Registered Nurse Case Manager RN - Hospice (2017-399-1166) - San Mateo County - San Francisco, California - NurseRecruiter.com

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Sojourn Hospice and Palliative Care - San Jose, LLC is in search for a compassionate and experienced Registered Nurse Case Manager RN to provide assessment and symptom management related to hospice, direction and palliative care to our patients in hospice within the greater San Mateo County - San Francisco, CA metropolitan area.

Position Overview
The Registered Nurse Case Manager plans, organizes and directs hospice care services, utilizing strong clinical skills in symptom management related to hospice nursing, with emphasis on palliative care. The Registered Nurse Case Manager draws from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families in hospice.

Essential Job Functions
Patient Care
● The Registered Nurse completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine hospice / palliative care needs
● Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of hospice nursing process
● Provides palliative care using strong clinical skills in symptom management related to hospice
● Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
● Writing and initiating plan of care
● Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
● Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
● Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on palliative needs and incorporates nursing actions while including both the patient and the family in the planning process
● Administers medications as prescribed by the physician
● Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs
● Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts to meet patient needs and goals
Additional Duties
● Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
● Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
● Instructs, supervises and evaluates Licensed Vocational Nurses and Certified Hospice Aide care provided


Basic Qualifications
● Must have a minimum of one (1) year Hospice / Palliative Care experience
● Must have a minimum of one (1) year Registered Nurse experience
● Strong clinical skills in symptom management related to hospice
● Must have a desire to grow with a growing hospice agency
● Holds unencumbered Registered Nurse License
● Graduate of National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing
● Possess and maintain a current CPR certification
● Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order
● Be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
● Show ability to organize and prioritize workload independently

Preferred Qualifications
● Two years’ (2) Registered Nurse experience
● Three years’ (3) Hospice Registered Nurse experience
● Hospice Case Management experience

Physical Requirements
Typical functions of this role include standing, sitting and walking a majority of the time. There are occasions when kneeling, stooping, bending or reaching may be necessary.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. on a regular basis. There may be occasions in which the employee must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. It is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. Employee may be required to perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change

Location

San Mateo County - San Francisco, California

Employment Type

Per Diem

Employer

Trinity Management Services Organization

Date Posted

Nov 9th, 2017

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