and their caregivers maintain their health, quality of life and independent living.

Discover why RNs are finding a home with us, as we deliver patient-centered services focused on providing the best client outcomes and care experience. A work environment that provides flexibility and independence in your workday. Join a team of professionals who care about each other and the work we do!

JOB SUMMARY:
The Home Health Care RN position is the cornerstone of VNA of Somerset Hills’ clinical operations. RNs provide nursing care for those with illness and/or injury wherever the patient calls home. This care is achieved through care plan development and oversight including clinical nursing interventions, education, and supervision of care plan implementation for patients and caregivers. Our RNs also provide consultation and referral to appropriate personnel and services within the agency and the community.


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and skill in current nursing practice and an understanding and knowledge of the nursing process
  • Knowledge or interest in home care philosophy and practice
  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing is preferred OR graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey or has license pending as indicated by a permission-to-work letter from the New Jersey State Board of Nursing
  • Current New Jersey Drivers’ License
  • I.V. certification is preferred
  • Basic computer skills required

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience in nursing
  • Home care experience preferred

Our agency is a charitable, tax-exempt home health agency and hospice certified by Medicare, accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP), and licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

On Call Nurse – Per Diem

JOB SUMMARY: As an On Call Nurse, you will be responsible for responding to patient/family phone calls and making visits as needed during off hours of the weekday and/or weekend. You will respond to the needs of hospice patients as well as homecare patients requiring 24 hour availability. The On Call Nurse may also need to establish patients on off hour admissions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or college, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Current NJ State nursing license or license pending as indicated by a permission to work letter from the NJ State Board of Nursing
  • Current New Jersey Drivers’ License
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Home Care or Hospice Nursing preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skill in current nursing practice
  • Understanding of hospice philosophy and practice
  • Excellent communication and judgment skills to enhance telephone triage
  • V. certification preferred
  • Prior experience utilizing EHR, HomecareHomebase a plus

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate, teach and supervise care to patients and families
  • Respond to all calls within a maximum timeframe of 15 minutes
  • Consult about individual or family health problems with the Administrative Call Nurse or physician
  • Promote continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physicians and other appropriate team members
  • Participate on Hospice Team and in other team meetings, including presentation of cases, as needed
  • Rotate weekend visit responsibility: one weekend in every quarter year
  • Rotate one major and one minor holiday visit responsibility per year

The VNA of Somerset Hills offers competitive compensation, interdisciplinary teamwork and a supportive work environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hospice Registered Nurse – Per Diem

Job Summary
This is a great opportunity for an experienced and committed RN to join a leading central NJ hospice care provider. In this position you will manage and coordinate patient care with a multidisciplinary team of hospice professionals. As a hospice RN, you have a unique opportunity to work with patients as well as their families, and to use your skills in symptom management to help patients have a better quality of life.

Qualifications:

  • A registered nurse with a current NJ state license
  • BSN preferred
  • Minimum 2 years hospice experience preferred
  • CHPN preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the needs and care required by terminally ill patients and their families/caregivers
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to be self-directed and work independently
  • Prior experience utilizing EHR, HomecareHomebase a plus

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Promote and maintain health of individuals, families and the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventative and rehabilitative measures
  • Overall responsibility for assigned case load of hospice patients, including coordination of services provided by the interdisciplinary team
  • Update plan of care that includes assessment of psychological, social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status
  • Participation in hospice interdisciplinary team and other meetings at agency headquarters, when required
  • Compliance with all privacy and healthcare laws and regulations
  • Rotate weekend visit responsibility: one weekend in every quarter year
  • Rotate one major and one minor holiday visit responsibility per year
  • Other duties as assigned

The VNA of Somerset Hills offers competitive compensation, interdisciplinary teamwork and a supportive work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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