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Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health & Hospice- Various Shifts - Metro Atlanta Area

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Clarkston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

The RN Case Manager Home Health is responsible for providing and supervising primary care to approximately 25-35 patients in their home setting. This includes age appropriate interventions that meet physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs.

The RN Case Manager is responsible for the coordination of all disciplines throughout the episode of care. The RN Case Manager communicates with all team members including RNs, LPNs, Therapists, Social Workers, Home Health Aides, the Physician, patient, family, and other internal or external individuals to ensure that the patient's plan of care is appropriately developed, implemented and that goals are met.

The RN Case Manager supervises the LPNs and Home Health Aides throughout the patient plan of care. The RN Case Manager participates with leadership to develop and implement processes to continue improvement with patient and agency outcomes

Various locations

Various facilities



The Hospice RN Case Manager utilizes the nursing process (assess, plan, implement, evaluate) to assume primary responsibility for the care of terminally ill patients and their caregivers in consultation with the primary physician, Hospice Medical Director and the Hospice interdisciplinary team.

RN Case Manager evaluates need and coordinates care from other disciplines including Clinical Care Partners, Social Workers, Chaplains, Bereavement Coordinators and Volunteers. The hospice nurse provides physical and psychosocial support to the patient and supportive care to the caregiver and family that will assist them in accepting and preparing for the death of the patient. RN Case Manager reports to the Hospice Nurse Manager.

Use of personal vehicle required. Mileage reimbursed.

Various locations

Various facilities

Qualifications

RN Case Manager Home Health - Position

Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Georgia license as a Registered Nurse Required Minimum licensure/certification:
    • Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Georgia
    • BLS required
    • CHPN certification preferred Required Minimum Experience:
      • Two (2) years of acute care or hospice/home care experience preferred Required Minimum Skills:
        • Possesses emotional maturity
        • Possesses interpersonal skills
        • Demonstrates excellent assessment and clinical judgment skills
        • Possesses knowledge of developmental characteristics (physical, psychosocial, intellectual) of people of all ages (neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, geriatric)
        • Possesses knowledge of disease processes affecting people of all ages
        • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
        • Demonstrates effective use of computers for patient care documentation
        • RN Case Mgr Hospice - Position

          Required Minimum Education:
          • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
          • Current Georgia license as a Registered Nurse Required Minimum licensure/certification:
            • Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Georgia
            • BLS required
            • CHPN certification preferred Required Minimum Experience:
              • Two (2) years of acute care or hospice/home care experience preferred Required Minimum Skills:
                • Possesses emotional maturity
                • Possesses interpersonal skills
                • Demonstrates excellent assessment and clinical judgment skills
                • Possesses knowledge of developmental characteristics (physical, psychosocial, intellectual) of people of all ages (neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, geriatric)
                • Possesses knowledge of disease processes affecting people of all ages
                • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
                • Demonstrates effective use of computers for patient care documentation

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health & Hospice- Various Shifts - Metro Atlanta Area, Healthcare , Clarkston, Georgia

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