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Pediatric Palliative Care - Nurse Case Manager - Full Time RN

Company: Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc.
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Notre Dame Health CarePedi Pals Nurse Case Manager- RNFull Time (40 Hours) Student Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 /year; federal tax-exempt Our Pedi Pals team is looking for a Nurse Case Manager to be part of their team.The Pedi Pals Nurse Case Manager provides nursing care to our Pedi Pals patients consistent with standards of practice, state, and federal regulations while following hospice protocols and procedures in the administration of care. Nurse Case Managers must consistently demonstrate clinical proficiency, appropriate and timely documentation, and the ability to function as a successful member of an interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Case Manager functions as the key person in providing a true interdisciplinary array of services to every hospice family unit.

  • Responsible for the planning, coordinating, providing and documenting care for terminally ill patients and their family members from day of admission through day of discharge.
  • Utilizes, recommends, obtains and utilizes physicians' orders.
  • Develops, updates, and implements a Pedi Pals care plan that meets each patient's specific needs and is in compliance with federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines as well as the organization's policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the on-call rotation as assigned by the Clinical Director.
  • Establish home health aide plan of care as well as indirectly and directly supervising the plan of care per regulations.
  • Managing frequencies of the interdisciplinary team as it pertains to the patients plan of care.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with patients, families, caregivers and care providers.
  • Document accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status via a variety of mediums of communication (verbal, written, email, computer documents and databases). Document patient care reflecting nursing interventions, patient response to care, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals. Documentation includes evidence of appropriate patient/significant other teaching, and the understanding of these instructions is noted in the medical record. Maintain up-to-date charts and records on patient care and regular communication with the patient's physician regarding changes in the patient's plan of care. Who We Are: Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc. deeply rooted in the heritage of the sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, is committed to the physical, spiritual, and emotional care of our residents and patients. Located off the shores of Lake Quinsigamond within the woods of the Worcester Land Trust. Notre Dame Health Care is a unique community where we strive to provide a family-like environment for our residents, patients, family members, students, and team members. This environment is built on the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame, and is exemplified by love, joy, and compassion. Excellent benefits!Free Career Counseling, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment, ScholarshipsInterest Free Employee LoansPath to U.S. Citizenship including TutoringFree GED TutoringWeekly PaycheckLocated on the Bus RouteTop Rated Insurance Including Health, Dental, Vision, and DisabilityPaid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick TimeRetirement Plan with excellent company matchFree parking PM17Requirements:RequirementsGraduated from an accredited school of nursing.Maintains a current RN license in the state of Massachusetts.Experience as an RN commensurate with one of the following:One-year acute care experience within the last two years.orOne year home health care experience within the last two years.orOne year community health or public health experience within the last two years.One year hospice experience within the last two years.Valid state driver's license and reliable automobile with proof of current automobile insurance.Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to relate well to staff and other professionals.Seeks hospice certification (CHPN) within 2 years of hire preferred.Must maintain a valid driver's license and dependable transportation.PIb859f04e574a-31191-34609102

Keywords: Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc., Worcester , Pediatric Palliative Care - Nurse Case Manager - Full Time RN, Executive , Worcester, Massachusetts

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