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RN Case Manager (Registered Nurse) - Chevy Chase Bldg - PRN (Days)

  • Ascension
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Oct 04, 2017
ID: 8286432 VIEWS: 3 Full time Health Care

Job Description

Job ID: 202523 RN Case Manager (Registered Nurse) - Chevy Chase Bldg - PRN (Days) Austin, Texas Regular / Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Case Manager RN

City, State: Austin, TX

Location: Chevy Chase Bldg

Department: Case Management 001

Additional Job Details: PRN, Day, 0 hours, Weekly

Marketing Statement

At Seton, we're using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better.

As part of Ascension's Texas Ministry Market we do this through collaboration. Seton brings great minds and proven results from the across the nation together. From the best hires and strategic plans for growth, to the proactive connections we make within our community, we reach out to move ahead. Now, partnering with the University of Texas to build the new Dell Seton Medical Center, our future looks brighter than ever.

We do this in force. With more than 12,800 associates, Seton is the leading healthcare service provider in Central Texas as well as its second largest employer. We serve an eleven county area of more than 1.8 million people. We have five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, three primary care clinics for the uninsured, and an increasing number of storefront care locations.

We do this with vision. Since our founding in 1902, Seton has led the way in Austin --- expanding thoughtfully and with purpose; caring for our neighbors, because we know them so well. As a non-profit with a mission --- rather than a bottom line --- guiding us, improving health at a community level is our number one priority.

Austin.

It's our home, and our heart.

Located at the center of Texas hill country --- just a few hours from Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio --- Austin offers an appealing blend of hometown comfort and high-tech care. Whether you are looking for a vibrant nightlife and live music, recreational areas and activities, family-friendly fun, or educational offerings, Austin is a city that not only calls to you, but gently encourages you to sit down and stay awhile.

With cultural diversity, a mild climate (and truly great outdoors), attractive and affordable housing options, and no state income tax, Austin is a feel-good choice for a rewarding way of life.

The way we connect,

the lives we affect.

The Seton Healthcare Family is always looking for dedicated, talented professionals willing to share their hearts with those we serve. Being part of our close-knit team means performing to a higher standard. Embracing innovation, while understanding the importance of individual connections. And continually collaborating, learning and growing to realize new levels of personal and professional satisfaction.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Case Manager RN, coordinates the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for patient, from admission to discharge.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates plan for care across the continuum, integrating patient/family preferences and values.
  • Monitors patient care through assessments, evaluations and/or patient records.
  • Advocates for resources and removal of barriers.
  • Maintains ongoing dialog with supervisor and other health providers to ensure effective implementation of health plan.
  • Conducts ongoing research to build a network of resources and alternative health care services that can better meet patient/family continuum of care needs.
  • Collaborates with the performance improvement program by gathering sentinel events and target diagnosis data.
  • Makes suggestions for improvement of current processes and practice trends based on research.
  • Collaborates with physicians, nursing directors/clinical managers and department directors to improve practice issues that impact continuum of care needs of the patient.
  • Participates in providing education support for newly hired staff persons within the department.
  • Mentors interdisciplinary healthcare team in critical thinking processes essential to continuum of care issues.
  • Coordinates patient education as needed.
  • Collaborates with social worker to educate patients, families on discharge planning processes.
  • Facilitates appropriate lengths of stay and reimbursement for all hospital admissions.
  • Facilitates patient movement to the appropriate (acuity) level of care including observation status through collaboration with patient/family, multidisciplinary team and third party payors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing .

Education:

  • Diploma
    • Graduation from an accredited RN Diploma program is (at minimum) required Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN) is acceptable to meet the minimum education required Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nursing is preferredNOTE: By January 1, 2021, all associates in this job title must have completed a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher nursing degree and Two (2) years of nursing experience in an acute care or surgical setting is required. Experience in utilization review, knowledge of managed care rules and regulations, government policy rules and regulations, and computer skills are preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family's goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts. It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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