Primary Nurse - Case Manager for Hospice - Rockville, Maryland - NurseRecruiter.com

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Rockville , Maryland, 20852

  • Employer: JSSA
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Hospice
  • Compensation: Commensurate with experience

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Our growing Hospice team has an immediate opening for a full-time Registered Primary Care Nurse to provide direct nursing care to patients and support to their family members. JSSA Hospice is not only a supportive team for all of our families, but for our team members as well. Our professionals, experts in current hospice practice, include medical directors/physicians, highly skilled registered nurses, experienced clinical social workers, certified nursing assistants skilled in end-of-life care, chaplains and extensively trained volunteers. We are the hospice in the community to turn to for exceptional end-of-life care that supports dignity and comfort for individuals, provides peace of mind to families, and honors cultural traditions and customs.



Job Responsibilities:

Full- time Primary RNs/Case Managers are responsible for carrying a caseload of approximately 12 patients.

Identify and evaluate palliative needs of patients, utilizing the nursing process; with particular attention to pain assessment and response to treatment.

Render age appropriate skilled nursing care in accordance with the plan of care using current and accepted nursing knowledge, methods and techniques.

Instruct and counsel family members and other caregivers in hospice care (including interpreting the plan of care).

Have sufficient knowledge of third party reimbursement, especially Medicare/Medicaid, to interpret to the patient and family the availability and/or limitations of these programs.

Job Requirements

An active State of Maryland RN license.

A minimum of 1 year of acute care, home health or hospice experience.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide meaningful care to and communicate with the terminally ill.

Excellent communication and customer service skills.

Detail oriented, caring and organized.

Advanced Microsoft Office 365 skills and experienced with using EHR systems.

Enjoys being part of a cohesive team but is adept at working independently.

Must have reliable and independent transportation to make facility and home visits throughout Montgomery County.

Location

Rockville, Maryland , 20852

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Employer

JSSA

Date Posted

Apr 28th, 2021

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