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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary

The larger portion of Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $28.61 per hour. Earnings sit near $23.83 per hour on the lower side but can approach $38.35 on the higher side. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and years of experience. The majority of Hospice Nurse Case Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,946 - $72,903
(Median)
$48K
$60K
$73K
MEDIAN: $60,274
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$23.83 - $38.35
(Median)
$24
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$47,946 - $72,903  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,441  
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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$49,420 - $78,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$23.83 - $38.35  
   
Overtime
$29.50 - $54.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,441  
   
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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$49,420 - $78,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 393
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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.

Common Career Paths for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


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Many Hospice Nurse Case Managers move into a Nurse Case Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Nurse Case Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Hospice Nurse Case Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Gentiva offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $72K.

HCR ManorCare reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $59K) but some workers make up to $96K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Hospice Nurse Case Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Hospice Care, Case Management, and Hospice can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know Case Management also know Hospice.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

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


For many Hospice Nurse Case Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $60K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $61K. On average, Hospice Nurse Case Managers make $63K following one to two decades on the job. Hospice Nurse Case Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $64K.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Hospice Care
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National Average
$61,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%