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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary

Women comprise the majority of Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $28.88 per hour on average. Earnings generally vary between $23.90 per hour and $38.48. While the specific employer and experience level impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Hospice Nurse Case Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$48,995 - $72,551
(Median)
$49K
$61K
$73K
MEDIAN: $60,620
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50%
90%

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$23.90 - $38.48
(Median)
$24
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,995 - $72,551  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,309  
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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$49,987 - $79,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.90 - $38.48  
   
Overtime
$28.70 - $53.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,309  
   
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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$49,987 - $79,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 418

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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

  • Recommend process and policies to improve quality of patient services and increase revenue.
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation; report findings and recommendations.
  • 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.

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Hospice Nurse Case Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Nurse Case Manager. Median pay for Nurse Case Managers is $62K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Hospice Nurse Case Managers include Home Health and Hospice Care, HCR ManorCare, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Gentiva, and Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Hospice Nurse Case Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Gentiva, where the average salary comes to $71K.

The lowest salaries can be found at HCR ManorCare — median pay is $59K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $51K and only reaching $81K.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Typical Hospice Nurse Case Managers report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Palliative Care can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Those proficient in Case Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Hospice.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

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


Hospice Nurse Case Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $60K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $61K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Palliative Care
up arrow 26%

Hospice Care
up arrow 3%

Case Management
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Hospice
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National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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