Knute Nelson

RN Case Manager - Hospice - Full Time

Alexandria, MN
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Jan 13, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
The mission of Knute Nelson is to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

This is a Full time, 32 hours a week, 64 hours a pay period position. The shifts are typically Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm, including on call every 5th weekend and 1 day during the week. This position will be based out of the Alexandria office

• Responsible for working with the team to implement and manage the clinical staff and program to ensure the delivery of high quality resident care and services consistent with regulations and established clinical best practices. Performs assessments upon resident admission and creates and monitors a resident care plan.
• Works closely with the Housing Administrator, Wellness Director, Chef Manager/Lead Cook, Life Enhancement Coordinator, nursing staff, residents and families, and the medical community.
• Must have flexibility in schedule to fulfill an on-call rotation if required and be available for on-call medical questions and/or emergencies via phone.

Key Responsibilities
• Supervise Personnel - Interview, train, orientate, evaluate, recognize and discipline staff as needed. This includes providing day to day work direction and problem solving as issues or conflicts arise. Continually communicates expectations with staff. Ensures staff complies with online education training. Follow organizational Human Resource policies. Develop and maintain staffing and scheduling systems reflecting quality, cost, and appropriateness, based on workload, skills, availability of support services, infection control issues, and safety considerations. Assist in providing regular staff meetings and ongoing employee educational and development opportunities which meet regulatory requirements and increase knowledge. Create and maintain a work environment for employees that is conducive to high productivity and morale. Establish and maintain effective communication systems with employees.
• Clinical Management - Implement and maintain specific clinical standards for the facility. Follow the steps of the nursing process: Assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care based upon regulations and established clinical best practices. Manage and monitor the clinical components of the medical record for completeness and accuracy. Coordinate resident clinical needs with other resident care services both within and outside the facility. Work with the resident and family to obtain needed services and refers to outside agencies and facilities as needed. Assure that staff clearly understands and follow all resident care procedures and inform staff of any changes in the residents’ plan of care. Share resident and family concerns with pertinent staff if appropriate.
• Resident Living - Create and maintain an environment that achieves high quality care (physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual) of residents and maintain their independence and dignity to the highest degree possible within the Knute Nelson continuum. Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all residents.
• Relationships with Outside Constituencies - Promote a spirit of cooperation with all regulatory organizations managing with an expectation of appropriate compliance and corrective measures. Coordinate clinical care with other health care professionals inside and outside Knute Nelson.
• Other Duties as Assigned - Complete other projects as assigned by the Director of Clinical Care. Serve on company committees as well as participating in industry events and committees as requested by the Director of Clinical Care. Assist in the development of policies and procedures and implementation of them. Works with the Director of Clinical Care to ensure that emergency procedures and practice are appropriate and up-to-date. Will assist in other areas of the building and/or other housing facilities and needed. Will assist with public education and marketing of the nursing program offered. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Leadership Received

Director of Clinical Care

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Knute Nelson's policy forbids employees and associates from discriminating against anyone based on race, religion, color, creed, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, familial status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Knute Nelson is committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career advancement.Knute Nelsonalso provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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