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Hospice RN Case Manager Polk County, FL

Company: Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company
Location: Lake Wales
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*\*\*MODERN HEALTHCARE BEST PLACES TO WORK 2021 and 2022\*\**Compassionate Care Hospice, an Amedisys Company, is searching for a RN Clinical Case Manager to join our team of incredible healthcare professionals for our Lakeland, FL Care Center that covers Polk County territory. This team prides themselves in going beyond the call of duty to service not only their patient's needs, but the team around them. It's at the Heart of What We Do.*Life as a Hospice RN Case Manager*_Role of the RN Case Manager_As a Hospice Case Manager, you will have a special opportunity to provide, coordinate and direct the provision of hospice nursing and palliative care to terminally ill patients in their home and wherever they call home. Our Hospice nurses will closely collaborate with the attending physician, patients and their families, and other members of the patient care team to provide and maintain continuity of patient care to achieve excellent pain and symptom management and high-quality end-of-life care for the patient. We service an adult population providing support to patients and families._Nuts & Bolts of the Job_Hospice RN Case Managers work Monday - Friday covering Polk County territory with a potential on call and Holiday coverage schedule. Case Manage 15-18 patients, attends Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, contributes to team huddle calls, and receives updates on your patients daily.Provide Case Management:* Assign Aide Visits* Coordination of Care with Social Workers, Chaplains, Volunteers and Bereavement team* Develop and nurture relationships with facility staff and leaders throughout the community_Enriching and Fulfilling Lives_Our hospice care focuses on the whole person - combining medical care and support for emotional and spiritual needs, as well as support for loved ones and caregivers. Our nurses say they are following their calling and have a "Hospice Heart".*TESTIMONIAL*Our hospice team immediately took to our family, everyone was important--- they truly had an interest in how everybody was and that we were all taken care of. To be able to take care of someone that you don't know when you walk through that door and to embrace them like your own family is great." - ERIN, PATIENT'S DAUGHTER_Technology Use_Hospice RN Case Managers utilize and leverage:* HCHB = Proprietary Real-time database* Optum Pharmacy solutions with 24/7 access* IPrescribe - efficiencies with medication management* Forcura - Document management system* Medline - supply ordering system* TalentEDGE - Amedisys' premier learning center* EBSCO - Nursing Resource Center for CEUs* Tablet with voice dictation and mileage tracking* Outlook added to Teams, Chat, Yammer_Orientation, Onboarding & Training_You will then continue your on-boarding working directly with nurses in our program. On average our orientation for an R.N is 7-9 weeks, however, is individualized according to your needs and experience._The Upside of the Job_Our nurses say some of their favorite things about this job are:* The patients and families!* You spend most of you day out in the community* Job Satisfaction* Flexibility* Nationwide Company - room for advancement or relocation* Leadership values employees - 401k match, generous benefit package* You will be part of a strong and collaborative nursing team_The Downside of the Job_Our nurses say some of the things they would like to see improved are:* Need to use personal vehicle if you drive less than 1000 miles a month fleet vehicle provided* Caring for patients and families at end of life can create challenging situations* Personal cell phone with monthly reimbursement* On call rotation can get busy if the primary On Call RN is on PTO or the seat is temporarily vacantIf you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.https://www.amedisys.com/careers/Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Hospice & Palliative MedicineSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:A valid religious and medical exemptions accepted in place of COVID-19 vaccination.Experience:* Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)* Case management: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* RN (Preferred)Willingness to travel:* 75% (Preferred)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company, Lakeland , Hospice RN Case Manager Polk County, FL, Executive , Lake Wales, Florida

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