RN Case Manager at Careerbuilder in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Other 8 days ago.





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

MO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital 1201 Grand



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Assesses, develops, plans, implements, and evaluates patients discharge planning needs to next level of care in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Ensures compliance with Condition of Participation (CoP) discharge planning.

  • Identifies and escalates gaps/barriers related to inpatient and observation length of stay.

  • Assesses patients at high risk for readmission. Identifies root cause for readmission. Develops plan and collaborates with multidisciplinary team regarding discharge planning to next level of care.

  • Participates with other members of team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.

  • May also be responsible for: utilization management process, ED case management process, admission process, and act as a case manager liaison with post acute providers (skilled nursing facilities, rehab, home health, etc.).

  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.

  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing



EXPERIENCE


  • Three years' acute care experience



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.




Licenses / Certifications:



Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

85700037 Case Management



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


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