Careers

Admissions Nurse (FT)

Under the supervision of the Admissions Manager, the Admissions Nurse is responsible for generating and responding to referrals from hospitals and other community partners. The Admissions Nurse will possess or demonstrate the ability to develop strong relationships with hospitals, physicians, nursing facilities and other referral sources through outreach, education and networking. Working with the physician and interdisciplinary team, the Admissions Nurse provides education to patients and their caregivers about hospice, evaluates for eligibility and works with the interdisciplinary team to develop an initial plan of care utilizing principles of hospice and palliative care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all communication with referral sources is prompt, professional and emphasizes a strong commitment to customer service
  • Raises awareness of Navian Hawaii through the development of a strong presence in the health care community through vigorous outreach and education.
  • Educates patients and their caregivers about Navian Hawaii’s philosophy and services as well as the transfer process, insurance benefits, placement options and other necessary information. Obtains and communicates all relevant patient data for the determination of insurance benefits, discharge planning and care team follow-up.
  • Coordinates patient admission to Navian service, facilitates a smooth transition from hospital and/or transfer to contracted facility, and arranges for the timely acquisition of all necessary equipment and services.
  • Documents and completes all activities in accordance with hospice protocol within the regulatory time requirement.
  • Provides report to nurse case manager, social worker, on-call staff and other personnel to ensure a trans-disciplinary team approach to patient and family care needs and goals.
  • May be required to assume on-call duties after hours or on holidays or weekends as assigned by the Admissions Manager.
  • Engages in regular educational activities including those offered through Hospice Hawaii, to improve own professional practice.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Strong hospital and community referral network or demonstrated ability to develop one.
  • Outstanding communication, education, public speaking and customer service skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, manage multiple tasks and work independently.
  • Ability to collaborate with others on the interdisciplinary team and with community partners.
  • Skilled in providing holistic care to patients and their families. Ability to identify and address psycho-social needs.
  • Knowledge of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines related to hospice care preferred.
  • Familiarity with insurance providers including Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance carriers.

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • A Current Hawaii license, in good standing, as a registered nurse. BSN preferred.
  • At least two years experience in hospice, long term care, or related field.
  • Marketing/sales experience preferred.

Hours:
This is a salaried position. Shifts we either be 5 shifts per week of 8 hours or 4 shifts per week of 10 hours.

After Hours Nurse (FT)

We are currently seeking an After Hours Nurse (Full time) to assess the needs of the patients as well as their families after hours. The primary duties include but are not limited to making home visits to provide necessary skilled interventions as well as support for the patient and their families. All documentation of such visits will include; providing pertinent report to attending physician and/or obtains new medication orders; assesses the need for skilled nursing by phone; and reports any administratively complicated situation to the Patient Care Manager.

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • Current Hawaii license as a Registered Nurse
  • At least one year of experience, preferably hospice care, but minimally geriatrics or long term care. Relevant experience as determined by the Patient Care Manager.

Hours:
Available to work 4:00 pm – 12:00 am or 12 am through 8:00 am (8 hour shifts), Monday through Friday, and 8:00 am – 4:00 pm on weekends and holidays.

Director of Nursing (FT)

We are currently seeking a Director of Nursing to join our team of passionate professionals who care for those in need. For almost 40 years, Hospice Hawaii, a local non-profit hospice, has been a vital part of our community, caring for our neighbors, friends and families with aloha.

We need a seasoned nurse leader who values collaboration and service to be a part of a dynamic leadership team. Quality and service focus with the ability to strategically manage the Clinical Operations department while emphasizing the importance of compassion, ensuring that every patient and family served by your team has the best care possible.

Education Manager (FT)

The Education Manager (EM) provides orientation and ongoing education to clinical staff based upon the shared values, mission and vision of Navian Hawaii (NH). The EM assists clinical staff in development of the professional competencies needed to ensure quality and comprehensive physical, emotional, social and spiritual care of NH patients and their families. The EM assesses the learning needs of clinical staff and collaborates with the Director of Nursing, Patient Care Managers (PCMs), and the Quality and Compliance Manager to provide ongoing educational and mentor resources to ensure improvement in clinical skills.

The EM develops and coordinates educational, preceptor, and mentor programs utilizing external and internal material and human resources. The EM promotes a trans-disciplinary care model and recognized principles of hospice and palliative patient-centered care. The EM serves as a resource to clinical staff to achieve excellence in all aspects of their practice, job responsibilities and customer service.

