Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager



Posting Date December 19, 2018
Job Title Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager
Specialty Home Health and Hospice Care
Hours FT
Overview We are looking for a Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager for the Hospice department Location: Franklin New Hampshire Schedule: Full-time - 75 hours’ biweekly Shift: 8-hour, Days Summary: NO Weekends! Manages an assigned patient/family caseload from admission through the patient’s death. Develops and updates the patient/family Plan of Care working collaboratively with the members of Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Identifies patient/family care needs, implementing nursing interventions as appropriate. Evaluates the results of interventions and adjusts the Plan of Care accordingly. Demonstrates knowledge of costs related to patient care services and manages according to department guidelines. Communicates changes in patient/family condition to the Patient Care Coordinator and team members in a timely manner. Understands the details of insurance reimbursement for nursing services. Responsibilities: • Demonstrates the ability to carry and manage a caseload of patient/family members and the integrity of the associated Plan of Care. • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in management of pain and symptoms including infusion therapies. • Demonstrates the ability to work as a team member and to coordinate care with IDT members. • Keeps the team informed about changes in the patient/family condition to facilitate teamwork in managing 24/7 care. • Demonstrates proficiency in the assessment, ongoing evaluation, coordination and timely/accurate documentation of hospice patient care. • Demonstrates knowledge of the regulatory requirements for providing care to patients in all settings (e.g. home, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Assisted Living, Board and Care) and the difference between these settings. • Demonstrates knowledge of costs related to care, hospice reimbursement and benefit program. • Demonstrates skill and proficiency in assessing appropriate use of therapies for enteral and parenteral nutrition. • Demonstrates competency in respiratory therapies including use of associated equipment. • Demonstrates sound understanding of and commitment to the hospice philosophy of team and care. • Enforces safety policies and procedures and safe practices. Qualifications: • Registered Nurse with current New Hampshire License. • Demonstrates a sound understanding of nursing practice with dying patients. • Good verbal and written communication skills. • Self-directed with ability to work collaboratively and manage complex and multiple situations. What must I bring to the table? • Registered Nurse licensed in New Hampshire with 3-5-years acute care or skilled care experience • Reliable transportation, clean driving record, and ability to travel in all weather conditions • The ability to lift &/or move up to 50 lbs on a regular basis Position Qualifications: Education: Registered Nurse Experience: 3 – 5 years’ experience as an RN. Hospice or Home Health experience preferred. License/Certification: New Hampshire Registered Nurse, CPR Certification
Qualifications Registered Nurse with current New Hampshire License. Demonstrates a sound understanding of nursing practice with dying patients. Good verbal and written communication skills Self-directed with ability to work collaboratively and manage complex and multiple situations
Agency / Location Franklin VNA & Hospice
75 Chestnut Street
Franklin, NH 03235
Contact Information April Yonaitis
Franklin VNA & Hospice
75 Chestnut Street
Franklin, NH 03235
Phone: 6039343454
Fax:
Email: ayonaitis@franklinvna.org
Website: www.franklinvna.org
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