Registered Nurse (RN) Case Management, Part-Time, First Shift, Care Management Services

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Care Management Services
Hours: Part-Time, 24 Hours/Week
Shift: First, 8:30am-5:00pm (every 10th weekend)

Registered Nurse (RN) Case Management, Part-Time, First Shift, Care Management Services

UC Health is hiring a part-time Registered Nurse (RN) Case Management for the Care Management Service's department for the first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Case Manager utilizes advanced nursing skills and knowledge of resource management and fiscal responsibility to coordinate the clinical care for a designated patient population across the continuum of care. The responsibilities include but are not limited to clinical effectiveness, discharge planning, care coordination, and clinical resource management. The Case Manager interacts with Medical, Nursing and Ancillary department staff to facilitate quality based, cost effective patient outcomes, and ensure care is provided in the most appropriate setting.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

Unit Details
  • It is a remarkable achievement to have established such a successful and productive department in such a short time
  • Excellent opportunities for employees to expand their skills and knowledge.
  • Great engagement scores. We are always working towards improving our company culture and fostering a better working environment.


Responsibilities

  • Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment.
  • Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.
  • Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms.
  • Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.
  • Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.
  • Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Collaborate with health care team on the plan of care, referrals and ongoing needs of the patient.
  • Review and assess selected cases within one business day of admission and as appropriate throughout the patient's stay to assess and execute transition of care planning requirements that ensure timely and appropriate discharges.
  • Perform face-to-face brief screen on appropriate patients within one business day of admission to determine discharge barriers early in hospital stay/document findings in MR Progress Notes.
  • Collaborates in the preparation of discharge forms/paperwork and prescriptions that often delay the discharge.
  • Identify actual and potential delays in service and works with the appropriate individuals, including but not limited to, the patient, family, caregivers, Access Team, Social Work, Financial Counseling, and Quality Management Services to ensure timely action/resolution.
  • Provide ongoing consultation and training to medical staff and other healthcare professionals on discharge and home care issues; participate in process improvement activities; identify barriers in service delivery systems and develop a process for improvement.
  • Review assigned patient population to ensure that admissions, continued stays and ancillary services are medically necessary and provided in the appropriate setting.


Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, minimum required.
  • Current OH RN License
  • 1-3 yrs. Case Management/Utilization Management, or related experience. (preferred)

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

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