Palliative Care Case Manager

Company: Lexington Medical Center ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SC-Columbia
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 5 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description Palliative Care Case Manager

Basic Functions:

The Palliative Care Case Manager will provide care coordination, care transition management, palliative care and other services to patients with life-limiting, late-stage chronic illnesses. Working within the established medical plan of care, the Palliative Care Case Manager will work with the patient and family to identify goals of care that reduce the severity of disease symptoms and maximize the quality of life. Utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach, the Palliative Care Case Manager will facilitate meeting physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Currently licensed as Registered Nurse by the State Board of Nursing for South Carolina.

Bachelors in Nursing degree

Certification in Palliative Care required within 18 months of hire

Must have at least five years experience as a registered nurse in an acute hospital setting

Outstanding communication skills

Must be highly motivated and self directed



Preferred Qualifications:

Case management experience

Master's degree in nursing or related health care field


Benefits:


LMC is committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for its employees and their families.  LMC offers day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits, as well as health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs). Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC’s retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS), and supplemental 401(k) and 457(b) retirement plans.   LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment.   In addition to these great offerings, LMC offers 529 College Savings, educational assistance, employee assistance programs and more.



Our mission is the same as it was when we opened our doors in 1971: to provide quality health services that meet the needs of our community. We believe that commitment to the health of our community really makes a difference — and we show it every day.