Hospice Case Manager - Full Time

Amedisys, Inc. - Georgetown, DE3.2

Full-time
Hospice Case Manager - Full Time-19001562

Why Join the Amedisys Family?

We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.

Unique clinical environment:
Care for terminally ill patients one-on-one in their home environment with a highly collaborative team and support

Culture of teamwork:
Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team

Ongoing support:
Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more

Advancement:
Professional development to build skills and opportunities to advance

Healthcare leader:
Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home and commitment to clinical excellence

If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

Schedule Full-time

Primary Location United States-Delaware-Georgetown

Organization Hospice

What You Will Do:
As a hospice case manager for Amedisys, you will have a special opportunity to provide, coordinate and direct the provision of hospice nursing and palliative care to terminally ill patients in their home. You will closely collaborate with the attending physician, patients and their families, and other members of the patient care team to provide and maintain continuity of patient care to achieve excellent pain and symptom management and high quality end-of-life care for the patient.

Assess and reassess all physical, environmental and emotional factors to determine hospice needs for patients in the home setting
Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and IDT to meet the emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.
Utilize a combination of agency resources and nationally recognized standards of practice to achieve excellent pain and symptom management and high quality end-of-life care.
Coordinate the total Plan of Care and maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with appropriate staff and the physician.
Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) conferences.
Provide supervision and evaluation of aides and nurses.
Attend funerals/calling hours when appropriate as assigned by the bereavement coordinator.

Qualifications

Required:
Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a registered nurse
Current CPR certification
Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to complete home visits

Preferred:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
Previous home health or hospice experience
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN)

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Additional Information:
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision); health spending account
  • 401 (K) plan; employee stock purchase plan available
  • Continuing education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees