HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager in Houston, Texas

_Park Plaza & Plaza Specialty Hospitals – Houston, TX_

_Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Case Management _

Located adjacent to the Texas Medical Center,Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospitalsoffer the convenience of a community hospital with two distinct purposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medical services, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation. Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providing long-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recovery since 1994.

Park Plaza/Plaza Specialty Hospital is currently looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) Case Manager - Case Management .

_Responsibilities:_

Assists patient/family in utilizing and accessing relevant and appropriate community resources.

Evaluates psychosocial and medical/nursing information to determine an appropriate discharge plan.

Documents information within the Case Management database to ensure communication of patients needs post hospitalization is met.

Performs supportive counseling to assist patients/families in adjusting to diagnosis and illness in an effort to meet realistic planning goals.

Ensure that the appropriate decision makers are informed and involved in treatment planning.

Performs admission and discharge(if required or changed) psychosocial assessments of patient/family situations including social, psychological, emotional , financial and other related factors to facilitate patients' return to optimal level within the community.

Adheres to departmental, hospital and health system's policies and procedures.

Attends meetings and prepares and presents reports as assigned.

Effectively communicates with team members.

Performs all duties as assigned.

_Job Requirements:_ __ Education


A.D. Nursing, required. B.S. Nursing or Master's Social Work preferred.

Experience


Must possess at minimum two (2) years of hospital based social work/ case management experience in an acute care setting.

License/ Certification


RN, LMSW

Job: *Case Management

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager

Location: Texas-Houston-Park Plaza Hospital

Requisition ID: 26925-93002