RN Case Manager - $3000 Sign on bonus

Location
Aledo, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/3/2018
Closes
3/3/2018
Specialty
Case Management, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  We have an immediate opportunity for a Home Care RN Case Manager.

General Summary: Coordinate client care with the agency team including physician, client/family and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assumes the responsibility for coordination of care.

Patient Population: Has contact with patients of all ages in a clinical setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when interacting with patients in all populations.

Essential Functions:

  • Case manages and provides clinical directions to the agency team, physician and family.
  • Implement, develop, and document the plan of care.
  • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the client (OSHA).
  • Assess home health clients to identify the physical, psycho social, and enviromental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations.
  • Assure continuity of quality client care delivered with appropriate documentation.
  • Maintain a patient-centered service philosophy. Assume responsibility for continuity, quality, and safety of services delivered in compliance with Federal and State regulations and company policies.
  • Review assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payer. Review clinical records to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Apply concepts of infection control and universal precaution in coordination/performing client cares activities to protect both client and staff (OSHA).
  • Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner to assure compliance with company policy.
  • Performs on-call responsibilities and provides on-call services to clients and their families as assigned.
  • Demonstrates commitment and professional growth by participating in in-service programs and maintaining/improving competency.
  • Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency/licensing board.
  • Promote the company philosophy and administrative policies.
  • This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    Supervision: Home Health Aides and LPN/LVNs

    Experience: Minimum on two (2) years experience as a registered nurse. Home Health experience preferred.

    Education: Completion of an accredited Registered Nursing Program. BSN preferred.

    Licensure/Certification:

  • Current license that is in good standing to practice as an RN in any/all applicable states.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Current driver’s license in good standing.
  • On-going employment as a Clinical Coordinator requires maintenance of a valid RN license in the state which the nurse practices in and a valid CPR certificate at all times. It is the responsibility of the employee to renew these both before they expire in order to continue employment.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged sitting required, with ability to operate office equipment.
  • The ability to lift/transfer up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and patient needs, make quick decisions and allocate resources under stressful conditions.
  • Meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs.
  • Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Environmental/Working Conditions:

  • Works primarily in an office setting. If required to make patient visits, may work in patients home in various conditions
  • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and infectious diseases.
  • Some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.
  • Ability to travel locally and work a flexible schedule.
  • Must be available at all times either in person or via telecommunications.
  • Machinery/Tools/Equipment Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation and auto liability insurance.
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