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Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Columbia / Lexington

Company: Hospice Of Laurens County
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

VIA Health Partners is an industry leader and top-10 nationally ranked provider of end-of-life care. More importantly we are proud to be a community based, not for profit hospice & palliative care provider. We have deep community roots, with decades of experience serving ALL patients and families needs regardless of their ability to pay or their medical complexity. We are a people first organization whose funds go to serve our mission.Due to our significant growth, we are looking for amazing new staff who share these same values. Apply now and be a part of our success story.We provide excellent benefits including:Medical, Vision, and Dental plans through BCBS28 days of Paid Time OffExcellent mileage reimbursement rate403b Retirement plan with matchingFocused programs honoring Veteran patientsAssistance with achieving Certified Hospice & Palliative Nurse (CHPN)Best Orientation and Onboarding program youve experiencedSeasoned Hospice leaders guiding your career growthEssential FunctionsDelivery of Patient CareAssumes responsibility for the coordination and delivery of patient/caregiver care.Conducts nursing assessments to assist in the overall management of patient/caregiver needs.When appropriate, develops, implements, evaluates, and updates the plan of care to ensure that care is uninterrupted and that goals are achieved.Facilitates patient and caregiver independence to the extent possible.When providing hospice care, appropriately utilizes VIA Health Partners patient related protocols, standing orders and guidelines.Assumes responsibility for conducting effective patient and caregiver education.Encourages and allows time for questions and consultation.Provides education to patients and families as needed.Communicates effectively with members of the IDG, patients, caregivers, and other health professionals to ensure continuity of care.Maintains open lines of communication with supervisor. Keeps supervisor apprised of any complex patient/caregiver issues.Applies principles of infection control. Follows guidelines for universal precautions in accordance with accepted professional practices.Interdisciplinary GroupAttends, participates, and may facilitate interdisciplinary group conferences [IDG] and special care conferences.Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with team members.Identifies specific patient/caregiver needs and make referral to appropriate team members.DocumentationEnsures accurate, complete, succinct, and timely clinical documentation in accordance with VIA Health Partners guidelines and the requirements of licensure and certification standards.Professional and Personal AccountabilityDemonstrates competency in knowledge and skills.Ensures that VIA Health Partners professional reputation is maintained and projected.Assumes responsibility for professional development and staying abreast of current trends in the healthcare field. Incorporates new information and methods into practice.Maintains current professional licensure, CPR certification and CEU requirements.Maintain productive and professional relations with external agencies and healthcare providers.Exhibits time management skills. Able to plan workday while remaining able to respond appropriately to crisis.May perform other duties as required(IPU) Cleans patient rooms as required per patient room cleaning procedure. Ensures all areas of facility are clean and appropriately stocked with supplies. Keeps the family room clean throughout the day. Ensures proper chemicals are used for cleaning different surfaces. Ensures protective equipment is used when working with chemicals, i.e., gloves, glasses.Minimum QualificationsA Diploma or associate degree in nursing is required; Bachelors Degree preferred.A current, active, and unrestricted compact (multistate) license as a Registered Nurse (RN) is required.The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows a registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical/vocational nurse (LPN/LVN) to have one multistate license in a primary state of residency (the home state) and to practice in other compact states (remote states), while subject to each states practice laws and discipline.Current CPR required; CHPN preferred.Minimum 1-year related experience for inpatient units (IPU) and 2 years for other nursing positions. Experience in direct care of patients with life limiting illnesses required. Related experience may include hospice and palliative care; family medicine; internal medicine; geriatrics, oncology; home health care; medical surgical.Computer proficiency is requiredby Jobble

Keywords: Hospice Of Laurens County, Columbia , Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Columbia / Lexington, Executive , Lexington, South Carolina

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