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Palliative Care RN

Company: Lifesong Hospice
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position Requires Only Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Hours No Weekends or On-CallService Area includes Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, Hershey and York areaAre you a compassionate healthcare professional with a heart for serving seniors? If so, we invite you to join us as a Field Nursing Case Manager, specializing in palliative care services. This unique role combines the responsibilities of a Field Nurse and a RN Case Manager, offering you the opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of senior patients facing serious illness.You'll manage and coordinate palliative care, ensuring timely and accurate orders for testing, medications, and referrals. Communication with patients, families, and providers, along with updating treatment plans and addressing concerns, is key. Accurate documentation of health information is essential.Providing hands-on care during patient visits, including taking vital signs and assisting providers, is crucial. You'll handle medication management, coordinate referrals, therapy orders, and telemedicine appointments, manage prior authorizations, and update care plans as needed. Effective communication and HIPAA compliance are vital.Palliative Care Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications:Registered nurse RN with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Pennsylvania.Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.Minimum two years of experience; experience in the area of palliative care, geriatric care, or hospice nursing preferred.Self-directed and able to work with minimum supervision.Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and handle pressure and delicate situations.A state driver's license in good standing, and maintain an automobile in good working order.High proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office, cellular technology, and EMR required.Able to perform the physical tasks that are needed in this role.If you're passionate about compassionate care for seniors, apply for the Field Nursing Case Manager position be part of a team that values excellence, compassion, and integrity.About Lifesong Hospice and Palliative Care:Lifesong co-workers connect with our clients in the comfort of their home by personalizing hospice care plans tailored to their preferences and needs and helping them transition to be as comfortable as possible. We seek to celebrate the meaning of their lives and ensure their unique legacy is honored. We want to inspire our caregivers to create harmony for each unique life story-their Lifesong. EOEEducationPreferredBachelors or better in Nursing

Keywords: Lifesong Hospice, Harrisburg , Palliative Care RN, Healthcare , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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