RN - Hospice Case Manager - New London, New Hampshire United States - 34447

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 34447
Title: RN - Hospice Case Manager
Job Location: New London, New Hampshire - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


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JOB DESCRIPTION

The RN Hospice Case Manager is responsible for managing; the overall plan of care, care coordination with members of the team and caregivers and outcomes for assigned patients using critical thinking skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize the nursing process to structure care and individualized patient goals
  • Demonstrate ability to assess and interpret clinical findings, verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Demonstrate knowledge in performing routine nursing skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise in performing technical skills
  • Assess and document patient’s response to treatment
  • Administer medications according to the organizations policy
  • Develop licensed nursing assistant plan of care, and revises as needed
  • Implements physician orders accurately
  • Regularly participate in interdisciplinary case conference and document patient information as needed
  • Document patient care practices and information regarding patient status according to agency policy
  • Knowledge and implementation of POC, evaluating effectiveness of care and progress toward patient goals and regularly update POC as needed
  • Clinical decision making using critical thinking/problem solving skills based upon best practices
  • Provide case related information to physicians, team leaders, supervisors and ancillary members of the team as required
  • Provide patient centered care and education that is goal driven to maximize discharge potential; involve patient/family in self-care as appropriate
  • Delegate non-nursing tasks to support personnel
  • Delegate appropriate tasks/assignments to LPN’s
  • Provide clinical supervision of non-nursing staff
  • Comply with regulatory information
  • Demonstrate self-assertiveness by keeping up-to-date with required skills and practice, and identify and seek opportunities to learn unfamiliar skills
  • Demonstrate patient advocacy and empowerment by their actions and communication
  • Participate in education on quality and patient outcomes
  • Responsible for accurate OASIS assessment and documentation at all necessary points of care
  • Maintain a productivity average of 4.5 visits a day including completion of all necessary and accompanying documentation within 24 hours
  • Arrive on time for meetings/education
  • Practice nursing within the scope of license set by the NH Board of Nursing
  • Engages in respectful communication (both verbal and written) with team members, patients, family members, and the community
  • Adheres to agency wide policies
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:

  • Current NH RN license 
  • Minimum 2-5 years direct care experience preferred
  • IV Skills preferred
  • Excellent communication skills necessary (verbal and written)
  • Telephone triage experience preferred

Education:
University - Master's Degree