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Care Transition Manager Registered Nurse - Case Management

Company: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
Location: Azle
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Care Transition Manager Registered NurseAre you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Care Transition Manager RN like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

* Work location: Texas Health Azle; 108 Denver Trail Azle TX 76020.


* Department: Care Management Department


* Work hours: PRN - As Needed; Day Shift; Variable hours as needed. Need PRN that is able to work periodically during the week and some weekend shifts



Texas Health Azle is 36 bed small community hospital that provides exceptional care to Suburban areas of Azle, Lake Worth, Springtown and surrounding areas. Texas Health Azle is a Joint Commission - Certified Level III Stroke Center a Level IV Trauma Center and accredited Chest Pain Management facility. Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here!

Education:

* BSN required. Bachelor's Degree Nursing Individuals hired as CTRN prior to May 11, 2017 will be grandfathered to the CTRN position with an RN, at the entity they were employed at on May 11, 2017. Req



Experience:

* 3 years of experience in hospital/medical as staff nurse in acute care setting required


* 1 year of experience of discharge planning/care management preferred



Licenses and Certifications:

* RN upon hire


* CPR -Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation upon hire required and


* ACM - Accredited Case Manager upon hire preferred or


* CCM - Certified Case Manager upon hire preferred or


* Other - ANCC upon hire preferred.



Skills:

* Working knowledge of medical necessity criteria preferred.


* Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office (Word, Excel).


* Customer service skills.


* Ability to engage in complex clinical decision-making.


* Strong oral and written communication skills.


* Strong commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.


* Critical thinking, analysis, and conflict resolution skills.


* Flexible scheduling, as necessary.


* Psychosocial and crisis intervention skills.


* Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.



Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Responsible for ensuring patients are transitioned to appropriate levels of care in a timely and effective manner:

Assigns patients to and supports appropriate transition programs (e.g. ACO members) when applicable.

* Communicates with the multidisciplinary team (physicians, nursing, therapy), patient, family, and post-acute care stakeholders in order to coordinate care.


* Educates, patients, caregivers, and the multidisciplinary team regarding available post-acute care services and needs.


* Executes and updates the discharge plan as needed.


* Communicates final transition plan 24-48 hours prior to transition.


* Facilitates care conferences for complex transitions, placement, and palliative care needs.


* Serves as a point of contact for all identified stakeholders.



Ensures patients are provided post-acute options based on clinical necessity and patient choice while also considering the payor source:

* Serves as a content expert regarding payor information.


* Educates the multidisciplinary team, patients and caregivers regarding payor requirements and barriers.


* Communicates with payors as needed.


* Proactively identifies patients who no longer meet continued stay criteria and communicates with the physician team.


* Attempts to schedule PCP, specialist or clinic follow up appointments for patients.



Why Texas Health? As a Care Transition Manager RN, you'll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health Plano, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Resources a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

* 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For--" (7th year in a row)


* Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)


* "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes


* A "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work--



Additional perks of being Care Transition Manager RN:

* Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.


* Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.


* Enjoy opportunities for growth.



Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org.

Keywords: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, Dallas , Care Transition Manager Registered Nurse - Case Management, Executive , Azle, Texas

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