Sutter Health RN - Hospice Case Manager in Santa Rosa, California

Description

The Case Manager is an experienced Registered Nurse who provides skilled palliative and end of life care in the community setting. The Case Manager facilitates the development of a collaborative interdisciplinary plan and ensures the overall coordination and medical management of hospice services for patients and their significant others.

This position will be based out of Sutter Care at Home's Santa Rosa Hospice office location and will see patients in the Marin and South Sonoma County areas.

Qualifications

Education

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN,PHN, MA preferred. Current BCLS CPR certification required. Participation in a specialized training program for Hospice or other coursework in death and dying/hospice care preferred.

Experience

Two years professional nursing experience strongly preferred. Home Health or hospice experience preferred.

Knowledge

Must have the ability to function independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Ability to exercise independent, sound nursing judgment in planning and providing patient care. Exhibits knowledge of patho physiology and accepted treatment protocols for common home care diagnoses. Knowledge of basic safety and infection control principles. Knowledge of state and federal home care regulatory guidelines preferred.

Skills

Current California RN license. Valid California Driver License and access to a reliable automobile with proof of liability insurance. Demonstrated clinical assessment skills. Ability to recognize the special needs of Hospice patients and others in the home. Ability to communicate with patients and significant others in an effective, mature, caring manner. Ability to maintain harmonious constructive relationships with internal and external customers. Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. Understanding of palliative care for the terminally ill patient. Must be able to recognize unsafe or emergency situations and act appropriately.

Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by organization and manager. Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home’s strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor. Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities. Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements. Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications. At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter Care at Home core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate. Must have reliable transportation.

Primary Location: California, North Bay/Lake County, Santa Rosa

Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.