Home Care RN Case Manager
A HOME CARE NURSE has a strong sense of self, compassion, dedication, and the ability to assess and provide skilled care in an autonomous environment—the security of the patient’s home. Being part of a strong interdisciplinary team will help you grow in your nursing career and make a real time difference to those entrusted to your care.
A home care RN case manager plans and coordinates home care services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities; is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Complete an initial assessment of assigned patient and family to determine home care needs. Follow-up with a comprehensive assessment and development of an individualized written plan of care for your patient.
- Initiate the plan of care and accept responsibility for the ongoing interdisciplinary assessment and expansion of the plan of care in partnership with your patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
- Initiates appropriate skilled preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures; provide services as ordered by the physician and indicated in the plan of care. Counsel and provide education to the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
- Obtain all necessary physician orders and collaborates with physician as patient’s needs require. Complete thorough clinical notes and charting daily.
- Attend case conferences to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for continued care, etc.
- Re-evaluates the need for continued care on an ongoing basis, initiates recertification as necessary, as well as
- Identifying discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implement prior to discharge of the patient.
- Participates in KVNA’s quality assessment and performance improvement program and home health agency-sponsored in-service training.
- Participate in holiday rotation and on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
- Supervise and evaluate home health aide and LPN care every two (2) weeks per state and agency regulations.
- Participates in all mandatory meetings, training, and in-service education.
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing and licensed in the State of Wisconsin.
- Minimum of two (2) years of experience; one (1) year of public health or home care nursing preferred.
- Must be a licensed driver with an automobile in good working order and insured in accordance with state or organization requirements.
Job Type : Full-Time, Part-time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Business Location : Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association
Hourly Pay/Salary Range : $38 + hourly