Care Transitions Nurse

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States Full-time

Care Transition Nurse cares for our patients and families while they are in the hospital setting, works with our sales team to maintain, educate and build relationships with our hospital staff.

Nothing inspires a person more than bringing care and coordination to patients and their families who are facing end of life care.  We offer a supportive work environment where faith, excellence, compassion, respect and integrity are an essential part of our company culture.  Make a difference in patients’ lives today, as well as in your own career. Come grow with us. 


 About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 and currently provides care to patients via 12 agencies throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We provide excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.  Be a part of the team that is transforming end of life care in our Greater New Orleans area.


The Position:

CTN will coordinate the care transition of the patient to include gathering chart information, collaborates with referring and/or attending physician to ensure hospice eligibility and establish the Plan of Care, provides daily GIP visit services or respite care when patient resides in the hospital. Provide education and in-services to hospital personnel as well as work with the sales team to establish and maintain positive working relationships with current and potential referral sources, may also provide case management of patients outside of the hospital and attend Interdisciplinary Team Meetings.

The Requirements:

  • Registered nurse with current licensure with no restrictions to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a BSN degree is preferred
  • Previous experience in both the hospice and hospital setting preferred.
  • Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.

 Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • EAP program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities