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Becoming a member of the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana team is a privilege. Our employees touch people's lives in very important ways at one of the most profound and challenging times in their life. If you are interested in delivering care in a way that makes a difference, spending time with your patients during the most challenging time of their lives, or supporting the front line staff who touch your neighbor's, friend's and even family's lives ~ Our Hospice of South Central Indiana has an opportunity waiting for you.

We invite you to search through our current job opportunities and encourage you to submit an application and/or resume. You can search below by current open positions or team location.

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JOB SUMMARY

This part-time position is responsible for the payroll function and related requirements to include timesheets, payroll deductions, benefit enrollments, status changes, etc.  Responsibilities include utilizing knowledge of computer systems to process payroll and administer benefit programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential

 Manages payroll procedures including the maintenance of records, computation, preparation and disbursement of payroll.

  1. Administers benefit plans including enrollments & terminations. Processes required documents and entry into the payroll system and notifies providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions.
  2. Assists HR Manger with annual Open Enrollment.
  3. Processes biweekly payroll and manages data in payroll system. .
  4. Enters all employee data in HR/payroll system.
  5. Identifies opportunities to reduce costs and improve financial status while maintaining service levels.
  6. Identifies issues with payroll system and works with payroll vendor to obtain resolution in a timely manner.
  7. Maintains organized payroll files to meet all federal & state regulations.
  8. Manage and maintain ACA & wage requirements in payroll system for production of annual W2 & 1095.
  9. Assists HR Manager with various duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma required.
  2. Experience – Two years’ experience in payroll processing or equivalent combination of education and experience.Knowledge of ADP payroll software is preferred. Knowledge of payroll terminology and processes.
  3. Licensure – Valid Indiana Drivers License.
  4. Skills
    1. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.
    2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    3. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
    4. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
    5. A professional appearance and telephone manner is essential.
    6. Must have good command of the English language, oral and written.
    7. Must be able to successfully manage multiple deadlines.
Location: NOV
Shift: Tues/Thurs/Fri, 12:00-8:30pm
Hours: 24

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for explaining the Hospice program to referrals, assessing the patient/family status, advise on appropriateness of admission based on the Hospice admission criteria, and will perform admissions.  Will seek education and learning experiences to maintain current knowledge and skills.  Performs responsibilities utilizing knowledge of office systems and processes, regulations and Hospice goals and objectives. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential

  1. Makes the initial contact on referrals as required, explaining Hospice services and evaluating the patient’s ability to meet Hospice’s admission criteria.
  2. Responds timely to all referrals, fostering relationships of trust, responsiveness, and open communication with all referring customers including but not limited to hospital case managers, physicians, patients and families.
  3. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  4. Assists in the evaluation and transfer of the patient to the Inpatient Facility and other contracted facilities as indicated.
  5. Makes visits to hospitalized patients for the purpose of evaluating education, providing patient / family support and assisting in the discharge planning process as necessary.
  6. Performs as admission nurse in the home, extended care facilities, and assisted living facilities.Completes admission and begins assessment of patient / family needs including physical, emotional, and bereavement status.
  7. Insures optimal communication and reimbursement by providing for documentation of services rendered that is compliant with state and federal regulations.
  8. Participates in on-call service to patient/family to insure availability on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis.
  9. Completes and documents all admission paperwork using point of care service in a concise manner with the patient/family, targeting meeting the patient goals of care.
  10. Voicemails appropriate teams and or departments only pertinent information.
  11. Collaborates with Director or designee to assure completion of duties, scheduling and arranging coverage for referrals and admissions.
  12. Collaborates with Referral Supervisor and hospice MD/NP regarding medical eligibility and paint the picture documentation.
  13. Exemplifies time management skills to complete at least 2 admissions in a work day.
  14. Builds collaborative relationships with Referral and Admission Team members, Interdisciplinary Teams, Referral Coordinators, and others to assure coordination and continuity of care and services.
  15. Mediates and solves problems effectively.
  16. Communicates with all community partners and referral sources, as well as with families in a positive manner, consistently seeking win-win solutions.
  17. Meets with patient/family to identify needs and offer hospice solutions.
  18. Reviews relevant medical records, assessing for documentation for support hospice medical eligibility and goals of care.
  19. Evaluates coverage/relatedness of care/treatment/services based on the hospice patient care and treatment coverage guidelines.Informs others for all care/treatment/services needed at admission.
  20. Begins the interdisciplinary assessment based on immediate patient/family needs, as outlined in the plan of care established for patient admission.
  21. Identifies immediate education needs of the patient/family and addresses those needs.
  22. Evaluates patient/family outcomes and satisfaction with care/services provided.
  23. As appropriate during admission, may begin the process for preparing family/caregiver for the dying process, including signs and symptoms of impending death and notification of hospice at the time of death.
  24. As appropriate during the admission process, meet with varying facility care staff.Assess staff for hospice/palliative care education needs, communicate plans for and build a collaborative relationship with external customer.
  25. Completes requests for other services (Certified Nursing Assistant, Volunteer, other) and initiates plan of care when service need is identified upon admission.
  26. Completes the admission Plan of Care, in coordination with the patient/family.
  27. Demonstrates the ability to work autonomously, with efficiency, time management and strong work ethic to see the task to completion.
  28. Participates on assigned committees and/or staff meetings (e.g. Tumor board, Cancer Care Committee, Palliative Care Committee).
  29. Participates in the provision of educational and community relations activities to the community and other health care professionals as requested.
  30. Completes medication reconciliation at visits comparing profile to pharmacy profile and medications present in the home or facility.This includes notifying the pharmacy of changes in orders.
  31. Provides support to the Hospice Inpatient Facility as needed in the accomplishment of effective patient / family care.
  32. Consults with appropriate Patient Care Manager/Director Clinical Services for questions and concerns regarding urgent needs/issues that arise.
  33. Demonstrates competency in understanding quality metrics and is accountable for following standards and best practices in order to contribute to organizational excellence.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Performs additional duties and/or responsibilities as delegated by the Director of Clinical Services including but not limited to direct patient care, after-hours visits (i.e. symptom management, death visit, post fall visit), admissions, discharges, preparing family and caregiver for dying process, medication administration and treatments.
  2. Provides assistance with medical record workflow including but not limited to audits, physician order approvals and patient transfers within the electronic health record.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – Bachelor’s Degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience – One to three years’ experience in health care preferred.
  3. Licensure
    • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana.
    • Valid Indiana Driver’s License.
  4. Certification in hospice/palliative care preferred
  5. Skills
    • Proven managerial skills, including strong oral and written communication skills; excellent listening skills; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; and the ability to interpret instructions furnished in a variety of formats, i.e. written, oral, diagram, etc.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare regulations.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general industry periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from patients/families and the general public.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Excellent problem solving ability.
    • Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
Location: NOV
Shift: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:pm
Hours: 40

