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RN (Home Hospice Case Manager) - Kenansville

Job ID: 949824
Facility: Vidant Home Health
Location: Kenansville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Home Health and Hospice

At Vidant Home Health and Hospice, we believe that no family should have to face terminal illness or the death of a loved one alone. Our hospice team provides support for patients and the families of patients with a limited life expectancy. Using a team approach, we work to meet the special physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of our patients and families.

Position Summary

Provides direct skilled nursing services as described in the patient's plan of care and manages the interdisciplinary care of a caseload of patient to achieve optimal quality and financial outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • Assesses patients and identifies needs that encompass the total well being of the patient and family unit.
  • Uses independent professional judgement to assess, identify needs, and develop a holistic plan of care encompassing medical/physiological, diet, activity,  well-being, ambulation, adaptation to stress, responsibility in health maintenance, self-care and patient/family education and appropriate discharge and/or end of life planning.
  • Develops and revises an effective plan of care in collaboration with the patient, family, referring physician, and multidisciplinary team.
  • Instructs the patient/family about care, treatment, and services and the individualized plan of care as ordered by the physician.
  • Counsels the patient and family regarding services, end of life issues (hospice), patient's rights and responsibilities, reimbursement constraints and any financial responsibilities of the patient/responsible party.
  • Teaches patients, family members, caregivers, nursing assistants, and other health team personnel in performing appropriate therapeutic and/or palliative treatments/interventions.
  • Instructs family members, caregivers how to care for the patient to facilitate independence and optimize quality of life in the patient/family unit.
     

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN preferred.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the N.C. Board of Nursing.
  • More than 2 years progressive clinical experience preferred.
  • For Home Health and Home Hospice RN positions:
  • Must maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license or be licensed in the state you reside and maintain the Vidant Health required minimum insurance limits (Clinical home staff).
  • Must maintain adequate/dependable transportation in order to perform specific job functions.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Other Information

  • Full-time position 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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