Accountable for coordination of the diverse aspects of patient care to achieve the highest quality and most cost-effective outcomes. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients/clients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures. Promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources. Assumes a leadership role with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal outcomes. Performs other related duties as deemed competent.
Coordination of the diverse aspects of patient care to achieve the highest quality and most cost-effective outcomes
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients/clients served.
Promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources. Ensure eligibility and affordability to the patient of discharge plans and assist arranging for alternative payment methods or recommend lower cost plan.
Rounding on patients according to severity of illness and intensity of service to assess ongoing needs and ensure a consistent approach to care and treatment
Ensuring inpatient clinical interventions (IV Meds, oxygen, catheters, etc.) are timely converted to processes that are sustainable in an ambulatory or skilled nursing environment.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN degree preferred
Experience: Minimum 3-5 years in acute care; leadership; case management experience preferred.
License/Registration: Current NC license as a Registered Nurse issued by the North Carolina Board of Nursing is required. Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.
Other: Thorough knowledge of nursing standards, principles, and procedures; excellent interpersonal skills relating to internal/external customers to obtain and interpret age-appropriate information required to assess the scope of treatment and patient care. Computer skills required.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Range of motion within functional limits. Occasionally lifting 35 pounds from floor to waist and waist to eye level; pushing 40 pounds, pulling 80 pounds. Occasionally standing/walking/sitting, one handed carrying 15 pounds; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching. Visual color discrimination and visual depth perception. Manual dexterity; both handedness. Vision and hearing within functional limits.