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RN Case Manager

Company: Townsen Memorial Hospital
Location: Humble
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTownsen Memorial Hospital is looking for a full-time Case Manager to join our team in the Humble area! The Case Manager role will be responsible for intake and case management services for the facility patients, develop plans for patient self-care, and discharge planning by primary contact, or telephone contact.About Townsen Memorial HospitalTownsen Memorial Hospital is a CIHQ-accredited surgical hospital that also has multiple outpatient departments in the Houston metropolitan area. Our services include inpatient and outpatient surgeries, 24/7 emergency care, diagnostic imaging, and more. With its state-of-the-art equipment at all facilities and six operating rooms at the hospital, the Townsen Memorial Hospital Group invest in patient-care. We have a busy and growing practice seeking driven employees to join our team. Please visit our website for additional information: townsenmemorialhospital.com ESSENTIAL CLINICAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assess the physical, functional, social, psychological, environmental, learning and financial needs of patients
  • Identify problems, goals, and interventions designed to meet patient's needs, including prioritized goals that consider the patient/caregivers goals, preferences, and desired level of involvement in the case management plan
  • Create care plan to meet patient's needs including objectives, goals and actions
  • Provide appropriate interventions which demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity toward cultural diversity and religious, developmental, health literacy, and educational backgrounds of the population served
  • Assess the patient's formal and informal support systems, including caregiver resources and involvement as well as available benefits and/or community resources
  • Implement and monitor the care plan to ensure the effectiveness and appropriateness of services
  • Evaluate patient's progress toward goal achievement, including identification and evaluation of barriers to meeting or complying with case management plan of care
  • Research alternative treatment options and selecting and locating appropriate providers which can include facilitation of referrals
  • Communicate with primary care physician and members of the comprehensive care team regarding status of patient
  • Utilize motivational interviewing skills to build patient engagement in case management plan of care
  • Provide education, information, direction and support related to care goals of patients
  • Act as a patient advocate and assist with problem solving and addressing any barriers to care or compliance with care plan
  • Coordinate care and develop treatment plans
  • Provide referrals to appropriate community resources; facilitate access and communication when multiple services are involved; monitor activities to ensure that services are actually being delivered and meet the needs of the patient, coordinate services to avoid duplication
  • Engage in professional development activities to keep abreast of case management practices and patient engagement strategies
  • Facilitate disease prevention and health promotion with patients and families
  • Apply all internal criteria and guidelines used to make the determination if care management is improving outcomes
  • Identify risk factors and teach patients clear pathway of response to identified triggers
  • Maintain knowledge of operational procedures and case management program components
  • Promote chronic disease management concepts, health screening and preventive health initiatives for targeted patients
  • Participate and promote appropriate performance improvement projects
  • Assist with the collection, analysis, and bench-marking of utilization data
  • Protects patient and family privacy rights and maintains confidentiality of patient records in accordance to policy and procedure and HIPPA requirements
  • Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace
  • Maintains established Center/Departmental policies and procedures, and adheres to the company standards of business conductKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner; has self control to maintain composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling and avoiding anger and aggressive behavior
    • Has a "can do" attitude
    • Knowledge of computer and relevant software applications (Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word & VISION EMR); ability to maintain records
    • Strong attention to detail: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
    • Ability to adequately diagnose, plan and implement nursing interventions and evaluate patient condition
    • Ability to respond quickly, physically and mentally when priorities and /or the patient's condition changes
    • High stress tolerance: accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations
    • Ability to adapt with flexibility: being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace
    • Ability to work independently by guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending one oneself to get things done
    • Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow
    • Ability to work with outside sources to ensure appropriate discharge dispositions are accurate and meet the patient's needs
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs, carry 35 lbs, push and pull 25lbs, lift overhead 25 lbs. Able to perform repetitive standing, sitting, stooping, walking, stretching, and reaching.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Our facility is subject to the CMS vaccine mandate. You must be fully vaccinated before you may begin employment with us. While our company currently does not have a vaccine mandate, we're obligated to enforce any applicable mandates under federal law.
      • 2 year experience with case management (required)
      • Registered Nurse (active and unencumbered license) in the State of Texas
      • Bachelors Degree Required
      • Current BLS and ACLSBENEFITS:We are offering a comprehensive benefits package including:
        • Medical Insurance
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • 401(k) with Employer Contribution
        • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • PTO + Holidays

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Keywords: Townsen Memorial Hospital, Houston , RN Case Manager, Healthcare , Humble, Texas

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