RN - Registered Nurse Case Manager - Hospice - Rochester, New York United States - 22991

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 22991
Title: RN - Registered Nurse Case Manager - Hospice
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We are looking for a Registered Nurse, Case Manager for Hospice

Monroe County - Rochester, New York

This is a full time days position

Direct hire with benefits

The RN Case Manager is responsible for the delivery of comprehensive nursing care to a set of assigned patients at a specific point in time.  This involves the assessment of patient and family needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate Plan of Care, making changes in response to changing patient needs. The RN Case Manager identifies appropriate interdisciplinary services needed, coordinates those services and supervises Private Duty Nurses (PDN) as applicable.

Identifies and prioritizes health problems based on assessment.

  • Develops or implements an interdisciplinary Plan of Care based on the needs identified during the assessment, with input from the patient (and their caregivers as applicable), in collaboration with the attending physician and other care team members.
  • Manages and coordinates patient care, including clinically complex cases, in a manner which ensures the efficient and effective delivery of appropriate services and community supports.
  • Exhibits proficiency and accuracy in the completion of comprehensive assessment/documentation, which may include assessments required by payer sources (e.g., Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Hospice Item Set (HIS)).
  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes care needs for an assigned caseload of patients to ensure their care needs are met and services are delivered according to plan of care.
  • Communicates all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate care team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of patient discharge plans as indicated.
  • Documents all patient care and coordinating activities per agency standards.
  • Assesses the need for additional services (aide, therapies, social work or a community service) and obtains orders and arranges care as indicated.
  • Supervises and evaluates care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and/or home health aides in the performance of his/her patient care duties.
  • Works collaboratively with other care team members by communicating all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate care team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Correctly identifies patient/family risk factors and establishes goals and interventions to reduce/remove risk from the plan of care to enable patients to remain in the least restrictive care setting.
  • Coordinate/participate in interdisciplinary team meetings/patient care conferences.
  • Patient needs are prioritized; visits outside primary team assignment or geographical area may be required in order to meet patient need.
  • Practices according to Agency and community standards.
  • Participates in utilization review and/or continuous quality improvement activities as requested.
  • Attends required staff meetings, in-services and/or supervisory conferences.
  • Participates in on - call schedule and weekend/holiday schedule as assigned.

About the Area:

Rochester is located in upstate New York on the shores of Lake Ontario and is considered part of the state's Finger Lakes region. Known for its vast selection of family-oriented activities and attractions, Rochester hosts nearly two million visitors each year.  Conveniently located, only a six hour drive to New York City, and 90 minutes from Niagara Falls.
Rochester is home to world-class events throughout the year such as the Highland Park Lilac Festival in May where visitors enjoy the fragrant blossoms and entertainment.  June hosts the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.  It has been named one of the 10 best golf cities in the country. Historic landmarks include the George Eastman Museum and the National Susan B. Anthony museum.  The National Museum of Play at The Strong Museum is the second largest children museum in the U.S, and home to the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Niagara Falls, a national treasure, is located only 1.5 away. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
3.5 hours to Adirondack Mountains
3.5 hours to Toronto, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Registered Nurse, Case Manager for Hospice

Monroe County - Rochester, New York

This is a full time days position

Direct hire with benefits

The RN Case Manager is responsible for the delivery of comprehensive nursing care to a set of assigned patients at a specific point in time.  This involves the assessment of patient and family needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate Plan of Care, making changes in response to changing patient needs. The RN Case Manager identifies appropriate interdisciplinary services needed, coordinates those services and supervises Private Duty Nurses (PDN) as applicable.

  • Identifies and prioritizes health problems based on assessment.
  • Develops or implements an interdisciplinary Plan of Care based on the needs identified during the assessment, with input from the patient (and their caregivers as applicable), in collaboration with the attending physician and other care team members.
  • Manages and coordinates patient care, including clinically complex cases, in a manner which ensures the efficient and effective delivery of appropriate services and community supports.
  • Exhibits proficiency and accuracy in the completion of comprehensive assessment/documentation, which may include assessments required by payer sources (e.g., Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Hospice Item Set (HIS)).
  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes care needs for an assigned caseload of patients to ensure their care needs are met and services are delivered according to plan of care.
  • Communicates all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate care team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of patient discharge plans as indicated.
  • Documents all patient care and coordinating activities per agency standards.
  • Assesses the need for additional services (aide, therapies, social work or a community service) and obtains orders and arranges care as indicated.
  • Supervises and evaluates care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and/or home health aides in the performance of his/her patient care duties.
  • Works collaboratively with other care team members by communicating all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate care team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Correctly identifies patient/family risk factors and establishes goals and interventions to reduce/remove risk from the plan of care to enable patients to remain in the least restrictive care setting.
  • Coordinate/participate in interdisciplinary team meetings/patient care conferences.
  • Patient needs are prioritized; visits outside primary team assignment or geographical area may be required in order to meet patient need.
  • Practices according to Agency and community standards.
  • Participates in utilization review and/or continuous quality improvement activities as requested.
  • Attends required staff meetings, in-services and/or supervisory conferences.
  • Participates in on - call schedule and weekend/holiday schedule as assigned.

About the Area:

Rochester is located in upstate New York on the shores of Lake Ontario and is considered part of the state's Finger Lakes region. Known for its vast selection of family-oriented activities and attractions, Rochester hosts nearly two million visitors each year.  Conveniently located, only a six hour drive to New York City, and 90 minutes from Niagara Falls.
Rochester is home to world-class events throughout the year such as the Highland Park Lilac Festival in May where visitors enjoy the fragrant blossoms and entertainment.  June hosts the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.  It has been named one of the 10 best golf cities in the country. Historic landmarks include the George Eastman Museum and the National Susan B. Anthony museum.  The National Museum of Play at The Strong Museum is the second largest children museum in the U.S, and home to the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Niagara Falls, a national treasure, is located only 1.5 away. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
3.5 hours to Adirondack Mountains
3.5 hours to Toronto, Canada

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

Education Required

  • Associates or better in Assoc Nursing.

Preferred

  • Bachelors or better in Bach Nursing.
  • Nurse, RN or better in Nursing.

Licenses & Certifications Required

  • Registered Nurse

Education:
University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years