Access Center RN

Metropolitan Jewish Health System
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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When days cannot be added to a life, we add life to remaining days. Our multidisciplinary teams offer culturally-sensitive, end-of-life and palliative care services to patients and their families at home or in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals.


The Access Center RN is a field based position responsible for performing an initial physical, psychosocial, and health systems assessment in order to develop a plan of care, goals, and make recommendations based on patients' needs. The assessment may take place in patients' homes, hospitals or nursing facilities. The Access Center RN will follow the appropriate standards of practice established by the National Hospice Organization when admitting patients and insure the admission process meets current regulations. The RN will also engage in community outreach to physicians and other medical providers to share information regarding Hospice and Palliative care, as well as gather feedback to inform performance improvement initiatives.


* Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, BSN preferred.
* A minimum of two years experience in either Medical-Surgical or, Community Health. Hospice or Oncology nursing preferred.
* Word and Excel.
* New York State RN licensure
* CPR-BLS and valid NYS Driver's license preferred.
* Ability to effectively communicate in a customer service environment.
* Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the position.
* Ability to coordinate the resources and personnel involved in a comprehensive interdisciplinary team environment.
* Possess teaching, communication, and listening skills.
* Ability to work non-judgmentally with patient / family members of any culture, religion, socio-economic background or lifestyle.
* Ability to input clinical data proficiently.
* A high degree of accountability.


We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:

* Employee and family health coverage
* Competitive salaries
* Employer contributed pension plan
* Generous time off
* Employee tuition reimbursement
* Dependent tuition reimbursement
* 403(b) retirement plan

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