OSU Medical Center

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RN Case Manager

at OSU Medical Center

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000243667406
Keywords: patient, health

Job Description

Job Title

RN Case Manager

Job Description

The RN Case Manager provides patient care management across the continuum of care and follow-up after discharge for a designated group of patients. The RN Case Manager is responsible for ongoing assessment of patient needs and coordination of the delivery of patient care through the unit manager, Social Services Case Managers, and the multi-disciplinary health care team. The RN Case Manager is accountable to ensure patients meet criteria for admission, continued stay, and discharge. They focus on facilitating the development of discharge plans and the appropriate movement of patients from one level of care to another. In collaboration with the Social Services Case Managers, they insure a smooth transition to other levels of care. RN Case Managers function as a liaison with insurers to advocate for patients based on defined needs.

There is a significant focus on patient care outcomes and the RN Case Manager oversees the evaluation of outcomes (treatment and financial outcomes). The practice of the RN Case Manager is highly collaborative with physicians and other health care team members. They are involved in quality improvement utilizing trended data to focus on issues identified for improvement.

RN Case Managers are teachers to patient/families and members of the multi-disciplinary team. RN Case Managers are accountable for the training related to the principles of care and case management. They assist the Social Services Case Managers with the complicated medical issues.

Requisition Number

3376

Requirements

Associate Degree in Nursing required
Valid Oklahoma Board of Nursing RN license and BLS required
Case Management certification preferred
1 - 3 years experience in Case Management preferred

Position Type

Full-time

Shift

Days

Standard Hours

40