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Case Manager Registered Nurse

Company: Del Sol Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Description

$20,000 Sign On Bonus
Introduction

Del Sol Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Case Manager Registered Nurse position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.

Benefits

At Del Sol Medical Center we want to ensure we support you through all stages of your life as a nurse. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discountsincluding Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Del Sol Medical Center!

Job Summary and Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY:

The RN CM is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by coordinating the plan of care for the patient stay, managing the length of stay, ensuring appropriate resource management and developing a safe appropriate discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The RN CM facilitates the progression and transition of care using established criteria and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. The RN CM will coordinate activities that promote quality outcomes and patient throughput while supporting a balance of optimal care and appropriate resource utilization.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s prepared RN with current state licensure. In lieu of BSN, RN must have 5 years case management experience and complete a bachelor’s of science in nursing within 2 years of hire date.
  • 5 years of nursing experience with 2 years critical care or 3 years nursing experience with 2 years case management experience preferred.
  • Certification in case management, nursing, or utilization review preferred.
  • InterQual experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and electronic formats.
  • Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking abilities with proactive decision-making and negotiation skills

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Provides case management services for both inpatient and observation patients as assigned
  • Identifies patients who are at risk for adverse outcomes during the transition from one level of care/setting to another
  • Performs a comprehensive assessment of psychosocial, medical and discharge needs of patients/family along with an assessment of resources appropriate and available to the patient/family
  • Reassesses the patient’s clinical condition as indicated. Considers patient’s readmission status or risk of readmission and develops strategies to mitigate including education on appropriately accessing healthcare resources, preventative education, and community based resources.
  • Coordinates the plan of care and drives the discharge plan by collaborating with the multidisciplinary health care team and in particular with the patient's physician to facilitate a successful care transition
  • In partnership with Social Services, the RN CM is responsible for ensuring the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate
  • The RN CM is responsible for timely referral to Social Services when risk factors for psychosocial determinants of health are identified
  • Involves patient, family/responsible/significant others in identifying and clarifying needs and expectations to develop mutual and realistic goals
  • Evaluates progression of care using evidence-based tools and approved criteria (InterQual) throughout the episode of care; escalates progression and transition of care issues through the established chain of command
  • Makes appropriate referrals to third party payer, disease and case management programs for recurring patients and patients with chronic disease states
  • Facilitates patient throughput with an ongoing focus on an effective care transition, quality and efficiency
  • Documents professional recommendations, discharge plan, care coordination interventions, and case management activities to effectively communicate to all members of the health care team
  • Align patient’s needs with available resources to ensure a safe discharge / transition
  • Acts as a liaison through effective and professional communications between and with physicians, patient / family, hospital staff, and outside agencies
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered
  • Directs activities to identify and provide for the needs of the under-resourced patient population to include patient education activities, patient assistance programs, and community-based resources
  • Participates in performance improvement activities including, but not limited to, identifying, documenting and intervening when avoidable days occur
  • Adheres to established policy and procedure and standards of care; escalates issues through the established chain of command timely
  • Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives
  • Serve as an advocate for patient's rights, needs, and values; ensuring that patients’ ethnic, cultural, or religious values, beliefs, preferences and needs are considered and aligned
  • Other duties as assigned

Del Sol Medical Centeris a full service, acute-care hospital in east El Paso, Texas. We have a Level II trauma designation. This facility has 300+ patient beds. Our range of services include emergency care, cardiac care, women’s services, Level III NICU, rehabilitation, a bariatric clinic, and a Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. Del Sol Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Case Manager Registered Nurse opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Del Sol Medical Center, El Paso , Case Manager Registered Nurse, Other , El Paso, Texas

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