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RN Case Manager Hospice of St. Francis - Melbourne, FL

Company: Hospice of St. Francis
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:





3,000 sign on bonus

JOB SUMMARY:


The RN Case Manager (RNCM) is a registered nurse who is responsible for the accurate assessment of each patient's status, problems and needs. The RNCM, in conjunction with other members of the Interdisciplinary Team, designs and implements an individualized Plan of Care from admission to discharge/death. The RNCM serves as the coordinator of hospice care for the patient and their family. All care directly provided or coordinated by the RNCM is in conformance with federal/state regulations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collects and analyzes data from patient's medical history, nursing assessment and staff input to develop a written, individualized Plan of Care which meets the needs of the patient.
    • Coordinates nursing care with other Interdisciplinary Team members, including leading the presentation during Interdisciplinary Team meetings, case conferences and discussions with St. Francis Reflections (SFR) medical staff and the patient's attending physician.
      • Prepares complete and accurate documentation in accordance with all SFR policies and procedures, Federal/State regulations and Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.
        • Maintains strict confidentiality and respect for patient/family privacy and possessions.
          • Practices Universal Precautions and safety at all times.
            • Teaches patient/family skills needed to maintain patient in comfort and perform personal hygiene activities.
              • Provides emotional support to patient/family and other caregivers.

                EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED:

                Requires an Associate degree in nursing or a diploma certificate from an approved nursing program. Bachelor's degree preferred.

                CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED:

                Requires a valid current Florida Registered Nurse License and a valid Florida Driver's License.

                EXPERIENCE/SPECIFIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

                One to two years' experience in home health, oncology, acute care or public health. Ability to read, write and speak English. Bi-lingual preferred. Ability to manage time and coordinate a caseload with minimum direct supervision. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

                PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

                Ability to lift, push, pull twenty five (25) pounds without difficulty. Good visual and audio acuity. Ability to work effectively under varying degrees of stress.






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                Education


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                Registered Nurse or better.






                Experience


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                1 year: RN






                Licenses & Certifications


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                RN License




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