Responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources balanced with the patientâ��s resources and right to self-determination. Has overall responsibility to ensure that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity and assess the patient for transition needs to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including: Provides assistance to the Director of Case Management in the management of the department, but not limited to, hiring/training/managing staff, schedule coordination, analysis and reporting, interfacing, collaborating and working closely with the other departments; Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention; Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction; Care Coordination by demonstrating efficient throughput while assuring care is sequenced and at the appropriate level of care; Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy; Provides education to physicians, patients, families and caregivers; Facilitates education programs for Case Management Department on community resources use in discharge planning that encourages professional growth; Provides reports to DCM and hospital leadership. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Preferred: Bachelorâ��s Degree from accredited college or university for Nursing
RMinimum Experience: 2 years of acute hospital patient care, hospital case management, healthcare or leadership experience. Demonstrates computer knowledge of programs related to position and displays competency on an ongoing basis.
Preferred: Previous Case Management Supervisory experience
Required: Possession of current Texas State registration as a Registered Nurse
Preferred: Certification in Case Management (CCM)
REQUIRED COURSES/ COMPLETIONS (e.g., CPR): BLS-Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network.
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Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: North Central Baptist Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.