Description IntroductionDo you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patient interactions every year, nurses at Del Sol Medical Center have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a(an) Registered Nurse Case Manager you can be a part of change.BenefitsDel Sol Medical Center, 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 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.Fertility and family building benefits through ProgynyFree counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeingFamily support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)Employee Stock Purchase PlanRetirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnershipsEducation assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)Colleague recognition programTime Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock your career potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal and professional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improve positive outcomes for your patients as a (an) Registered Nurse Case Manager. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe RN CM 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 CM facilitates the progression and transition of care using established criteria and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. The RN CM will coordinate activities that promote quality outcomes and patient throughput while supporting a balance of optimal care and appropriate resource utilization.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelor’s prepared RN with current state licensure. In lieu of BSN, RN must have 5 years case management experience and complete a bachelor’s of science in nursing within 2 years of hire date.* 5 years of nursing experience with 2 years critical care or 3 years nursing experience with 2 years case management experience preferred.* Certification in case management, nursing, or utilization review preferred.* InterQual experience preferred.* Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships.* Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and electronic formats.* Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking abilities with proactive decision-making and negotiation skillsPERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:* Provides case management services for both inpatient and observation patients as assigned* Identifies patients who are at risk for adverse outcomes during the transition from one level of care/setting to another* 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 / transitionDel Sol Medical Center POSITION DESCRIPTION AND COMPETENCY EVALUATION o Initial o Annual* Acts as a liaison through effective and professional communications between and with physicians, patient / family, hospital staff, and outside agencies* Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered* 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* Participates in performance improvement activities including, but not limited to, identifying, documenting and intervening when avoidable days occur* Adheres to established policy and procedure and standards of care; escalates issues through the established chain of command timely* 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 aligned* Other duties as assignedThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Del Sol Medical Centeris a full service, acute-care hospital in east El Paso, Texas. We have a Level II trauma designation. This facility has 300+ patient beds. Our range of services include emergency care, cardiac care, women’s services, Level III NICU, rehabilitation, a bariatric clinic, and a Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. Del Sol Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.
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HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that leverages our size to make a real impact in our industry! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Registered Nurse Case Manager opening. Submit your application today and help advance the practice of nursing.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.