RN Case Manager - Hospice
Company: St. Joseph Home Care Network
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: December 8, 2018
We are looking for a Hospice Nurse Case Manager for the Hospice department at St Joseph Health!
Location: Memorial Hospice - Santa Rosa, CA
Schedule: Part time - 64 hours biweekly
Shift: 8-hour Day
Manages an assigned patient/family caseload from admission through the patient's death. Develops and updates the patient/family Plan of Care working collaboratively with the members of Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Identifies patient/family care needs, implementing nursing interventions as appropriate. Evaluates the results of interventions and adjusts the Plan of Care accordingly. Demonstrates knowledge of costs related to patient care services and manages according to department guidelines. Communicates changes in patient/family condition to the Patient Care Coordinator and team members in a timely manner. Understands the details of insurance reimbursement for nursing services.
Demonstrates the ability to carry and manage a caseload of patient/family members and the integrity of the associated Plan of Care.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in management of pain and symptoms including infusion therapies.
Demonstrates the ability to work as a team member and to coordinate care with IDT members.
Keeps the team informed about changes in the patient/family condition to facilitate teamwork in managing 24/7 care.
Demonstrates proficiency in the assessment, ongoing evaluation, coordination and timely/accurate documentation of hospice patient care.
Demonstrates knowledge of the regulatory requirements for providing care to patients in all settings (e.g. home, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Assisted Living, Board and Care) and the difference between these settings.
Demonstrates knowledge of costs related to care, hospice reimbursement and benefit program.
Demonstrates skill and proficiency in assessing appropriate use of therapies for enteral and parenteral nutrition.
Demonstrates competency in respiratory therapies including use of associated equipment.
Demonstrates sound understanding of and commitment to the hospice philosophy of team and care.
Enforces safety policies and procedures and safe practices.
Education: Registered Nurse.
Experience: Three to five years experience as an RN. Hospice or Home Health experience preferred.
License/Certification: California Registered Nurse. CPR Certification.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the Employer. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.
St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..
Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.
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