Mercy Medical Center Clinton RN Admission - Capital District - The Community Hospice - Per diem in Community Hospice Albany - Albany, New York


3207_2995 Central Intake

Expected Weekly Hours:



Day Shift

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Job Description Details:

Saratoga, Columbia and Greene, Capital Region

The Community Hospice has a rewarding opportunity for per diem RNs to work as a part of our Admissions Team in hospice home care.

Evaluates patients for eligibility and interest in hospice services, describes the support and care available from along with the benefits of hospice care. Coordinates with the patient’s community physician and our hospice medical directors to confirm eligibility for hospice services. Completes the initial assessment of patient/family needs and begins implementation including ordering medications, medical equipment, supplies and support from our interdisciplinary team including social workers, chaplains, volunteers, complementary therapists, home health aides and more! Ensures a smooth handoff to the hospice RN Care Manager.


The Community Hospice provides a thorough orientation and a supportive work environment! Apply today for more information!

Minimum Requirements :

  • Valid NYS RN license

  • Associate’s degree in nursing

  • 1+ year of recent acute care experience

Preferred Requirements :

  • 1+ year of experience in home care

  • Ability to maintain the highest level of customer service while completing day to day duties and responsibilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a fast pace work environment

  • Ability to engage within a team setting in the same building as well as members out in the field

  • Passion to learn, grow and develop in the nursing field

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit at . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.