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Hospice RN Case Manager

Hospice RN Case Manager
RN - Hospice
Phoenix, AZ
Permanent
Lumicare Hospice

Lumicare Hospice

Working for Lumicare Hospice will be a unique and rewarding opportunity to provide innovative care to patients and their families. In addition to providing exemplary, patient-centered hospice services, we have a strong desire to develop a company culture centered around a supportive and positive atmosphere. If you have a passion for hospice care and a desire to be a part of a growing company, we would LOVE to hear from you!
$80,000.00/year
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Description

Hospice RN Case Manager


-Provides professional triaging and nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process to patients after-hours.

Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:

-Writing, initiating, following a plan of care
-Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
-Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
-Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
-Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
-Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
-Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. -Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
-Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
-Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
-Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
-Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given.
-Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.
-Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required.
-Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.
-Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.
-Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.
-Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group.
-Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.
-Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.
-Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver.

Requirements
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting, and one (1) to two (2) years of recent experience in home care.

2. Current licensure in State and CPR certification.

3. Bachelor’s degree, with one (1) year of hospice care experience preferred.

4. Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.

6. Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

7. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.'
Location
Phoenix, Arizona 85032
Profession
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Hospice
Employment Type
Permanent
Compensation
$80,000.00/year
Employer
Lumicare Hospice