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Case Manager - Grand Junction, CO

Professional Case Management Grand Junction ,CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • Graduate of a state approved school of professional nursing, BSN preferred
  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the state(s) of practice
  • Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience including one (1) year in home care or closely related field.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Demonstrated strong and effective written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Licensed driver with automobile in good repair and insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements

Essential Functions/Areas of Accountability

  • Review client referral information and respond to requests and inquiries as appropriate
  • Perform initial evaluation visit and collaborate with regional director and senior case manager regarding eligibility and appropriateness of client for home care services and intensity of services needed
  • Complete an individualized comprehensive assessment that accurately reflects each assigned client's current health status and includes information that may be used to demonstrate client progress toward achievement of desired outcomes
  • Identify medical, psychosocial, socioeconomic, family, nursing, rehabilitative, social, and discharge planning needs
  • Include a review of all medications in order to identify any potential adverse effects, drug interactions, ineffective drug therapy, significant side effects, duplicate therapy, and noncompliance with ordered drug therapy
  • Complete the comprehensive assessment per Agency policy and state-specific regulation timelines
  • Perform ongoing client assessments based on Agency policy and standards of practice to ensure effective and appropriate home care services for the client
  • Initiate the plan of care based on the comprehensive assessment
  • Consider information provided by the client/family and other health team members
  • Cover all pertinent diagnoses and include mental status, type and frequency of services to be provided, equipment needs, rehabilitation potential, functional limitations, activities permitted, nutritional requirements, medication and treatments, safety measures, discharge plans, goals of care, advance directive wishes, and others as appropriate
  • Collaborate with physicians, other health care professionals (therapists, social services, pastoral care, and supportive services), clients, and families in developing a comprehensive, coordinated plan of care
  • Obtain physician approval and signature on the plan of care Revise and update plan of care as indicated by change in client condition and in accordance with regulatory requirement/Agency policy
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate home care independently and responsively
  • Identify and assess overt and subtle signs of impending physiologic and psychological changes.
  • Notify the physician of client status and of the need for intervention
  • Make decisions and/or recommendations reflecting consideration of immediate and long- term effects (frequency of visits, components of care plan, additional services)
  • Confer with senior case manager or regional director on a regular basis
  • Utilize Agency and community resources appropriately
  • Monitor documentation in clinical records to ensure compliance with regulatory standards of timeliness, accuracy, and completeness
  • Provide on-call support for clients and assigned personnel per schedule
  • Communicate with other members of the healthcare team to coordinate care of assigned clients
  • Manage a team of RNs, LPNs, Home Health Aides, and Personal Care Providers to provide effective and quality services
  • Serve as a role model and resource regarding compliance to policy and maintenance of Agency standard
  • Adhere to nursing delegation guidelines as described in Agency Scope of Practice policy
  • Perform in-home supervisory visits per state- and Agency-specific requirements
  • Conduct timely performance evaluations
  • Identify the educational needs of team members and provide, recommend, or arrange training as indicated
  • Conduct team meetings and care coordination conferences
  • Monitor the productivity of team members on a regular basis
  • Immediately report any occurrences causing client harm, issues of fraud and abuse, breach of confidentiality, abuse and neglect, and others per Agency policy
  • Collaborate with staffing coordinators regarding scheduling of personnel, competencies, client needs, and complexity of home care
  • Identify staffing needs and communicate with staffing coordinators
  • Be available at all times during operating hours and participate in all activities relevant to the professional services furnished, including the development of qualifications and the assignment of personnel.
  • Participate in human resource management to achieve quality service delivery and positive employee relations
  • Apply disciplinary procedures in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Promote personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection prevention and control practices by compliance with policies and procedures
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to potentially unsafe situations
  • Demonstrate safe and competent practice in the use of equipment
  • Assess safety of environment and take initiative to prevent accidents and promote safety
  • Attend Agency emergency preparedness training
  • Participate in all mandatory education per established guidelines
  • Performs job duties in accordance with Agency policies, procedures, and professional and community standards
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job, client information and Professional Case Management proprietary information
  • Do not reveal information from client records to others, except as allowed in Agency policy
  • Secure written confidential documents in a manner that prevents unauthorized release
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of performance improvement activities
  • Protect personal password while accessing client and/or personnel files
  • Complete all assigned responsibilities within established guidelines and time frames
  • The case manager, or similarly qualified alternate, shall be available at all times during operating hours and participate in all activities relevant to the professional services furnished, including the development of qualifications and the assignment of personnel.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned
Company Description
Since 1997, Professional Case Management (PCM) has been providing quality, nationwide in-home nursing services to sufferers of chronic diseases. We are the nation's premier healthcare provider for nuclear weapons workers, uranium miners, millers and haulers suffering from illnesses contracted in the course of their employment. Our mission is to deliver quality care to enhance patient outcomes in the privacy and comfort of their homes.

Professional Case Management


Grand Junction, CO