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The Overlook Hospice RN Case Manager - 10,000 Sign-On Bonus in Worcester, Massachusetts

$5k sign on bonus for FTE's.

We believe in empowering individuals to realize their potential where they live and work”

When you choose The Overlook Visiting Nurses Association, you join a team of passionate professionals who care deeply about working in healthcare and serving those in their community. The OVNA is a non-profit organization that puts their patients, community,  and team members first.

Our Team of professionals is focused on building and fostering a great working environment!!  While we may work autonomously much of the time, teamwork is the reason for our great outcomes, happy staff members and customers!

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is a Hospice RN Case Manager position in the Worcester Area

The Hospice RN Case Manager is responsible for the provision of all patient care services assigned to them and develops the plan of care in accordance with the attending physician and the Interdisciplinary Team. The Hospice RN Case Manager Coordinates patient care from admission to discharge.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES of Hospice RN Case Manager

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of Hospice patients/families.

  • Obtains data on the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and other factors that may influence the patient/family health status and incorporates the data into the plan of care.

  • Communicates with physicians, members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team and other agencies to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient/family.

  • Maintains regular communications with the Hospice leadership to review care.

  • Attends the Interdisciplinary Team meeting and other patient conferences as deemed necessary.

  • Functions as a liaison between all disciplines providing care.

  • Maintains the patient medical record and other documentation in accordance with agency standards. Records problems, plans, actions and goals accurately and concisely in the patient record so that changes are reflected as they occur.

  • Receives phone calls from patients, their families, physicians, health and other service providers, medical suppliers, payors and hospice employee members for purposes of facilitating timely and appropriate provision of patient services and maintenance of communication/exchange of information.

  • Coordinates patient care by all service disciplines in all service settings.

  • Conducts joint field visits with hospice employees, as appropriate or requested.

  • Conducts Hospice Home Health Aide supervisions.

  • Assists with orientation of new hospice employees.

  • Assists in planning and coordination of in-services for hospice employees.

  • Shares on-call responsibility.

  • Participates in quality management and safety activities.

  • Performs duties according to the standards of nursing practice.

  • Adheres to policies and procedures set forth by the agency.

  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications:

• Candidate must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in Massachusetts.

• Minimum of one year of nursing experience in a hospice or related setting, medical-surgical or home care preferred.

• Current CPR certification required.

• Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle is required. 

Why Choose The Overlook Visiting Nurses Association

This position is a Homecare position

  • The Overlook offers a great working environment and each employee’s contribution is valued as an important member of our care team.

  • Our Innovative Outcome Based Operational model rated # 1 in Central MA and among the Top 5 in the State in Quality of Care, Clinical Outcomes and Customer Satisfaction.

  • Our tailor made Plans of Care are aimed to address patient specific clinical needs without restricting amount of services provided.

  • We partner with referral sources to support their operation and help them to overcome their challenges.

  • We offer excellent employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and paid time off for all employees hired for 24 hours or more  - most starting Day One of your employment.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.

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COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:

The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.

The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.

The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook’s bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.

THE OVERLOOK WAY:

All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."

Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

Compassion: understanding and empathy for others

Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly

Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

JUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Solid Track Record of Promoting

  • Team Members from within

  • Plenty of Free Parking

  • Free Daily Lunch on

  • Campus

  • Vacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating Holidays

  • Travel Reimbursement

  • Professional Development

  • Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short + Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Access to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite Massages

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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