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Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager – PRN/Weekends

Metropolitan Methodist Hosp

This is a Contract position in San Antonio, TX posted August 14, 2019.

Description SHIFT: PRN SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager Case Management PRN
– E/O Weekend Center City San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital.

Our 354 bed hospital offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio.

Our Suzell Waller Women’s pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, has earned an excellent reputation, one baby at a time.

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare and for the third consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

We are pleased to announce it is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

We have also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for our focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 5 consecutive rating periods, as well as Leapfrog’s Top General Hospital award in 2017.

For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.

We offer you a generous benefits package including: Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off Employee Discount Program Employee Stock Purchase Program Tu tion Reimbursement Student Loan Repayment Program Y our Role: Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager The Case Manager will work with patient/families identified to have discharge planning, psychosocial, financial or other needs to develop a plan that will: 1) Optimize functional and self-care abilities; 2) facilitate system access and appropriate utilization of services; 3) facilitate communication and coordination of efforts among health care team members; and 4) promote quality, cost effective outcomes.

The Case Manager will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to develop a plan based on physical, psychosocial, educational and age related criteria.

Assesses by interview and charts review discharge needs of all high-risk patients (and others referred).

Identifies resources available to address the needs identified, coordinate referrals and document plan.

Utilize community resources to support patient’s post hospital needs.

Documents choice in available resources has been offered.

Performs admission and continued stay reviews.

Provides clinical information to payers upon request for certification and reimbursement of care.

Discusses alternate level of care with physician.

Refers cases not meeting acute care criteria to Physician Advisor as needed.

Facilitates and or provides education of hospital staff, physicians, patients and caregivers for purposes of efficient resource utilization Keeps current of requirements by JCAHO, HCFA and other state/federal agencies on provision of 2 care, planning and documenting.

Tracks resource statistics to identify improvement opportunities.

Attends medical staff and other hospital committee meetings to report findings.

Qualifications Education: Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years clinical experience in area in which Case Management will be performed.

Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

License and Certification: Current Texas licensure as a Registered Nurse Preferred: Prefer at least one year experience in utilization review, resource management, discharge planning or case management.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing