Graduated from an Accredited School of Nursing (NLNAC or CCN
Requisition # 68179
Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager
UCHealth - Memorial Health System
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Summary:Case Manager, RN (Full-Time)
We're seeking an experienced RN to monitor and manage patient care to promote continuity of care, optimal patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost efficiency, and compliance.This position (within scope of the job) requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. The RN must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action.
Consults with nursing staff and multidisciplinary team regularly to evaluate patient's status and appropriateness of medical care, including admission, length of stay, transfer and discharge.
Monitors patient and family satisfaction. Responds to questions and complaints from patients, family members, and payors regarding care.
Participates in discharge planning including coordinating patient transfers to other facilities and coordinating community resources.
Provides discharge education and resource referrals to patients.
Performs chart review to identify actual or potential issues with service delivery, patient outcomes and satisfaction, compliance, cost, and reimbursement.
Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Effective 4/1/2014, a BSN is required for those accepting a registered nurse position or it must be attained within three years.The new hire must actively pursue and enroll in a BSN program within 6 months of their start date.
Colorado State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
BLS through the American Heart Association with card in-hand before start date, and current AHA BLS must be good through sixty days of hire.
2 years of experience as a case manager or as a RN in the assigned clinical area, with demonstrated clinical competence.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
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With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state’s largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we’re able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you pla...ce on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives.