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Minimum Qualifications:

NOTE:  We include multiple levels of classification differentiated by demonstrated knowledge, skills, and the ability to manage increasingly independent and/or complex assignments, broader responsibility, additional decision making, and in some cases, becoming a resource to others. In addition to using this differentiated approach to place new hires, it also provides guideposts for employee development and promotional opportunities.

Level I

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing and a valid NYS registered nursing license required with a minimum of one year’s experience in an acute care setting required (two years preferred).
  • Specialized clinical experience and skills may be required for certain teams, such as infusion, oncology, pediatrics, cardiac, hospice and/or palliative care.
  • Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Basic computer skills are necessary, including but not limited to the ability to navigate on a personal computer within a Windows-based operating environment; the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages; and the ability to open, edit and save basic electronic documents if necessary.
  • Must be able to document clinical notes and assessments within an electronic medical record.
  • With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilized new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary.
  • A valid New York State Driver’s License and the ability to pass a driver’s license record background check.
  • Requires reliable means of transportation for use during entire shift and the ability to travel to and from required locations as needed to perform the essential responsibilities of the job.

Level II – requires similar qualifications as level I, plus:

  • A minimum of 2 years of home care experience.
  • Understands when to escalate to management.

Work Environment

This job is fast paced and operates in a home-like setting with direct patient contact.

This role requires regular travel (e.g. driving) to various locations and adaptability to various living conditions.

Tasks may vary based on patient need and physician directed orders.

Contact with slippery surfaces may occur, especially during icy/wintery conditions.

 Contact with domestic animals may occur.

Contact with household dust, scents, and/or known job related chemicals (e.g. chemo, antiseptic agents) may occur.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak, listen, and frequently interact with patients and coworkers.

Use of near vision, far vision, depth perception and field of vision is constant.

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, manual/repetitive handling and stooping during entire shift and climbing stairs and sitting on occasion.

This position requires the ability to recognizes problems, develops problem solving strategies using logical and scientific thinking; evaluates the effectiveness of solutions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 10 pounds and up to 50 pounds on occasion.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, please contact Employee Case Management.

The Lifetime Healthcare Companies aim to attract the best talent from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and experiential backgrounds, to diversify our workforce and best reflect the communities we serve. Our mission is to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are explicitly recognized as fundamental parts of our organizational culture. We believe that diversity of thought and background drives innovation which enables us to provide leading-edge healthcare insurance and services. With that mission in mind, we recruit the best candidates from all communities, to diversify and strengthen our workforce. 

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Summary:


The RN Case Manager is responsible for the delivery of comprehensive nursing care to a set of assigned patients at a specific point in time.  This involves the assessment of patient and family needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate Plan of Care, making changes in response to changing patient needs. The RN Case Manager identifies appropriate interdisciplinary services needed, coordinates those services and supervises Private Duty Nurses (PDN) as applicable.


  • Identifies and prioritizes health problems based on assessment
  • Develops or implements an interdisciplinary Plan of Care based on the needs identified during the assessment, with input from the patient (and their caregivers as applicable), in collaboration with the attending physician and other care team members
  • Manages and coordinates patient care, including clinically complex cases, in a manner which ensures the efficient and effective delivery of appropriate services and community supports
  • Exhibits proficiency and accuracy in the completion of comprehensive assessment/documentation, which may include assessments required by payer sources (e.g., Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Hospice Item Set (HIS)).
  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes care needs for an assigned caseload of patients to ensure their care needs are met and services are delivered according to plan of care
  • Communicates all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate care team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of patient discharge plans as indicated
  • Documents all patient care and coordinating activities per agency standards
  • Assesses the need for additional services (aide, therapies, social work or a community service) and obtains orders and arranges care as indicated
  • Supervises and evaluates care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and/or home health aides in the performance of his/her patient care duties
  • Works collaboratively with other care team members by communicating all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate care team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Correctly identifies patient/family risk factors and establishes goals and interventions to reduce/remove risk from the plan of care to enable patients to remain in the least restrictive care setting.
  • Coordinate/participate in interdisciplinary team meetings/patient care conferences.
  • Patient needs are prioritized; visits outside primary team assignment or geographical area may be required in order to meet patient need.
  • Practices according to Agency and community standards
  • Participates in utilization review and/or continuous quality improvement activities as requested.
  • Attends required staff meetings, in-services and/or supervisory conferences.
  • Participates in on-call schedule and weekend/holiday schedule as assigned.
  • Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies’ mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by management.

