Registered Nurse Hospice/ RN Home Hospice Case Manager

Subspecialty: Long Term Care

Posted: 5/29/2019

Company: UnityPoint - UnityPoint at Home is seeking experienced nurses for RN Hospice/Hospice Case Manager positions in the following locations:

Central Iowa (Des Moines)
Cedar Rapids, IA
Waterloo, IA

These amazing team members make it possible for patients to receive the care they need where they are most comfortable-in their home! If you like working independently while providing one-on-one care and developing relationships with patients and families we want to hear from you! In this role you have total autonomy and are in charge of everything for your patient from admission, to the care plan, to discharge!

Location: Des Moines, IA

Description: Registered Nurse Hospice/ RN Home Hospice Case Manager
1.Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.
2.Consistently utilizes a holistic approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned service area.
3.Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and safety issues.
4.Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time and travel entries.
5.Integrates and coordinates the care of the at-risk population across the healthcare continuum.
6.Communicates clinical status and plans clearly, succinctly and accurately to interdisciplinary home care team, schedulers, team leaders, and physicians.
7.Serves as a patient advocate, educator and as central source of communication for the patient and their support systems, and referral sources.
8.Case conferences with clinical management, physician and interdisciplinary team in order to provide high quality, cost effective care.
9.Develops a plan of care appropriate to patient acuity/complexity and specific to the individual needs of the patient.
10.Care is outcome-oriented, reflects measurable progress and goals toward discharge.
11.Is responsible for case management of the patient during the home care episode including updating the patient’s plan of care, discharge planning, advocacy for patient needs and delegating to others as appropriate.
12.Is responsible for oversight of the care delivered by other nurses and home health aides during the episode of care.
13.Facilitates advance care planning discussions to ensure appropriate care coordination and high-quality care based on patient’s long-term goals of care.
14.Delivers quality care consistent with Home Health Conditions of Participation, qualifying home care criteria, payor coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care.
15.Conducts clinical review of record to include multi-disciplinary review, coordination of care, provided in conjunction with visits and documentation.
16.Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents adverse events.
17.Demonstrates competency in comprehensive assessment/OASIS competency without oversight.
18.Maintains OASIS accuracy and integrity by reviewing all audits and reviews and making changes as necessary in a timely manner.
19.Responsible for accurate documentation

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Graduate of State Board approved program for Registered Nurses and valid license as a Registered Nurse.
•CPR Certification.
•ICM Certification.
•Valid Mandatory Reporter course completion by state(s) requirement
•Strong interpersonal skills.
•Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
•Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
•Strong computer skills.
•Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements.
•Masters education in health related field.
•BSN or BS in health related field.
•PICC line and Chemotherapy certification
•Previous home care experience


•Masters education in health related field.
•BSN or BS in health related field.
•PICC line and Chemotherapy certification
•Previous home care experience

Job reference: AACN CareerCenter

Scheduled Hours/Shift

8a-4:30pm M-F with rotating weekends and weekday call rotation

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