Stella Maris Start of Care Nurse (RN) in Timonium, Maryland
Like the Sisters of Mercy before us, we witness God’s healing love for all people by providing excellent clinical and residential services within a community of compassionate care.
As a leader in eldercare for nearly 70 years, we are always looking for qualified people to join the Stella Maris team. Our team includes nurses, certified geriatric nursing assistants, social workers, chaplains, therapists and other caregivers and support staff. If you are interested in becoming a part of our highly committed team of employees, please consider applying today.
JOB SUMMARY: To provide information about skilled home care and hospice home care programs to patients, families, physicians, discharge planners and community organizations, and to admit patients to the appropriate programs.
Sign On Bonus-$7500
Status: Full Time
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Main point of contact to answer questions about home care and hospice home care services to prospective patients/families
Thoroughly explain insurance benefits and coverage of services, patient responsibilities and options for alternative means of payment.
Coordinate the admissions process to the appropriate program and complete paperwork promptly and accurately
Develop the initial plan of care based on input from patient, family and physician.
Provides information and education to physicians, discharge planners and community organizations about Stella Maris Home Care and Hospice Home Care services.
Assumes on-call responsibilities as needed
RN licensure in the State of Maryland
Prior experience in hospice or home health strongly preferred
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Stella Maris offers an excellent benefit package including competitive salary, excellent health benefits, PTO, and bonus programs.
Stella Maris is an equal opportunity employer.