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RN Case Manager - 10K sign on bonus!

Company: US Medical Management
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

RN - Case -ManagerU.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission - "Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services" - Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on "We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services" "We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients" & "We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society", allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do. -Benefits We Have to Offer: -

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO -
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition ReimbursementPosition DescriptionUnder the general supervision of the Administrator, the -RN - Case Manager -provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient's progress with other disciplines, and directs, supervises, and instructs nonprofessional hospice -aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Under the Physician's order, admits patients eligible for hospice services
    • Assesses and evaluates patient needs/problems, identifies mutually agreed upon goals with patients -
    • Reports patient status and need for other disciplines to Clinical Leadership, attending Physician and Hospice Physician
    • Develops patient care plans -that specifically addresses identified patient problems; nursing problems and goals. Updates care plans on an ongoing basis; revises and resolves patient problems and goals as changes occur and/or -recertification
      • Admit documentation and patient care plan submitted to clinical leadership within 2 days following the admit
      • Subsequent patient visit documentation submitted daily
      • Assures that all admit documentation is completed in full at time of submission for timely data entry of IDG/POC information
      • Submits completed skilled nursing notes; communication notes and hospice aide supervisory notes per policy
      • Submits change orders immediately within -system
      • Submits recertification paperwork by the due date provided by Clinical Leadership
        • Schedules an IDG meeting with assigned Clinical Leadership to review patient's needs, problems, level of care and any changes in Plan of Care for next cert period
        • Completes communication note documenting plans for recertification were discussed and agreed upon between the Physician, patient, and Clinical Leadership
        • Completes other required documents for recertification: new Medication profile, updates Care Plan, and updates or completes new Hospice Aide Plan of Care, if applicable
        • Participates in discharge planning process
        • Documents Discharge Planning beginning with admit and documents in advance based on agency policy
          • Completes:
            • Patient Care Plan
            • Discharge Nurse's Note and submits them along with other notes turned in per agency policy
            • Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient IDG Plan of Care
            • Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule in any way
            • Reports significant findings to patient's physician and management as they occur
            • Effectively communicates with all members of the healthcare team
            • Acts as the patient's advocate, and as such, is a liaison to assist in communicating the patient's needs to the multidisciplinary team
            • Provides direction and instruction as it relates to provision of personal care and related support services
              • Completes documentation of hospice aide supervision
              • Reports identified performance related problems; patient complaints and/or deviation from the Hospice Aide care plan to Clinical Leadership
              • At intervals of at least every 14 days, conduct supervisory visits to the patient's home with or without the -aide present. More frequent supervisory visits will be necessary when patient care is complicated
              • Ability to perform an annual on-site visit to the location where a patient is receiving care in order to observe and assess each aide
              • Acts as a preceptor in orientation of new nursing staff
              • Attends staff meetings and educational in-services per agency requirements
                • Continually strives to improve nursing care by broadening knowledge through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences and participation in professional and related organizations and individual research reading
                • Obtains CEU's as dictated by the State Board of Nurses
                • Attends skilled nurse in-services and meetings provided by agency
                • Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skill nurse in-services and meetings and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
                • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program through submission of data collection as it relates to direct patient care problems and serving on QAPI teams
                  • Responsible for submitting daily occurrence, infection and med-error reports to Clinical Leadership
                  • Follows agency policies and procedures to operate and furnish services in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations
                  • Will understand and apply basic infection control principles and procedures
                  • Will contact supervisor with any concerns related to infection control
                  • Complete informational visit and obtain patient consents for hospice admission per office procedure
                  • Performs other duties as assigned by managementRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
                    • Is currently a registered nurse in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules of Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
                    • Current driver's license and automobile in good working condition with proof of auto insurance
                    • Is able to meet certain physical demands of standing, bending, lifting, stooping or performing other work requiring -light -physical exertion (up to 30 pounds) on a -continuous -basis (over 50% of ttime); or -moderate -physical exertion (30 to 50 pounds) on a -frequent -basis (16 to 50% of time); or -heavy -physical exertion on an -occasional -basis (up to 15% of time).
                    • 0- 2 years of experience as a Registered Nurse
                    • Ability to work in a field setting and exhibited ability to make sound nursing judgments
                    • Ability to assess patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
                    • Effective written and verbal communication skillsPreferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
                      • Two years of experience within hospice
                      • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing

Keywords: US Medical Management, Virginia Beach , RN Case Manager - 10K sign on bonus!, Healthcare , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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