Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Position Overview

This position demonstrates competency in delivery of quality patient care to patients ranging in age from infants to geriatrics. The RN Case Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a plan of care in accordance with the patient’s expressed wishes and delegates care and interventions in full compliance with the Nurse Practice Act and organizational policy, procedures and standards of care.

Perks

  • Remote work available!
  • Casual Dress Code!
  • Autonomy in Determining Your Day!
  • Generous Benefit Package!
  • An Organizational Culture 2nd to None!


Job Requirements:

Essential Duties

  • Plan, provide, supervise and document safe, competent and compassionate hospice nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures
  • Develops and coordinates plan of care in collaboration with patient, significant others, and interdisciplinary care team members to focus on holistic needs of patient in order to assure satisfactory outcomes and achieve patient care goals.
  • Makes nursing visits according to the Plan of Care. Delegates appropriate interventions to LPN and nurse aides. Follows organizational policy at time of death.
  • Provides direct patient care according to the plan of care and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and Hospice Standards of Practice.
  • As a Case Manager, the RN will:
    • Serve as an active member of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) and attend IDG meetings regularly.
    • Complete documentation and re-certification orders accurately and in a timely manner according to standards of the agency.
    • Assist in chart audits to insure compliance with regulations
    • Supervise CNA services provided to assigned patients

Requirements

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing – Associates Degree, (BSN preferred)
  • One year of clinical nursing experience preferred
  • Certification in Hospice & Palliative Care is desirable
  • Current North Carolina Registered Nurse license
  • Valid NC driver’s license, reliable independent transportation, and current automobile liability insurance at limits required by the agency

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships and courteous interaction with public
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

Physical Factors:

  • Indoor office environment
  • Unpredictable client home environment
  • Ability to lift, turn and transfer patients; minimum lifting requirement 40 pounds
  • Ability to carry DME
  • Required to travel within service area in all weather conditions
  • Risk of exposure to blood or body fluids, infectious diseases, and sharp objects
  • Prolonged standing, walking and sitting
  • Prolonged computer exposure
Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
High Point, NC 27262, US