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Field RN Case Manager (Friday-Sunday 8a-8p)- Cornerstone Hospice - Hospice

Company: Chapters Health System
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Field RN Case Manager (Friday-Sunday 8a-8p)- Cornerstone HospiceIt's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

RN Field Case Manager: Friday-Sunday 8am-8pm- Weekend Incentive Available! Health Benefits Begin Day 1!


The RN, Care Coordinator is responsible for assessing and identifying patient/family needs, utilizing the nursing process, coordinating the Plan of Care with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), and providing palliative and supportive care to the patient/family unit.


* Current Florida license as RN, current active single-state out-of-state nurse license, or current active multistate/compact nurse license
* Minimum one (1) year of in-patient nursing or hospice experience for external candidates; for internal applicants, minimum of 6-months of LPN experience with hospice/home health within an affiliate
* Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system
* Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
* Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule
* Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms
* Ability to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written)
* Flexible schedule to meet the needs of Hospice House patients
* Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
* Ability to physically access patient rooms, other areas of the Hospice House/Hospital/ALF, etc., and any home (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) within any part of the service area
* Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
* Active BLS for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association or Red Cross. Employees hired prior to 12/31/2022 must obtain certificate prior to 10/1/2023


* Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.

Responsibilities of all employees:

* Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
* Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
* Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
* Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
* Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
* Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
* Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
* Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
* Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
* Advance electronic media skills.
* Support Company research and educational activities.
* Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
* Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:

* Provides and manages direct care to patients and families as part of Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), incorporating psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, physical and biological components, and appropriate nursing intervention and follow-up.
* Coordinates the Plan of Care, ensuring that an individualized Plan of Care is developed that accurately reflects the patient's evolving needs.
* Educates patient, family, caregivers and other health professionals about disease process and decline, palliative interventions, care giving, dying process and safety practices.
* Reports changes in the patient's condition to appropriate members of the IDG or other health professionals.
* Participates with the IDG to evaluate hospice referrals/admissions for level of care appropriateness.
* Attends patient deaths; prepares body for transport; oversees disposal of medications.
* Provides appropriate bereavement interventions to the family and caregiver in conjunction with psychosocial staff.
* Presents concise and pertinent oral and written reports to IDG; respects and encourages input from all disciplines.
* Communicates accurately and completely to physicians, staff members, patients, families, and supervisors; utilizes positive approaches when working with others.
* Supervises patient care given by other nursing team members (i.e., LPNs, Hospice Aides, and contract nurses).
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands for Post Offer/Pre-Placement (The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.):

While performing the duties of this job, the following abilities are required: see; hear; talk; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Frequently required to: stand; sit; reach with hands/arms; lift; bend; balance.

Occasionally required to: pull; push; stoop/crouch; kneel; climb stairs.

Keywords: Chapters Health System, Lakeland , Field RN Case Manager (Friday-Sunday 8a-8p)- Cornerstone Hospice - Hospice, Executive , Lakeland, Florida

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