BLS - Basic Life Support
RN - Registered Nurse
5+ Years of Experience
Responsible for the implementation of the Case Management process. Monitors physician documentation and works closely with the medical staff for appropriateness of hospitalization. Identifies and evaluates quality of care, infection control, safety hazards, and potential risk management and utilization problems. Reports findings to Director for dissemination to appropriate department and/or committees. Responsible for initial utilization screen and ongoing utilization review through discharge. Identifies discharge and transition needs and is ultimately responsible for the coordination of discharge planning activities. Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff internal and external to the organization. Participates in quality improvement and evaluation process. Primary duty of performing office or non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or employer's customers. Primary duty includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgment regarding matters of significance.
Observe professional ethics in maintaining confidential information acquired regarding personal, financial, medical or employment of patients, families, and employees of SCH. Must follow and enforce accepted safety practices for patients and SCH. Must report hazards and initiate appropriate action. Must participate in safety instructional programs.
Communicates with the attending physicians as needed to ensure the medical record documentation represents the acuity of need of that patient to allow for appropriate reimbursement. Contacts attending physician to clarify patient's medical information and discharge plans and identify potential needs. Directly responsible for coordination of services indicated or required by the patient post-discharge, i.e., SNF, Nursing home, Home Health Care. Responsible for referring patients with special financial needs / requirements to the appropriate finance personnel.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the essential functions of this position as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Education: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. BSN encouraged
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of Nursing. Case Management experience preferred.
Licenses/Certificates: Oklahoma RN