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On-Call Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager

Company: Resource 1 Homecare Staffing, LLC.
Location: Duluth
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager for *On-call nights & weekends / 7 days on & 7 days off.**Job Summary:*The On-Call Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse directs the immediate services necessary to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities. The schedule for this position is 7On/7Off; 5p-8a Monday -Thursday and 5p-8a Friday-Monday.*Responsibilities:** Available to receive and respond to calls from Triage during assigned shifts making visits to patients with changing conditions, and completing weekend admissions.* Completes an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs for after-hours calls. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness.* Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.* Assesses and evaluates patient's status by:* Writing and initiating plan of care* Re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs* Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary* Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.* Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.* Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.* Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician's plan of care.* Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.* Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.* Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient's efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.* After-hours on-call responsibilities included remaining available for all calls related to patient care and making all appropriate visits as necessary.* Remaining with patient and or family through a crisis period until resolved and or relieved.* Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient's condition and care given. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.* Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physicians' orders as required.* Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.* Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers. Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group.* Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.* Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.* Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver.* Attends interdisciplinary group meetings.* Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.* Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required.* Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.* Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments.* Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.*Qualifications:** A passion for hospice care and the ability to build relationships with both patients and their family members.* The ability to work efficiently with little direct supervision.* A valid driver's license and an insured automobile that is in good working order.* 1-2 years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting (required). 1-2 years of recent home care experience (preferred). _*We're excited to train RN's that are passionate about hospice care.*_* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.* Understands hospice philosophy, secure with issues of death/dying. Comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill.* Displays empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and impaired.* Provides a calm demeanor when in a patient's home.*Benefits of Employment:** Excellent compensation* The opportunity to work 1-1 with our patients, impacting their life and their families.* Two medical plan choices* Dental, vision and life insurance benefits* Tuition reimbursement* Customized Mental Health Support Program* Employee Assistance Program* Paid time off and paid holidays* 401k Retirement Plan with up to 4% employer matching* Flexible Spending Account (FSA)* Company-paid Basic Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term and Long-Term Disability*Schedule:** Monday - Monday (Monday night - Monday morning)* Monday-Thursday; 5pm-8am; Friday-Monday: 5pm-8am* 7 days on & 7 days off*Compensation: ** $75,000 - $85,000 per/year* Mileage reimbursement at $0.58 per/mile*Work Location:** Mix of facility and home-based hospice care*Coverage Area:** Must be willing to cover the entire territory*Productivity:** Only called when a visit is required (Triage nurses on staff to answer calls)* May do some admissions/patient visits as needed*EMR Used:** Homecare Homebase + nVoq voice app for seamless documentation*Equipment:** All-in-one smart phone with keyboard attachment* Necessary suppliesJob Type: Full-timePay: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Continuing education credits* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* License reimbursement* Life insurance* Mileage reimbursement* Paid time off* Referral program* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insurance* Wellness programSchedule:* Evening shift* Night shift* On call* Overnight shift* Weekends as neededWork setting:* HospiceApplication Question(s):* Are you willing to work on-call nights and weekends (7 days on & 7 days off)?Ability to Relocate:* Duluth, MN: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Resource 1 Homecare Staffing, LLC., Duluth , On-Call Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager, Executive , Duluth, Minnesota

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