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RN Case Manager Wound Specialist Home Care Paducah, KY

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Paducah
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthPosition Summary (2-4 sentences)Responsible for coordination of an interdisciplinary team approach in the provision of skilled nursing assessments, planning and care in order to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families consistent with the policies and procedures of Mercy Health Homecare. Develops a holistic multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing the job functions within each of the five core components of case management. Interacts with the care management team and physicians to determine appropriate Homecare service for patients/clients based on regulatory guidelines for each line of service. Resource to case managers for wound assessments and manages/follows up on declines in wounds of homecare patients. Reports out weekly on declines/wounds to supervisors.Our MissionTo extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with an emphasis on people who are poor or under-served.Our Core Values Compassion Excellence Human Dignity Justice Sacredness of Life ServiceThe Mercy Standards Effective Communication Compassionate Care Responsiveness Accountability Teamwork RespectIt is expected that all duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with Our Mission, Our Core Values and The Mercy Standards.Essential Functions (7-10 statements)Initiates and maintains communication with the attending Physician, client and family and interdisciplinary team members regarding assessment findingschanges in patient condition and plan of care. Reviews changes in the plan of care, medication profiles etc to facilitate timely discharge to appropriate Homecare service line. Collaborates with other health professionals and paraprofessionals when necessary. Provides clinical supervision of the multi-disciplinaryteam. Instructs and educates staff, client, clients family and volunteers regarding provision of care. Participates and assists with Lourdes Homecare/ Hospiceorientation and in-service training programs. Participates in organizational committees. Utilizes appropriate care standards to coordinate client care withdocumentation to support variances as they occur. Individualizes plan of care within care standard to effect maximal client outcomes. Implementsdischarge planning upon admission and coordinates discharge throughout care. Consistently assesses client needs using appropriate integrates tools.Coordinates client conference to enhance full team discussion consultation and evaluation of plan of care, Assist other case managers, share in providing 24-7 coverage and accepts other assignments as appropriate, Demonstrates working knowledge and adheres to agency policy and procedures and to state andfederal governing regulations.Department Specific Functions (2-4 statements)Complies with and is knowledgeable of hospital and department safety procedures and policies. Contributes to the care of environment by maintaining work areaand assisting with light housekeeping duties as needed. Is knowledgeable and participates in hospitals Performance improvement program. Utilizescomputer system as needed for information and to complete tasks, Maintains customer rights. Interacts with clients in a way that exemplifies the hospitalsmission and core values. Attends annual in service , department meetings, and other training sessions relative to job,.The above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Associates may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor. The job description is subject to continual revisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution, associates may be requested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit, department and location, in an effort not to disrupt the provision of patient care.Minimum Required QualificationsEducation: Graduate of accredited school of nursingLicensure: Licensed as a registered nurse in KY and Illinois. Current BLS certification requiredCertification(s): Woundcare certified on hire or within one year of hireExperience: one year of Homecare Hospice experience as part of a care team preferred.Preferred QualificationsEducation:Licensure:Certified Case Manager preferredCertification(s):Experience: two years of acute nursing experience med-surg, OB psych,peds etc.Other Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesValid drivers license and auto insurance required.Required Job-Specific TrainingDirect Patient CareThis position requires the incumbent to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills for patients in the following age categories:Neonate-0 to 4 weeks Infant-4 weeks to 1 year Child-1 to 12 yearsAdolescent-13 to 17 yearsAdult-18 to 64 yearsGeriatric-65 years and aboveNot applicable to this positionPhysical RequirementsIndicate each activity's level of frequency that applies to this position using the following scale:Walking ConsistentlyKneeling FrequentlyHearing-normalConsistentlySittingRarelyDrivingNot applicableHearing-specificFrequentlyStandingOccasionallyReachingFrequentlyVision-acuity, nearConsistentlyPushingConsistentlyDexterityConsistentlyVision-acuity, farConsistentlyStoopingConsistentlyLifting-under 50 lbsConsistentlyVision-colorConsistentlyPullingConsistentlyLifting-over 50 lbsConsistentlyTalkingFrequentlyClimbing OccasionallyUse of HandsConsistentlyOther-specifyWorking ConditionsLifting walking, sitting, standing and bending may be required. Driving required, use physical demands . Environment: outside and inside. Exposure to environmental factors, chemicals, solvents and bactericidal agents. May have contact with pets in patient homes.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:DaysDepartment:Home Care- Paducah Home CareAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Mercy Health, Clarksville , RN Case Manager Wound Specialist Home Care Paducah, KY, Executive , Paducah, Tennessee

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