RN, Case Manager, Hospice Care - Santa Clara, California United States - 20802



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 20802
Title: RN, Case Manager, Hospice Care
Job Location: Santa Clara, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $95,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


RN, Case Manager, Hospice Care

Direct Hire

Full Time

Santa Clara, California


Named 2018 Best Place to work by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal and is hiring for a Hospice RN, Case Manager with at least one year of hospice care experience to be a part of the future of patient care in Santa Clara County!

 

Job Summary:

Registered Nurse, Hospice Case Manager plans and delivers care to patients utilizing core nursing practices in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of terminally ill patients, their significant others, and other interdisciplinary team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing and clinical competency.

Essential Functions:

Regularly assesses and reassesses the nursing needs of the Hospice patient.

Provides Hospice nursing services, treatments, and preventive procedures.

Initiates nursing procedures appropriate for the patient's Hospice care and safety.

Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and IDG members any unexpected changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.

Develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meet needs and maintain continuity of care.

Teaches supervises and counsels the Hospice patient and family members about providing care for the patient.

Follows the policies and procedures of Hospice. 

Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient-related information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.

Always communicates to the supervisor if unable to meet a patient's need or perform a procedure.

Participates in the on-call system and is responsible for providing on-call coverage when unavailable for assigned duties.

Works with interdisciplinary group concept of patient care.

Coordinates the implementation of the plan of care for patients residing in SNF, NF, ICF or MR.

Organizes work schedule and utilizes time management to be able to attend all required meetings.

Complies with agency infection control policies and protocols.

Assist with orientation, teaching, and training as requested.

Other duties as assigned by Director.


About the Area:

The County of Santa Clara, also referred to as "Silicon Valley", is unique because of its combination of physical attractiveness and economic diversity. With its numerous natural amenities and one of the highest standards of living in the country, the County has long been considered one of the best areas in the United States in which to live and work
The Mediterranean climate of the region remains temperate year round due to the area's geography and its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The area is warm and dry much of the year. Rarely is the humidity uncomfortable, and the thermometer seldom drops below freezing. Rain generally confines itself to the winter and snow to the tops of the local mountains, the Mt. Hamilton Range lining the eastern border of the County and the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RN, Case Manager, Hospice Care

Direct Hire

Full Time

Santa Clara, California


Named 2018 Best Place to work by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal and is hiring for a Hospice RN, Case Manager with at least one year of hospice care experience to be a part of the future of patient care in Santa Clara County!

 

Job Summary:

Registered Nurse, Hospice Case Manager plans and delivers care to patients utilizing core nursing practices in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of terminally ill patients, their significant others, and other interdisciplinary team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing and clinical competency.

Essential Functions:

Regularly assesses and reassesses the nursing needs of the Hospice patient.

Provides Hospice nursing services, treatments, and preventive procedures.

Initiates nursing procedures appropriate for the patient's Hospice care and safety.

Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and IDG members any unexpected changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.

Develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meet needs and maintain continuity of care.

Teaches supervises and counsels the Hospice patient and family members about providing care for the patient.

Follows the policies and procedures of Hospice. 

Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient-related information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.

Always communicates to the supervisor if unable to meet a patient's need or perform a procedure.

Participates in the on-call system and is responsible for providing on-call coverage when unavailable for assigned duties.

Works with interdisciplinary group concept of patient care.

Coordinates the implementation of the plan of care for patients residing in SNF, NF, ICF or MR.

Organizes work schedule and utilizes time management to be able to attend all required meetings.

Complies with agency infection control policies and protocols.

Assist with orientation, teaching, and training as requested.

Other duties as assigned by Director.


About the Area:

The County of Santa Clara, also referred to as "Silicon Valley", is unique because of its combination of physical attractiveness and economic diversity. With its numerous natural amenities and one of the highest standards of living in the country, the County has long been considered one of the best areas in the United States in which to live and work
The Mediterranean climate of the region remains temperate year round due to the area's geography and its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The area is warm and dry much of the year. Rarely is the humidity uncomfortable, and the thermometer seldom drops below freezing. Rain generally confines itself to the winter and snow to the tops of the local mountains, the Mt. Hamilton Range lining the eastern border of the County and the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west.

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • 2 years of Home Health and or 2 years of Hospice experience highly desirable
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification
  • Valid California Driver's License
  • ACLS
  • BLS/BCLS
  • PALS
  • NRP

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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