The EM is accountable to the Director of Nursing for implementing initiatives necessary to achieve Navian Hawaii’s qualitative and strategic goals. Although this position does not have managerial authority or responsibilities, provides valuable feedback to clinical management to support improved performance in clinical staff.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, have strong organizational and time management skills and meet deadlines for tasks and projects assigned.
  • Cognitive skills include the ability to critically analyze, problem solve and decide on the most effective course of action as appropriate.
  • Must have excellent, effective and professional verbal and written communication skills, specifically the ability to speak, read and write proficiently in English.
  • Must be proficient in computer applications such as Word, Outlook, Excel and other operating systems as related to job responsibilities.
  • Must demonstrate ability to rapidly become proficient in the Electronic Medical Record system
  • Vision abilities include close vision, depth perception, the ability to focus and color identification. Must have a sense of smell (for clinical assessment purposes)
  • >Must be able to lift and move up to 25 lbs unassisted.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with current license with the State of Hawaii.
  • Masters in Nursing required, in Education, Clinical Nurse Specialist or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years clinical experience in hospice and/or palliative care.
  • Demonstrated education experience and knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
  • Current TB Clearance.

Hours:
Generally Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 am through 4:30 pm. However, position is salaried, exempt and may require after hours work to provide for training requirements.

Nurse Case Manager (FT)

We are currently seeking a Nurse Case Manager to utilize principles of palliative care and holistic philosophy to provide care that reflect skilled nursing judgement, medical necessity, measurable patient caregiver objectives and reasonable goals. The primary duties include but not limited to provide case management services to best benefit patients and caregivers; care provided reflects compliance with federal and state regulations; documents all nursing and case management activities in accordance with hospice protocol; participates in Interdisciplinary Team conferences and may be required to assume on-call duties after hours on holidays or weekends as needed.

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • Current Hawaii license as a Registered;
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred or equivalent to a Nursing degree;
  • At least one year of experience in a healthcare or gerontology

Hours:
Generally Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 am through 4:30 pm. However, position requires after hours work including weekends and holidays, as needed based on scheduling needs of the patients/families.

Procurement & Facilities Coordinator (FT)

The Procurement and Facilities Coordinator (PFC) is responsible for inventory management and facilities maintenance and purchasing supplies including but not limited to medical, pharmaceutical, office and facility supplies. The PFC is responsible for procurement management for equipment purchases, maintaining vendors and managing build-out projects as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

Inventory Management:

  • Maintains and oversees ordering of medical supplies Oahu, coordinates and submits orders to replenish and re-stock, investigates new products and continues to evaluate cost effective/containment.
  • Maintains and coordinates basic stable items, perishables and household products for company.
  • Orders durable medical equipment and medications/supplies, and maintains supply room by discarding expired items and keeping room organized and safe
  • Maintain inventory spreadsheet and perform inventory count bi-annually of all locations.
  • Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.
  • Responsible for receiving and distributing of all supplies to respective departments/ locations.
  • Review and sign off on packing slips prior to forwarding them to finance department.
  • Processes special supply orders for special needs patients as approved by the Patient Care Manager.
  • Maintains effective cost control over all supplies purchased via company credit cards; reconciles all receipts for submission to the accounting department monthly.
  • Act as the single point of contact between the company and the external vendors.

Procurement:

  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the procurement policies and procedures with new/ revised information on an ongoing basis.
  • Verify all new and existing vendors for suspension and debarment on govand document accordingly.
  • Prepare and submit Request for Proposal (RFP) for bids on orders/projects based on procurement policies.

Facilities Maintenance:

  • Manage office space and drive a maintenance schedule to ensure an enjoyable work atmosphere.
  • Work with contractors and vendors and project manage office renovations, updates and build outs.
  • Prepare weekly status report, tracking all ongoing and completed Facilities projects.
  • Facilitate office/conference rooms set up for meetings and events as well as coordinate internal office moves/changes.
  • Maintain office/furniture key inventory, issue keys and/or access card to new employees; replace lost keys when requested.
  • Oversee the security alarm and building access for employees.
  • Collaborate with site contacts and maintenance vendors and ensure that the facilities are clean and well-maintained.
  • Coordinate maintenance work (furniture repairs, painting, etc.), schedule maintenance and miscellaneous cleaning on an as-needed basis (floor waxing, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, etc.) for all locations.
  • Perform daily inspections of the common areas in the office; including lunch and restrooms, copy areas etc.
  • Report and take steps to repair/ correct any deficiencies noted during facility inspections.
  • Work closely with the landlord/property manager to maintain effective communications regarding office/facility needs.

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably Supply Chain, Business Administration, Finance
  • Experience in the procurement functions in medical field and non-profit administration is ideal.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in medical field and non-profit administration is preferred.
  • Project management and database skills (for example: use of Access or SQL) are very desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proficiency with computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, internet searches

Hours:
Generally Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 am through 4:30 pm. However, position requires after hours work including weekends and holidays, as needed.

How to Apply

Navian Hawaii offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical/dental/life insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, PTO for vacation and sick time, flexible spending plans and other voluntary benefits.

All positions require a valid driver’s license, use of personal vehicle with valid insurance, registration and safety check.

Interested candidates, please email your resume with salary requirements to

hr@navianhawaii.org

No phone calls please.

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