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Admissions/Referral Nurse - RN 


Join a dynamic, supportive team! The Admissions RN is a member of the interdisciplinary team who provides information about Agape services to potential patients and their families. The person in this role will assess and document physical appropriateness for and facilitate smooth admission process to hospice or palliative care. The Admissions RN will have excellent communication skills, the ability to cope with family emotional stress in a professional manner and remain open and adaptable in what can be a difficult step for patients and their families.


  • Hours are Monday through Friday 8a-5p. (Agape has its own dedicated on-call/weekend
    ​and admissions teams.)
  • Candidates must have current RN license in good standing with the state of CO.
  • Must have reliable transportation; mileage stipend paid bi-weekly.


Responsibilities:

  • Assess patient/family needs and consult with attending physician and other caregivers.
  • Screen and process admission inquiries to Agape services in coordination with the Referral Coordinator.
  • Determine patient’s appropriateness for hospice services consistent with policies and admission criteria and in conjunction with patient’s physician.
  • Admit patients, develop initial plan of care and complete related paperwork in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with attending physicians, members of the IDT, and other healthcare providers as needed to coordinate optimal care for the patient/family.
  • Obtain data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate that data into the plan of care.
  • Assist with coordination of services required for discharge of patients from hospitals to
    ​Agape services.

Required: 
-Current license (in good standing) to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Colorado.
-Valid Colorado driver's license, proof of auto insurance and reliable transportation. 

REPORTS TO: Clinical RN Manager
STATUS: Salary
TO APPLY: Submit resume, brief cover letter and completed ​Agape employment application online or mail to: Agape Healthcare, 6041 S Syracuse Way, Ste 220, Greenwood Village, ​CO 80111.