HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Case Manager PRN in San Antonio, Texas
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 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 second 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 more information, please visit our website atwww.sahealth.comand select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.
General Statement of Duties:
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
Essential Job Functions:
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 care, planning and documenting.
Tracks resource statistics to identify improvement opportunities. Attends medical staff and other hospital committee meetings to report findings.
Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
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).
Preferred: Prefer at least one year experience in utilization review, resource management, discharge planning or case management.
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:
Required: Current Texas licensure as a Registered Nurse
Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Job: *Case Management
Title: Registered Nurse Case Manager PRN
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Requisition ID: 01578-83714