Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $31.06 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by the specific employer and tenure. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,609 - $76,738
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MEDIAN: $63,325
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$24.90 - $40.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$51,609 - $76,738  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $8,579  
Total Pay (?
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$51,899 - $82,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.90 - $40.77  
   
Overtime
$32.48 - $60.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.87 - $8,579  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,899 - $82,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 308

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Job Description for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Hospice nurse case managers manage patient care, ensuring that proper nursing and hospice procedures are followed at all times. They are responsible for assessing patients' needs, creating a care plan, helping implement this plan, recording case-related information, and answering patient and family questions as needed. Additionally, they handle hospice care complaints and follow up with a solution in a timely manner. One of the hospice nurse case manager's main tools includes a personal computers to record patient information and case details for future reference; they also must be proficient with basic office software and telephones to communicate with families, prospective patients, and colleagues. In all tasks, hospice nurse case managers must follow all safety and privacy protocols.

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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Tasks

  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Compile, audit and analyze patient records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for cost control and care improvement efforts.
  • Recommend process and policies to improve quality of patient services and increase revenue.
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation; report findings and recommendations.

Common Career Paths for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


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At the upper end, Hospice Nurse Case Managers who move into a Clinical Nurse Manager role may earn a little more as the latter position has a median salary of $73K per year. Hospice Nurse Case Managers most frequently advance into Nurse Case Manager and Hospice Registered Nurse roles even though the median salaries are $1K lower and $4K lower, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Home Health and Hospice Care, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Gentiva Health Services, Inc., Gentiva, and HCR ManorCare are top-notch employers for Hospice Nurse Case Managers in this area. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Gentiva offers the most; Hospice Nurse Case Managers earn $71K on average there.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Typical Hospice Nurse Case Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Palliative Care, Hospice Care, Hospice, and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Case Management also tend to know Hospice.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $62K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $68K. Hospice Nurse Case Managers bring in $70K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,994

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For those looking to make money, Hospice Nurse Case Managers in Orange enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Hospice Nurse Case Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+23 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), Indianapolis (+3 percent), and Dallas (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Louis. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Oklahoma City (15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Palliative Care
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Hospice
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National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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