Join Our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Hospice Case Manager

Rome, GA, United States
Job ID: 117976
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F Dayshift, with occasional on-Call
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 45611112735073-Hospice Home Care

Overview

The Hospice Case Manager coordinates care for a defined patient population including adolescent, adult, and geriatric terminally ill patients. This includes utilization management, transitional care planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy, education for the patient/family, and monitoring value indicators to demonstrate outcomes resulting from the service provided. This individual collaborates with other case managers, other health care disciplines, patient financial services, and patient reimbursement plans to provide a comprehensive assessment of a given patient’s plan of care, goal/outcome attainment, and continued care needs. He/she provides care that is in accordance with hospice interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient and consistent with the policies and procedures of Floyd Medical Center and Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

EDUCATION REQUIRED 

Graduate from an Accredited School of Registered Professional Nurses or 

Graduate of Licensed Practical Nurse Accredited Program 

EDUCATION PREFERRED  

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

MSN 

LICENSURES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

Current registration to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Georgia 

Current valid Georgia driver’s license and ability to drive own car 

LICENSURES OR CERTIFICATIONS PREFERRED  

Case Management Certification  

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

At least two years of varied work experience as a professional nurse, coping with patient/family emotional stress and tolerance of individual lifestyles 

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED 

At least one year in an acute, oncology, home health and/or hospice setting 

Experience assessing and responding to patient and family needs in varied settings