CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - WEEKEND OPTION - DISCHARGE PLANNING


  • Location: Owensboro, KY
  • Posted: Sep 24, 2019

Job Description


Facilitates cost-effective, quality patient outcomes by collaborating with staff and providing guidance, education and support to assigned patients.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the plan of care.

Assessment of complete chart and knowledge of patient's medical condition, financial status, emotional needs and support systems.

Collaborates with the Medical Director, Director, Manager, and Supervisor of Case Management on patients who are not meeting the regulatory requirements for hospitalization.

Provides initial and concurrent reviews for approval of hospital stay for all patients. Notifies patients when stay has been denied.

Collaborates with the interdisciplanary team to ensure patient quality of care and safety of discharge.

Provides education to physicians, staff and patients/families.

Organizational Responsibilities

Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.

Education

Associate's degree or higher in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing required. Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing required within 5 years' of employment in this position.

Licensure/Certification/Registration

Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Eligible to practice Nursing in the State of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider preferred. Certified as an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider preferred.

Work Experience

A minimum of 2 years' progressive experience in a related field required. Experience in Case Management preferred.

Skills and Attributes

Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

FLSA Classification

Non-Exempt

Disclaimer

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.

Additional Position Related Details

Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:

Bending/Stooping - Never

Climbing - Never

Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently

Kneeling - Never

Lifting/Moving Patients - Never

Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Never

Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Never

Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Never

Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Never

Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Never

Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Never

Reaching - Never

Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Never

Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently

Running - Never

Sitting - Frequently

Squatting - Never

Standing - Frequently

Walking - Frequently

Audible Speech - Frequently

Hearing Acuity - Frequently

Smelling Acuity - Never

Taste Discrimination - Never

Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently

Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently

Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently

Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.

Employment Type


  • Full-time

Owensboro Health

1201 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303

Phone: (270) 685-7747

Web: https://www.owensborohealth.org/

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