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Registered Nurse (RN) Home Care Case Manager

Requisition R046064 Market Youngstown, OH Department Home Care- Youngstown Home Care/DME/Hospice Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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JOB SUMMARY

The Case Manager is a RN responsible for; clinical care, oversight and care coordination of an assigned caseload.

The Case Manager possesses strong clinical and critical thinking skills.  Utilizes leadership skills in coordinating care and providing home care services to our patients.  Provides compassionate quality care and produces positive outcomes for their patient population. Demonstrates the ability to manage a variety of assignments while establishing priorities and providing amazing patient care and experiences.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS                                                                                                                

The Case Manager is accountable to the Clinical Manager.  The Case Manager works with minimal supervision to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient care. Demonstrates leadership qualities including time management, verbal and written communication skills, listening skills, problem solving, decision making, priority setting, work delegation and work organization.  The Case Manager supports agency policies, procedures, protocols, and standards of nursing practice recognizing each person as an individual. The Case Manager promotes positive patient experiences, demonstrates the agency’s core values, and exemplifies the agency’s philosophy in daily work activities, promotes and maintains effective relationships and communication in all professional endeavors. Effectively communicates with clinical managers and members of the care delivery team.  Provides oversight of LPN and HHA if applicable and completes required supervisory visits.                                                                                                                                                               

Demonstrates strong clinical, assessment, and critical thinking skills. Responsible for delivery of competent and quality care in the homes of patients that conforms with agency policies and procedures.  Responsible for coordination of care for home care patients and results in positive quality outcomes for the patients served. Responsible for providing great patient experiences. Wellness and self -management for the patient.

Serves as an integral link between the patient and access to community-based resources. (DME, supplies, infusion, community resources, SW, etc.). Conducts admission and follow up visits according to the plan of care.                                                                                                                                                              

The case manager develops, establishes, implements and evaluates an individualized plan of care for patients that corresponds with physician’s orders. Performs assessments of patient's needs, condition, environment, and consults with other health team members and updates the plan of care as necessary.  Maintains ongoing responsibility for assigned case load. Provides teaching to patients, families, and caregivers.  Participates and communicates in scheduled case care conferences with the health care team.  Responsible for oversight of patient case load, visit frequencies, orders, insurance authorizations, and overall coordination of care for assigned patient. Monitoring delivery of services by the other team members, directing care toward the achievement of outcomes. Adheres to productivity standards set forth by the agency.  Schedules patient visits weekly and communicates schedule plan to team assistant and communicates any changes to the plan. Develops, implements, and communicates discharge plan in conjunction with the patient, caregivers, health care team, and physicians.

Proficient and competent in completing assessment and required OASIS documentation. Completes all required documentation timely, per agency policy, procedure and requirements. Demonstrates an understanding of documentation and assessment to quality outcomes and reported measures.  Demonstrates financial stewardship and complies with agency budget.  Uses agency equipment and supplies as required with cost effectiveness in mind.                                                                                                                                                              

Attends and participates in staff meetings. Participates and contributes to Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement projects. Demonstrates behaviors that are in line with Mercy Health mission, values, and standards of performance. Acts as a collaborative team member and promotions team work across all disciplines.  Demonstrates knowledge with regulatory requirements and practices as guided by CMS, JCAHO, ODH and other regulatory entities. Adheres to productivity standards set forth by the agency.                                                                                                                                                                      

EXPERIENCE:

Required : RN currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Ohio.  AND, BSN or diploma degree from an accredited program in nursing is required.  The Case Manager must have a minimum of 1 year recent acute care or home care experience.  Certified in basic CPR.  Valid driver’s license.

Preferred : The Case Manager must have a minimum of 1 year recent acute care or home care experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Performs repetitive tasks/motions; Hears alarm bells, telephone, and other sounds; Hears normal conversation; Have good manual dexterity; Have good eye-hand-foot coordination; Have clarity of vision:  Near (< 20”); Have clarity of vision:  Mid (> 20” – 20’); Distinguish colors

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Please indicate the activity’s level of frequency that applies to this position using the following frequency scale:

1 = Not at all within shift (0%)

2 = Occasionally within shift (1-33%)

3 = Frequently within shift (34-66%)

4 = Continuously within shift (67-100%)

Standing = 3; Walking = 2; Sitting         = 1; Balancing = 2; Reaching above head = 3; Lift/Carry > 50 lbs < 100 lbs. = 4; Climbing = 1; Bending = 2; Twist at Waist = 3; Push/Pull with force < 50 lbs = 2; Reaching above shoulder = 2; Lift from floor level up = 2; Crouching/Squatting = 2; Crawling = 1; Kneeling = 3; Push/Pull with force > 50 lbs = 3; Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. = 2; Lift from waist = 1

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Reads and interprets written/oral instructions; Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently; Defines and understands issues and problems; Examines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding; Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications; Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit; Organizes thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology; Must be flexible and able to adapt to change

WORKING CONDITIONS

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur; General office environment - works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, air conditioned office area, with moderate noise levels; May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids; Potential exposure to infectious organisms; May have periods of constant interruptions; Prolonged periods of working alone may occur

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

40 hr position-0800-1630 with  holiday rotation with every 3rd weekend, off shift rotation on holidays and weekends

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Home Care- Youngstown Home Care/DME/Hospice

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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