RN Home Hospice Case Manager
Term: 12 weeks
Shift: Days 8a-5p, or Nights 8p-8a, or Mon-Friday 12p-8p, 5/8's, rotating work weekends, and rotating on-call.
Desired Start Date: ASAP
2 years of experience as RN
Travel experience strongly preferred.
Must have strong home hospice experience.
Must hold BLS certification.
Hospice professionals are part of a multidisciplinary team – including social workers, therapists, and volunteers. Will provide guidance, medical care, personal support, and information.
This position is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family care needs to provide palliative and supportive care to the terminally ill and their families. He/She utilizes teaching, assessment, and intervention skills to maximize quality of life to patient and family in all settings of hospice care. This position directs the work of home hospice aides/homemakers and/or patient care volunteers and is responsible for promoting the hospice philosophy within the organization and community. The hospice registered nurse is committed to the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospice concept. Is responsible for making home visits to assigned patients requiring skilled intermittent professional nursing services in the home. All findings and/or changes regarding patient are communicated to the physician. Must have strong knowledge of homecare nursing, home intravenous therapy, symptom management, Medicare regulations, JCAHO standards, home care reimbursement, and basic personal computer skills. Candidates must provide stellar customer service and must be a caring, passionate, compassionate team member and provider. Census of 60, with an average of 5 daily visits. Visits include admissions and routine visits. Must have valid driver's License, auto insurance, and reliable transportation. Navy blue scrubs and EPIC EMR.