RN Case Manager-Hospice

Full Time
50-Mile Radius Service Area from the Lafayette Office including Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion Parishes.
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To provide optimal nursing care to the terminally ill Hospice patient according to their individualized needs. To provide ongoing education and support to the patient and family. To work as a member of the Hospice team in providing Hospice care while upholding the company's standards of excellence, integrity, and compassion.

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to exemplify compassion, patience, and sympathy to the patients and their families.
  • Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness.
  • Perform assessments and provide hands-on care as directed by the physician.
  • Be an advocate for patients and their families.
  • Coordinates care with all IDG team members.
  • Directly reports to the physician and primarily monitors the daily plan of care.
  • Develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meet specific needs.
  • Performs specific nursing procedures as needed (e.g., treatments, management of symptoms) following doctor's orders.
  • Prepare accurate and timely clinical documentation and updates to the plan of care.
  • Participates in on-call rotation.
  • Participates in the quality assurance process.


  • Educational/Degree: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Training/Licensure: Currently licensed as a registered nurse to practice in the state with no restrictions.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Ability to work independently, make accurate, and at times, quick judgments. Ability to supervise others appropriately. Ability to respond appropriately to crisis outside of a hospital setting. Acceptance of and adaptability to different social, racial, cultural and religious modes.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience as a registered nurse, hospice experience preferred.
  • Active patient contact within past two years, preferred.

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