UnityPoint Health RN Case Manager - Hospice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
RN Case Manager
$10K Sign on bonus
UnityPoint at Home Hospice – Cedar Rapids, IA
Full-time: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with call rotation
Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!!
Perks of working in Home Health:
Monday-Friday schedules with call/weekend rotation
Care for a diverse patient population within your own community
Work independently & have the ability to work remotely
The RN Case Manager uses clinical nursing knowledge, physical assessment, teaching and procedural skills to deliver high quality patient care in the patient’s place of residence. The RN Case Manager develops and oversees the Hospice plan of care under the direction of the physician and ensure appropriate interdisciplinary involvement to ensure the best outcome for each patient. The RN Case Manager delivers patient care directed by the physician as established in the hospice plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and exceptional patient experience.
Patient Care/Care Coordination
Ensures compassionate, empathetic quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan.
Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in hospice.
Integrates and coordinates the care of the at-risk population across the healthcare continuum making assessments, planning interventions working closely with providers and overall patient care team.
Facilitates the interdisciplinary plan of care to meet multiple service needs as well as promote continuity through elimination of fragmentation of care/service.
Delivers quality care consistent with Hospice Conditions of Participation, qualifying hospice criteria, payer coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care to honor patient/ family values/ wishes
Makes visits to the homes of patients and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
Performs initial, comprehensive, and recertification assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
Provides patient, caregiver and family counseling and education as indicated in the plan of care. Includes the patient, representative and caregiver in all plan of care decisions.
Graduate of State Board approved program for Registered Nurses and valid license as RN in state(s) where providing care.
One year of nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
2+ years nursing experience preferred.
Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.
Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.
Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.
CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.
Basic knowledge of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions and side effects.
Competency in variety of nursing skills and ability to perform without supervision (NPWT, complex wound care, IV therapy, catheter care, ostomy care, chronic disease management assessment and teaching).
Requisition ID: 2021-92912
Street: 290 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
Name: SN Visits- Hosp- CR
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0
FLSA Status: Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with call and weekend rotation
External Company Name: UnityPoint Health
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org