We are seeking an RN with a minimum of 5 years bedside experience in adult acute care.
The individual in this position has overall responsibility for overseeing the clinical plan of care to conform to evidence-based practice and regulatory requirements. This position integrates care coordination, utilization management, and discharge planning. The individual's responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following activities: a) medical necessity screening, b) care coordination, c) discharge planning, d) facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences, e) managing concurrent disputes, f) making the appropriate referrals to other departments (e.g., nutrition, PT/OT/ST), g) referring complex social issues to Social service, h) communicating with patients and their families about the plan of care, i) collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments (e.g. lab, pharmacy), j) participating in weekly Complex Case Review, k) arranging for post-discharge patient education, l) clear, complete and concise documentation in eCCM, m) maintaining accuracy of patient demographic and insurance information, n) identifying and documenting potentially avoidable days, o) identifying and reporting over- and under- utilization, and p) other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program. BSN preferred.
Experience: At least 5 year's bedside experience in a relevant clinical specialty. Excellent organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people, demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills, and computer literacy. Previous experience as a Case Manager is preferred.
Licensure/ Certification(s): Current RN license to practice in the State of TN.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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