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Full-time Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Hospice Services - JT

at KLM Careers in Massachusetts

Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Hospice Services - JT

This position is in West Springfield/Springfield area/ MA

The Hospice Case Manager is responsible for the provision of all patient care services assigned to them and develops the plan of care in accordance with the attending physician and the Interdisciplinary Team. Coordinates patient care from admission to discharge.

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of Hospice patients/families.
Obtains data on the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and other factors that may influence the patient/family health status and incorporates the data into the plan of care.
Communicates with physicians, members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team and other agencies to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient/family.
Maintains regular communications with the Hospice leadership to review care.
Attends the Interdisciplinary Team meeting and other patient conferences as deemed necessary.
Functions as a liaison between all disciplines providing care.
Maintains the patient medical record and other documentation in accordance with agency standards. Records problems, plans, actions and goals accurately and concisely in the patient record so that changes are reflected as they occur.
Receives phone calls from patients, their families, physicians, health and other service providers, medical suppliers, payors and hospice employee members for purposes of facilitating timely and appropriate provision of patient services and maintenance of communication/exchange of information.
Coordinates patient care by all service disciplines in all service settings.
Conducts joint field visits with hospice employees, as appropriate or requested.
Conducts Hospice Home Health Aide supervisions.
Assists with orientation of new hospice employees.
Assists in planning and coordination of in-services for hospice employees.
Shares on-call responsibility.
Participates in quality management and safety activities.
Performs duties according to the standards of nursing practice.
Adheres to policies and procedures set forth by the agency.
Performs other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Candidate must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in Massachusetts.

2. Minimum of one year of nursing experience in a hospice or related setting, medical-surgical or home care preferred.

3. Current CPR certification required.

4. Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle is required.
Reference : Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Hospice Services - JT jobs

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