The University of Kansas Hospital - Patient Care Support Careers

Care Management Nurse Job

Facility: Mission Family Health Care

Department: AMBULATORY QUALITY

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 40

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Care Management Nurse

Responsibilities:

Accurately gathers and interprets information obtained to identify patients suitable for effective intensive care management intervention.

Develops relationships with patients enrolled in the care management program and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient.

Assesses and identifies appropriate resource utilization, level of care, and treatment options to develop a comprehensive plan of care that is specific to the member's individual needs with the goal of optimizing the member's health status, self-management, and promotion of safe transitions of care. The care plan will be constructed utilizing evidence-based care guidelines, preventive guidelines, protocols and other metrics in a partnering approach with the patient and clinical team, which will promote and positively impact quality outcomes in a cost-effective manner.

Educates the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education tools that can be used by those in the care management program.

Collaborates with the clinical staff in the development and execution of the plans of care and achievement of goals.

Researches, secures, and links resources, services and supports with/for the patient and family.

Coordinates care of patients, focusing in particular on transitions of care across the healthcare delivery system.

Utilizing available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, multiple and completed needs, plans of treatment and progress toward goals.

Actively participates in safety initiatives and risk mitigating measures where appropriate and completes all position safety related competencies and requirements on a timely basis.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required

Active nursing license in Missouri and Kansas required

ACLS & BCLS preferred

Ability to understand read and write English required

Efficiently enters information in EMR while interacting with patients telephonically or in person required

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