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Banner Health Registered Nurse RN Case Manager Hospice in Greeley, Colorado

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Hospice-AZ East/CO Routine

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Great options and great opportunities. Banner Health has both the stability that comes with success and the values you can be proud to represent. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Health.

Located just 45 minutes north of Denver, Northern Colorado offers trendy restaurants, a thriving retail sector, and endless cultural amenities. Between wildflower-filled meadows and spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, you will find adventures by horse, mountain bike and boat plus, endless hiking trails and world class skiing.

Banner Hospice of Northern Colorado provides high-quality, comprehensive, and compassionate end-of-life care throughout northern Colorado in patient’s homes, independent or assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes. As a Registered Nurse Case Manager, you will be an integral member of a team of care providers including a Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker, Chaplain, Nurse Aide and Bereavement Counselor, providing a coordinated, interdisciplinary approach to end-of-life care. In this role, you will be a full time employee working Monday - Friday from 8am to 4:30pm. You will do both office and home visits.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Banner Home Care provides high-quality, compassionate team of professionals who are specially trained in a variety of fields. The care we provide focuses on assisting patients to achieve an optimum level of health and enhancing the quality of life in the home setting for patients. Our home care services are based on a physician's plan of treatment and designed to manage total care. We also educate patients and families to promote an understanding of the disease process, its prevention and treatment.

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  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 manner.

  8. Facilitate the quality assessment, performance improvement (QAPI) process.

  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 agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Bachelor’s degree and CHPN (Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse) preferred. Experience with pain and symptom management interventions preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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