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Hospice RN - Case Manager

Company:
Tybee & Company
Location:
West Bloomfield Township, MI
Posted:
June 30, 2020

Description:

Provide skilled nursing assessment, planning, and coordination of services in order to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families, under the general direction of the Medical Director and/or the attending physician. Educate contracting facilities and community members and meet with multidisciplinary team and groups to market hospice services.

• Accurately complete required documentation within 24 hours of patient visit

• Assume responsibility for a patient/family caseload that includes the assessing, planning and implementation, and evaluation phases of the nursing process

• Initiate communication with attending physicians, multidisciplinary hospice team members, and agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family

• Communicate with physicians, agencies, and team to coordinate patient/family care

• Obtain data on physical, psychological, social, and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and communicate that data in team meetings to formulate an Interdisciplinary Plan of Care

• Maintain up-to-date patient records so that problems, plans, actions, and goals are accurately and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur

• Coordinate physical care of the patient and instruct primary caregivers, volunteers, and Home Health Aides in providing direct care as appropriate

• Review and update Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant care plan per agency guidelines and standards

• Attend interdisciplinary team meetings to facilitate discussion of patient/family status in order to evaluate and revise the interdisciplinary team plan of care

• Provide appropriate support at time of death and period of bereavement as needed

• Complete all mandatory education requirements

• Represent the company in professional and community activities as requested

• Attend and participate in all required agency meetings

• Understand Medicare-disease specific criteria, hospice level of care, and hospice benefit

Job Description

• Ensure the clients have prescribed medications and/or treatment supplies, updating file as changes occur

• Profile/reconcile medications in conjunction with pharmacy vendors and physician

• Follow up as needed and appropriately with doctor’s office, hospice multidisciplinary team, and management staff pertaining to any concerns regarding patient care

• Communicate with physicians, agencies, and team to coordinate patient/family care

• Participate in quality initiatives with problem-solving via action items

• Comply with Company’s Core Values and Core Competencies

• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements and Responsibilities:

• Associate degree from an accredited School of Nursing

• 1+ years of experience working as a RN, including Hospice experience

• Hold license as a Registered Nurse issued by the state in which you work

• Experience with HomeBaseHomeCare, Residential's EMR, is preferred

• CPR and BLS certified

• Valid driver's license and access to automobile

• Able to meet the physical demands of providing nursing care, ambulating patients, transferring patients, assisting with exercises, etc.

• Able to transfer patients as needed according to proper techniques of body mechanics to promote patient and staff safety

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