Date:Sep 16, 2014
Location:Garden City, KS, US
St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters more than 80 years ago. This 132-bed, Joint Commission-accredited regional health care center provides a full-range of medical specialties for the people of southwest Kansas with a Level III Emergency Room, leading edge cardiac care, the Maternal-Child Birth Center and a free standing Cancer Center affiliated with the Midwest Cancer Alliance, part of the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Exceptional care, extraordinary people and a faith-based, non-profit mission - it’s what makes the St. Catherine Hospital unique for patients and rewarding for associates. Residents of Garden City enjoy life in a relaxed, small-town (population approx. 30,000) with a zoo, several parks, golf courses, modern shopping and more. For more information about St. Catherine Hospital, visithttp://www.stcatherinehosp.org/.
To promote quality, cost-effective health care outcomes for the patient /family. To work in a collaborative manner with the clinical team, physician, and insurers for utilization management, care coordination, discharge planning, and evaluate options and services to meet an individual’s health needs.
Minimum Education Requirements
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
Minimum Experience Requirements
Case management and 1 year homecare with Oasis experience required. 1 year experience with regulatory coding experience preferred.
Kansas License Registered Nurse (RN)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required, Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required for
facilities with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.
Current CO Drivers license and auto insurance (Field staff )
Position Duties (Essential Functions)
Assessment, Intervention, and Critical Thinking Skills
Interviewing, monitoring, negotiation, data gathering, and expert
clinical intervention skills. Broad array of skills to include:
simple problem-solving to scientific inquiry and reflective
judgment related to patient diagnosis, prognosis, care needs,
realistic goals. Knowledgeable resource advisor related to
discharge plans and goal achievement.
Evaluation / Analysis Skills
Outcome monitoring and data collection with resultant tracking
and trending analysis for strategic planning. Cost containment
procedures and strategies. Program evaluations and research
(e.g., recidivism, satisfaction). Knowledgeable about utilization
management models. Recommends CQI process in areas
identified through CM as not meeting desired outcomes.
Interpersonal Relationship and
Values and behaviors that demonstrate care for patients and
other stake holders internal and external to the organizations.
Sensitivity to individual cultures and preference. Patient focused
advocacy and social justice concerns. Transmission of
information intended to educate patients, staff and others about
topics essential to health care and well being, from simple “show
and tell”, to a more formalized teaching in-service.
Management / Organization
Excellent time management and prioritization abilities. Promotes
cooperation among staff and others. Provides direction to and
acts in an advisory role to field staff, and the clinical support team,
as it relates to achieving desired patient outcomes. Collaborates
with clinical coordinators and clinical managers by sharing
information related to staff competences and cooperation.
Efficient and effective oral, written and computer communication
skills to exchange and transmit information to the field staff,
physicians, families, patients, residents, payers, and other stake
holders. Facilitates interdisciplinary team communication
when necessary to achieve established goals and outcomes.
We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people of our
It is essential that associates be able to support the values of Centura Health and interact effectively with physicians,
patients, residents, visitors and staff. Each associate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to core values, standards
of behavior and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
CORE VALUES & STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR
Integrity: Honesty, directness, and respect for commitments made.
Stewardship: Respectful use of all natural, human and financial measures.
Spirituality: Acknowledgment of its central role in facilitating mental, physical and emotional health.
Imagination: Creativity and innovation in all we do.
Respect: Respect for all persons and our Christian identity, heritage and missions of our sponsoring organizations.
Excellence: Striving to exceed the clinical quality, customer service and cost performance expectations of our customers.
Compassion: Sensitivity and responsiveness to persons in need.
SECURITY ACCESS: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Staff may have access to confidential patient, associate and/or organizational information as it applies to their job
responsibilities and must comply with the terms of Centura Health policies in protecting that information.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.