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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary (United States)

Most Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $28.87 per hour;. Pay ranges from $23.96 per hour on the low end to $38.38 on the high end. While the particular city and years of experience impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Hospice Nurse Case Managers is high. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary (?
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$48,169 - $72,958
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MEDIAN: $60,338
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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary (?
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$23.96 - $38.38
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,169 - $72,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,328  
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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$49,603 - $79,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$23.96 - $38.38  
   
Overtime
$28.85 - $55.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,328  
   
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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$49,603 - $79,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 377
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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 will usually bring in a similar salary to Hospice Nurse Case Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Those at Gentiva can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $72K.
HCR ManorCare offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $59K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $96K. Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is another employer with a reputation for below-average pay.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Survey takers who work as Hospice Nurse Case Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Hospice Care, Case Management, and Hospice can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those 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.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Hospice Nurse Case Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $60K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $61K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. Hospice Nurse Case Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $65K. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, more than half land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in twenty, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining approximately one-seventh.

Pay Difference By Location

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Hospice Nurse Case Managers will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 6 percent. Hospice Nurse Case Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+5 percent) and Atlanta (+2 percent). St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average.

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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
Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%