Intake Nurse

Job Locations US-ME-Brunswick
Job ID
Job Type
Per Diem
Hours per Week
Per Diem



Receives all agency referrals and coordinates initial service requests. Provides information about CHANS Home Health & Hospice services to referral sources and general inquiries as appropriate. Represents agency in a courteous, caring, and professional manner. Acts as a resource to physicians’ offices, third- party payers, clinics and hospitals.






  • Receives, interprets and prioritizes referrals. Identifies service needs via additional telephone interview
  • Organizes intake data and enters basic referral information
  • Distributes agency referrals to the appropriate program(s) and scheduler
  • Updates referral sources regarding pertinent information for the purpose of continued or improve quality of care
  • Acts as a primary resource to referral sources. Provides information and education to established and new referral sources. Acts as resource for all disciplines within agency
  • Coordinates admissions by working with Skilled Clinical Managers (Therapy and Nursing)and Director of Hospice, and Director of Clinical Services in order to meet client needs and outcomes





  • Current RN license, State of Maine
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing peferred
  • One year nursing experience in related area; community health experience
  • Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification
  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage workload under pressure(triaging phone calls, entering orders, referrals, reconciling clinician schedules on weekends



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