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Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Home Health

Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Home Health

Job Description

Home Health

Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager
 

SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse Case Manager (RNCM) assumes ultimate accountability and leadership for the assessment of the patient condition and plan of care. The RNCM provides case management, clinical care and is responsible for coordination all disciplines involved in providing quality, cost-effective and billable care through direct care and supervision of care under the direction of the physician. RNCM understands and practices all legal and company rules and regulations.

 

As an organization, we strive to succeed in the critical success factors listed below. Every team member contributes to the overall goals as shown in the performance outcomes.

 

CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Patient/Customer Satisfaction – to exceed the national average in publically reported patient satisfaction
  • Quality Outcomes - dedication to process excellence and best in class in readmission rate
  • Financial and System Growth – to operate in a fiscally responsible manner

 

PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES

Outcome 1: Coordinate total care for patient to receive optimal results

Critical Success Factors: Patient/Customer Satisfaction, Quality Outcomes

Responsibilities to Achieve Outcome 1:

  • Oversees the overall care of the patient from beginning to end of episode
  • Updates all doctor orders in patient chart accordingly
  • Notifies doctor of any significant changes of the patient’s condition
  • Manages multi-disciplinary care as applicable

 

Outcome 2: Patients receive exceptional care throughout the recovery process enabling the patient to stay in the comfort of their home.

Critical Success Factors: Patient/Customer Satisfaction, Quality Outcomes

Responsibilities to Achieve Outcome 2:

  • Provides skilled nursing care in a patient’s home as ordered by the attending physician
  • Observes and monitors patient conditions
  • Performs OASIS assessments to develop an individualized plan of care and makes adjustments as needs change
  • Administers medication as prescribed by the physician
  • Helps decrease re-hospitalizations by front loading visits for high risk patients
  • Promotes continuity of care with appropriate admissions, transfers and discharges

 

Outcome 3: Patients and their family members have a clear understanding on how to manage their illness or injury.

Critical Success Factors: Quality Outcomes

Responsibilities to Achieve Outcome 3:

  • Counsels patient and family on the disease/injury processes and how to manage
  • Incorporates patient and family in development of plan of care
  • Helps decrease re-hospitalizations by teaching the patient on preventative measures and making good decisions
  • Listens to patient and family members

 

Outcome 4: LPNs and nurse aides are providing care based on clear instruction from the RN.

Critical Success Factors: Quality Outcomes, Financial and System Growth

Responsibilities to Achieve Outcome 4:

  • Oversees and supervises total care of patient provided by nurse aides and LPNs
  • Evaluates the treatments and medical condition of the patient according to the plan of care
  • Determines if the level of care being provided meets the patients’ needs
  • Communicates with the LPNs and nurse aides on supervisory visit results

 

Outcome 5: Compliance with all federal, state, and agency rules and regulations

Critical Success Factors: Quality Outcomes, Financial and System Growth

Responsibilities to Achieve Outcome 5:

  • Completes all clinical documentation in accordance with agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelines
  • Documents all aspects of treatment, assessments, and patient education
  • Maintains active RN license in Ohio
  • Communicates with scheduler any changes outside the normal
  • Participates in all on-call requirements and case conferences
  • Attends in-service trainings and mandatory agency meetings
  • Maintains a professional appearance as a representative of the company
  • Understands and practices agency policies and procedures

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience: Registered Nurse with current license in the state of Ohio; one year of experience as an RN in an acute care setting. Home care experience is desired.

 

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to create positive impressions and communicate with a variety of people. Maintain effective communication with patients, families, physicians and co-workers. Ability to remain calm, have patience and be accommodating. Compassionate and caring while working with patients.

 

Decision Making Skills: Knowledgeable on nursing best practices. Ability to make appropriate nursing judgments. Ability to identify a situation and handle it with the best possible solution. Detail-oriented and observant.

 

Time Management Skills: Disciplined style of work ethic. Ability to prioritize and be timely. Works efficiently.

 

Miscellaneous: Ability to follow directions and work as a team member.

 

Health Requirements: Must be able to meet all physical position requirements. Evidence required of a current negative tuberculin skin test or x-ray or receive TB testing at the date of orientation. Thereafter an annual tuberculin skin test is required, unless the employee has documentation of a previous TB test. Employee must be free of physical/medical conditions, which would limit or restrict their ability to perform the job functions listed below. Bloodborne exposure risk is all.



Please apply online or call (937) 298-1111 with any questions.

Job Requirements

Please see above.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Managed Care, Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
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