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Part-time or PRN Hospice Registered Nurse RN Case Manager

Company: Empyrean Hospice
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Empyrean Hospice hires Registered Nurse Case Managers to plan, organize, and direct hospice care with emphasis on community health education and experience.Salary or hourly rate listed is the base for this role; increase commensurate with experience.Position Overview Registered Nurse Case Manager: Represent Empyrean Hospice with the utmost professionalism and compassion Complete an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provide a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es) Initiate and develop an individual care plan that establishes goals that includes the patient and the family in the planning process Assume responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload Counsel the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs and provide health care instructions to the patient as appropriate Assist the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitate the patient's efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care Complete, maintain, and submit accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient's condition and care given Communicate with the physician and hospice care team regarding the patient's needs and report changes in the patient's condition; obtain/receive physician orders as required; and work to provide continuity of care Provide and maintain a safe environment for the patient and arrange equipment and other necessary items and services as needed Supervise ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required Ensure standards of ethical business and clinical practice are prioritizedWho is Empyrean Hospice?With Empyrean Hospice, we are family. We are committed to caring for people at end of life with the same level of dedication and compassion we would choose for our own loved ones. Our core values are the foundation for our dedication to integrity and clinical excellence.Empyrean is a national company with community heart. We provide resources and leadership to support our care teams across the country so they can focus on the quality-of-life care and clinical excellence for the patients and families we serve. Our culture fosters a focus on our care delivery with work-life balance and support for our team members through manageable caseloads and professional growth supported by a team of expert leaders.Empyrean offers ongoing professional education opportunities, manageable caseloads, and a benefits package for eligible employees. Competitive compensation Comprehensive benefits include paid time off (PTO), dental, health, life, and vision insurance, an employee assistance program, and professional development assistance Mileage reimbursement plan Opportunities for professional growth and advancementPosition Qualifications Professionalism, compassion, empathy, and a desire to help others Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision, yet also as member of a complete interdisciplinary care team Understand the philosophy of hospice care Current licensure in State and CPR certification Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with 1-2 years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting, and 1-2 years of recent experience in home care Bachelor's degree, with one year of hospice care experience preferred Management experience not required, but will be responsible for supervising hospice aides Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients, and able to lift supplies and equipment Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order Must possess a willingness to maintain comprehensive working knowledge regarding information systems and applicable software programs#INDHOSPICEEmpyrean Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status.Candidates for employment with Empyrean understand that Empyrean expressly does not want employees to use, and employee's responsibilities and duties with Empyrean will not require or involve, any trade secrets or other confidential information secrets that employee may have obtained from former employers or any other third party. Further, Empyrean expects and facilitates disclosure of, and compliance with, any obligations with any prior employers or other third parties that may legally apply to an employee.by Jobble

Keywords: Empyrean Hospice, Athens , Part-time or PRN Hospice Registered Nurse RN Case Manager, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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