Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $28.92 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $23.96 per hour and $38.54. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,658 - $72,391
(Median)
$49K
$60K
$72K
MEDIAN: $60,313
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$23.96 - $38.54
(Median)
$24
$29
$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,658 - $72,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,221  
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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$49,919 - $79,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$23.96 - $38.54  
   
Overtime
$28.18 - $53.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,221  
   
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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$49,919 - $79,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 412

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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


Home Health and Hospice Care, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, HCR ManorCare, Gentiva, and Gentiva Health Services, Inc. are all popular places to work. The biggest paychecks can be found at Gentiva — the median salary there is $71K.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Survey takers who work as 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 27 percent 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $60K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $61K. Hospice Nurse Case Managers see a median salary of $63K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $64K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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 27%

Hospice Care
up arrow 3%

Case Management
0%

Hospice
0%

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: 57% employee benefits None: 17%