RN Care Manager - Phoebe Sumter Hospice

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • The RN Care Manager is a member of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) who coordinates the patient's care, 24/7 across all settings (home, hospital, nursing home, assisted living, and group homes), to ensure continuous assessment of the patient's and family's physical, psycho-social, spiritual, and end-of-life care needs and implementation of the Hospice's palliative plan of care. Ensures optimal team care coordination to facilitate comfort, meaning, purpose in patient/family end of life closure experiences. All activities will be performed in support of the mission of Phoebe Sumter Hospice.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines.
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization.
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs).
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License, reliable transportation, and current automobile liability insurance for travel to patient's home and must furnish report of Motor Vehicle Records for the past three (3) years.
  • Must spend 50-75% of work time in patient's residence.
  • Presents a professional appearance in accordance with established policy.
  • Facilitates and Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Ensures all clinical care is conducted in compliance with all state and federal hospice regulations.
  • Actively participates in the hospice's Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime.
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels and in patient/family homes.


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school (Required)
  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree in from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing. (Preferred)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 - 3 years General Medical Surgical Nursing experience. (Required)
  • 1 - 2 years Hospice or Home Care Experience. (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license, Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (within 3 years of hire)
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Mathematical
  • Analytical
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Transcription
  • Mechanical
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • General Clerical Skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Walking - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Climbing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Lift/carry up to 20 lbs - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)