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Hospice RN Case Manager

Company: Traditions Health
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Primary functions are to administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patients and their families, and a referring agency. Assumes the responsibility for coordination of care.

Traditions Health is now hiring a dynamic, compassionate Registered Nurse to join our growing Bakersfield Team!

What Can Traditions Health Offer?

  • Competitive Pay + Benefits
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Work Life Harmony
  • High Quality Patient Care 1:1
  • More Autonomy
  • Career Advancement Opportunities Job Qualifications
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
    • Licensure: Current State license as a Registered Nurse, current Driver's License.
    • Experience: One year of experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting required. Home health or Hospice experience preferred.
    • Knowledge and Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice; Good interpersonal skills; Proof of current CPR
    • Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current driver's license and auto insurance Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patients' homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; must have the ability to work a flexible schedule and the ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.

      Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

      Essential Functions:
      • Completes initial and ongoing assessments to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of home health patients/clients . Completes assessments at appropriate time points, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) or other assessments as appropriate to the patient.
      • Regularly re-evaluates the patient's/client's nursing needs and evaluates the outcomes of care.
      • Develops, initiates, and revises the plan of care as necessary to ensure quality and continuity of care. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Refers to other services as needed. Plans for the discharge of the patient/client from services.
      • Furnishes those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill. Counsels the patient/client and their family in meeting nursing and related needs. Uses infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA).
      • Coordinates services. Informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's/client's condition and needs.
      • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors.
      • Prepares clinical and progress notes. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
      • Demonstrates commitment and professional growth by participating in in-service programs and maintaining or improving competency.
      • Supervises, teaches and provides clinical direction to other nursing personnel. Assigns home health aides to specific patients. Supervises LPNs/LVNs and paraprofessionals providing services to patients/clients. May only conduct aide competency evaluations if qualified with two years of clinical experience and one year of home health experience.
      • Promotes the Agency 's philosophy and administrative policies.
      • Performs on-call responsibilities and provides on-call services to patients/clients and their families as assigned.
      • Provides effective communication to patients/clients, their family members, team members, and other health care professionals. Benefits & More:
        Traditions Health is highly invested in not only your overall health, but also your future. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our employees. Benefits for eligible employees include:
        • Full range of health insurance - Medical, Dental & Vision (Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance; Kaiser Permanente offered to CA Employees)
        • PTO (Increases with Tenure)
        • 7 Company Holidays
        • Fleet Car Program for Eligible Employees
        • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
        • Accident & Critical Illness Plans
        • Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
        • 401K + Matching
        • Health Savings Account
        • Mileage Reimbursement
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Supplemental Life Insurance
        • Continuing Education Opportunities

          Compensation Range:
          $37.06 - $45.30

          Traditions' Health aspires to maintain a market competitive, internally equitable, and performance-based rewards program in order to attract, retain, and motivate employees. This philosophy includes to pay commensurate with experience, skills, competencies, and individual performance.

          Equal Employment Opportunity:

          Traditions Health is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination of any kind based on race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Traditions Health, Bakersfield , Hospice RN Case Manager, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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