Home Health - Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager
POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)
SPECIALTY UNIT: Home Health
LOCATION: Sacramento, CA (South region)
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent
A Home Health Registered Nurse Case Manager is a licensed registered nurse who works with patients in their homes to provide medical care and help them manage their health. The main responsibility of a Home Health RN Case Manager is to coordinate and manage the patient's care plan and treatment, working with the patient, their family, and other healthcare professionals.
The duties of a Home Health RN Case Manager may include:
- Conducting patient assessments: This involves assessing the patient's physical, emotional, and mental health to develop a comprehensive care plan.
- Developing care plans: Based on the patient's needs, the RN Case Manager will develop a personalized care plan that includes the patient's goals, treatment plan, and medication management.
- Coordinating patient care: The RN Case Manager will coordinate with other healthcare professionals, such as physicians, therapists, and social workers, to ensure the patient receives comprehensive care.
- Providing direct patient care: The RN Case Manager will provide direct patient care, including wound care, medication administration, and other treatments.
- Educating patients and their families: The RN Case Manager will educate the patient and their family on the patient's condition, treatment plan, and other important information.
- Documenting patient progress: The RN Case Manager will document the patient's progress in their medical record and report any changes in the patient's condition to other healthcare professionals.
- Adhering to regulatory standards: The RN Case Manager must adhere to regulatory standards and guidelines, including those set by the state and federal government, and the healthcare facility.
- Must have a valid nursing license in the state of California.
- Should have at least two years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in a home health setting.
- Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Should have knowledge of medical terminology, medication management, and basic nursing skills.
- Should have experience working with patients with chronic illnesses and disabilities.
- Must be willing to work independently and as part of a team.
- Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
- Competitive compensation
- Comprehensive onboarding and mentorship
- Opportunities for advancement and growth
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K
- Paid time off for full-time staff