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RN Case Manager
Title:RN Case Manager
Company:Embrace Hospice
Location:Florence, SC
Job Status:Full time
Embrace Hospice is currently accepting applications for RN Case Manager. When you have a life-limiting illness, Embrace Hospice offers compassionate, expert care to help you to live each day to the fullest. We strive to enhance the quality of the lives of the patients and families we serve, and emphasize patient choice and dignity.
The role of RN Case Manager is responsible for ensuring that patient care is coordinated and managed appropriately, care and services are delivered, and for the supervision of the clinical personnel in the following South Carolina areas:  Darlington, Marlboro, Florence and Chesterfield.
Areas of responsibility
A successful RN Case Manager will be able to perform these essential duties and responsibilities.  Reasonable accommodations may be made, in accordance with applicable law, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Receive case referrals and review available patient information related to the case, including facility home visits to determine hospice and/or home care needs.
  • Assign appropriate hospice personnel to case as needed.
  • Consult with Medical Director with any questions regarding an individual’s eligibility for services.
  • Review and evaluate each case through a variety of means to include but not limited to home visits, conferences, record review, and the services provided by clinicians.
  • Discuss and verify impressions, instructs and guides clinicians to promote more effective performance, and delivery of quality home care services.
  • Review patient’s medical diagnosis, prognosis, medications, procedures, and clinical course.
  • Assist clinicians in establishing individualized plan of care. .
  • Attend case conference meetings with hospice personnel to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of interdisciplinary group involvement.
  • Conduct monthly record reviews and communicate findings and recommendations to Patient Care Coordinator and hospice personnel.
  • Assist Patient Care Coordinator and other supervisory hospice personnel in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of in-service and continuing education programs.  Assist in formulating, revising, implementing, and evaluation organization policies, procedures, goals, objectives, all short and/or long-term.
  • Compassionate communication with patients and their families.
  • Assist in orientation of new employees.
  • Market and provide community education.
  • Must be available during normal work hours (unless previously approved by direct supervisor).  Additional hours may be required to complete normal business functions and/or projects.
  • Participation and marketing in public relations and community activities that promote the organization and its role as an effective member of the hospice and healthcare delivery system as well as customer service promotion.
  • Assure appropriate electronic documentation.
  • Maintain records of nursing utilization and related activities for the QAPI program, program development, and policies and procedure review and revision.
  • Perform other duties as requested or required, in the sole discretion of Embrace.
Necessary skills, attributes and requirements
  • Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Graduate of NLN accredited school of nursing with a BSN degree is preferred.
  • Display excellent observation, good nursing judgment, and communication skills.
  • Understand principles of pain and symptom management.
  • Previous experience in hospice and/or related healthcare setting is preferred.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Should demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills under all conditions and circumstances.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Team player with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and demonstrate sound judgment.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and travel between offices, facilities, and other places.
  • Understand hospice philosophy and issues of death and dying.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements and is in good working order.
  • Ability to utilize electronic documentation.
Embrace Hospice offers a full benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term & Long Term Disability, and 401(k). 
Application Instructions:  For consideration, please submit a current resume along with your salary requirements.
Embrace Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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