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RN - Hospice Community Liaison, Part Time

Company: Mercy
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Mercy South - Hospital Community Liaison - Hospice - Registered Nurse

  • Part Time (16 hrs. per week)
  • Hours:8:00am-4:30pm
  • Free parking on campus!
  • Beneifts starting day one!

    We're a Little Different

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

    At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


    A dynamic position that is responsible for accepting Hospice, Home Health and Home Infusion referrals in the acute care setting , physician clinic setting, and other selected venues such as indentified nursing homes and rehabilitation centers in the St. Louis and Washington areas. Maintains an active presence in these settings and delivers excellent customer service to discharge planners, medical social workers, physicians, and future patients. Assists in the facilitation of timely discharges and support the system initiative for continuity of care within the Mercy Health System.


    Education: Registered Nurse is required, bachelors degree preferred.
    Licensure: Current RN license in Missouri required.
    Experience: Minimum three years of nursing experience required. Experience Hospice and Home Health preferred. Experience in the in-patient acute setting, community setting preferred.
    Other: Complies with accepted professional service standards and practice. Understands and is supportive of the philosophy of Hospice and Home Services. Demonstrates understanding of current guidelines, regulatory and clinical in nature, assists in determining client appropriateness for Hospice and Home Services. Demonstrates ability to communicate services to physicians and post-acute communities. Has excellent observation, nursing assessment and communication skills. Has ability to provide written documentation in a timely manner. Is self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision. Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation and has ability to work within a team.
    Preferred Experience: Experience in providing Hospice/Home nursing care.
    Preferred Certifications: Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN).
    Preferred Other: Basic Computer Skills, Basic understanding of Electronic Medical Records.

    We Offer Great Benefits:

    Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 32 hours or more per pay period!

    We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

    At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

    What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


Keywords: Mercy, St. Louis , RN - Hospice Community Liaison, Part Time, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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