RN Case Manager Hospice
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Primary City/State:Sun City West, ArizonaDepartment
Name:Hospice-East RoutineWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical
Care$10k Sign-on BonusA rewarding career that fits your life. Those
who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life,
united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be
better. If changing health care for the better sounds like
something you want to be part of, apply today.
Banner Hospice and Palliative Care is a fully integrated provider
of high-quality, compassionate advanced illness and end-of-life
care serving patients across the Metro Phoenix area and in Northern
Colorado. Banner Hospice is ranked among the Top 100 U.S. Hospice
providers. Banner Palliative Care and Hospice consistently
outperforms the national benchmarks and other regional hospice
agencies in the CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Program publicly
reported metrics. We are interconnected across the Banner Health
system serving as Banner's advanced illness resource partner to our
hospitals, clinics, health plans, and other service lines. Banner
Palliative Care and Hospice is proud to provide medical care lead
by a team comprised entirely of physicians board certified in
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
As the RN Hospice Case Manager you will have the opportunity to
develop and implement the Plan of Care to meet the
patient/family/caregiver needs, initiate intervention and support,
and re-assess/ re-evaluate the patients' needs ongoing, to provide
comprehensive and appropriate care. We currently have opportunities
in East Valley and Central Phoenix.
If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of
experience, please visit the main job search page and use keywords
RN New Grad to search for openingsRanked in the top 25 percent of
all home care agencies in the United States, Banner Home Care is
the largest nonprofit, free-standing home care agency in Arizona.
We provide intermittent health care for patients of all ages in the
comfort of their home. Our home care team is experienced,
compassionate and professional, and the results prove that Banner
Home Care measures better than the national and Arizona average in
almost all Medicare Quality Compare patient satisfaction results.
Banner Hospice have been providing comfort care for the past 10
years in the Phoenix Metro area. The goal is to support quality of
life, honor the wishes of patients, maintain the dignity of the
individual and support the family through their grieving process.
Inpatient Home care is also available for respite care and symptom
management. The Banner Hospice Team can provide comfort to the
patient and family by alleviating symptoms, by providing meaningful
help and by creating an environment to develop lasting final
This positon provides skilled, comprehensive care to the terminally
ill patient/family/caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in
compliance with the State Board of Nursing regulations, the
patient, and organizations policies and procedures. Oversee and
provide primary care, including all clinical care, palliative care
and symptom control. Identify other physical, psychological, social
and spiritual needs for assigned patients. Develop and implement
the Plan of Care to meet the patient/family/caregiver needs,
initiate intervention and support, and re-assess/ re-evaluate the
patient's needs ongoing, to provide comprehensive and appropriate
care. Work in collaboration with the Clinical Services Manager and
Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) in the planning, implementation and
evaluation of medical and clinical care. Act as a role model
providing leadership and support to hospice staff. Manage related
expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in accordance with
Banner Hospice's budget.
1. Collaborate with IDG members to provide continuous assessment of
assigned patients, initiate appropriate nursing actions, and
evaluate the results of these actions.
2. Facilitate the implementation of nursing interventions,
preventive and therapeutic nursing procedures. Provide direct
patient care as necessary.
3. Assume a leadership role to facilitate interdisciplinary
coordination and collaboration.
4. Provide appropriate information and explanation to patient's
family/caregivers. Facilitate patient and family education.
5. Evaluate the effectiveness of teaching to promote quality
patient/family/caregiver outcomes, and ongoing professional
development of hospice staff.
6. Develop visit frequencies in accordance with patient's needs and
acuity, reviewing at least weekly and adjusting as needed.
7. Participate in evening/weekend call as required, conducting
on-call services in a clinically competent and responsive
8. Facilitate the quality assessment, performance improvement
9. Has freedom to determine how to best accomplish functions within
established procedures. Confers with supervisor on any unusual
situations. Positions are entity based with no budgetary
responsibility. Internal customers: All levels of nursing
management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the
interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Patients'
family and caregivers, physicians and their office staff, care
facilities and their staff community agencies, and regulatory
Must possess knowledge of case management or utilization review as
normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in
case management or health care.
Requires current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license in state worked.
For assignments in an acute care setting, Basic Life Support (BLS)
certification is also required.
Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 5 years
clinical experience with at least two years current hospice, home
health, medical/surgical, or critical care experience. Must possess
knowledge and understanding of hospice philosophy, principles of
death and dying. Must have a working knowledge of care management,
acute care and/or home care environments, community resources and
resource/utilization management. Must demonstrate critical thinking
skills, problem-solving abilities, effective communication skills,
and time management skills. Must demonstrate ability to work
effectively in an interdisciplinary team format. Employees working
for Banner Home Care/Hospice must possess an Arizona Fingerprint
Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the
duration of their employment.
Bachelor's degree and CHPN (Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse)
preferred. Experience with pain and symptom management
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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