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Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care RN Case Manager in Greenfield, Massachusetts

GREENFIELD RN Case Manager Come join this collaborative and innovated team. At Integritus Healthcare you will enjoy WEEKLY pay, generous time off, exceptional health insurance and the ability to grow in your career. Ask about how we can pay for your LPN or associate level RN program. Integritus Healthcare wants you! Starting Salary Range - \$38.00 and up based on experience We are committed to the core principles of hospice: to compassionately care for patients at end-of-life by managing and treating their pain and suffering, supporting them by addressing their physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and bereavement needs as well as those of their families. We are dedicated to giving the very best care we have to offer to people wherever they are living - at home, nursing homes, assisted living facilities or in the hospital.. Essential Job 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 afterhours 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. ? 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. ? RN participates in weekend rotation and on-call (holiday, evening, and occasional nights), to ensure agency ability to provide 24-hour coverage (2 dedicated night RNs on staff). *Excellent on-call rates & schedule* ? 40 hr benefitted position available. Will consider flex schedule for the experienced, well qualified candidate. Qualifications: Experience: ? Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years\' experience in health care. ? Experience in a hospice, homecare or Long-Term Care preferred. ? Experience in acute care in an institutional setting preferred. ? Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying. ? An associate degree in nursing is required. ? A bachelor\'s degree in nursing preferred. ? Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Certification preferred ? Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification. ? Current Massachusetts licensure: Registered Nurse ? Valid driver\'s license