RN Hospice Case Manager

We are aggressively seeking an "RN Hospice Case Manager" to assist in following up with members nationwide for a large Healthcare organization. As the New Year 2015 is in full swing, this organization is very busy, and they need YOUR help.
Take advantage of flexible hours, a competitive salary, and be a Registered Nurse Hospice Case Manager with one of the fastest-growing healthcare companies in the U.S. Get in NOW, while there is still huge room for growth and career development!
This exciting opportunity will require a Registered Nurse Hospice Case Manager who can provide a high level of service and attention to their members. If you are a seasoned RN Hospice Case Manager , and you meet the qualifications listed below, please send your updated resume to Jon Whitehead for immediate consideration!
Hourly: $24/hr - $27/hr ($50K - $56K) (Paid hourly, can work overtime)
$.45 Cents per mile Reimbursement
Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm or 9:00am - 6:00pm (Needs to be flexible, possible weekends or on call duties that may arise depending on patient coverage)
Start Date: 5/18 or before depending on interview and credentialing process
Dress Attire: Scrubs of any color
Minimum Education/Licensures/Qualifications:
Active RN License in Good Standing
Valid Driver's License and Auto Liability Insurance
2+ years of experience as a RN Case Manager preferably within Hospice or Home Health

Best Candidate:
RN with an active license in good standing with 2+ years of experience in a Hospice or Home Health setting
2nd Best:
RN with an active license in good standing with 2+ years of experience in an Emergency or Oncology setting

Company Job Description/Day to Day Duties:
The Registered Nurse is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Hospice philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. He/She is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the Program, between the Program and other Company departments, and between the Program and all external stakeholders. The Registered Nurse functions as an IDT member to provide routine and emergency assessment, (including on-call responsibilities), educational, and evaluative services to meet the needs of patients and their families. He/She helps the patient and family maintain their maximum level of comfort and coping. He/She flexes schedule to meet agency-staffing needs and provides after hours emergency support to the patient and family.

Further breakdown of daily duties:
Completes routine and emergency assessments on each patient as indicated by departmental policy.
Provides clinical and psycho-social services as indicated by plan of care through case management.
Records observations, treatments, and other pertinent information.
Communicates with Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), Medical Director and Attending Physician as directed regarding measures to alleviate symptoms, and monitors response to measures implemented.
Provides physical and emotional interventive care to support the patient and family in period of crisis through case management with the psycho-social team.
Prevents unwarranted hospitalizations by meeting patient and family needs in the home.

Case Management of routine and emergency patient care.
Collaborates with IDT to meet needs of patient for clinical and psycho-social interventions.
Collaborates with IDT to coordinate hospice care for the patient and family to ensure appropriateness, continuity, and quality of care.

Updates the Plan of care (POC) for IDT
Communicates and documents changes in the plan of care to the RNCM or DCS.
Assists in identifying the need for intervention of other IDT members.
Effectively communicates patient/family needs to IDT.

Educates patient/caregiver regarding:
Care of patient.
Disease process.
Dying Process
Symptom control.
Wound care.

Maintains appropriate communication.
Keeps physician and Medical Director informed of patient needs and condition.
Ensures documentation at bedside.
Notifies other IDT members of physician concerns and suggestions.
Submits appropriate documentation and paper work to contracted facilities at completion of visit.
Completes and submits IDT Narratives, time logs, and all required documentation by 10 a.m. of the following day.

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