RN, Care Coordinator - Hospice
This is a full-time, salaried position within the Hospice Department.
72 hours every two weeks, approximately 8 shifts every two weeks
Position requires travel within the hospice service area encompassing a 50 mile radius of La Crosse, Wisconsin.
RN licensure required to work in the state of Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Daytime hours with rotating every third weekend, holiday coverage and on-call coverage for some evening and night shifts.
Purpose: As an advocate for the patient, the RN, Care Coordinator (RN-CC) assists patients to reach optimal function and health in an appropriate environment that would support their needs.
Patient Information Analysis:
Patient observation and monitoring:
a) Applies expertise to solve problems, generate ideas, plan care, teach and create new services.
Promotes patient wellness and facilitates healing.
Delegation and supervision of assistive personnel.
Patient agent responsibilities:
Quality Improvement & Outcome Activities
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Infant (less than 1 year)
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Associate degree in
Nursing from an accredited college of nursing, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Registered nurses without a baccalaureate degree will be required to get a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program (ACEN or CCNE) within six years of hire date. Graduates from nursing programs which are not accredited by ACEN or CCNE, must have at least one year of recent RN experience from an applicable care setting.
|Desired||Bachelor's degree in
Nursing from an accredited college of nursing, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, such as Clinical Nurse Leader or related healthcare field.
|Required||3-4 years of RN experience in nursing for hospice positions and 5 to 7 years of experience for Care Coordination positions|
|Computer Systems/Software/Applications||basic computer skills|
|Communication||demonstrate effective customer service to internal and external customers|
|Communication||express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others|
|Comprehension||understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions|
|General - All Positions||work as part of a team|
|General - All Positions||demonstrate commitment to quality and attention to detail|
|General - All Positions||conceptualize, think abstractly and continuously learn|
|General - All Positions||anticipate, think and respond quickly|
|General - All Positions||be flexible and adaptable|
|General - Patient Care||complete clinically-appropriate and timely documentation|
|General - Patient Care||apply expert professional nursing knowledge|
|Mathematics||add, subtract, multiply, divide, record, balance, and check results for accuracy|
|Organization||organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis|
|Organization||time management skills|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||make decisions which have significant impact on the department's credibility, operations and services|
|License and Certifications|
|Required||Registered Nurse (RN) licensed to practice in the state of employment, some positions may require multiple licenses and
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes
|Desired||RN Specialty Certification
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Sitting||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Static Standing||Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)|
|Walking/Standing||Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
|Stooping/Bending||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Squatting||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Kneeling/Half Kneel||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Climbing Stair||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Climbing Ladder||Never (0%)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level||Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
|Reaching - Below Shoulder||Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
|Reaching - Above Shoulder||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Other||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Number of lbs:|
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|Exposed to infectious diseases.
|Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice Care Coordinator|
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