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Hospice Nurse RN

Company: Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

RN Hospice Case Manager Full TimeLumina Hospice and Palliative Care founded as Benton Hospice Service in 1980, is a community-grown nonprofit, that provides compassionate care and support for individuals, families and caregivers facing serious illness or end of life.Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care in Corvallis, Oregon is seeking a RN Hospice Nurse Case Manager to join our team. In this role youll get the opportunity to work with programs and services designed to honor choice and dignity, while providing comprehensive patient and family care. As a RN Hospice Nurse Case Manager with Lumina, you play an important role on our team, in our community and for our clients.Your Responsibilities: Assesses, evaluates, and regularly reevaluates needs of the patient and family, organizing resources to meet those needs As case manager, coordinates the care provided by all hospice disciplines. Provides nursing care as needed; attentive to physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of patient Counsels patient and family regarding symptom control, medications, direct nursing care measures, nutrition, etc. Assists patient and family in making choices that best meet their needs by providing alternatives and support Attends deaths, supports families, assists with final arrangements Admits new patients, educates families, arranges services and equipment, obtains physician orders, and procures medications Collaborates professionally with other health care providers, including the patients physician, pharmacies, and care facilities to ensure optimal care for patient Communicates often and well with other Lumina staff; functions as an integral member of the patient care team Develops and revises, as appropriate, patient care plan in collaboration with other IDT members, completing the necessary documentation and attending IDT meetings for assigned patients Provides all services in full compliance with Medicare regulations, including timely, professional documentation. Documents all patient family contacts and interventions and maintains accurate and up-to-date patient records and care plan including observations and reports of patients eligibility for Medicare Hospice BenefitQualifications: Commitment to serving the needs of the terminally ill Current unencumbered Oregon licensure as a Registered Nurse Nursing experience in hospice, palliative care, home health, medical surgical care or equivalent Must have a valid drivers license and acceptable driving record and have access to a reliable automobile to travel to and from patient homes Demonstrated skill in communication; patient documentation requirements, and service coordination with the ability to work successfully with patients and family members in aspects of terminal care Must have solid skills in using electronic tools such as email, internet, keyboarding and be able to learn medical software to use for accurate and timely charting. Flexibility, independence, and demonstrated superior skills working with patients, families, and professional colleagues in delivering assistance within scope of practice Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team Position requires ability to lift up to 40 pounds without assistance and to roll by pushing and pulling up to a 200 pound person who is able to assist or 150 pound person who is not able to assist. Basic life support CPR card or ability to obtain a valid card prior to patient contact within two weeks of hire is required. Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking ability is helpful Shared rotational after hour responsibilities with other nurses.Schedule: Routine hours flexible within the 8-5, Monday through Friday work week; Rotate holiday coverage. Preferred applicant will be asked to pass a background check and drug screen following a job offer.New employees are required to complete tuberculosis screening and provide proof of hepatitis B vaccination or signed declination. Must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine.Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care has the reputation and community trust that comes from a local history of providing outstanding end-of-life care, education and bereavement services to thousands of familys year over year. We recognize the unique and emotional needs of each patient and family member. Our caring service delivery as a non-profit provider is a reputation we plan to keep.Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and 403B retirement plan. You may also be eligible for the loan forgiveness program since Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care is a non profit organization.Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care, Corvallis , Hospice Nurse RN, Healthcare , Corvallis, Oregon

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