As a member of a multidisciplinary care management team, the nursing case manager is accountable and responsible for coordinating the care and services of selected patient populations.
Comprehensively assesses patient goals: biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, discharge planning needs and financial status. Closely monitors patient's progress for changes in medical needs that could effect present and future medical treatment. Procures services and serves as advocate on behalf of the patient and family with scarce resources. Works closely with third party payers to resolve problems and issues effecting continuity of patient care. Coordinates and directs the discharge planning of patients with family members, health care team and the community. Reviews admission data within the designated timeframe to determine the suitability of the level of care in accordance with ISD-A criteria and/or established criteria.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an approved school of nursing; (3) years clinical nursing experience in an acute care facility.
*Licensure: Current license with the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Requires frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching and squatting. Some lifting and carrying of objects may be involved.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of nursing practices and procedures. Strong clinical assessment skills. Must be knowledgeable about resources available in the community for use by patients, families and the health care team that would facilitate in the recovery of the patient. Requires knowledge of third party payer issues concerning reimbursement and regulatory perimeters. Must be able to explain technical and complex information in such a way that patients and family can understand. Strong interpersonal skills that facilitate the gathering of information necessary for assessing the patient's needs and the range of treatment and care necessary.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom