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RN Case Manager

RN Case Manager

Job Description

Company Name: Ascend Hospice (

Location: Greater Kansas City
Hours: FT, 40 hour, Monday-Friday, day shift 

Company Overview:
Ascend Hospice, formerly Care Alternatives, founded in 1995, is a nondenominational, multicultural hospice and palliative care provider built on the belief that hospice should reflect the life we live – one lived fully and with dignity. With offices in NJ, MA, PA, KS, MO, CA & VA, we provide care to patients in facilities, hospitals and private homes. 

Job Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse will be responsible for:
  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the patients nursing needs & use assessment data to determine care plan needs
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team, patient and patient’s family, and helps direct the work of the healthcare team to provide care that is continuous and well coordinated.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting end of life needs
  • Initiates appropriate preventative and palliative nursing procedures
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patients condition
  • Supervises the Hospice Aides (CNA, CHHA, etc.) 

Job Requirements

  • Must have an Associates Degree, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Must have a State Certified RN license in Missouri and/or Kansas
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable source of transportation
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must have 2 years experience as a professional nurse, with at least 1 year in an acute setting
  • Must be able to complete a Physical Exam, Drug Screen, and Mantoux (TB) Test
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and satisfactory reference check

Salary & Benefits:
Starting salary is determined based upon what the identified candidate is looking for and their level of experience. Other benefits include: Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance, Mileage Reimbursement ($0.445 per mile), paid time off, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and paid training.

Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1414.26
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RN Case Manager

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