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REGISTERED NURSE - PRN

Department: Comfort Hospice
Location: St. Louis, MO
Company: Comfort Hospice

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RN CASE MANAGER - PRN

 

Comfort Hospice is a partner of US Medical Management (USMM) and owned by a Fortune 250 company. Comfort Hospice presents employees an opportunity to work in a unique healthcare continuum designed with world class patient care in mind. USMM has developed and manages several allied health properties which assist in the provision of home based primary care and furthers the value and efficiency of house call medicine. These organizations include national leaders in hospice, home care, visiting primary care physicians, a certified laboratory, and diagnostics.

Our program ensures that our patients will spend the final days of their journey in comfort and with dignity. If you are caring, compassionate and have a true desire to help others, becoming a member of the Comfort Hospice team may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Some of the benefits of working with Comfort Hospice Include: 

  • Large, growing national company offering growth opportunities.
  • Comprehensive orientation programs.
  • Comfort logo wear provided for all full-time clinical positions.
  • Employee recognition program to highlight exemplary employee performance.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Excellent pay-per-visit rates.
  • State of the art point-of-care system being implemented in 2016.
  • Company is rapidly expanding; 2016 growth expected in all markets!
  • Comfort is founded firmly on five pillars of excellence: People, Service, Quality, Finance, Growth.
  • Employees have access to referring physicians and other professional resources on a daily basis.
  • Team conferences are held regularly to discuss and optimize patient care.
  • In-house coding department.
  • Members of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

 RN Case Manager

As a Hospice RN you will participate in providing end of life care for your patients. The focus is on comfort and dignity. In this role, you will perform comprehensive physical assessments on assigned patients and provide direct care and nursing intervention as dictated by physician order, patient need and the Plan of Care. You will develop the Plan of Care in coordination with IDG. You will participate as a member of the IDG, actively coordinating all aspects of the patient's hospice care, in accordance with the current professional standards and practice. You will participate in ongoing interdisciplinary comprehensive assessments, developing and evaluating the plan of care and contributing to patient and family counseling and education.. You will provide and document appropriate patient/family/caregiver teaching and instructions. You will also coordinate all patient activities including ordering/obtaining pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment and supplies. Additional responsibilities include: Recording clinical findings and services in the medical record Initiating and completing all paperwork required for patient admission certification & re-certification Communicating with all disciplines relative to patient/family care needs Participate in Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement activities Attend and participate in continuing education in-services activities

Requirements: 

  • Current and unencumbered State professional Nurse license.
  • One year experience as a professional nurse preferred.
  • Ability to work in a field setting and exhibited ability to make sound nursing judgments.
  • Ability to assess patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Must have and maintain an automobile to be used for work.
  • Ability to function in any home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the patient. 
  • Able to lift, push, and pull light to moderate loads.  
  • Willing to travel within the local service area to visit homebound patients. 

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