The RN Case Manager, Long Term Care (LTC) assesses, implements, and coordinates a plan of care for residents in pertinent areas. This position assures medications and treatments are administered to assigned residents, assists with plan of care and interventions for effectiveness, and assesses for accuracy of the MDS. Focuses on providing residents with opportunities for independence and maintaining self-esteem, privacy, and confidentiality. Assures physicians' orders are processed and physicians are notified in a timely manner as needed while observing and documenting observations and care given to residents. Directs and assists with resident, family, and significant other education in conjunction with care team. Seeks to evaluate outcomes based on an integration among established clinical, financial and utilization data. Functions in structured and unstructured health care settings described as a geographic and/or situational environment that may not have established policies and procedures. Utilizes independent nursing judgment when integrating health care. Has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-specific structured care methodologies, such as protocols/integrated clinical pathways/guidelines/standards of care relating to the overall health care needs of the residents.
Interviews potential residents and assesses residents in compliance with regulations, policy and procedure. Uses assessment information for admission and continued stay in the long term care community. Ensures all residents meet assisted living qualifications as identified in the occupancy agreement, if applicable. Establishes a service plan for each resident and evaluates on an on-going basis. Able to work with growth and development needs of client populations in clinical area. May work with clients in all age groups. Ability to communicate with residents, family members and others on the health care team. Coordinates, facilitates, and negotiates with others. Monitors, evaluates and trends resident responses utilizing structured care methodologies. Fiscally responsible. Controls variances and duplication.
Must demonstrate independence, assertiveness and critical thinking when working with residents and co-workers. Ability to document clearly. Ability to solve problems. Self-motivated. Works with little direction. Ability to incorporate teaching/learning principles and adapt teaching to age group. Ability to facilitate groups and implement projects when necessary. Must be able to establish priorities, have strong flexibility and organizational skills. Must be knowledgeable about reimbursement for services provided.
Will be required to work primarily day hours, scheduled weekends, and occasional evenings. May be exposed to communicable or infectious disease, hazardous materials and injury from performance of assigned duties. Is subject to multiple sensory and environmental stressors.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
Minimum of one to two years of professional nursing experience in a clinic care setting preferred. In-depth knowledge of specialty area preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .
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