Registered Nurse (RN) - Case Manager for Hospice in Greenfield and Springfield Areas

US-MA-Charlton
Job ID
2017-1201
# of Openings
2
Category
Nursing - (RN/LPN)
Department
Nursing (RN/LPN)
Job Type
Regular Part-Time

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY
The Hospice Case Manager is responsible for the provision of all patient care services assigned to them and develops the plan of care in accordance with the attending physician and the Interdisciplinary Team. Coordinates patient care from admission to discharge.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of Hospice patients/families.
  • Obtains data on the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and other factors that may influence the patient/family health status and incorporates the data into the plan of care.
  • Communicates with physicians, members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team and other agencies to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient/family.
  • Maintains regular communications with the Hospice leadership to review care.
  • Attends the Interdisciplinary Team meeting and other patient conferences as deemed necessary.
  • Functions as a liaison between all disciplines providing care.
  • Maintains the patient medical record and other documentation in accordance with agency standards. Records problems, plans, actions and goals accurately and concisely in the patient record so that changes are reflected as they occur.
  • Receives phone calls from patients, their families, physicians, health and other service providers, medical suppliers, payors and hospice employee members for purposes of facilitating timely and appropriate provision of patient services and maintenance of communication/exchange of information.
  • Coordinates patient care by all service disciplines in all service settings.
  • Conducts joint field visits with hospice employees, as appropriate or requested.
  • Conducts Hospice Home Health Aide supervisions.
  • Assists with orientation of new hospice employees.
  • Assists in planning and coordination of in-services for hospice employees.
  • Shares on-call responsibility.
  • Participates in quality management and safety activities.
  • Performs duties according to the standards of nursing practice.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures set forth by the agency.
  • Performs other duties as required.



Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts
  • Experience in nursing; home care or hospice experience preferred;
  • Demonstrated commitment in the Hospice philosophy of care
  • Current valid driver’s license
  • 24 hour access to a motor vehicle

Company Overview

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. Additionally The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association provides home health services covering over 180 towns across Massachusetts. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

 

If you share our commitment to the highest quality of resident-centered care please visit our careers site to view available positions.

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