Hospice RN Case Manager


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Hospice Care In The Berkshires, Inc.
877 South Street
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Hospice RN Case Manager
Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional
Associate Degree

Come join this collaborative and innovative team.  At Integritus Healthcare you will enjoy WEEKLY pay, generous time off, exceptional health insurance, and the ability to grow in your career.  Integritus Healthcare wants you!

Competitive pay based on experience:

RN $35.00 - $47.50 per hour

Shifts Available:

Weekend Hospice RN -on-call; Saturday and Sunday 8p-8a on-call; with competitive hourly wages plus differentials Berkshire County area

Evening   Hospice RN -On-call (2pm-10pm)  Monday-Friday with competitive hourly wages plus differentials Berkshire County area

For more than 35 years, HospiceCare in The Berkshires (HCIB) has been caring for generations of our neighbors throughout Berkshire County, providing support and care for those living with a life-limiting illness. Our compassionate team guides families through this emotionally challenging time with information, resources, and expert medical care for the best possible quality of life.


Essential Job Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Demonstrates understanding of the hospice philosophy/principles and an ability to clearly articulate these with others.

    Supports ongoing management of the plan of care from referral through discharge for hospice patients and families per regulations and agency standards.

    Completes initial nursing assessment of patient/family to determine hospice needs.

    Provides complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).

    Initiates and implements plan of care in collaboration with patient/family with goals and interventions that promote optimal patient outcomes while maintaining patient dignity, autonomy and comfort.

    Coordinates ongoing provision of medications, durable medical equipment, nursing supplies, and contracted services with effective cost-management strategies. Anticipates/makes provisions for after-hours needs.

    Administers medications/treatments as prescribed by the physician. Observes/documents response to interventions, promptly communicates untoward reactions, and modifies plan of care as indicated.

    Develops hospice aide plan of care in timely manner and supervises with revisions in plan of care as appropriate.

    In collaboration with interdisciplinary team, provides teaching and guidance to patient/family regarding interventions for pain and symptom management. Provides emotional and spiritual support per plan of care.

    Coordinates plan of care for patients residing in facilities. Acts as liaison to family members and facility staff regarding communication of plan of care.

    Coordinates patient care with team, family and physician for assigned caseload.

    Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care. Documents measurable outcomes related to symptom management.

    Point of Service documentation is an expectation of all clinical personnel for quality care, accuracy, and communication standards. The clinician is expected to appropriately document at Point of Service, have timely synchronization of patient data & effectively communicate with the IDT.

    Communicates with physician regarding patient needs and changes. Obtains physicians’ orders as required.

    Participatory member of IDT meeting. Attends IDT meeting a minimum of once a month.

    Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.

    Keeps administrator informed of potentially problematic patient/family issues and significant changes in patient status.

    Demonstrates excellent communication skills in person, writing, phone and computer. Provides exceptional customer service.

    Manages multiple priorities and demonstrates effective problem solving and decision-making.

    Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development. Maintains and improves professional knowledge and skills through continuing education and in-services.

    Provides complete and timely nursing reports/handoffs to hospice staff, facility staff, and providers.

    Participates in on-call (evening and nights), holiday, and weekend rotation to ensure the agency's ability to provide 24-hour coverage.

    Salary Range- $35.00- $47.50 per hour


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