RN Case Manager, Home Health 8/30/2016
Lake Charles, LA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Description
The Home Health Case Manager is a RN possessing special knowledge of care practices and regulations required for provision of comprehensive care to patients in their homes, managing the care plan for a group of assigned patients. Coordinates with other disciplines and departments while maintaining accountability for care provided. Able to perform duties and make appropriate decisions in an independent setting; possesses effective problem-solving skills; readily identifies resources and seeks assistance appropriately.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year clinical nursing experience with home care experience preferred or as per state regulations.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). CPR Certification. Must have a current Texas driver's license with current automobile insurance and adequate transportation.
Must possess good assessment skills, understand accepted standards of practice, and be able to apply to clinical situations; able to problem-solve and make appropriate decisions in independent settings. Must be able to manage patient-specific equipment. Employment requires use of pager.
E. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
When at Corporate office, works in offices, which are clean, well lit, and air-conditioned. Work may also involve exposure to pleasant and unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements. May involve exposure to a variety of components that are potentially hazardous or harmful and requires precautions for protection from injury or illness. May occasionally involve exposure to harsh weather and hazardous driving conditions.
Must be knowledgeable of applicable Agency policies, procedures, and organizational structure; must adhere to the policy on Code of Ethical Behavior and our Compliance Plan; must work well with all levels of Associates; must be able to remain calm in the face of irate Clients; and most importantly, must DEMONSTRATE THE CORE VALUES AT ALL TIMES. Must successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening and the annual screening each year thereafter as an employee implied or otherwise.