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Hospice Registered Nurse

Company: Hospice of Missoula
Location: Missoula
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Registered Nurse case manager is directly responsible to the Administrator. The Registered nurse case manager is responsible for overall supervision of the care delivery to patient/family caseloads. The Registered nurse case manager is advised of other patient/families currently receiving Hospice care to assist with call coverage. The Registered nurse case manager acts as direct supervisor for certified nursing assistants, home makers and massage therapists.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS
A.Professional and clinical services:
1.Perform new patient intake assessments. Patients are assigned by the Admitting RN, hospice administrator, or office staff. 2.Develops or assists with the development of a comprehensive plan of care for patients based on the comprehensive assessment.3.Makes appropriate referrals to other community agencies as determined by patient/family needs and resources.4.Coordinates care with the Hospice team, i.e., Hospice staff, primary physician, volunteers, clergy and patient/family; responsible for direction and appropriateness of referrals.5.Supervises and/or provides direct patient care within the guidelines of registered nursing practice in the State of Montana and as defined by HOSPICE OF MISSOULA.6.Provides bereavement follow up and/or referral within the guidelines ofhospice's bereavement policy.7.May share in 24-hour call coverage as assigned by the Administrator, or means developed by mutual team. Call coverage is for all active Hospice patient/families and new referrals received.8.Makes referral and assists in the selection of hospice volunteers for specific patient/families. Introduces and supervises the volunteers, when necessary. This function primarily carried out by Volunteer Coordinator.9.Attends volunteer support and educational meetings as schedule allows.10.Attends a minimum of six staff in-services and/or educational sessions per year.
A.Educational and outreach:
1.The staff nurse will assist in public education presentations when appropriate.2.The staff nurse will assist in volunteer training presentations as needed.3.The staff nurse will participate in new employee orientation and training 4.The staff nurse will at times be expected to participate in community educational preceptor training programs.
OTHER DUTIES
1.The registered nurse case manager will be responsible for ensuring completeness of their patient's medical records.2.Ensure all documentation is up to date and complete in the patient's medical chart. 3.Monthly peer review of at least two (2) patient charts for another nurse. 4.RN case managers will be expected to take part in an annual best case practice research project. This project will be of the employees choosing and will involve a subject that can be researched and presented to the entire staff as a performance improvement initiative in the delivery of hospice care to our community. This will be decided upon and evaluated at annual evaluations. 5.Other assignments as seen fit by owner, administrator, or staff consensus.
QUALIFICATIONS
Physical Requirements
---Heavy Work: Sitting/standing, exerting up to 100 lbs. occasionally and/or 50 lbs. frequently, 20 lbs. constantly
The minimum requirements of this position require this individual to:
---Perform repetitive tasks and/or motions---Distinguish colors---Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice---Have good manual dexterity---Have good eye-hand- foot coordination---Have clarity of vision with or without corrective lenses at all times---Interpersonal skills---Competent home nursing care skills---Skills in conflict resolution---Interagency and referral skills and experience.---Organizational skills
Other nonphysical requirements:
---Must have valid Current Driver's License---Furnish own transportation---Must maintain current automobile insurance coverage---Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing Program.---Demonstrates knowledge of an ability to apply sound nursing principles to Hospice care.---One year's experience in oncology, home health, or experiential equivalent preferred.---Maintains current Registered Nurse license in the State of Montana.---Demonstrates ability to supervise volunteers---Ability to supervise peers

Keywords: Hospice of Missoula, Missoula , Hospice Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Missoula, Montana

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