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Registered Nurse / RN Case Manager - Nursing - Full Time

Registered Nurse / RN Case Manager - Nursing - Full Time

Job Description

Registered Nurse / RN Case Manager - Nursing - PRN / Contingent

The RN Case Manager is responsible for providing nursing care services and case management to client and families by implementing nursing interventions set forth by the plan of care. Supervises direct care staff members to deliver quality care and coordinates delivery of care services.

  • Completes an initial assessment of client and family to determine home care/hospice needs. Performs a complete physical assessment and obtains history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Uses health assessment data to determine problems, goals and interventions.
  • Communicates with community health providers and facility staff to coordinate the care plan. Works with interdisciplinary team and physician/physician extender to establish, monitor and document on-going home health/hospice eligibility.
  • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on identified problems and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the client and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. May administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician/physician extender.
  • Communicates with the physician/physician extender regarding the client’s needs and reports any changes in the client’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s/physician extender’s orders as required.
  • Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician/physician extender when necessary and at least every 15 days.
  • Provides direct client care as defined in the State Nurse Practice Act.
  • Educates and mentors the client and family in providing care related needs per plan of care.
  • Provides support and education on end of life issues and care to clients and caregivers.
  • Regularly re-evaluates client nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as client status and needs change.
  • Coordinates discharge planning in conjunction with interdisciplinary members when appropriate.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled Interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate care plans, follow-up on changes , problem solve, etc. to ensure client’s care and treatment are properly communicated, documented and in conjunction with the physician’s/physician extender’s orders. Plan of care is updated and appropriate to client needs.
  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health/hospice aides and LPN/LVN as outlined by policy

Job Requirements

Registered Nurse / RN Case Manager - Nursing - PRN / Contingent

Education: Degree in nursing field as a registered nurse.

Experience: Minimum of two years as an RN – home health/hospice preferred.

Travel: Frequent, necessary on a daily basis 100%. Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and qualified to driver under the organization’s motor vehicle check.

Licensure: Must have a current RN license in good standing.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Registered Nurse / RN Case Manager - Nursing - Full Time

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