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RN Hospice Nurse

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Cary
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description -RN Case Manager, Primarily supporting the -Cary/Morrisville AreaSign on Bonus $ 15,000.00 - - -Why Work For Pruitt Health Hospice:Hospice is not job but a calling! Thanks to our PruittHealth Hospice caregivers, home is where the healing takes place. -That's why we attract hospice clinicians who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. Being a hospice caregiver, takes compassion, integrity, patience, and leadership skills. - Apply today and make a profound difference in caring for one patient at a time. -For Your Commitment:PruittHealth Hospice partners have access to a progressive salary and -benefits plan, mileage reimbursement, opportunity for career growth and development, reasonable caseloads, and a -flexible schedule that fits your lifestyle- plus a great team environment that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners. -Job Purpose: - -Screen referral for appropriateness and perform admission to facilitate the transition of the patient and family into the hospice program. Also responsible to Case Manage patients and families to ensure symptom management, patient and family education, medication management, coordination of hospice services and provide excellent -communication with the patient's physician.Key Responsibilities: - -

  • Coordinates the interdisciplinary care team for assigned patients and is -designated to coordinate the implementation of the plan of care.
  • Provides the primary nursing care for hospice patients, regardless of the setting.
  • Assumes full responsibility for professional management of assigned hospice patients' care related to the patient's terminal illness.
  • Teaches the primary caregiver skills that are needed to care for the patient in their residence.
  • Works closely with the attending physician and other team members to develop appropriate pain and symptom management.
  • Completes nursing assessments and admissions of patients.
  • Maintains the clinical record to meet federal, state, and agency regulations and guidelines.
  • Supervises hospice aides and certified nurse aides, making a supervisory visit at least every 14 days, and face to face at least monthly.
  • Assumes all on-call responsibilities as assigned.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement Program.
  • Participates in and presents inservice programs, team conferences, and staff meetings.
  • Provides skilled nursing care to assigned patients/families as outlined in the plan of care.
  • Participates in the development of the patient/family interdisciplinary care plan.
  • For patients residing in a skilled nursing facility, the RN Case Manager will have responsibility for managing the patients' symptoms related to the terminal illness.
  • Verify by patients visit and review of documentation that the caregivers in the SNF are carrying out the plan of care as written.
  • Have ultimate responsibility for developing and integrating the plan of care with the hospice team and the SNF team to assure one integrated plan of care that reflects the hospice philosophy.
  • For patients receiving private home care services, the RN Case manager shall supervise the certified nursing aide, sitters, and companion services assigned to patients.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the DHS or the Administrator. - -QualificationsMinimum Education Required:
    • Nursing degree from an accredited college or universityMinimum Experience Required:
      • A minimum of one (1) years RN experience is desirable.
      • Hospice, Home Care, Med/Surg, Oncology -experience is preferred. - - - -Minimum Licensure/Certification Required by Law: - - - -
        • Currently licensed as an RN in the states where you will provide care.
        • Must have current driver's license and valid automobile liability insurance.
        • Must have certification in basic life support CPR -As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.PruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. All new Partners are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or receive a -medical and/or religious exemption. -PruittHealth Hospice -is a division of the PruittHealth Corporation, an innovative, family-owned organization. - We're committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted and independent living, home health care, hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy, infusion services, and more. -Job: NursingPrimary Location: North Carolina-CarySchedule: Full-timeShift: 1st ShiftJob Posting: Feb 11, 2022, 5:43:40 PM

Keywords: PruittHealth, Cary , RN Hospice Nurse, Healthcare , Cary, North Carolina

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