RN-Case Manager (H) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

WI-SSM Health at Home Madison Hammersley



Worker Type:



Regular



Job Highlights:






$7,000 SIGN ON BONUS




At SSM Health at Home, we offer a range of services - all with one goal: to keep our patients as safe and independent as possible at home.


We are seeking an RN Case Manager who is flexible, autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem solving and computer skills. In this position you will travel to patient homes and provide skilled nursing care to home care patients and to coordinate the patient's plan of care for all disciplines and services under the direction of the supervisor and physician.


Hours of work: Monday-Friday, 8:00 - 4:30pm (Requires weekday on-call and weekend/holiday rotation)



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS



This position requires travel to patient homes and meeting locations.


Must maintain a valid Wisconsin driver's license.


Must maintain an acceptable driver's record per company policy.


Must maintain proof of current auto insurance.


Requires conduct of 25 visits/week, 4-5 visits/day or 1.66 hours/visit (based on a 8 hour work day, 40 hour work week) pending census and staffing.



Job Summary:

Assesses, develops, plans, implements, and evaluates patients discharge planning needs to next level of care in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Ensures compliance with Condition of Participation (CoP) discharge planning.

  • Identifies and escalates gaps/barriers related to inpatient and observation length of stay.

  • Assesses patients at high risk for readmission. Identifies root cause for readmission. Develops plan and collaborates with multidisciplinary team regarding discharge planning to next level of care.

  • Participates with other members of team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.

  • May also be responsible for: utilization management process, ED case management process, admission process, and act as a case manager liaison with post acute providers (skilled nursing facilities, rehab, home health, etc.).

  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.

  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing



EXPERIENCE


  • Three years' acute care experience



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.




Licenses / Certifications:

Driver License - State of Work Location, Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:



23600176 Greater Madison



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.


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