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Hospice - RN/Case Manager

Company: JSSA
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Come work for one of the best Hospice programs in the State as a full time Case Manager which provides the opportunity to work independently and make your own daily schedule. In this role you will provide our patients and families exceptional end-of-life care that supports dignity and comfort for individuals, provides peace of mind to families, and honors cultural traditions and customs.

General Overview:

  • Full- time Primary RNs/Case Managers are responsible for carrying a caseload of approximately 12 patients.
  • Identify and evaluate palliative needs of patients, utilizing the nursing process; with particular attention to pain assessment and response to treatment.
  • Render age appropriate skilled nursing care in accordance with the plan of care using current and accepted nursing knowledge, methods and techniques.
  • Instruct and counsel family members and other caregivers in hospice care (including interpreting the plan of care).
  • Have sufficient knowledge of third party reimbursement, especially Medicare/Medicaid, to interpret to the patient and family the availability and/or limitations of these programs.
  • Provide back-up on call one night a month.
  • Required to cover 2 holidays a year.
    Position Qualifications:
    • An active State of Maryland RN license.
    • A minimum of 1 year of acute care, home health or hospice experience.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide meaningful care to and communicate with the terminally ill.
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
    • Detail oriented, caring and organized.
    • Advanced Microsoft Office 365 skills and experienced with using EHR systems.
    • Enjoys being part of a cohesive team but is adept at working independently.
    • Must have reliable and independent transportation to make facility and home visits throughout Montgomery County.Benefits:
      • Pay Range: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year
      • Eligible for a $5,000 signing bonus
      • Supportive work environment
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Comprehensive benefits package to include: Medical/Prescription/Dental/Vision insurance, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Leave (sick/vacation/personal/holidays), and much more...
        All JSSA staff must comply with our mandatory COVID vaccination policy requiring staff to be up to date on their vaccination.

        The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services. We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/M/F/D

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