Trinity Health Home Hospice RN Case Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
$10,000 sign on bonus! Day 1 Benefits!
Hospice RN Case Manager Position Purpose:
Provides professional nursing care to the organization’s hospice clients as prescribed by the physician, and/or requested by the client/family, and in compliance with the state’s Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements, and the organization’s policies and procedures. The RN is fully responsible for the client assessment, care planning, therapeutic intervention, and overall supervision of client care and outcomes, is designated as the case manager for hospice patients. The Hospice RN in collaboration with the physician and other Hospice team members anticipates and manages patient’s symptoms, assists in identifying pt/family/caregiver grief/loss issues and assists in implementing the Hospice plan of care. Provides functional support to Hospice Aides and LPN/LVNs as needed.
What You Will Do:
Maintains a current working knowledge of applicable Federal. State and local laws and regulations, the Organizational Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as agency policies and procedures and adheres in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
Informs the client/caregiver about the agency, care/services available, client obligation for payment, and other responsibilities and rights, before care is initiated. Accurately explains/understands the Hospice Benefit.
Develops and implements an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates realistic, and attainable goals that is also outcome-focused so that the services provided will improve the patient’s quality of life and promote dignity.
Makes appropriate referrals for evaluation/care to other disciplines and services, and coordinates care with others to ensure effective and efficient care is provided.
Utilizes interview, observation and evaluation in assessing clients and applies nursing judgment, consistent with practice standards, in formulating nursing interventions and making recommendations to the physician, client/family and IDT/IDG.
Reports changes in client condition as appropriate and in a timely manner, to the client’s physician and/or Case Manager/designee, and obtains orders for changes in the plan of treatment to respond to the client’s condition.
Re-evaluates and updates patient’s plan of care based on patient goals and progress towards outcomes.
Graduate of an approved nursing education program
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa
One (1) year experience as a professional acute care nurse
Hospice home care experience preferred but not required
Must have current Driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work site.
Position Highlights and Benefits:
Medical, dental and vision insurance - Day 1
Short and long-term disability
403b with matching contribution
Generous paid time off PLUS 7 paid holidays
Tuition reimbursement - up to $5,250 annually
MercyOne Home Health Care and Hospice Agency located in Des Moines, Iowa (a Trinity Health Company) provides compassionate, exceptional care in our patient’s home.
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Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.
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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
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