 Level II – similar responsibilities for level I, in addition to the following: 


  • Offers process improvement suggestions and participates in the solutions of more complex issues/activities.
  • Mentors new staff & assists with coaching whenever necessary.
  • Serves as an informal leader, role model and resource to other staff in a positive clinical leadership role.
  • Provides consistent positive results of audits.
  • Works independently in coordinating and collaborating with members and providers, resulting in improving member and community health.
  • Manages more complex assignments and larger caseloads with appropriate utilization of services.

Minimum Qualifications:

NOTE:  We include multiple levels of classification differentiated by demonstrated knowledge, skills, and the ability to manage increasingly independent and/or complex assignments, broader responsibility, additional decision making, and in some cases, becoming a resource to others. In addition to using this differentiated approach to place new hires, it also provides guideposts for employee development and promotional opportunities.

Level I

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing and a valid NYS registered nursing license required with a minimum of one year’s experience in an acute care setting required (two years preferred).
  • Specialized clinical experience and skills may be required for certain teams, such as infusion, oncology, pediatrics, cardiac, hospice and/or palliative care.
  • Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Basic computer skills are necessary, including but not limited to the ability to navigate on a personal computer within a Windows-based operating environment; the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages; and the ability to open, edit and save basic electronic documents if necessary.
  • Must be able to document clinical notes and assessments within an electronic medical record.
  • With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilized new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary.
  • A valid New York State Driver’s License and the ability to pass a driver’s license record background check.
  • Requires reliable means of transportation for use during entire shift and the ability to travel to and from required locations as needed to perform the essential responsibilities of the job.

Level II – requires similar qualifications as level I, plus:

  • A minimum of 2 years of home care experience.
  • Understands when to escalate to management.

Work Environment

This job is fast paced and operates in a home-like setting with direct patient contact.

This role requires regular travel (e.g. driving) to various locations and adaptability to various living conditions.

Tasks may vary based on patient need and physician directed orders.

Contact with slippery surfaces may occur, especially during icy/wintery conditions.

 Contact with domestic animals may occur.

Contact with household dust, scents, and/or known job related chemicals (e.g. chemo, antiseptic agents) may occur.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak, listen, and frequently interact with patients and coworkers.

Use of near vision, far vision, depth perception and field of vision is constant.

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, manual/repetitive handling and stooping during entire shift and climbing stairs and sitting on occasion.

This position requires the ability to recognizes problems, develops problem solving strategies using logical and scientific thinking; evaluates the effectiveness of solutions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 10 pounds and up to 50 pounds on occasion.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, please contact Employee Case Management.

The Lifetime Healthcare Companies aim to attract the best talent from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and experiential backgrounds, to diversify our workforce and best reflect the communities we serve. Our mission is to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are explicitly recognized as fundamental parts of our organizational culture. We believe that diversity of thought and background drives innovation which enables us to provide leading-edge healthcare insurance and services. With that mission in mind, we recruit the best candidates from all communities, to diversify and strengthen our workforce. 

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Lifetime Care was founded in 1960 as Home Care Association of Rochester and Monroe County Inc. In 1974, the company changed its name to Genesee Region Home Care Association, Inc. and subsequently started doing business as "Lifetime Care". We serve 33,000 home care and hospice patients per year in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region including the counties of: Monroe, Wayne, Seneca, Cayuga, Yates, Schuyler, Ontario and Livingston. Our focus is on the delivery of compassionate, personalized care to adults and children who are ill, injured, dying or grieving. Lifetime Care also provides education that promotes healing and wellness.

• Primary in-home services include: skilled nursing, rehab therapies, medical social work, infusion therapies and home health aide services
• Specialty care services: cardiopulmonary, diabetes, cancer, Parkinson's Disease, wound, joint replacement and women's and children's health
• Hospice care is provided in Monroe, Wayne and Seneca Counties for the terminally ill; palliative care support for seriously ill children and adults
• Lifetime Care is a not-for-profit organization governed by a community-based board of directors and is recognized by the IRS as a charitable organization

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