Maxim Home Healthcare RN (Registered Nurse) in Somerville, Massachusetts
Description:The Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager will be responsible for coordinating continuum of care activities for assigned patients and ensuring optimum utilization of resources, service delivery, and compliance with medical regime.
Perform and coordinate the initial assessments and ongoing reassessments of the patient’s status.
Document patient case information within a database system.
Perform chart review/audits monthly or as needed.
Participate in monthly case conferences by providing information pertinent to patient’s needs/goals.
Partner with the Program Director in development and review of the patient’s individualized coordination of care plan.
Ensure that the patient's medical needs are addressed; consult with the patients physicians as needed, coordinating plans of treatment, and advocating for the patient when necessary.
Promote understanding of the medical factors affecting the targeted population.
Identify and assist patient in accessing entitlements, resources, information, and referrals for psychosocial needs.
Participate in Quality Assurance and Utilization review activities, as directed.
Empower patients in decision making for care planning.
Maintain accurate and timely patient information, which readily accessible for review and meet all requirements; assist in data collection for reporting/funding sources.
Foster intra-facility and inter-facility working relationships to help accomplish goals. Act as a liaison between primary care providers, specialist, and/or patient.
Advocate on behalf of patient regarding accessibility of services.
Follow State/Country mandated guidelines for the nurse case management programs.
Participate in outreach activities to the entire target population, as directed.
Recommend program/service changes to meet gaps in service in the community.
Other Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager duties as assigned
We are currently looking for Full Time employees. Qualifications
Minimum RN with Bachelors in Nursing, Master in Nursing or Public Health preferred.
Current Registered Nurse (RN) License.
Prefer at least one year of Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager experience.
Current BLS card per contract requirements.
Current physical exam per state or contract requirements.
Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
Must pass all Maxim screening exams with 80% or greater.
Must pass criminal background screening.
Current TB or Chest x-ray.
Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:
Competitive Pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Physicians, Case Managers, and other referral sources rely on Maxim for our dedication to providing quality skilled and unskilled homecare services to adult and pediatric patients. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Location: Somerville, MA
Required Licenses: See Qualifications
Post Date: 10/4/2016
Post ID: 169674
Job Code: RS-Display
Minimum Requirements: Ventilator:Preferred, Trach:1 Year, GTube:1 Year