The Hospice & Palliative Case Manager provides nursing care, emotional support and education to terminally ill patients and their families. Demonstrates clinical expertise in nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, and advanced proficiency in technical skills necessary for developing, providing, and coordinating care to patients.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate School of Nursing. Preference is given to individuals with Baccalaureate Degree.
LICENSURE: Must have current RN licensure by the Georgia State Board of Nursing and a current valid Driver’s license.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 1 year experience in critical care, medical-surgical nursing, Hospice, maternal/child health or community health nursing. Preference given to national certification in Hospice and Palliative Care or a certification in a clinical field.
JOB KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS: Knowledge of the physical, social and emotional needs of the disabled and terminally ill population. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other funding source regulations as applied to home health and palliative care services. Demonstrate knowledge and competence in advanced practice nursing skills, including the nursing process and collaborating with interdisciplinary team. Skill in communications in order that information can be exchanged effectively with persons at various educational and attitudinal levels. Knowledge of supervision in order to effectively relate with volunteers and staff.
TRANSPORTATION: Must have valid automobile insurance and reliable transportation.
Visiting Nurse Health System, Georgia’s largest nonprofit provider of healthcare and hospice at home, 64 year tradition of serving its mission of improving the lives of those we serve. Our vision is to set the standard for quality in Georgia and be the first place patients, families, payers and other healthcare providers select when in need of homecare or hospice services.
Each year Visiting Nurse Health System provides professional clinical and care management services to more than 25,000 patients in metropolitan Atlanta.
Visiting Nurse Health System is an EOE.
Visiting Nurse Health System - 17 months ago
Visiting Nurse is the leading provider of home healthcare and hospice care in Atlanta, Georgia, helping patients successfully manage their...