RN Case Manager - Talladega Area - $5,000 Bonus

  • Birmingham, AL
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RN Case Manager

**$5,000 Sign On Bonus for position in Talladega area

  • Description

    REPORTS TOPatient Care Coordinator

    GENERAL PURPOSE:

    Plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Graduate of a school of nursing program and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
    • One (1) year of nursing experience preferred.
    • Complies with acceptable professional standards and practice.
    • Demonstrates good communication and management skills.
    • Demonstrates autonomy, organization, assertiveness, flexibility, and cooperation in performing job responsibilities.
    • Must hold a current and valid CPR certification.
    • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or Company requirements and is in good working order.
    • Must be capable of performing the job functions of this position with or without accommodations.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Patient Care

    • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
    • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
    • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
    • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
    • Develops a plan of care, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
    • Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
    • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
    • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
    • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
    • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.

    Communication

    • Prepares clinical notes and updates primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty (60) days.
    • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
    • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.

    Additional Duties

    • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
    • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
    • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every fourteen (14) days.
    • Adhere to all of the Company’s policies and procedures.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 
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Nurses
Full Time
Nursing
Req #: 2080-979

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