RN Case Manager, Weekday (Nights)
SERVICE THE POSITION IS FOR: Hospice of Holland
POSITION REPORTS TO: Clinical Care Director
DEPARTMENT: 07 – Clinical care
FLSA CATEGORY: Non-Exempt
HOURS: Scheduled to be on-call Sunday night through Thursday night 8p to 8a, but paid for 40 hours. Typically work 24-30 hours of the 60, which is why we pay the 40. Need to be available for calls and not necessarily up and awake.
SALARY: This is a salaried position, TBD.
Job Description Summary
The Weeknight On-Call Registered Nurse Case Manager provides on-call/as needed skilled nursing care for Hospice of Holland patients as a continuum of service during the evening hours from 8pm to 8am, Sunday through Thursday.
He/she covers potential care needs and issues that may arise overnight in accordance with physician orders and the interdisciplinary plan of care and updates patient charts as required so as to keep the patients’ assigned RN Case manager fully informed.
Education and Experience:
- Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Michigan.
- Experience: Two years of recent clinical experience with one year of Hospice experience preferred.
- A valid state of Michigan driver’s license with insured reliable transportation.
Skills and Knowledge:
- Demonstrated excellent organization, observation, good nursing judgment and verbal/written communication skills. Understands hospice philosophy and issues of death/dying.
- Demonstrated competency in pain and symptom management.
Quality Orientation ( Attention to Detail) — Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
Managing Work (Includes Time Management) — Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Initiating Action — Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
Building Customer Loyalty — Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Contributing to Team Success — Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
Continuous Learning — Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
General Supervision – Normally receives little instruction or control for day-to-day work. Receives guidance in terms of assignments and objectives and only the final results of work are typically reviewed. The employee plans the sequence of detailed steps to accomplish the work using experience and education and solves, through initiative, most problems of detail that come up in the course of work. Interprets policies and guidelines and applies them to routine situations that arise. Personally responsible for accomplishing prescribed results and objectives, and has considerable freedom while the work is in progress. May provide technical/informational guidance to Hospice Aides.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee must also be required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust and focus. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills
- Works from home, but may need to respond in person as patient needs require.
- Must drive in various weather conditions on roads in varying degrees of repair.
- Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency or crisis situations. Travel required.
Continuing Education Requirements:
The On Call RN is expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required. In addition, the On Call RN expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities. The On Call RN must complete the appropriate Hospice Orientation Training (HOP) sessions designated as determined by their supervisor.