Jewish Senior Services
  • Home Together
  • Part-Time
  • Flex Hours

Job Title

RN Case Manager

Department

Home Together Adult Family Living

Supervisor

Director of Home Together

Effective Date

 

Job Objective

Responsible for initial assessment of caregiver and environment, as well as provide training and on-going guidance to support informal caregivers in Adult Family Living Home model of care.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bilingual (Spanish or Creole) a plus.

Experience

Minimum two (2) years as registered nurse in case management, care planning and assessment for cases including working with aging adults, individuals with disabilities and other complex medical needs in a health care, long-term care, social service or community setting. Home care experience preferred, but not required.

Licensure

Active Registered Nurse (RN) in Connecticut and meet all requirements for the applicable state agency. Valid CT Moter Vehicle Driver's License and state required automobile insurance and registration.

 

Job Standards

  1. Ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines.
  2. Communicate effectively with strong written and oral communications skills.
  3. Ability to use various software packages to carryout position responsibilities
  4. Maintains working knowledge of computer and hand-held devices and systems, including client management systems, community service and health care delivery systems, internet applications, and Microsoft Office suite.
  5. Ability to travel to client homes at a variety of sites and settings.
  6. Availability of personal vehicle for work related travel (mileage reimbursed). Travels primarily in Fairfield and New Haven Counties.
  7. Culturally aware and inclusive, person-centered, team member who demonstrates excellent decision-making abilities and clinical skills.
  8. Demonstrates respect for client confidentiality and complies with all state and federal regulations in this area.

 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Represents organization with highest quality of professionalism and expertise in responding to questions or inquiries from prospective caregivers, consumers and professional partners to encourage potential consumers to choose Home Together as their AFLH provider agency.
  2. Completes initial assessment and intake of new caregivers on the AFLH program. Works with partner organization teams (access agency or other state agencies) to execute state plan of care.
  3. Coordinates as necessary other clinical and/or appropriate assessments.
  4. Conducts home visit on day of admission to the program and conducts additional home visits as clinically indicated and in compliance with state regulatory requirements and Home Together programmatic standards, at least once a month.
  5. Conducts caregiver training before caregiver commences providing personal care and on an on-going basis as needed. Provides on-going evaluation and support of caregiver.
  6. Develops Plan of Care.
  7. Records and charts all notes in a timely fashion in accordance to Home Together standards.
  8. Reviews daily caregiver notes weekly and appropriately addresses changes in the consumer's condition or environment.
  9. Monitors and documents health status.
  10. Reports changes in condition to the primary physician or to emergency personnel, when appropriate.
  11. Coordinates the implementation of physician orders with the caregiver, consumer, other team members, and appropriate partner organizations, such as access agency.
  12. Ensures continuous survey readiness and compliance with accepted professional standards and organization/local/state/federal regulations.
  13. Participates in on-call coverage rotation.
  14. Participates in special projects and all other duties as assigned.

 

Physical and Mental Requirements

  1. Able to navigate prospective consumer homes, climbing stairs, walking, crouching and bending to inspect living environments.
  2. Physical ability to demonstrate personal care training through pushing, pulling, carrying, lifting and lowering. Occasionally, this may include over 50 lbs.
  3. Continuous use of fine hand and eye coordination, color discrimination and hearing ability.
  4. Continuous ability to concentrate on details.
  5. Attention span of 1+ hours on a task.
  6. Ability to remember multiple tasks.
  7. Oral and written communication.
  8.  

Environmental Conditions

  1. Occasional exposure to blood, body tissue or fluids.
  2. Occasional exposure to toxins, cytotoxins, or poisons.
  3. Rare exposure to radiation.
  4. Rare exposure to extreme high/low temperatures and temperature fluctuations.
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations at 203-365-6457.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456, sholland@jseniors.org.

 

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