RN Case Manager - $3,000 Sign On Bonus

  • Mobile, AL
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
RN Case Manager

**$3,000 Sign On On Bonus**

Description

REPORTS TO: Patient Care Coordinator

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of a school of nursing program and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
  • One (1) year of nursing experience preferred.
  • Complies with acceptable professional standards and practice.
  • Demonstrates good communication and management skills.
  • Demonstrates autonomy, organization, assertiveness, flexibility, and cooperation in performing job responsibilities.
  • Must hold a current and valid CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or Company requirements and is in good working order.
  • Must be capable of performing the job functions of this position with or without accommodations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Patient Care
  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a plan of care, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
Communication
  • Prepares clinical notes and updates primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty (60) days.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.
Additional Duties
  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every fourteen (14) days.
  • Adhere to all of the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Comfort Care