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Registered Nurse Case Manager in Kansas City, MO at Help At Home

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description


POSITION TITLE:      Registered Nurse Case Manager


REPORTS TO:      Supervising Nurse


POSITION OBJECTIVE:    To provide care to assigned patients by assessing needs, implementing nursing care plans, providing  appropriate interventions, making appropriate revisions and evaluating outcomes of care.   To provide services for patients, families,  caregivers and physicians.


 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:      

  • Receives referral and obtains physician orders as needed.  
  • Participates in obtaining and documenting admission and periodic reassessment data and
     development and updating of care plans, initially and ongoing.
  • Provides direct patient care according to agency policies and procedures and productivity
       standards.
  •  Functions independently in the home setting according to established productivity standards.
  • Delivers nursing care to patients, which includes teaching, providing direct care, counseling, case management, referral advocacy and monitoring patient’s ongoing health issues.
  •  Provides appropriate clinical services per reimbursement source data requirements to assure cost-effective and appropriate care.  
  • Seeks guidance and supervision from Supervising Nurse when issues or questions arise.
  • Functions as a liaison between referral sources, families and patients receiving services as needed.
  • Requests and follows physician orders for patient care. 
  • Documents findings accurately, in a timely manner and on appropriate forms according to Agency policies and procedures.
  • Assists new orientees to learn their role in the interdisciplinary team.   
  • Must maintain patient confidentiality.

Benefits:

  • 401K
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Direct Deposit
  • Competitive Pay
         

Apply on-line at www.helpathome.com



    Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:      

    • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
    • Minimum of one year experience in nursing.
    • Must have a current Missouri RN license.
    • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and clinical skills in current practice and competency in performing nursing assessments and procedures.
    • Exhibits knowledge of concept of interdisciplinary teams and care plan development.  
    • Documents client care per agency policies and procedures     
    • Recognizes the needs and concerns of people and maintains constructive   working relationships when  dealing with them.  
    • Willing to work towards the good of the team.  
    • Participates in quality improvement activities.
    • Must have access to valid Missouri motor vehicle operator’s license and have access to reliable automobile with current automobile insurance coverage.
    • Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct
       threat to the health and/or safety of him or herself, or others, in the workplace.

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