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RN (Registered Nurse) Case Manager Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.New Hires Eligible for ***Sign On Bonus***This is a Collective Bargaining Unit Position.The RN Case Manager coordinates the care and services of selected patient populations across the continuum of illness; promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources; and leadership role with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical, resource and quality outcomes.Essential Job Functions:Accurately identifies patients who meet the guidelines for case management. Develops, implements, monitors and modifies the plan of care for the patient through a collaborative and interdisciplinary team process. Assesses the patient's physical, psychological, functional, social, environmental, and financial status and goals. Utilizes the data collected in the assessment process to formulate and document interdisciplinary outcomes (goals) to be achieved. Continually assess outcomes and goals for workability, manageability, cost effectiveness, and updates the plan as needed. Maintains patient confidentiality and is knowledgeable of the HIPAA guidelines for patient confidentiality. Actively participates in Quality flow rounds. Assists direct care staff in establishing daily goals, and monitors the progress in meeting these goals.Locates community resources and links the patient to the most appropriate ones. Evaluates the patients' s formal and informal support systems. Assesses family/caregiver coping styles, and the ability of the family/caregiver to support and participate in the planning of care. Acts as a leader and a liaison among the disciplines. Facilitates communication with all providers of care, and facilitates access to care. Assumes responsibility for cost effectiveness.Analyze information required to make clinical and business decisions. Translate data into meaningful information.Evaluates professional activities to assure that the planned services are being delivered and that they meet the stated outcomes/goals. Monitors the patient's progress towards outcomes and makes recommendations as to the continuation of services. Is knowledgeable of disease processes, treatment protocols, and pharmacological management to assure appropriate care delivery.Understands payer principles, terminology of managed care, and the goals of the managed care Industry. Assures that the hospital is able to provide the necessary care needed to meet the physical/medical needs of the patient. Maintains knowledge of community services and agencies. Advocates for the patient and/or hospital as appropriate when dealing with insurance companies/third party payers.Is knowledgeable of Length of Stay and Case Mix Index and ways of improving. Is accurate, consistent and concurrent in documenting insurance and other data elements in the appropriate case management computer tools. Understands the knowledge and principles of the hospital DRG assurance program.Demonstrates technical proficiency and seen as an expert within assigned clinical and business function.Employment Qualifications:Required Minimum Education: 4 yr /Bachelors degree RN, BSNPreferred Education: Consider Masters or other as needed for roleLicensing/ Certification:Licensure/Certification Required: Case Management Certification - Must obtain within 5 years.Minimum Qualifications:Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 5 years experience as an RN in a hospital and or clinic setting basic CPRThis is a Monday-Friday 8 hour shift position with rotating weekends (1 or less weekend per month).Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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