RN Case Manager-Field Nurse (W/ Sign on Bonus)

Gretna, Louisiana, United States Full-time

                                               Wanting to Join a Dynamic and Loving Hospice Team?

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Job Description Summary

The Registered Nurse Case Manager plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience.  The registered nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families in their home setting.

JOB Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and performs an initial comprehensive and ongoing assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs when assigned.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions to maintain the highest level of comfort and quality of life including the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient and family/caregiver needs collaborating with the interdisciplinary team and revising the plan of care as necessary.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician according to the plan of care.
  • Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services 
    are available.
  • Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.
  • Assesses home care needs and maintains a safe environment for the patient.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Registered nurse with current licensure with no restrictions to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Must have two (2) years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, at least one of which is in the area of home care or hospice nursing preferred.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Primarily frequent in nature with exerting up to fifty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty pounds of force frequently, and/or up to ten pounds of force constantly to move objects: reaching, lifting, carrying, handling, walking, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, and twisting.  Position may require pushing and pulling up to 300 lbs. Frequent to continuous speaking, hearing, near visual acuity, far visual acuity, depth perception, typing and driving.

*Heart of Hospice is offereing a $1500 sign-on bonus to Nurses who complete 12 months of employment. 

 

 Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities

 Website: www.heartofhospice.net

Apply today to join our team in transforming end of life care in the Greater New Orleans area!