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  • RN Case Manager - Hospice - Blair County

    Posted Date 5 days ago(11/13/2018 1:38 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5109
    Company
    Grane Hospice Care - Altoona
    Location
    US-PA-Altoona
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    License
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Hospice RN Case Manager 

    Full Time

     

    Covering Blair County

    Monday-Friday Daylight Hours

     

    Grane Hospice provides a higher level of hospice care through a low patient to nurse ratio, allowing for more care time whenever needed. Our mission is to provide premium comfort care to patients, families, and caregivers through an interdisciplinary team approach that understands, respects, and meets individual needs. As an organization, we strive to provide our patients, families, and caregivers with the highest level of satisfaction through our strong clinical outcomes and innovative approach by maintaining our core values of devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.

    Responsibilities

    • Providing nursing care to patients as prescribed by the physician and/or approved care plan
    • Carrying out ongoing assessments and evaluations of patients’ conditions to ensure proper care is being given and revising plans of care, as needed
    • Medicating and treating patients as prescribed by the physician and/or approved care plan
    • Initiating and applying preventative and therapeutic nursing procedures and techniques including, if qualified, specialized procedures (e.g. IV therapy), then communicating those courses of action to the physician, interdisciplinary team members and families
    • Completing and maintaining accurate, relevant clinical notes regarding patient care and observed conditions
    • Relaying changes in conditions, circumstances and needs to the interdisciplinary team, physician, families and caregivers to determine appropriate adjustments to existing care plans
    • Aiding patients in daily living tasks to maximize comfort and enable increased self-sufficiency
    • Assisting patients and families in appropriate continuity of care plans, in-home and in the facility
    • Supervising ancillary personnel and delegates, as needed

    Qualifications

    The RN Case Manager is expected to have excellent observation skills, good nursing judgment and topnotch written and oral communication abilities. This role requires a strong self-starter with the ability to thrive in both a team and independent environment. The qualified candidate must also hold a current PA RN License, Valid Driver's License, Reliable Vehicle, and Car Insurance

     

     

     

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