Consumer Direct Care Network

Hospice Nurse Case Manager

2 months ago
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Company: Consumer Direct Care Network Montana- Hospice

Position:  Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Job Category: Healthcare- Nurse

Schedule: Full-time

Hours of Operation: 7 days a week

Location: Missoula, MT




As a Hospice Nurse Case Manager, you will be at the forefront of the company working in a rewarding, challenging and dynamic environment.  Hospice Nurse Case Manager plans, organizes and directs hospice care. In this important role, you will be responsible for supporting patients who are terminally ill and providing end of life care to patients and their families so they can continue to live fully.  Consumer Direct Care Network Montana-Home Health & Hospice mission is to support patients and families through the last stages of life with dignity, grace, strength, and comfort.



Our ideal candidate will possess these qualities we look for that provides an exceptional experience to our clients and qualities that will make you successful in your career here within the Consumer Direct Care Network.


Patient Care-

Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs.


Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).  Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process and as defined in the state Nurse Practice Act.


Assess and evaluates patient’s status by: writing and initiating plan of care, regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs and revising plan of care as necessary.


Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions.  Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.


Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.


Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.


Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.


Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.


Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.



Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given.  Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.


Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required.


Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.


Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.  Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.  Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group.


Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.


Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.


Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver.


Attends interdisciplinary group meetings.


Additional Duties


Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.


Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services
are available.


Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required.


Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.


Requirements to apply:

  • 1yr direct hospice experience preferred, but willing to train
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an Associate or Bachelor’s degree,
  • Current MT RN license
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background screening
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills and problem solving skills,





Consumer Direct Care Network Montana-Home Health & Hospice, one of many subsidiaries of the Consumer Direct Care Network, has an amazing philosophy that places the employee at the center of their business model and fosters an environment where individuals can thrive in a career and soar to heights that have no limits but also work in a place built on the diversity and agility of its people. In this environment you get to participate in a fulfilling and fun working atmosphere geared toward helping others. Employee appreciation days and cultivating new friendships out of the hundreds of personnel we employ here in Missoula are just some of the many perks to working here. You will find yourself in a very open, fun, warm and thriving environment. Here at Home Health and Hospice of Montana you will experience many opportunities for professional development through hands on and formal training. As a valued team member you will be more likely to achieve a better work/life balance and grow with new challenges and responsibilities. What that means for you is career stability!


In the Consumer Direct Care Network employees are committed, dependable, professional and accountable.  We value integrity, honesty and respect for others. We have high standards for how our employees conduct themselves at work and in the communities we support. Come join our team and be a part of a rewarding career helping others! 


As a Consumer Direct Care Network Montana-Home Health & Hospice team member you will also receive an outstanding bundle of benefits to include:


  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401k Retirement plan
  • Adjustable scheduling tailored to work/life balance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days

Whether you have a family to provide for, looking for financial stability, or wanting to support a fun and engaging Missoula lifestyle, Home Health and Hospice of Montana is here to offer career stability, advancement, and quality of work life to support whatever standard of living you are looking to live! Remember, it is not just a job, it’s a career… It is your future, and it starts with Home Health Montana!


Your opportunities within our network are endless, it’s not just a job, it’s a career… advance it with the Consumer Direct Care Network!




The Consumer Direct Care Network and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug-free workplace.


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