One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Woodlawn ER and Wesley Derby ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER.
Here are the benefits we can offer you:
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Repayment
Certification Bonus and Voucher system
401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
Position Summary: The RN CM is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by coordinating the plan of care for the patient stay, managing the length of stay, ensuring appropriate resource management and developing a safe appropriate discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The RN CM facilitates the progression and transition of care using established criteria and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. The RN CM will coordinate activities that promote quality outcomes and patient throughput while supporting a balance of optimal care and appropriate resource utilization.
Provides case management services for both inpatient and observation patients as assigned
Identifies patients who are at risk for adverse outcomes during the transition from one level of care/setting to another
Performs a comprehensive assessment of psychosocial, medical and discharge needs of patients/family along with an assessment of resources appropriate and available to the patient/family
Reassesses the patient’s clinical condition as indicated. Considers patient’s readmission status or risk of readmission and develops strategies to mitigate including education on appropriately accessing healthcare resources, preventative education, and community based resources
Coordinates the plan of care and drives the discharge plan by collaborating with the multidisciplinary health care team and in particular with the patient's physician to facilitate a successful care transition
In partnership with Social Services, the RN CM is responsible for ensuring the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate
The RN CM is responsible for timely referral to Social Services when risk factors for psychosocial determinants of health are identified
Involves patient, family/responsible/significant others in identifying and clarifying needs and expectations to develop mutual and realistic goals
Evaluates progression of care using evidence-based tools and approved criteria (InterQual) throughout the episode of care; escalates progression and transition of care issues through the established chain of command
Makes appropriate referrals to third party payer, disease and case management programs for recurring patients and patients with chronic disease states
Facilitates patient throughput with an ongoing focus on an effective care transition, quality and efficiency
Documents professional recommendations, discharge plan, care coordination interventions, and case management activities to effectively communicate to all members of the health care team
Align patient’s needs with available resources to ensure a safe discharge / transition
Acts as a liaison through effective and professional communications between and with physicians, patient / family, hospital staff, and outside agencies
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered
Directs activities to identify and provide for the needs of the under-resourced patient population to include patient education activities, patient assistance programs, and community-based resources
Participates in performance improvement activities including, but not limited to, identifying, documenting and intervening when avoidable days occur
Adheres to established policy and procedure and standards of care; escalates issues through the established chain of command timely
Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives
Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives
Serve as an advocate for patient's rights, needs, and values; ensuring that patients’ ethnic, cultural, or religious values, beliefs, preferences and needs are considered and aligned
Other duties as assigned
Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Current Multi-State Licensure as a Registered Nurse with the ability to obtain a Kansas Registered Nurse license within 90 days of start date
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
2 years of case management experience or 2 years of critical care experience preferred
Certification in case management or utilization review preferred
InterQual experience preferred
Required Education or Experience
3 years of experience in a clinical setting hospital nursing experience.
Preferred Education or Experience
Recent hospital social work or case management experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships
Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and electronic formats
Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking abilities with proactive decision-making and negotiation skills
Ability to apply critical thinking skills
Demonstrates self-direction and motivation
Demonstrates assertive interpersonal skills
Practices positive group dynamics and relationship building skills
Demonstrates accomplished presentation skills
Working knowledge of performance improvement
Demonstrates basic computer skills
Demonstrates an ability to affect change
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