RN / Case Management Job in Winfield, Kansas / Travel
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: February 24, 2021
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
Primary function as a Case Manager Registered Nurse plus On Call
Exempt Hospice is to coordinate patient care with the
interdisciplinary team, physician, patient/family and referring
agency, administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in
their place of residence and assume responsibility for coordination
of care. Provide after-hours oncall service by serving as first
point of contact from patients and customers, and provide
appropriate assessment, treatment, and/or follow-up.
Case manages and provides clinical directions to the int Review the
comprehensive interdisciplinary plan of care with the IDG Team.
Communicate in writing in the chart and verbally with report on the
previous nights problems to coordinate interventions and ensure
continuity of care.
Ensures initial assessment of the patient/family and identifies
risks and interventions on admission. Develops initial Plan of Care
(POC) with IDT input on admission. Coordinates the implementation
of the Plan of Care (POC) with a focus on palliative care and
provides nursing services in accordance with the POC.
Provides initial and on-going assessment of the impact of the
terminal diagnosis on the patients physical, functional,
psycho-social and environmental needs and activities of daily
living. Implements the individualized Plan of Care (POC) and
recommends revisions to the plan as necessary.
Facilitate the implementation of nursing interventions and
appropriate preventative and therapeutic nursing procedures for
problems that occur after hours, including direct patient care as
For after hours concerns, conduct initial nursing assessment,
including physical and psychosocial aspects of
patient/family/caregiver in a thorough, accurate, compassionate and
Consistently collaborate with the physician to plan and implement
the medical and nursing plan of care of any after hours problems.
Review the comprehensive interdisciplinary plan of care with the
IDG Team. Communicate in writing in the chart and verbally with
report on the previous nights problems to coordinate interventions
and ensure continuity of care.
Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect
both the staff and the patient (OSHA). Assesses risk for
pathological grief including cultural and spiritual implications.
Provides case management and coordination of care, appropriate
referral and follow-up and utilization review. Manages discomfort
and provide symptom relief.
Consults with and educates the patient/family regarding the disease
process, self-care techniques, end-of-life care and the processes
for dealing with issues of ethical concern. Facilitates the
implementation of another level of hospice care when necessary.
Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing
procedures. Prepares clinical and progress notes that demonstrate
progress toward established goal(s). Coordinates all patient/family
services and prioritizes needs with members of the
interdisciplinary team. Uses case management approach and refers to
other services as needed.
Informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the
patients needs and outcomes of intervention. Determines scope and
frequency of services needed based on acuity and patient/family
Supervises and provides direction to Certified Hospice Aide at a
minimum, every two weeks, to ensure quality and continuity of
service are provided to the patient according to regulatory
guidelines. Supervises and provides direction to LPNs/LVNs at a
minimum, monthly, to ensure quality and continuity of service are
provided to the patient according to regulatory guidelines.
Participates in in-service programs. Provides specialized hospice
training to other staff, family members and informal caregivers to
ensure adequate care.
Provides and documents on-going evaluation of patient/family
response to care. Assesses the ability of the caregiver to meet the
patients immediate needs upon admission and throughout care.
Evaluates own needs for support and uses identified system(s) to
provide support and needs. Applies specific criteria for admission
and re-certification to hospice care to establish appropriate
levels of care and patients eligibility.
Participates in the hospice performance improvement program.
Provides services in accordance with Kindred at Home organizational
policies and procedures and regulations that define scope of
practice. Provides dietary counseling and services as indicated in
accordance with the Plan of Care.
Completes self evaluation skills annually and peer evaluation of
skills as requested. Perform on-call responsibilities and provide
on-call services to patients/families as assigned. Monitor assigned
cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payer.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Bachelors School of
Current state license as a Registered Nurse
Current drivers license. Must have reliable transportation and
Proof of current CPR certification
Two years experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care
setting, home health or hospice preferred
Ability to work flexible schedule (including PRN emergency calls)
and travel locally
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