RN Case Manager (Hospice)

Job ID
2020-106885
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Hospice Nursing
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Marian Regional Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Varied
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SANTA MARIA

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

 

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under supervision, the Case Manager plans, organizes and manages a patient caseload: applies concepts derived from management and communications theory, group dynamics, counseling methodologies, and clinical nursing judgment to implement a clinical nursing program or programs.

 

Provides direct patient care through use of nursing process, performs established nursing intervention utilizing current clinical knowledge. Initiates and participates in patient, family and staff education. Demonstrates leadership capabilities. Serves as preceptor for orientees and students. Major responsibilities are listed; however, other duties may be assigned.

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Qualifications

Minimum:

 

  • At least one year as an RN Home health experience preferred.
  • Completion of Hospice Orientation Program
  • Demonstrates ability to work within a decentralized model of patient-care delivery.
  • Demonstrates proficient intermediate nursing skills and specialty skills.
  • Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude toward others.
  • Demonstrates ability to delegate appropriate patient-care tasks, duties, etc. to others.
  • Ability and willingness to actively participate in agency task forces and committees.
  • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.
  • Demonstrates clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective, active listening skills.
  • Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergencies.
  • Acts as a role model for new orientees/students.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with patients who are in the last stages of a terminal illness and their families.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all agency departments.
  • Ability to achieve results for the organization with and through people, utilizing creative and innovative solutions and conflict management problem-solving skills.
  • Understands philosophy of hospice and needs of the terminally ill.
  • California Registered Nurse license.
  • Current CPR certification and current California drivers license with proof of liability insurance for automobile.

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