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Hospice Patient Care Coordinator

Company: Lutheran Homes of South Carolina
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe incumbent will lead the day-to-day local operations of the Hospice's Satellite office. This individual will assist in planning, implementation, delivery and supervision of direct clinical services provided to patients and families. Assists with visits, call and other nursing duties as needed. May act as RN Case Manager.QualificationsGraduate of an accredited school of nursing. One to two years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting, and one to two years of recent experience in home care preferred. Minimum two years nursing experience required.Current licensure in State, CPR certification and valid drivers license.Bachelor's degree, with one year of hospice care experience preferred.Demonstrate ability to manage all aspects of terminal care with expertise in pain and symptom management and hospice nursing.Demonstrate skill in administrative performance, including expertise in both written and oral communication, supervision of staff, documentation requirements, service coordination and case management.Demonstrate ability to execute an effective, supportive, sensitive approach in response to needs of staff and patient/family.Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per the competency checklist.Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift 75 pounds, position and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.Must have reliable transportation for daily travel throughout the service area.Flexibility to meet patient needs necessary. Some evening, night, early morning, holiday and weekend hours required during on-call hours, and during periods of high patient needs and to ensure hospice services are provided 24 hours per day and 7 days per week.Demonstrates ability to effectively learn and use computer and required software programs to ensure a true and correct electronic medical record for each patient.Must be able to utilize technology appropriately as needed to meet the requirements of the position

Keywords: Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Mount Pleasant , Hospice Patient Care Coordinator, Other , Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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