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Registered Nurse Case Manager

Company: Medical City Plano
Location: Plano
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Medical City Plano our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a Registered Nurse Case Manager to join our healthcare family.BenefitsMedical City Plano, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.At Medical City Plano, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Registered Nurse Case Manager opportunity.Job Summary and Qualifications* This is a Full Time Day Shift position, hours are typically 8:00am-4:30pm Monday - Friday with rotating weekends *Our RN Case Managers raise the bar by providing clinical expertise and the highest quality care in the most compassionate way. The RN Case Manager is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by coordinating the plan of care for the patient stay, managing the length of stay, ensuring appropriate resource management, and developing a safe appropriate discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The RN Case Manager facilitates the progression and transition of care using established criteria and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. The RN Case Manager will coordinate activities that promote quality outcomes and patient throughput while supporting a balance of optimal care and appropriate resource utilization.What You Will Do In -This Role:
    • Performs a comprehensive assessment of psychosocial, medical and discharge needs of patients/family along with an assessment of resources appropriate and available to the patient/family
    • Reassesses the patient's clinical condition as indicated. Considers patient's readmission status or risk of readmission and develops strategies to mitigate including education on appropriately accessing healthcare resources, preventative education, and community based resources.
    • Coordinates the plan of care and drives the discharge plan by collaborating with the multidisciplinary health care team and in particular with the patient's physician to facilitate a successful care transition
    • In partnership with Social Services, the RN CM is responsible for ensuring the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate
    • The RN CM is responsible for timely referral to Social Services when risk factors for psychosocial determinants of health are identified
    • Involves patient, family/responsible/significant others in identifying and clarifying needs and expectations to develop mutual and realistic goals
    • Evaluates progression of care using evidence-based tools and approved criteria (InterQual) throughout the episode of care; escalates progression and transition of care issues through the established chain of command
    • Makes appropriate referrals to third party payer, disease and case management programs for recurring patients and patients with chronic disease states
    • Facilitates patient throughput with an ongoing focus on an effective care transition, quality and efficiency
    • Documents professional recommendations, discharge plan, care coordination interventions, and case management activities to effectively communicate to all members of the health care team
    • Align patient's needs with available resources to ensure a safe discharge / transition
    • Acts as a liaison through effective and professional communications between and with physicians, patient / family, hospital staff, and outside agencies
    • Directs activities to identify and provide for the needs of the under-resourced patient population to include patient education activities, patient assistance programs, and community-based resources
    • Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives
    • Serve as an advocate for patient's rights, needs, and values; ensuring that patients' ethnic, cultural, or religious values, beliefs, preferences and needs are considered and alignedWhat qualifications you will need:
      • Registered Nurse with current TX state license required
      • Graduate of an accredited nursing school, Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred -
      • 3+ years of clinical hospital nursing experience required -
      • 2 years of Case Management experience required
      • 2 years of critical care experience preferred
      • Certification in case management preferred
      • InterQual experience preferredMedical City Plano opened in 1975 and provides Plano and Collin County with advanced health care. Medical City Plano is a 600+ bed acute care hospital. We have more than 2,000 employees and over 1,400 physicians on staff. Our main campus in Plano has a cancer treatment center and cardiovascular programs. We have The Bariatric Surgery Institute, a Wound Care Center and inpatient rehabilitation. We also offer complete women's and children's services. This includes a high-risk antepartum unit and a Level 3 neonatal intensive-care unit. We were the first hospital in Dallas, Collin or Denton counties to be named a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Medical City Plano was the first Level I Trauma Center in Collin County and The Burn & Reconstructive Center of Texas was the first burn center in Collin County. As a part of the Medical City network of hospitals and specialists, patients are ensured access to leading medical experts and advanced healthcare innovations."The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse Case Manager opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Medical City Plano, Plano , Registered Nurse Case Manager, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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