CM, Full Time, 40 Hours
Location: 4413 N Thompson, Springdale
Responsibilities: Communicates with patients, caregivers, and members of the interdisciplinary group on a daily basis. Provides direct clinical care when needed as well as provides leadership and mentoring to nurse case managers, aides, and social workers to ensure all aspects of clinical care are coordinated in safe, effective and efficient manner. An active member of the clinical team who has both clinical and administrative responsibilities. Assists in orientation of new employees and students. Assists staff with EHR questions/education/problems. Other duties as assigned: quality improvement projects, education, assisting with annual in-service, etc.
Requirements: Ability to effectively and efficiently coordinate the care providers for a group of patients in a timely manner. Flexibility with schedule and time to meet the needs of the organization. Excellent verbal, written, and phone communication skills. Ability to stay calm under stressful conditions. Excellent clinical and critical thinking skills. Ability to coordinate ancillary staff, DME, and Pharmacy needs for a group of patients. Excellent documentation skills. Ability to be on-call as needed. Current Arkansas RN license without restriction. Current satisfactory TB skin test, annual TB fit test and annual flu vaccination. Minimum 3 years of nursing experience in a hospital or healthcare facility; at least one year experience is preferred in the areas of home health, hospice, gerontology, geriatrics, acute care & care of the terminally ill. 3-5 years prior supervisory and management experience in a healthcare environment. At least one year of hospice clinical experience preferred. Strong computer skills required with prior experience using an electronic health care records system.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; an associate degree in nursing; BSN preferred; current CPR certification; prefer hospice and palliative care nursing certification.