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CASE MANAGER (RN) - FULL TIME - ENID, Oklahoma - Case Management

Company: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Location: Enid
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesFunctions as patient and family advocate through initial and ongoing assessment of the patient's needs during hospitalization, identifying and coordinating community resources to meet continuing care needs.-- Thus facilitating the patient's movement through the hospital system, with assurance that their needs and concerns will be addressed.----

  • The Case Manager (C.M.) may meet with the patient and family prior to admission or at the time of admission, identifying continuing care issues, instructing the patient and assuring them that their concerns will be addressed.
  • The C.M. identifies groups of patients and barriers/delays within the system that contribute to the high cost of patient care.
  • The C.M. performs pre-admission/admission screening to determine the needs of patients, their appropriate level of care, 3rd party payer requirements and to initiate discharge planning assessment/education for quality continuum of care needs.
  • The C.M., through collaboration with the health care team, develops alternative patterns of care that will provide cost effective care without compromising quality.
  • The C.M. will be available during rounds to assist the physician with continuing care issues, providing information about available resources.
  • In collaboration with the health care team, the patient and family, the C.C. implements the discharge plan.
  • The C.M. will meet with the patient, family and physician on all active cases, as needed to assure continuity of care.
  • Reviews the medical record on all active C.M. cases, prior to physician rounds insuring that all orders are filled and results of test are available.
  • Serves as a patient advocate, acting as liaison between the patient, hospital and community resources.-- Maintaining patient autonomy in choice of providers.
  • Collects data to determine the cost and quality of necessary medical services.
  • Continuously assesses potential high-risk patients for complications and to insure services are in place at time of discharge for a safe transition.
  • The Case Manager will be available during rounds to assist the physician with continuing care issues, providing information about available resources.
  • Pre-Cert and update reviews on all procedures requiring intervention.--
  • Liaison with the Business Office regarding commercial insurance denials and appeals.
  • Quality/Risk Management Department's Case Manager's demonstrate competency annually by the on-going and continual care of the patient population they serve, including infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.-- This includes assessment, reassessment and interventions for discharge planning and implementation of transfers.
  • Other duties as assigned.Qualifications
    • Current RN licensure in the State of Oklahoma required.
    • Two years' experience in discharge planning and utilization review desirable.--
    • Knowledge of QI helpful.
    • Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.
    • Excellent public relations skills required as well as communication with physicians, hospital staff, patients, families and community.--
    • Basic computer skills required.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries.-- We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Enid , CASE MANAGER (RN) - FULL TIME - ENID, Oklahoma - Case Management, Executive , Enid, Oklahoma

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