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Hospice RN Case Manager Registered Nurse Homewood, AL

Company: Amedisys
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Monday- Friday 8A-5P Hospice Experience is a PLUS What You Will Do As a hospice registered nurse for Amedisys, you have the special opportunity to provide one on one hospice and palliative care to terminally ill patients in their home. In collaboration with a full hospice interdisciplinary team, your work will including the development and delivery of a patient specific care plan for the patient and caregivers. Communicates significant findings, problems, changes in patient's condition or environment to the Clinical Manager/Physician and other members of the health care team. Performs initial nursing assessment on new admissions and completes initial plan of care. Coordinates the total Plan of Care and maintains continuity of patient care by collaborating with appropriate staff. Revises plan of care as needed. Completes updated Plan of Care according to state regulation and communicates changes to attending physician, hospice staff, and contractors providing patient care. Initiates appropriate palliative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as written in the patient's plan of care. Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient's needs or documents rationale for not doing so. Provides education/teaching to families/caregivers/patients related to appropriate patient care techniques. Utilizes a combination of care center resources and rationally recognizes standards of practice to achieve positive clinical outcomes. Participates in nursing service evaluations, follow ups, care center performance improvement initiatives, and period quality assurance reviews. Initiates, plans, and provides staff education and performs competency and skills validation for staff as needed. Assists in assigning LPN and Hospice Assistants to individual patients and supervises their care. Participates in care center QAPI activities and interdisciplinary team meetings. Performs on-call responsibilities and on-call services to patients/families as assigned. Complies with policies, procedures and regulatory mandates including but not limited to abiding to the terms of the Amedisys Compliance Program. Performs other duties as assigned.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceMedical specialties: Home Health Hospice & Palliative MedicineSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayWork setting: OutpatientWork Location: On the road

Keywords: Amedisys, Birmingham , Hospice RN Case Manager Registered Nurse Homewood, AL, Executive , Birmingham, Alabama

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