Hospice - RN Case Manager

Care Initiatives

Hospice - RN Case Manager

Care Initiatives Hospice - Waterloo

Are you looking to be a part of a fun team that positively impacts your community? At Care Initiatives we’re committed to celebrating life and helping those in our care live to the fullest. We love helping people gain their highest level of independence and quality of life during their time with us.

Care Initiatives is the largest single operator of quality nursing homes in Iowa. As a non-profit organization, we have proudly been investing millions of dollars into the communities we serve since 1989. Care Initiatives serves roughly 2800 Iowans through skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, and hospice locations. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care for Iowans through all of life’s transitions. “Always Learn” is one of our Core Values. We want you to learn and grow with us. Apply today to start your exciting new career with us!

Care Initiatives Hospice is now hiring a full-time RN Case Manager to join our team.


This position offers a great opportunity to assist our region and provide hands-on, high-quality end-of-life care.

Our hospice caregivers are uniquely qualified to attend to the needs of patients in the final stages of life. We meet the patient and family members where they are, going to their home, a long-term care center assisted living residence or hospital to administer compassionate hospice care.

Our approach addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those facing life-limiting illness for themselves and their families. We work closely with family members and caregivers to respect the wishes and needs of our patients and their loved ones with the utmost compassion, dignity, and respect for those in their final stages of life.

  • Use clinical nursing knowledge, physical assessment, and procedural skills to deliver high quality patient care in the patient’s place of residence
  • Develop and oversee plan of care under the direction of the physician and ensure appropriate interdisciplinary involvement to ensure the best outcome for each patient
  • Deliver consistent and high-quality patient care to provide an exceptional patient experience
  • Patient Care/Care Coordination
  • Perform initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Continuous visits and interdisciplinary assessment of the patient
  • Delivers quality care and completes clear, concise, and accurate clinical documentation
  • Provides patient, caregiver and family counseling and education as indicated in the plan of care
  • Develops and continually updates a plan of care that identifies the care and services required to meet patient-specific needs
  • Assesses the need for plan of care updates while keeping the patient and family involved in care planning decisions
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entire

  • Current, valid Iowa registered nurse license or license in a compact state
  • Current driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
  • CPR certification required before first day of work
  • Obtains Hospice and Palliative Registered Nurse Certification (CHPN) within 24 months of employment
  • Current home access to the internet
  • Prefer two years of recent clinical experience in medical/surgical, oncology, home health or public health nursing
  • Knowledge of care of the terminally ill

  • Dayforce Wallet- On Demand Pay- access your pay as soon as it is earned!
  • Four different great medical plan choices!
  • HSA and FSA Programs
  • Two different dental coverage plan options
  • Vision
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Critical illness and Accident Coverage Plans
  • Doctor on Demand, discounts on gym memberships, fitness equipment, ID Theft Protections, Be Well 24/7
  • Discount Programs on Verizon Wireless and hotel, theme park tickets, electronics, appliances, apparel and more!
  • LPN &RN Board Funding
  • Continuing Education (CE)
  • Online Training
  • Advancement & Transfer Opportunities
  • CNA Training Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Uniforms
  • Veteran’s Day Pay for Veterans
  • Years of Service Recognition Program

To apply please complete our online employment application today!

Care Initiatives has implemented its Employee and Provider SARS-CoV-2 (“COVID-19”) Vaccine Policy pursuant to recent federal regulation, which requires all employees to have either their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or submit a medical or religious exemption request by February 14, 2022. If you have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination upon hire. If you would like to submit a medical or religious exemption request, the appropriate forms will be provided to you upon hire.

EOE, AAP, Veterans and Disabled Employer

Job ID: 85413

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