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RN Case Manager, Hospice

Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Prescott
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Create Your Career With Us!Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.Facility: GSS AZ Prescott HospiceLocation: Prescott, AZAddress: 1065 Ruth St, Prescott, AZ 86301, USAShift: 8 Hours - Day ShiftsJob Schedule: Full timeWeekly Hours: 30. 00Salary Range: $33.50 - $40.00Pay Info: $5,000 Sign on BonusDepartment Details$5,000 Sign on BonusJob SummaryProvides care to assigned patients in a caring, safe, and efficient manner and provides leadership to staff and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures, and individualized patient plans of care. Seeks to evaluate outcomes based on an integration among established clinical, financial and utilization data. Defines the unit of care (family and patient). Demonstrates knowledge of hospice palliative care, hospice philosophy, and scope of services. Recognizes different cultural attitudes and values towards death and dying. Identifies the five stages of grieving process. Explains advanced directives, clinical requirements, and interdisciplinary services available. Utilizes independent nursing judgment when integrating health care.Participates in creation of the plan of care and ensures the plan of care is implemented by the interdisciplinary group. Has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-specific structured care methodologies, such as protocols/integrated clinical pathways/guidelines/standards of care relating to the overall health care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patients/residents. Interviews potential residents and assesses residents in compliance with regulations, policy and procedure. Uses assessment information for admission and continued stay in the hospice community. Establishes a service plan for each resident and evaluates on an on-going basis. Ability to communicate with patients/residents, family members and others on the health care team.Must demonstrate independence, assertiveness and critical thinking when working with patients and co-workers. Ability to document clearly. Ability to solve problems. Self-motivated. Works with little direction. Ability to incorporate teaching/learning principles and adapt teaching to age group. Ability to facilitate groups and implement projects when necessary. Must be able to establish priorities, have strong flexibility and organizational skills. Must be knowledgeable about reimbursement for services provided.Will be required to work primarily day hours, scheduled weekends, and occasional evenings. May be exposed to communicable or infectious disease, hazardous materials and injury from performance of assigned duties. Is subject to multiple sensory and environmental stressorsHome Hospice services from the Good Samaritan Society provide people of all ages medical assistance in their homes, while offering support and respite for their loved ones. The RN Case Manager is a key position in working with the home hospice team. The right candidate is a team player and can prioritize effectively to accomplish the needs of the agency. Working together to serve our community in home hospice needs is a privilege and an opportunity show Gods love. The main responsibilities of the position are listed below along with other duties as needed.Provides leadership to staff and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized patient plans of care.Demonstrates knowledge of hospice palliative care; hospice philosophy and scope of services; importance of coordinating services and continuity of care.Recognizes different cultural attitudes and values towards death and dying. Identifies the five stages of the grieving process; anticipatory grief; normal vs. abnormal grief and impact of grief on patient s family.Provides care according to plan of care and evaluates patients need for additional services. Involves patient and family in creation of plan of care.Coordinates with interdisciplinary team as needed.Completes required documentation in appropriate timeframes. Explains advance directives; clinical requirements and interdisciplinary services available through agency.Supports staff in a hospice home environment within a 60-mile radius per Medicare guidelines.Works independently with minimal supervision and seeks guidance as needed.Performs initial patient assessment and ongoing assessments of the patient s status.Participates in creation of the plan of care. Ensures the plan of care is implemented by the interdisciplinary group.Processes physician services/orders.Completes quality assurance audits as assigned.Participates in agency in services; educational opportunities; team meetings and committees.Assists with customer experience/marketing activities to expand community reach.Assesses and formulates a plan of care for patients in their homes that include social, emotional, and physical needs.Provides nursing care to patients according to physician orders and regulations. Assures physicians orders are processed and physicians are notified in a timely manner.Provides teaching and training to patient / family / caregiver as appropriate.Additional Job DescriptionAdditional Job DescriptionQualificationsQualificationsGraduate of an accredited school of nursing.Licensure for state of practice is required in Nursing or related field preferred.Must be willing to rotate weekend, night, and holiday call with staff to facilitate adequate coverage for all patients.Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful.Ability to meet the physical and mental abilities of the job.Must be able to speak, read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly.Must have a favorable motor vehicle record (MVR) and must present a valid driver s license and proof of insurance before operating a vehicle.Current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 90 days of hire.Must be at least 18 years of age.Must have or be able to obtain an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card.BenefitsThe Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1- or send an email to .The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.Req Number: R-Job Function: Care CoordinationFeatured: No

Keywords: Good Samaritan Society, Prescott , RN Case Manager, Hospice, Executive , Prescott, Arizona

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