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Hospice RN Case Manager

at U.S. Medical Management

Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Reference #: 1138669
Keywords: patient, health

Job Description

Hospice RN Case Manager

Department:Comfort Hospice
Location:Houston, TX
Company:Comfort Hospice

Hospice RN Case Manager

At Comfort Hospice, our mission is for each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.

Our program ensures that our patients will spend the final days of their journey in comfort and with dignity. If you are caring, compassionate, and have a true desire to help others, becoming a member of the Comfort Hospice team, a partner of U.S. Medical Management as this may be the perfect opportunity for you.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Annual Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Mileage Reimbursement

Position Description

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, the RN Case Manager provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patient’s progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the physician’s order, admits patients eligible for hospice services
  • Assesses and evaluates patient needs/problems, identifies mutually agreed upon goals with patients and families, providing exceptional patient care including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient IDG Plan of Care
  • Develops and updates patient care plans on an ongoing basis that specifically addresses identified patient; nursing problems and goals, as changes occur and/or at recertification.
  • Continually strives to improve nursing care by broadening knowledge through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences and participation in professional and related organizations and individual research reading
  • Participates in and completes discharge planning process per agency policy and procedure

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Current unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) state license or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
  • Ability to make sound professional clinical judgment in a field setting
  • Proficient technology skills, experience with EMR preferred (HCHB a plus)
  • Ability to travel in a car on your own with proof of auto insurance during designated work hours and any on-call requirements to see patients