Care Manager- Hospice

Job title: Care Manager- Hospice

Company: North Mississippi Medical Center

Job description: Nursing Care:

  • Has the direct responsibility of caring for an assigned caseload of patients.
  • Responsibilities include comprehensive assessment defined by COPs.
  • Develop and implement appropriate revisions to individualized plans of care
  • Deliver highest standard of care specific to patient condition/need.
  • Responsible for appropriate and timely documentation of care and supervisory visits according to CMS and agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Additional responsibilities include: utilizing community resources as needed, maintaining an open and effective line of communication with the total health care community.
  • Performs a comprehensive assessment of patient with each visit.
  • Must maintain accurate and up to date patient clinical records; accurate accounting of supply usage; accurate daily visit record of patients, time and mileage

Communication:

  • Communicates and coordinates patient care with patient/CG and all members of the health care team in various settings: inpatient, outpatient, MD clinics, Home care and Hospice.
  • Information for authorizations for care according to various payer time frames

Education:

  • Involved with Education / PI Regional Manager in development and implementation of educational material and programs for health care team, patients, families/caregivers, and community
  • Assists with educating clinical staff by case conferencing, joint visits, and structured educational programs
  • Pt / CG education of disease management and skilled care in home environment.

Job Knowledge

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required; Bachelor’s in Nursing preferred.
  • Currently licensed by the Mississippi Board of Nursing
  • A minimum of two (2) years nursing experience required.
  • Current BLS CPR certification required.
  • Proficient computer skills / system connectivity skills preferred
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and skills to provide care to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients

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Expected salary:

Location: Tupelo, MS

Job date: Sat, 14 May 2022 04:40:07 GMT

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