Company: Commonwealth Hospice
Posted on: September 15, 2023
We are hiring for a Registered Nurse Case Manager for Hospice.
M-F and Weekend positions available At Commonwealth Hospice a part
of LHC Group we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust
and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the
whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we
serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for
your career here. As a Hospice RN, you can expect:
- the ability to develop trusting relationships as an end-of-life
- being valued and respected by patients and their families
- employee-focused wellness and support programs
- incredible team support and empathetic leadership Take your
nursing career to a new level of caring. Join us. Assumes full
nursing responsibility for the delivery of the Plan of Care for
each hospice patient. Continuously evaluates personal and
professional performance and makes necessary changes to increase
productivity and quality of care delivered. Adheres to and supports
the policies/procedures/goals/objectives of hospice to assure
quality patient care. Strives for independence and sound critical
decision-making regarding the delivery of patient care in a
cost-effective manner without compromising quality. Develops the
patient's Plan of care in collaboration with other professionals
and implements treatment strategies based on scientific nursing
theory that promotes physical, psychosocial, emotional, and
spiritual well-being. Maintains patient confidentiality at all
times. Familiar with the concepts and needs of patients / families
who are facing death and dying. Effective communication skills,
both verbally and written.
The RN Case Manager (Hospice) assumes full nursing responsibility
for the delivery of the Plan of Care for each hospice patient.
Continuously evaluates personal and professional performance and
makes necessary changes to increase productivity and quality of
care delivered. Adheres to and supports the
policies/procedures/goals/objectives of hospice to assure quality
- Makes the initial nursing evaluation in determining eligibility
for hospice services during visit within forty-eight (48) hours of
- Identifies the patient's/family's physical, psychosocial, and
environmental needs and re-assesses as needed, no less than every
fifteen (15) days.
- Initiates and coordinates the plan of care.
- Documents problems, appropriate goals, interventions, and
patient/family response to hospice care.
- Instructs and supervises the patient/family in self-care
techniques when appropriate.
- One year of clinical experience.License Requirements
- Current RN licensure in the state of practice and one year of
- Current CPR Certification.Current driver's license, valid
vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public
transportation. Additional State Specific Requirements
- VA: Experience with terminally ill required. LHC Group is
committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and 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 legally
other protected characteristic. Must be fully vaccinated or be
willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of
vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the
company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.
Commonwealth Hospice is part of the LHC Group family of providers -
the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians,
and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective
care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From
our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient
care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more
patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More
hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are
united by a single shared purpose: "It's all about helping
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