Women account for the majority of Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $30.64 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Work is enjoyable for Hospice Nurse Case Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,684 - $76,410
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MEDIAN: $63,140
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$24.92 - $40.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$51,684 - $76,410  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $8,579  
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$51,951 - $81,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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Hourly Rate
$24.92 - $40.02  
   
Overtime
$32.60 - $59.74  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $8,579  
   
Total Pay (?
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$51,951 - $81,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 315
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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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As Hospice Nurse Case Managers make advancements in their career path to positions such as Clinical Nurse Manager, their salaries may climb. Clinical Nurse Managers make $73K annually on average. It is not uncommon for a Hospice Nurse Case Manager to continue on to become a Nurse Case Manager or a Hospice Registered Nurse.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Known for taking on a considerable number of Hospice Nurse Case Managers, Home Health and Hospice Care, HCR ManorCare, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Gentiva Health Services, Inc., and Gentiva are leading firms in the industry. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Gentiva offers the most; Hospice Nurse Case Managers earn $71K on average there.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Hospice Nurse Case Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Palliative Care, Hospice Care, Hospice, and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Case Management are 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $62K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $67K. On average, Hospice Nurse Case Managers make $69K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $68K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,396

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For Hospice Nurse Case Managers, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Hospice Nurse Case Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+13 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), Indianapolis (+4 percent), and Denver (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in St. Louis, 17 percent below the national average. Pittsburgh and Oklahoma City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Palliative Care
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Hospice
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National Average
$64,000

Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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