The University of Kansas Hospital - Case Management & Social Work Careers

Integrated Nursing Case Manager Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: CASE MGMT CARE COORDINATORS

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8:00 to 5:00

Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for an Integrated Nursing Case Manager position.

PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY STATEMENT FOR NURSES

At The University of Kansas Hospital, we strive to create a dynamic culture of professional behavior that requires personal and team accountability, self-reflection, integrity and respect. A nurse at The University of Kansas Hospital has a professional obligation to provide the highest quality of care that is reflective of the culture and to adhere to organizational policies and best practices.

This culture is actualized through image, attitudes and behavior.

Responsibilities

  • The Registered Nurse Case Manager (RN CM), under the direction of the Director/Manager of Case Management, provides care/service safely and efficiently for a full range of services to patients of all ages and their families.
  • Primary role is to collaborate, communicate and facilitate coordination of services during hospitalization and post-hospitalization as established by the healthcare team. RN Case Manager concurrently facilitates proactive patient care services to ensure that care is appropriate, timely, and cost-effective and achieves the desired outcome.
  • The RN Case Manager coordinates the care and service of selected patient populations across the continuum of illness; promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources; and guides all disciplines toward positive quality outcomes.
  • The RN Case Manager identifies, monitors and reports opportunities for quality and performance improvement to the appropriate department. The RN Case Manager takes an active role in performance improvement activities as it relates to their area of assignment.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required
  • Minimum two (2) years clinical experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years clinical experience in health care setting preferred.
  • Basic typing and word processing ability required Ability to proficiently read and document in electronic medical record required.
  • High degree of cognitive skill - strong attention to detail required.

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