Registered Nurse Hospice/ RN Home Hospice Case Manager

Subspecialty: Home Healthcare

Posted: 7/23/2019

Company: Unity Point Health - UnityPoint Health is a network of hospitals, clinics and home care services in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. The system began in 1993, when Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines merged, forming the stateís largest provider of hospital and related health services.

UnityPoint at Home is currently seeking experienced nurses for RN Hospice/Hospice Case Manager positions in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, IA.

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.

2. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.

3. 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.

4. Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and safety issues.

5. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time and travel entries.
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.
Is responsible for case management of the patient during the home care episode including updating the patientís plan of care, discharge planning, advocacy for patient needs and delegating to others as appropriate.

11. Is responsible for oversight of the care delivered by other nurses and home health aides during the episode of care.

12. Facilitates advance care planning discussions to ensure appropriate care coordination and high-quality care based on patientís long-term goals of care.

13. 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.

14. Conducts clinical review of record to include multi-disciplinary review, coordination of care, provided in conjunction with visits and documentation.

15. Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents adverse events.

16. Demonstrates competency in comprehensive assessment/OASIS competency without oversight.

17. Maintains OASIS accuracy and integrity by reviewing all audits and reviews and making changes as necessary in a timely manner.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
- 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.

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
- Masters education in health related field.
- BSN or BS in health related field.
- PICC line and Chemotherapy certification
- Previous home care experience

Job reference: 2018-50262

Benefits: Full Time Benefits

How to Apply: https://careers-unitypoint.icims.com/jobs/50262/registered-nurse-hospicern-home-hospice-case-manager/job

Apply online today!

Website: https://www.unitypoint.org

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