RN Case Manager (Clinton County)

HCR Home Care, a leader in Home Health Care for over 30 years, is committed to providing the best quality patient care and superior service, and we now service 19 counties across New York State.
HCR is an employee owned company, offering YOU an active partnership in our business.
Our employees play an important role in treating people and keeping them safe and healthy in the comfort of their own homes, and we believe our employees are the reason HCR is able to provide award-winning home care.
Consider a career at HCR! We offer competitive pay and benefits, continuing education and training opportunities, and utilize state-of-the-art technology.
The RN Case Manager will administer skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing service, in accordance with the physician's orders and under the direction and supervision of the Director of Patient Services/Clinical Team Manager.
The RN Case Manager will manage each patient's care as efficiently and cost effectively as possible to achieve positive patient outcomes, and take responsibility for the overall plan of care and the outcome of that care, including care delivered by other nursing staff (LPN, HHA) who will be directed and supervised by the RN.
This may include teaching and supervising the family and other members of the nursing team.
Overall responsibilities include providing and coordinating quality patient care, maintaining a number of cases, maintaining productivity goals with consideration of case mix, and accurate, timely documentation.
Primary Functions:
Conduct admission and manage care of patient to the agency by:
Obtaining a medical history, particularly as it relates to the present condition, from the patient and/or family member(s).
Conducting a physical examination of the patient including vital signs, physical assessment, mental status, appetite and type of diet, assessment of ADL, and activity of daily living.
Evaluating the patient, family member(s), and home situation to determine what health teaching will be required.
Develop and implement the nursing care plan.
Provide skilled nursing care as outlined in the nursing care plan to include the following:
Skilled nursing services, treatments and preventive procedures ordered by the physician.
Initiating preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the patient's care and safety.
Observing signs and symptoms and reporting to the physician reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.
Teaching, supervision and counseling the patient and caregivers regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home.
Oversee the care given by home health aides to assigned patients by:
Supervising and evaluating the care given by the home health aide.
Applying documentation according to standards of nursing practice.
Utilizing computer skills for accurate documentation.
Other duties as assigned Employees are required to accept any job assignment, including those with clients who have pets and/or smoke in the home.
Working conditions may expose field staff to disagreeable sights, odors, body wastes, communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens, smoke, pets, and other allergens.
Potentially hazardous materials such as those found in cleaning agents and other chemicals may be stored in a client's home.
Required Skills Excellent documentation skills required.
Strong computer skills and the ability to use Agency's EMR program.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work independently, and complete paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion.
Must comply with privacy & HIPPA laws.
Must be respectful of the patient's rights & treat a client & his/her belongings with dignity & respect.
Valid driver's license and automobile with current insurance coverage and in good working condition available to use for work.
Must be willing to travel throughout assigned county.
Willingness to submit to physical examination, criminal background and drug testing.
Required Experience A Registered Professional Nurse with Current New York State License 1+ year acute care nursing experience and/or previous home care nursing experience is preferred Bachelor's degree from an accredited college preferred.
Job Location Plattsburgh, New York, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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