• RN Hospice Case Manager **SMALL CASE LOAD, PAID MILEAGE & $8,000 SIGN ON**

    Assured Hospice Care, LLC
    Job Description

    RN Hospice Case Manager **SMALL CASE LOAD, PAID MILEAGE & $8,000 SIGN ON**

    Job Summary:

    As a member of Interdisciplinary Team, the Home Care Nurse works under the general direction of the Patient Care Coordinator and the attending physician/medical director to provide for skilled nursing assessment, planning, and implementation of the plan of care in order to maximize the comfort of terminally ill patients and their families.

    Qualifications:

    • Graduation from an approved school of nursing, current registration in the State of Operation.
    • Minimum of two years experience in medical-surgical, oncology or community health nursing or equivalent.
    • Demonstrated ability to assist with and respond to the needs of terminally ill patients in the home setting.
    • Excellent assessment skills, communication skills, and ability to establish therapeutic interpersonal relationships with patients and caregivers.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assume primary responsibility for a patient/family caseload that includes the assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating phases of the nursing process.
    • Initiate communication with attending physician, other hospice staff members, and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family.
    • Maintain regular communication with the Patient Care Coordinator to review caseload.
    • Maintain regular communication with the attending physician concerning patient/family caseload.
    • Obtain data on physical, psychological, social, and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate that data into the plan of care.
    • State actions and goals accurately and clearly and reflect changes as they occur.
    • Seek input from other team members regarding the patient plan of care.
    • Accept responsibility for coordinating physical care of the patient by teaching primary caregivers, volunteers, and employed caregivers, or by providing direct care as appropriate.
    • Meet regularly with hospice team to review problems or unique issues from caseloads, share professional support, and exchange feedback aimed toward enhancing professional growth.
    • Attend patient conferences and facilitate discussion of issues from caseload for full staff discussion, consultation and evaluation.
    • Inform the Patient Care Coordinator of possibility for potentially problematic patient/family issues.
    • Provide appropriate support at time of death and period of bereavement.
    • Participate in orientation and in-service training programs for professional staff.
    • Demonstrate familiarity with policies of Assured Hospice Care and the rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies to aid in determining policies.
    • Take weekend and weekday on-call as needed or as assigned.
    • Participate in providing continuous care to patients as needed or as assigned.
    • Maintain consistent and regular attendance with few, if any, absences.
    • Accept other assignments as appropriate.

    **Proudly serving the counties of Bartow, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, Douglas, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Gilmer, Gordon, Gwinnett, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, and Polk**

    Benefits:

    Medical

    Dental

    Matching 401k program

    Job Type: Full-time

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