Position:  Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager SALARIED POSITION & FLEXIBLE HOURS
Location:  Austintown, OH
Job Id:  844
# of Openings:  1

Overview
The RN Case Manager provides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act (SNPA), agency policy, and accepted professional standards of practice. The RN Case Manager provides nursing services in clients' homes in a manner consistent with Shepherd of the Valley's mission statement. This is a salaried position with flexible hours.
 
Shepherd of the Valley is a Christian not-for-profit corporation governed by the basic Christian values of compassion, respect, dignity, spirituality, integrity and quality. Working for Shepherd of the Valley is not just a job, it's a calling.
  • Shepherd of the Valley provides 5-star treatment at our facilities. 
  • We are a healthcare community offering short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, long-term care, assisted living, independent living and home health services.
 
Responsibilities
  • Performs comprehensive assessments of client status,including physical, psychosocial, and environmental parameters. 
  • Develops and/or follows an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of date and current scientific findings. 
  • Provides skilled interventions aimed at achieving realistic client outcomes within a specified time period.
  • Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care plan to reflect progress towards goals and outcomes.
  • Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to the personal and legal scope of practice.
  • Assesses skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and environment.
  • Teaches skills according the client's needs and within the context of the client's environment, value system, and physical/emotional status.
  • Administers medication.
  • Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual differences.
  • Communicates effectively in accordance with agency requirements.
  • Reports significant changes in client status to the physician and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with client needs.
  • Maintains client records sowing systemic assessments, planning intervention, and evaluation.
  • Documents legibly and according to agency documentation guidelines and standards.
  • Initiates action to improve the quality of patient care.
  • Takes appropriate actions independently and responsively in home care situations.
  • Initiates referrals as needed to other health team members.
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
  • Assesses safety environment and takes initiative to help prevent accidents and promote safety.
  • Participates in ongoing, professional self-development and identifies needs for personal growth.
  • Participates in all mandatory education per agency guidelines.
  • Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the needs for additional training (infusion, specialized equipment, etc.).
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Quality Improvement Program and pertinent activities.
  • Supervises applicable home care team members.
  • Availability for on-call rotation as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Requirements
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in Home Health Care is required.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse in the state of Ohio.
  • Must have CPR certification.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be an insured driver with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation.
 
Why work at Shepherd of the Valley?
 
Shepherd of the Valley (SOV) offers a wide range of benefits as part of you total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing with SOV retirement options; enjoy generous paid holidays and time off; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. Here are some highlights of our compensation plan.
  • Annual Performance Reviews
  • Insurance - Medical, dental, eye and prescription drug coverage are available to eligible employees. SOV offers a fully paid $10,000 life insurance benefit.
  • Flexible Spending Plan - SOV offers a flexible spending account that allows you to pay certain medical expenses as well as child care on a pre-tax basis.
  • Paid Time Off - SOV employees begin accumulating paid time off (PTO) hours immediately.
  • Paid Holidays - SOV recognizes 7 paid holidays; those who work a holiday are paid double time. In the third year of service all employees are paid for their birthday.
  • Retirement - Employees are eligible to participate in SOV's 403(b) tax deferred annuity from their first day.
  • Education Support - SOV's Professional Development Scholarship awards $1,000 each year to employees pursuing further education in their field.
  • Additional Perks and Bonuses - SOV employees are eligible for discounts at local businesses. Employees of the month are recognized with a bonus. Recruitment bonuses for staff and residents are awarded. A quarterly wellness bonus is awarded for participating in a health and wellness check. After 3 years, employees receive an ongoing longevity bonus.
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Inc.is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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