We are currently hiring for the following positions:
RN Case Manager
TITLE OF POSITION: REGISTERED NURSE/CASE MANAGER
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES/CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
RISK OF EXPOSURE TO BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS – HIGH
To plan, coordinate and provide hospice care in accordance with the patient's plan of care.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
- Coordinates hospice care by working with other team members as well as with the patients/family members to ensure needs are met.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of hospice services to the patient and family on an ongoing basis.
- Perform evaluations for hospice care along with informational visits as needed.
- Utilize the nursing process to provide professional nursing care.
- Consult with the attending physician and Hospice Medical Director concerning changes in patients’ condition requiring order changes and/or changes in the plan of care.
- Coordinate patient services with other members of the IDG as well as contracted services, when needed.
- Submit complete, accurate and relevant clinical notes in a timely manner.
- Submit patient visit schedule weekly.
- Participate in IDG and case conferences.
- Discuss with the supervisor if IDG determines that the patient would benefit from contracted services.
- Take responsibility for ensuring patients’ plans of care are kept current.
- Performs on-call duties (including holidays) per policy and agency need.
- Actively participates in QAPI meetings and activities.
- Participate in staff development meeting.
- Continually strive to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and/or individual research and reading.
- Provide education to patients/family members regarding the dying process, plan of care and offers guidance with healthcare decisions.
- Provide dietary counseling, taking into account health issues and dietary changes at the end of life.
- Perform death visit per agency’s policy.
- Participate in the patient’s discharge planning process.
- Maintain an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy.
- Adhere to Federal, state and accreditation requirements including Medicare and Medicaid regulations.
- May be requested by a supervisor to fill in for the other nurses.
- Conduct an initial as well as ongoing comprehensive assessments of the patients.
- Obtain a medical history from the patient and/or a family member particularly as it relates to the present condition.
- Conduct a physical examination of the patient, including vital signs, physical assessment, mental status, appetite and type of diet, etc.
- Evaluate the patient, family member(s) and home situation to determine what health teaching will be required.
- Evaluate the patient's environment to determine what assistance will be available from family members in caring for the patient and what services may be needed.
- Be competent in knowledge about different levels of care and when it’s appropriate to offer them.
- Explain nursing and other Agency services to patients and families as a part of planning for care.
- Develop and implement the initial plan of care and work with other members of the IDG in completing and maintaining the comprehensive plan of care.
- Nursing services, treatments and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill and ordered by the physician.
- Observing signs and symptoms and reporting to the physician reactions to treatments, including drugs, as well as changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.
- Supervise and evaluate the care given by the Hospice Aide at a minimum of once every 14 days and as needed.
- Chart those services rendered to the patient by the staff nurse and changes that have been noted in the patient's condition and/or family and home situation, makes revisions in the nursing care plan as needed, records supervisory visits conducted with the Hospice Aide, evaluates patient care and progress and closes charts of discharged patients.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of her nursing service to the individual and family.
- Discuss with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and possible resolution.
- Provide guidance and supervision to the LPN and supervises the LPN once monthly.
- Cooperate with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan.
- Participate in staff development meetings.
- Prepare the care plan for the Hospice Aide.
May be stressful.
The ability to access patients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient's condition and to perform and demonstrate patient care.
Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of patients and the turning of patients.
Computer, telephone, thermometer, B/P cuff, glucometer, penlight, hand washing materials and other various pieces of office equipment and medical equipment.
Has access to patient medical records.
- Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
- Must be licensed in the State as a Registered Nurse.
- One year of RN experience. Hospice experience preferred.
- Must have excellent assessment skills and problem solving skills.
- Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of case management processes.
- Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.
- The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.
Keystone Hospice, located in Eagle, is currently seeking a qualified CNA for our Hospice Aide position. The successful candidate possesses a current CNA license and exhibits an outgoing, professional, and compassionate presence. Aides visit patients where they reside, which could include private homes, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities.
Keystone is changing hospice care in Idaho with our exceptional clinical care, dedicated and specialized team, low nurse-to-patient ratios, and unique holistic approach. As the only hospice owned and operated by veterans in the Northwest, we believe that success is achieved when we value our staff as our number one asset and provide greater access to care for our patients. If you want to be part of a growing company with a bright future, and have a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to patients and their families, we’d like to hear from you!
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Current CNA license
Current driver’s license
Good driving record
Clean background check
CNA certified: 1 year
- Performs simple procedures as an extension of services under the direction and supervision of the RN.
- Range of motion exercises
- Assistance in ambulation or exercises
- Performs personal care activities, including but not limited to:
- Skin care/nail care
- Oral hygiene
- Performs household services essential to health care at home, including but not limited to:
- Meal preparation/feeding
- Light housekeeping
- Reports any observed or reported changes in the client's condition and/or needs to the Registered Nurse or Therapist. Follows reporting guidelines in the Care Plan.
- Documents care provided and completes the forms required for the client's records. Completes the appropriate records to document care given and pertinent observations. Submits documentation at least weekly.
- Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients by observing infection control practices, following Agency guidelines, and reporting unsafe situations to the Supervisor/Case Manager.
- Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
- Communicates effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team through verbal reports, participation in staff meetings, and team conferences, as requested.
- Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
- Attends in-service programs to meet compliance requirements. Identifies learning needs to Agency supervisor.
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
Keystone Hospice, located in Eagle, is currently seeking a LCSW for our social worker position. The successful candidate possesses a current SW license and exhibits an outgoing, professional, and compassionate presence. Our social workers visit patients where they reside, which could include private homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities.
Keystone is changing hospice care in Idaho with our exceptional clinical care, dedicated and specialized team, low nurse-to-patient ratios, and unique holistic approach. As the only hospice owned and operated by veterans in the Northwest, we believe that success is achieved when we value our staff as our number one asset and provide greater access to care for our patients. If you want to be part of an exciting, high energy environment with a bright future, and have a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to patients and their families, we’d like to hear from you!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conduct psychosocial assessments
Participate in IDG and patient care plan
Maintain and submit written clinical records
Assess patient and family coping abilities
-Master’s Degree from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
-One year of Social Work experience
-Current Idaho State License
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Good driving record
-Clean background check
To apply, please complete the form below and attach your current CV / Resume.
Thank you, and we look forward to meeting with you!