Hospice RN Case Manager (experienced advocate)
Company: Marian Regional Medical Center
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: August 2, 2019
Overview Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria,
CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety
core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive
Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San
Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new
state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to
support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver
compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital
includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department,
Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services. Marian is a Dignity
Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo
Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital
Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the
Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals,
physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary
care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory
surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers,
outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all
recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is
supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide
additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as
to advance the community's access to health care. Responsibilities
Position Summary: Under supervision, the Case Manager plans,
organizes and manages a patient caseload: applies concepts derived
from management and communications theory, group dynamics,
counseling methodologies, and clinical nursing judgment to
implement a clinical nursing program or programs. Provides direct
patient care through use of nursing process, performs established
nursing intervention utilizing current clinical knowledge.
Initiates and participates in patient, family and staff education.
Demonstrates leadership capabilities. Serves as preceptor for
orientees and students. Major responsibilities are listed; however,
other duties may be assigned. -LI-DH #RN@DH Qualifications Minimum:
Completion of Hospice Orientation Program Demonstrates ability to
work within a decentralized model of patient-care delivery.
Demonstrates proficient intermediate nursing skills and specialty
skills. Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude toward
others. Demonstrates ability to delegate appropriate patient-care
tasks, duties, etc. to others. Ability and willingness to actively
participate in agency task forces and committees. Demonstrates
ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Demonstrates
clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective,
active listening skills. Reacts calmly and efficiently in
emergencies. Acts as a role model for new orientees/students.
Demonstrates ability to work with patients who are in the last
stages of a terminal illness and their families. Excellent
interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all
agency departments. Ability to achieve results for the organization
with and through people, utilizing creative and innovative
solutions and conflict management problem-solving skills.
Understands philosophy of hospice and needs of the terminally ill.
California Registered Nurse license. Current CPR certification and
current California drivers license with proof of liability
insurance for automobile. Preferred: At least one year as an RN
Home health experience preferred.
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