Shift: Monday-Wednesday 10 am-6:30 pm
Hours: 24

Reports To: Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew or Patient Care Coordinator

FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing non-skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the home care setting.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice’s staff and external customers, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising the Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could effect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fund-raising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides routine patient care per the Home Health Aide and/or Homemaker assignment in an exemplary manner, providing comfort, care, and compassion to patients and families.
  2. Observes patients and reports observations and concerns to the primary care nurse and/or Patient Care Coordinator, Nurse Facilitator or Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew.
  3. Completes patient records accurately and on a timely basis.
  4. Assists in maintaining a clean, healthful environment for the patient.
  5. Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Group meetings, in-services, and staff meetings as requested.
  6. Participates in a minimum of twelve- (12) hours in-service education per year.
  7. Assists in orientation of new Home Health Aides and Homemakers.
  8. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  9. Completes other tasks as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  2. Experience – One to three months related experience and/or training
  3. Licensure
    1. Valid Indiana Drivers License
    2. Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) & Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  4. Skills
    1. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    2. Ability to write clear correspondence.
    3. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    4. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
    5. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    6. Competent to perform all skills delineated on the Home Health Aide skills checklist.

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for promoting hospice to referral sources, explaining the Hospice program, assessing the patient/family status and advising on appropriateness of admission based on the Hospice admission criteria.  Also serves as an ambassador to Hospice, educating the community on services available.  Seeks education and learning experiences to maintain current knowledge and skills.   

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential

  1. Makes the initial contact on referrals as required, explaining Hospice services and evaluating the patient’s ability to meet Hospice’s admission criteria.
  2. Responds timely to all referrals, fostering relationships of trust, responsiveness, and open communication with all referring customers including but not limited to hospital case managers, physicians, patients and families.
  3. Builds relationships, promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  4. Assists in the evaluation and transfer of the patient to the Inpatient Facility and other contracted facilities as indicated.
  5. Makes visits to hospitalized patients for the purpose of evaluating education, providing patient/family support and assisting in the discharge planning process as necessary.
  6. Facilitates communications and works effectively between Hospice staff, patients/families/caregivers, physicians, vendors, and other professionals as appropriate.
  7. Insures optimal communication and reimbursement by providing for documentation of services rendered that is compliant with state and federal regulations.
  8. Participates on assigned committees and/or staff meetings (e.g. Tumor board, Cancer Care Committee, Palliative Care Committee).
  9. Participates in the provision of educational and community relations activities to the community and other health care professionals as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – Bachelor’s Degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience – One to three years of experience in health care preferred.
  3. Licensure
    1. Valid Indiana Driver’s License
  4. Skills
    1. Proven managerial skills, including strong oral and written communication skills; excellent listening skills; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; and the ability to interpret instructions furnished in a variety of formats, i.e. written, oral, diagram, etc.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare regulations.
    3. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general industry periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
    4. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from patients/families and the general public.
    5. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    6. Excellent problem solving ability.
    7. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Office products.

 

If you would like to submit a resume and/or application, or would like additional information, please contact our Human Resources Department. Applications may be completed and submitted to Marla Satterfield at the address or email below.

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Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Inc.
Human Resources
2626 E. 17th Street
Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812.314.8054 
Toll free 1.800.841.4938 ext. 8054 
Fax: 812.314.8172
Email: msatterfield@crh.org

Thank you for considering becoming a member of the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana team. Our sincere best wishes for your future success.

Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.