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Hospice RN Case Manager | Registered Nurse

at Amedisys Holding, LLC in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys company

Caregiving is our Calling

At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.

In hospice, you'll be a true advocate for patients at the end of life while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.

If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

 

What You Will Do

As a hospice case manager for Amedisys, you will have a special opportunity to provide, coordinate and direct the provision of hospice nursing and palliative care to terminally ill patients in their home. You will closely collaborate with the attending physician, patients and their families, and other members of the patient care team to provide and maintain continuity of patient care to achieve excellent pain and symptom management and high quality end-of-life care for the patient.

 

Assess and reassess all physical, environmental and emotional factors to determine hospice needs for patients in the home setting

Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and IDT to meet the emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.

Utilize a combination of agency resources and nationally recognized standards of practice to achieve excellent pain and symptom management and high quality end-of-life care.

Coordinate the total Plan of Care and maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with appropriate staff and the physician.

Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) conferences.

Provide supervision and evaluation of aides and nurses.

Attend funerals/calling hours when appropriate as assigned by the bereavement coordinator.  #boost

 

 

Qualifications

Required

 

Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.

Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a registered nurse

Current CPR certification

Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to complete home visits

Preferred

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree

Previous home health or hospice experience

Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN)

 

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

 

Benefits and More

 

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

 

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

 

Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)

 

Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options

 

Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits

 

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions

 

Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan

 

Continuing Education

 

Fleet car for eligible employees

#beacon

 

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Job Posting: 607794

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Sep 26, 2021