RN/Continuing Care/Salary - Hospice of Cabarrus
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: June 15, 2019
Job Req ID: 196864 Position Number: Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Rotating Shift Details: 5:30p - 8:30p Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: Hospice Center Location: Hospice Cabarrus County
Location Details: Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our
mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and
advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow
beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many
lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities
thrive. For more information, please visit
Job Summary Serves a case management role, responsible for an
assigned group of patients, typically geographically related and
accountable for the oversight and overall management of the
post-acute services in the home setting. Provides direct patient
care and supervision of LPNs and HHAs in accordance with an
established plan of care to address the patient needs, individual
goals and physician ordered services. Responsible for care
coordination with the assigned multi-disciplinary team and acts as
the assigned patient's liaison with other related healthcare
providers in the continuum of care. Ensures appropriate, qualified
and timely patient care and documentation in order to meet patient
needs and agency financial, operational, and quality goals.
- Responsible for the daily management of an assigned patient
caseload, ensuring timely care and documentation to meet the patent
needs/services as prescribed in the established plan of care and
per MD orders
- Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or
the situation from patient assessments in the home setting,
telephonic contacts and/or related EMR information available.
- Analyzes the data to determine the issues and available
resources to seek effective resolution. Identifies patients at high
risk for re-hospitalization, falls and/or high utilization of
resources that require additional intervention and case
conferencing to ensure appropriate care and frequency of services
mitigates risk and ensure high quality outcomes
- Prioritizes multi-issue, situations appropriate to the
criticality of patient health and welfare, patient/staff safety and
impact to effective, timely services
- Identifies barriers to situation/complaint resolution (i.e.
language, literacy, psychological, etc) and follows-up with the
appropriate resources or leadership to address timely and
- Develops and provides oversight of a plan of care that is
effectively communicated with the parties involved and supports
quality patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
- Implements the identified plan, and directs the care
coordination of a multidisciplinary clinical team approach,
supervision of LPNs and/or HHAs involved in the care of the
assigned patient caseload to promote health and safe outcomes.
- Performs ordered treatments, therapies, and/or procedures in
accordance with State Nurse Practice Act and Home Health Conditions
of Participation, JCAHO and agency policy and procedures.
- Evaluates progress towards attainment of patient centered
goals. Physical Requirements Work requires walking, standing,
sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and
pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds
in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak
English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight,
hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and
ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes
in patient conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.
Education, Experience and Certifications Graduate from an
accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Basic Life
Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart
Association. Current RN license or temporary license as a
Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and
reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as
your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in
your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states,
current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse
Petitioner required in the state where the RN works. Additional
education, training, certifications, or experience may be required
within the department by the nurse leader.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our
patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything
we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to
deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our
network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment
where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our
culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve
our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and
the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable Carolinas HealthCare System is an
Keywords: Atrium Health, Kannapolis , RN/Continuing Care/Salary - Hospice of Cabarrus, Healthcare , Kannapolis, North Carolina
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