The RN Care Manager is a member of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) who coordinates the patient’s care, 24/7 across all settings (home, hospital, nursing home, assisted living, and group homes), to ensure continuous assessment of the patient’s and family’s physical, psycho-social, spiritual, and end-of-life care needs and implementation of the Hospice’s palliative plan of care. Ensures optimal team care coordination to facilitate comfort, meaning, purpose in patient/family end of life closure experiences. All activities will be performed in support of the mission of Phoebe Sumter Hospice.All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License, reliable transportation, and current automobile liability insurance for travel to patient's home and must furnish report of Motor Vehicle Records for the past three (3) years.
Must spend 50-75% of work time in patient's residence.
Presents a professional appearance in accordance with established policy.
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
Facilitates and Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
Ensures all clinical care is conducted in compliance with all state and federal hospice regulations.
Actively participates in the hospice’s Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
May be scheduled as needed including overtime
General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels and in patient/family homes.
2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school, RNs hired after January 1, 2017 must obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school within 5 years of date of hire (Required)
4 year / Bachelor's Degree in from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing (Preferred)
2 - 3 years General Medical Surgical Nursing experience (Required)
1 - 2 years Hospice or Home Care Experience(Preferred)
Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities.
Founded in 1911,Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers.
From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.