Facilitates discharge planning and post acute care services for patients with diagnosis of Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Myocardial Infarction and Pneumonia. Collaborates with the Case Management department directors and senior leadership to support and implement activities and programs as defined. This position coordinates care and services, of selected patient populations, specifically with CHF, AMI, and PN. Designs plan of care to avoid patterns of frequent acute hospital or emergency department use, readmissions, and health status decline. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Associate Degree of Science in Nursing
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 3 years acute nursing experience, health care provider or health care company experience. Working knowledge of computers and basic software applications used in job functions such as word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 2 years experience in Utilization Review, Discharge Planning and Medical Case Management in a hospital setting. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in work environment. Knowledge of state regulatory, federal regulatory, and managed care requirements.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Possession of current Texas State license for Registered Nurse
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Certified in Case Management
REQUIRED COURSES/ COMPLETIONS (e.g., CPR): BLS-Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.