Registered Nurse Case Manager– Hospice &Palliative Care – Community Care

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Mount Carmel Hospital
Published
July 26, 2019
Location
Columbus, Ohio
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Registered Nurse Case Manager– Hospice & Palliative Care – Community Care

Job number 00150360 Location Columbus, OH Facility MCHS - MC Hospice/Palliative Care Employment type Full time Shift Day Shift Hours 40

Posted on July 25th

At Mount Carmel, we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Our colleagues – people like you – share our passion for always going above and beyond to provide the highest standards of care.

Our professional nurses are truly the heart and soul of Mount Carmel. It is their resilience, humility and determination that drive positive patient outcomes. To support you, Mount Carmel provides continuous opportunities for personal balance, professional opportunity and clinical growth. Our culture of shared governance and collaboration creates an environment that puts the focus on what’s truly important – our patients and the communities we serve.  With Hospice & Palliative Care Patients receive relief from pain and discomfort, as well as the emotional and spiritual support of experienced, empathetic professionals.

Palliative Registered Nurse Case Manager coordinates all Interdisciplinary aspects of Hospice care in all settings. Through assessment and reassessment functions, the Nurse identifies patient/family need s and through the interdisciplinary processes, coordinates care provided by the specific interdisciplinary personnel or providers . The Nurse evaluates patient /family response to care and coordinates needed changes to the Plan of Care. The Palliative Registered Nurse Case Manager oversees appropriate utilization of services and resources , appropriately authorizing care based on the plan of care.

Responsibilities  

  • Assesses /reassesses problems, needs, required interventions for patients/ families on admission and scheduled/ongoing visits. Communicate changes, requests for services, to physician, IDT members, other providers on day of visit. Updates plan of care as needed.
  • Develops Initial Plan of Care based on Assessment of Problems, goals, and coordinates interdisciplinary team involvement in developing interventions.  Reviews/revises the Plan of Care as needed but at least every two (2) weeks based on patient/family response to the plan, problems, changes in plan, need for IDT analysis, and potential discharge or transfer.
  • Maintains accurate lists of patient 's current medications for over the counter and prescribed medications and newly requested orders for medication and teaches regarding safe administration on admission and reviews /revises on scheduled visits.  Assesses patient status in relation to discharge criteria on each scheduled visit and summarizes for team presentation

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Education: Associates degree from an accredited RN program
  • Current Ohio Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Ohio, Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Hospice or Homecare
  • Criminal Fingerprinting as required by Ohio law
  • BLS Healthcare provider training required

Discovering opportunities, support and excellence – all while making a real difference in patients’ lives – begins at Mount Carmel. Find a new beginning and advance your career with us.

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