How hard is it to be an Admissions Coordinator in Healthcare/Hospice?

I've just accepted a position as an admissions coordinator for a Hospice Care company and was just wondering how difficult of a job it is. The pay/benefits package is fantastic but I'm concerned as to what exactly I'm getting myself into besides the obvious job description and day to day tasks I've been told about.

Asked By: DoYouLikeThat - 11/8/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Working in hospice can be an emotional experience. Very few workers that I have met with hospice care, whether they are clinicians (nurses, etc.) or administrative staff can be described as anything other than dedicated. It takes compassion, comfort with dying and a desire to help make a person's death peaceful as... More
Answered By: quidrockintampa - 11/8/2007
Additional Answers (2)
I would love to have your new job, just because I like to work in that area. I think the hardest part is having to turn someone down who really needs your services.
Answered By: dino - 11/8/2007
I think the most difficult issue many people have is understanding the full idea of hospice. I even know nurses who are unable to accept the concepts and cannot work with the ideas of helping someone have a comfortable, dignified death process. The patients are sometimes not sure of their own decisions and the... More
Answered By: US_DR_JD - 11/8/2007
Sponsored results
Real Local Jobs- Earn $33-$95/Per Hr- Apply Online Here! jobs
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-307