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Hospice Care Manager RN - Hospice *Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Hospice Care Manager RN for the Hospice Direct Department at St Joseph Home Care Network. Location: Petaluma, CA Work Schedule: Full Time - 64 Biweekly Hours Shift: 8-hour, Days $5,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Job Summary: Manages an assigned patient/family caseload from admission through the patient's death. Develops and updates the patient/family Plan of Care working collaboratively with the members of Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Identifies patient/family care needs, implementing nursing interventions as appropriate. Evaluates the results of interventions and adjusts the Plan of Care accordingly. Demonstrates knowledge of costs related to patient care services and manages according to department guidelines. Communicates changes in patient/family condition to the Patient Care Coordinator and team members in a timely manner. Understands the details of insurance reimbursement for nursing services. Essential Functions: * Manages a caseload of patient/family members and the integrity of the associated Plan of Care. * Has knowledge and skill in management of pain and symptoms including infusion therapies. * Works as a team member and to coordinate care with IDT members. * Keeps the team informed about changes in the patient/family condition to facilitate teamwork in managing 24/7 care. * Is proficient in the assessment, ongoing evaluation, coordination and timely/accurate documentation of hospice patient care. * Has knowledge of the regulatory requirements for providing care to patients in all settings (e.g. home, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Assisted Living, Board and Care) and the difference between these settings. * Has knowledge of costs related to care, hospice reimbursement and benefit program. * Uses skill and proficiency in assessing appropriate use of therapies for enteral and parenteral nutrition. * Demonstrates competency in respiratory therapies including use of associated equipment. * Has sound understanding of and commitment to the hospice philosophy of team and care. * Enforces safety policies and procedures and safe practices. Skills: * Good verbal and written communication skills. * Demonstrates a sound understanding of nursing practice with dying patients. * Self-directed with ability to work collaboratively and manage complex and multiple situations. Minimum Position Requirements: Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement. Experience: 2 years of Experience as a RN. Licenses/Certifications: * California Registered Nurse. * CPR Certification. * Valid Driver's license * Car insurance Preferred Position Qualifications: Experience: Hospice or Home Health experience. St. Joseph Home Care Network (SJHCN) is a Home Health ministry of St. Joseph Health, serving three Northern California counties; Humboldt County, Napa County and Sonoma County. Our networks of compassionate, highly skilled employees are dedicated to putting the patient first to improve the health of individuals and families in our community. The Home Health caregivers assist in restoring a patient's optimal health and support the family by going into the home and ministering to the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and family members. Our home care services are a literal representation of reaching out to our community to care for our dear neighbors.

Keywords: St. Joseph Health, Petaluma , Hospice Care Manager RN - Hospice *Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus*, Executive , Petaluma, California

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