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RN Case Manager-Hospice

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Hospice Home Care RN Case Manager FT, M-F 8am-4:30pm with call & weekend rotation $10,000 Sign on bonus Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!! Perks of working in Home Health: Monday-Friday schedules with call/weekend rotation Schedule flexibility Care for a diverse patient population within your own community Work independently & have the ability to work remotely Responsibilities The RN Case Manager uses clinical nursing knowledge, physical assessment, teaching and procedural skills to deliver high quality patient care in the patient's place of residence. The RN Case Manager develops and oversees the home health plan of care under the direction of the physician and ensure appropriate interdisciplinary involvement to ensure the best outcome for each patient. The RN Case Manager delivers patient care directed by the physician as established in the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and exceptional patient experience. Patient Care/Care Coordination * Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health nursing services and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient. * Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures. * Performs nursing assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures. * Delivers quality care and completes clear, concise and accurate clinical documentation of care provision in accordance with home health conditions of participation (CoPs), various payer home health coverage criteria, accreditation standards, professional standards for discipline/credential and the home health plan of care. * Provides patient, caregiver and family counseling and education as indicated in the plan of care. * Develops and continually updates a plan of care that specifies the care and services required to meet patient-specific needs. * Develops and updates patient's discharge plan on every visit ensuring patient and caregiver education and training is facilitating timely discharge. * Assesses the need for plan of care updates and every visit and includes the patient and family in care planning decisions. * Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries. Qualifications * Graduate of State Board approved program for Registered Nurses and valid license as RN in state(s) where providing care. * One year of nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned. * Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements. * Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse. * Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities. * CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification. * Basic knowledge of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions and side effects. * Competency in variety of nursing skills and ability to perform without supervision (NPWT, complex wound care, IV therapy, catheter care, ostomy care, chronic disease management assessment and teaching).

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Cedar Rapids , RN Case Manager-Hospice, Executive , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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