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Care Manager, RN or LVN
GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER, RN or LVN
Are you an RN or LVN with a passion for working with seniors? Make a difference while also having the flexibility to control your schedule! Join our Care Management team as an RN or LVN Care Manager and use your skills to greatly enhance the quality of life of seniors and others adults who are physically or cognitively challenges who are remaining in their homes.
This is a per diem position that will grow to a full-time position with flexible days and hours. The right candidate must be available to work weekends, holidays or "on-call" as necessary for client safety. Hours will increase as case load increases.
START DATE: Immediately
Lifeline -- Smart Aging Solutions is a stable and growing care management and in-home care company with a 33 year history of success in San Diego County. Our mission is to bring quality of life and peace of mind by providing outstanding care solutions that support the immediate needs of the elderly, chronically ill, otherwise challenged, their families and the surrounding community through competency, compassion, responsiveness and professionalism.
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required.
RN must have at least 3 years of RN experience in eldercare.
LVN must have at least 10 years of experience in eldercare.
Director of Nursing or Charge Nurse experience preferred.
2 years of experience in Care Management, Social Work or Hospice is preferred.
Candidate must be a seasoned geriatric care specialist and have experience working with people with Alzheimer's Disease and/or related dementia.
CARE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparation of health & wellness assessment and recommendations
Planning, coordinating and implementing the care plan for each client
Supervise recommendations from the assessment and Care Management meetings
Coordinate client's physician, dental and other medical appointments
Supervise medical issues including medications and be present at doctor visits
Communicate with and support family members and other responsible parties
Prepare weekly schedules of planned and completed activities
Chart all pertinent client information; promote Lifeline services
Participate in the recruitment, orientation, evaluation and retention of new care giving staff
Must have reliable transportation to and from the client's residence or assigned facility
MARKETING / INTAKE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Take potential client intake calls to: determine needs, align them with appropriate Lifeline services and complete paperwork to start services
Attract referrals and inquires to build our home care services
Contact potential and existing healthcare referral sources on behalf of Lifeline Healthcare
Promote and position Lifeline Healthcare's home care programs and services to medical professional, civic, community and Alzheimer's related groups in a manner that illustrates and reflects Lifeline Healthcare's quality of care.
Independent worker, self-starter, organized, consistent follow-through, calm under pressure, leadership, planning and organizational skills, ability to train others, loyal, committed and passionate about quality care.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Working knowledge of aging process to include diagnosis, psychosocial issues, medical procedures and medications; Knowledge of physical, emotional, social, leisure and spiritual needs of clients; Supervisory skills; Well developed communication skills (both verbal and written); Interpersonal communication skills; Thorough understanding and use of medical terminology
Offering $20-$38 per hour depending on skills, certification, license and experience. Company offers medical, dental, vision, profit sharing plan, mileage reimbursement and flexibility.
All offers of employment with Lifeline are contingent upon a satisfactory background check, reference checks, drug screening, Social Security number verification and other screenings.
To apply please email your resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
Join the Lifeline Family of Care Providers! Learn about our company and team at www.lifelinecares.com