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Registered Nurse Case Management

at Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Posted: 1/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 0246038d-5631-460c-a705-bd711e32d650
Keywords: patient, health

Job Description


**Hiring Part Time, Full Time and Temporary Positions**


  • Actively licensed in Colorado as a Registered Nurse without stipulations
  • Experience of a minimum of one (1) year as an RN home health experience.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter
  • Possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License with reliable transportation and applicable car insurance

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Appropriately evaluates the patient, initially and periodically throughout care
  • Develops and implements appropriate treatment programs to address problems identified; develops realistic personal goals with patient; re-evaluates, sets new goals and adjusts care accordingly in consultation with physician or intermediate care provider
  • Advises, consults and instructs on treatment or procedures, and supportive activities to patients, family members and other home health team members
  • Observes, records and reports to physician and/or supervisor, patient’s reaction to treatment, patient’s progress and any changes in patient’s condition
  • Assists patient and family with community resources needed to adjust to physical, mental and social limitations
  • Coordinates other service team members, both in formal and informal care conferences, to assure sufficient flow of information to support care of patient
  • Informs patient, family and physician verbally and in writing as needed regarding plan of care, progress, or changes and pending discharge
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation of care in accordance with agency policy and pay source requirements
  • Meets regulatory agency and/or pay source requirements regarding patient care.
  • Effectively manages a caseload as established by agency
  • Participates, as requested, in orientation of new staff, in-service education, continuing education, utilization review and QI/QA programs
  • Uses agency approved software to enter evaluations and visit documentation


  • This position may supervise LPN and CNA direct care staff according to agency policies


  • ? Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, professional journals and legal documents
  • ? Ability to read and interpret physicians’ orders and notes from other caregivers as well as respond to them verbally and in writing 
  • ? Ability to effectively present information to patients and employees and community 
  • ? Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • ? Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion 
  • ? Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to improvise in a home setting
  • ? Ability to send/receive emails and use the internet for research and informational purposes 
  • ? Ability to use computer for communication and documentation purposes 
  • ? Ability to use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information
  • ? Skill to attend to multiple tasks at once which are time sensitive
  • ? Thorough knowledge of home health care practice, communication skills and case management 
  • ? Basic knowledge of Windows operating system and ability to advance computer skills as required
  • ? Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the  
  •   public and supervisors


  • ?Ability to regularly sit, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, walk, balance, crouch, crawl, push, pull, reach with hands and arms and talk and hear
  • ? Ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel 
  • ? Ability to occasionally climb
  • ? Ability to occasionally use sense of smell
  • ? Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds.
  • ? Ability to perform the anticipated level of physical assist required to provide safe patient care
  •  If the anticipated level of assist is greater than that which the employee can safely provide, the supervisor is to be notified immediately
  • ? Ability to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
  • ? Ability to adjust focus


  • ? The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions 
  • ? The work environment is highly variable, as care is provided in private homes
  • ? Lighting, acoustics, air quality, temperature and environmental hazards are not predictable
  • ? The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, household pets/animals, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals
  • ? The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate


The employee is required to travel frequently to complete home health visits.


Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination. 

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or

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