We are looking for an enthusiastic RN to join our team.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: Provides skilled nursing assessment, planning, implementation, direct patient care and evaluation of care for the terminally ill patient and family. Position Type: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Benefitted
Job Details and Essential Functions: • RN Case Manager is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of nursing needs for assigned patient/family and documenting in the electronic medical record (EMR) • Coordinate and implement the Hospice Interdisciplinary Plan of Care for each assigned patient • Participates in patient care meetings and staff meetings • Collaborates with physicians, Medical Director and other staff regarding changing patient status • Supervises caregivers, volunteers, home health aides, homemakers and other nursing staff on the delivery of patient care plans • Performs administrative functions relating to clinical records, Plan of Care, and mandatory abuse reporting requirements. • Provides consultation and support to patients/families regarding hospice services and Medicare Hospice benefits • Shares in providing 24-hour, 7-day a week call coverage and assists other RN Case Managers with their cases as needed • Participates in community education, volunteer and Hospice activities and in-service as requested • Works collaboratively with patients, family members, physicians, hospital staff and other individuals and agencies involved in providing care • Participates in collecting and recording data for utilization, outcomes and Performance Improvement Plans with Quality Assurance Improvement Program (QAPI) • Performs other duties that are consistent with meeting departmental and organizational goals and objectives • May be assigned to assist in other work areas such as triage, intake, SNF/RCFE, or other areas assigned by CCM Knowledge and Skills Required • RN Case Manager has the ability to use independent judgment to make sound decisions • Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow HIPAA and patient privacy laws • Strong, clerical skills including typing, copying, scanning and faxing • Ability to critically think and provide necessary interventions • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing • Public speaking, developing relationships with identified partners, groups, businesses with whom Hospice of the Foothills may have or need to establish affiliation Education & Experience Required • RN Case Manager must have a minimum of three years nursing experience. Preferable in Hospice, Home Health or Community Health Experience. • Working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records Desired • Strong knowledge of state and Medicare hospice regulations • Prior Hospice experience as a RN Case Manager
License / Certifications Required • Maintain and possess current RN License in the state of California • Possess and maintain valid California driver’s license, a reliable automobile and evidence of appropriate liability insurance • Possess and maintain current CPR certificate Desired • Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association certification
Job Type: Full-time
Internal Number: CM-1
About Hospice of the Foothills
Hospice of the Foothills is the largest hospice program in our region and the area’s leading provider in end-of-life care. We provides compassionate end-of-life support for patients, families and the community.
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