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Registered Nurse Case Manager

Compassus Lamar Full-Time
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“I am inspired by the ability to truly tailor the care I provide to each and every unique patient and family…Being able to provide what patients need in the moment they need it is the best part of working in hospice.”

 -Laura, Registered Nurse

As a Compassus nurse, you have the autonomy to utilize your nursing skills. You are invited into patients’ homes and lives during trying times and have the honor to become a trusted face. For many of our team members, this is more than a career — it’s a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Registered Nurse Case Manager to positively impact the experiences of patients and families.

Position Summary

As a member of the Inter-Disciplinary Team, the RNCM will work as a hospice field nurse to provide both routine and emergency assessments as well as evaluative services to meet the needs of the patient and their family. You will help maintain their maximum level of comfort and coping, flex your schedule to meet agency-staffing needs, and provide after-hours emergency support to the patient and family.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Coordinate clinical, psycho-social and spiritual services as indicated by Plan of Care through case management
  • Provide physical and emotional intensive care to support the patient and family in periods of crisis
  • Collaborate with the Inter-Disciplinary Team to coordinate hospice care for the patient and family to ensure appropriateness, continuity, and quality of care
  • Explain hospice services and Medicare benefits to patients and families
  • Oversee the care given by Licensed Practical Nurses/Licensed Vocational Nurses and Hospices Aides

Qualifications

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills required
  • Effective communication and compassionate interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • A valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance

Education and Certifications

Registered Nursing License in state of employment. Minimum of one year nursing practice or equivalent experience. Hospice, Oncology, Home Health and/or Long-Term Care experience preferred.

State-specific certifications

  • Louisiana: Two years full time experience as a Registered Nurse or two years clinical in hospice
  • Mississippi: 1 year full time experience as a Registered Nurse or 3 years full time continuous employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse immediately preceding Registered Nurse licensure

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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Skills required

Electronic Medical Record
Nursing
Iv Care
Alert Doctors
Arm Hand Steadiness
Conducting Physical Examinations

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Job ID: 2019-07812

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Compassus is a nationwide network of community-based post-acute care services primarily focused on hospice, palliative and home health care.  The Nashville area, Tennessee-based company was founded in 2006, but its roots in hospice reach back to 1979.  Today, the company operates more than 165 hospice, palliative and home health programs in 30 states across the U.S.  The mission of Compassus is to honor life and offer hope to individuals facing serious or terminal illness by supporting them with a common culture focused on three core values: Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence.  Compassus employs more than 4,000 colleagues who provide a range of home health, hospice and palliative services and other resources to benefit patients and families.  Our primary goals are to provide the highest quality post-acute care in every community in which we operate, and to be both the provider and employer of choice.  

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