RN Case Manager, Douglasville GA Territory

Employer
Homestead Hospice
Location
Cartersville, GA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 09, 2017
Closes
Oct 02, 2017
Ref
b161a96d2
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

During life's most difficult moment you're the nurse they get to know and love. Homestead Hospice is seeking an amazingly compassionate Nurse Case Manager to join our team. The Nurse Case Manager performs routine visits Monday - Friday and meets with the family to understand all of their needs. Using your hospice experience you develop an ongoing plan of care ensuring all services needed are identified and met. This is not just a job and it requires a strong Hospice Heart. The nurse we are looking for doesn't just visit patients. They educate the family and caregivers with a warm and compassionate voice. The ideal candidate will have the ability to bond with the family and caregivers. The Nurse Case Manager walks with the family during this difficult time and coordinates all services with the Interdisciplinary Team.

Homestead Hospice is a driving force for continued improvement of hospice care in the communities we serve. We provide exceptional comfort care to all of our patients and their families during life's most important journey. Homestead is a family oriented Team who puts patient care above all else.

Required Skills

RN Case Manager candidates must adhere to Homestead Hospice policies which include managing the changing needs of the patient and family. Your goal it to ensure their comfort and understanding during this difficult time.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Initial visits for patient evaluation
  • Develop and adjust the plan of care as necessary to meet the needs of patient
  • Communicate assessment of potential patients and report any problems to Clinical Manager, Medical Director, and Interdisciplinary Team
  • Build relationships with all referral resources
  • Ensure ongoing eligibility of the hospice benefit

Required Experience

  • Associates of Science degree in Nursing
  • Hospice experience strongly preferred
  • A valid registered nursing license on file with the State of Georgia
  • A valid drivers license with clean driving record
  • Reliable transportation and ability to drive 30-60 miles per day

Homestead Hospice recognizes that our employees are our greatest assets in providing quality hospice care to our patients, families and the community. Offering a comprehensive benefits program is an important part of taking care of our Team.

Homestead Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Company Description

Homestead Hospice is a premier hospice provider headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Arizona. Our principals founded Homestead Hospice to provide hospice care that went above and beyond the basics to address the needs of patients and their families faced with terminal illness.

At Homestead Hospice, we strive to help our patients and their families by coordinating our care to involve the entire family through counseling, spiritual support, and access to our team of professionals.

Terminal illness affects the entire family structure. Adjustment, mental process, self awareness, acceptance and grief are major parts of the dying process. Our trained Social Workers and Therapists are available to work with the entire family in dealing with these issues. We employ fully-qualified staff to help with financial assistance, patient placement, care centers, funeral arrangements and we are always there just to talk.