HOSPICE (RN) CASE MANAGER

Employer
Fellowship Senior Living
Location
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Salary
Annual
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jul 14, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sign-On Bonus!!

 

 

 

Full-time & Per-Diem Opportunities!

 

 

Join Fellowship Senior Living Home Care and Hospice Services, a leader in the industry! 

 

 

          

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

Oversees primary caseload of Hospice patients and provides skilled professional nursing care to them, their families and caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with the Hospice Medicare Conditions of Participation, New Jersey Hospice licensure laws, accrediting body standards and agency policies and procedures. Provides the initial assessment and comprehensive nursing assessment and identification of problems of each patient; reassessment of nursing needs and collaborates to develop the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) plan of care. Implements the plan of care and reevaluates and revises the plan of care relative to the patient’s nursing needs to provide appropriate, comprehensive and responsive goals and interventions. Teaches, supervises, and counsels the patient, family members, and staff regarding nursing care and the patient’s needs, including other related problems of the patient at home. Works closely with other members of the IDT to ensure all patient and family care needs are being met. Provides supervision to Licensed Practical Nurses and Hospice Aides/Homemakers.

 

 

Conduct initial assessment, including physical, emotional and psychosocial aspects, of patient/family/caregiver in a thorough, accurate, compassionate and timely fashion.

 

Facilitate and participate in the IDT care conference and contribute to patient care planning.

 

Provide nursing interventions and appropriate preventative and therapeutic nursing procedures.

 

Works in cooperation with family/caregiver and IDT members to meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.

 

Facilitates patient and family education to promote continuity of care and optimal patient/family outcomes for quality of life as defined by the patient/family/caregiver.

 

Documents accurate, complete and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given. Maintains documentation a on a timely basis.

 

 

 

              EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.

Current and valid NJ Registered Nurse license

Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) certification preferred.

Minimum one 3-5 years hospice experience.

Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.

Understanding of Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying.

Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with New Jersey state requirements.

 

 

 

BENEFITS & INCENTIVES

401K Retirement Plan* 

Medical, Dental, & Vision*

In-Service Training Sessions 

Recognition Programs 

Anniversary Awards 

Holiday Recognition Awards 

Team Member Referral Bonus 

Subsidized Meals in our Bistro 

Credit Union Memberships 

On-site Fitness Center & Swimming Pool

*After meeting eligibility requirements

 

 

EEO/AA

 

 

 

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