Providence Health & Services RN Case Manager - Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Case Manager (Hospice, Day Shift, 1.0) at Providence Home Services - Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska.

The RN Hospice Case Manager will be accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients and families of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

In this position you will:

  • Manage a nursing caseload that includes patients requiring a broad spectrum of care, who reside in a variety of environments, and in a wide geographical area, by practicing good organizational and time management skills.

  • Initiate the admission and plan of care. Confer with physicians and other hospice team members to develop the interdisciplinary Hospice plan of care.

  • Continuously evaluate the patient and family’s psychosocial, spiritual, and physical needs, including the need for respite care. Initiate necessary referrals in a timely manner.

  • Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and caregivers regarding patient care in accordance with the patient and family's wishes including cultural and religious practices, emotional barriers, desire and motivation to learn, physical and/or cognitive limitations, communication styles, and language barriers.

  • Maintain patient clinical, progress, and itinerary records to meet JCAHO and Federal regulations.

  • Direct the care given by the Home Health Aides, respite aides and volunteers by providing verbal and written instruction.

  • Inform the physician, members of the hospice team and other parties as indicated of change in the patient’s condition and needs.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

  • Alaska State Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Reliable transportation with a valid Alaska driver’s license and automobile insurance according to Alaska State Motor Vehicle laws

  • Knowledge of end of life (EOL) care

  • Pharmacology, Phlebotomy, and IV skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in Oncology, Hospice, Long Term Care or Homecare

  • Knowledge of infusion therapy

About the Hospice Program

The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking special care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Case Management

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 194202