Catholic Health Initiatives RN-Case Manager - Days in HOUSTON, Texas

RN-Case Manager - Days

Description

CHI St.

Luke’s Health is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of

the nation’s largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI

operates in 18 states and comprises more than 90 hospitals, including four

academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 24 critical-access facilities;

community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home

health agencies; and other services that span the inpatient and outpatient

continuum of care. CHI St. Luke’s Health is

dedicated to a mission of enhancing community health through high-quality, cost-effective

care. In partnership with our physicians and community partners, we are

committed to excellence and compassion in caring for the whole person while

creating healthier communities. CHI St. Luke’s Health is comprised of six

hospitals across the Houston metropolitan area.

Coordinates

patient care between patients, caregivers, and the multidisciplinary team;

collects and evaluates information to facilitate care by assuring that

admissions, continued stays, and ancillary services are medically necessary,

cost-effective, and providing the appropriate setting to qualify for

reimbursement. The case manager intervenes when necessary to assure that

case is care is coordinated and timely.

Qualifications

Minimum Job

Qualifications

Minimum

Education: Bachelor's Degree - Nursing OR ADN and 5 years of clinical

experience; Registered Nurse (RN) licensure

Minimum years in field

previous to employment: Three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in

the acute care or medical setting OR ADN and 5 years of clinical experience

Position Responsibilities

  1. Documents on the day

of admission, or within the first twenty four hours, a clinical assessment and

anticipated discharge plan that addresses use of the full continuum of care

  1. Provides plan of care

updates to providers inside and outside of the hospital, working with patients

and caregivers

  1. Continually Assesses

and modifies the plan of care based on clinical need and patient preference

  1. Manages each

patient’s plan of care and throughout the stay

  1. Leads

interdisciplinary rounds to coordinate care with the care team, and to address

changes in the discharge plan

  1. Consults with

appropriate physicians on plan of care and discharge

  1. Remains current of

Medicare and Medicaid laws and guidelines, Medicare Conditions of Participation,

managed care contracts, and other legal and regulatory requirements as they

relate to health care case management services. Assures patients are

informed of rights and responsibilities as participants in these programs.

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Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0109516