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Registered Nurse - Case Manager, Variable, Per Diem

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 6/18/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/1/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Margate Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse - Case Manager, Variable, Per Diem(Job Number: 00456-2661)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County
Schedule: Full-time

Description

Case Manager / RN
PRN
Northwest Medical Center
Margate, FL
Facility Description:
Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

With the opening of our brand new, state of the art CV Tower and the future expansion of our Emergency Room which will double our ER in size, there is a lot of opportunity for professional growth. Cardiac services, oncology, neurosurgery and The Spine Institute - these are just a few of the areas in which we excel!
For the third consecutive year, HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies of 2013. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Join our tradition of excellence!
Job Summary:
The RN Case Manager works with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team to develop a plan for each patient from admission to discharge. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Performs continuous assessments and evaluations to ensure patient is progressing towards desired outcomes.
  • Assesses and responds to patient/family needs by coordinating efforts of other team members.
  • Identifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective patient care.
  • Collaborates and consults with physicians on patient's progress and discharge planning needs.
  • Performs utilization review ensuring admissions meet criteria for appropriateness of care and medical necessity.
  • Manages the process to review and, as appropriate, appeal denials received from payors.
  • Coordinates the discharge planning process ensuring involvement of all members of the healthcare team. Counsels with patients and family members in decision making and in meeting psycho social needs of the patient.
  • Maintains knowledge of resources and facilities available to patients and family members.
  • Collaborates with personnel at other facilities to coordinate smooth and effective patient transfers and transitions.
  • Compiles, evaluates, and reports statistics to members of the team and utilizes the information to facilitate process improvement activities.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keyword: Registered Nurse, RN, Case Manager, Case Mgr, variable shifts, PRN, Per Diem



Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:
  • Current FL licensure as an RN
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • 2 years of clinical experience
  • 6 months of Case Management experience
  • Current BLS certification
  • Knowledge of CMS guidelines and experience working with payor specific guidelines and contractual rules preferred
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision meeting firm deadlines
  • Assertive and persuasive communication skills, action oriented
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