RN Case Manager
1) Assume primary responsibility for a patient/family caseload that includes the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating phases of the nursing process in accordance with Interdisciplinary Plan of Care.
2) Initiates communication with attending physicians, other hospice team members and other agencies, as needed, to coordinate optimal care and use of community resources for the patient/family.
3) Document all services provided and submit appropriate forms accurately and timely.
4) Supervise Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) according to Medicare, Medicaid, and State regulations, and company policies, including preparing written CNA Plan of Care Assignments and making and documenting Supervisory Visits for CNAs.
5) Demonstrates knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and State regulations for hospice services, and company policies.
6) Shares On-Call duties with other RN Case Managers.
7) Accepts other assignments, as appropriate.
A Registered Nurse with a current state license to practice as a professional nurse in the State the agency is located.
Preferably two years of varied work experience as a professional nurse, one year in an acute care setting and one year in home care preferred.
Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients/families in varied settings.
Demonstrated good clinical and communication skills, able to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles.
Must be able to make home visits to patients/families in a variety of settings; mobile homes, apartments, nursing facilities, homes, and condominiums, which may not have elevators.