Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary

Most Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $29.01 per hour. Pay generally varies between $23.94 per hour and $38.34. While the company and experience level impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Hospice Nurse Case Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,207 - $73,225
(Median)
$49K
$61K
$73K
MEDIAN: $60,739
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$23.94 - $38.34
(Median)
$24
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,207 - $73,225  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,196  
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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$50,095 - $79,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 323
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$23.94 - $38.34  
   
Overtime
$28.70 - $54.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,196  
   
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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$50,095 - $79,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 421
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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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Hospice Nurse Case Managers who transition into an upper level Nurse Case Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Nurse Case Manager makes $62K a year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Hospice Nurse Case Managers include Home Health and Hospice Care, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, HCR ManorCare, Gentiva, and Gentiva Health Services, Inc. For Hospice Nurse Case Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Gentiva; in fact, median earnings sit around $71K, the highest in the area.

Salaries are easily beat at HCR ManorCare, where median pay comes to just $59K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $51K and ending at $81K, range in salary is rather small.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Job skills reported by Hospice Nurse Case Managers are limited. Fortunate workers who know Palliative Care command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Those educated in Case Management tend to be well versed in Hospice.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $60K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $61K. For Hospice Nurse Case Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Pay Difference by Location


Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Hospice Nurse Case Managers, 15 percent higher than the national average. Hospice Nurse Case Managers will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+9 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), Atlanta (+5 percent), and Houston (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Louis. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Pittsburgh and 4 percent less in Cleveland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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
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Hospice Care
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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 110 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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