Department:OH1MH_62500_001 Social Services Mce
Expected Weekly Hours:40
Position Purpose:At Mount Carmel, we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Our colleagues – people like you – share our passion for always going above and beyond to provide the highest standards of care.
Our professional nurses are truly the heart and soul of Mount Carmel. It is their resilience, humility and determination that drive positive patient outcomes. To support you, Mount Carmel provides continuous opportunities for personal balance, professional opportunity and clinical growth. Our culture of shared governance and collaboration creates an environment that puts the focus on what’s truly important – our patients and the communities we serve.
Our RN Case Manager in collaboration with other internal and external disciplines directs and coordinates the care of patients from admission to transfer or discharge. This is done with the intentions of cost effective utilization of hospital resources, minimizing out of pocket expenses for patients, providing customer support to our internal and external customers, appropriate utilization of resources and patient advocacy.
Job Description Details:
- Identifies discharge needs, determines the appropriate level of care that the patient can transition to, coordinates planning, and problem solves continuity issues to ensure seamless continuum of patient care and prevent the patient from having to readmit to the hospital.
- Assures all appropriate clinical information is provided to outside agencies. Communicates pertinent information to the appropriate members of the patient care team both effectively and professionally. Takes responsibility to identify and eliminate barriers to effective patient stay management and promotes improvements in work processes within department, hospital, and community.
- Responsible/accountable for professional development and maintaining licensure. Takes ownership for self-education. Advocates for patient legal, social, and ethical rights while balancing patient resources and hospital financial stewardship. Refers quality issues and poor utilization of services to the appropriate sources. Coordinates/facilitates patient/family education
- Associates degree from an accredited RN program
- Current license to practice as registered nurse in the State of Ohio
- Minimum of 3-5 years recent clinical experience in an acute care setting.
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