York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 87702

Registered Nurse - Central Intake Nurse - PRN

Renee Kegarise
Renee Kegarise
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant


Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Intake, processes all information and referral calls for intake or refers to other services.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responds to all callers in a positive manner.
  2. Elicits accurate and pertinent information regarding the patient’s medical, psycho-social and environmental condition and documents appropriately.
  3. Uses the nursing process to identify and begin to evaluate patient and family needs.
  4. Functions as a liaison between referral source and VNA staff.
  5. Accepts and documents verbal orders related to the plan of care.
  6. Receives information on patients to be discharged from the hospital and initiates plan of care.
  7. Inputs initial information into computer to begin the admission process.
  8. Researches and documents insurance information pertinent to home health/hospice needs.
  9. Forwards all written and verbal information to the appropriate team manager for timely assignment of patient to a primary clinician.
  10. Responds to requests for information regarding services from patients, families, agencies, hospitals, physicians, etc.
  11. Directs caller to another source of care if the VNA is unable to supply the service requested.
  12. Interprets services to callers.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 years home health experience, one (1) year of which must have been with a VNA
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate’s degree
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA

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