HF-RN Discharge Planning Case Manager at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Davenport, FL
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  • Travel
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Heart of Florida and Lake Wales

Job Description

+ Supports and facilitates hospital goals for capacity management and length of stay (LOS)
+ Works with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop, activate and efficiently facilitate patient treatment and discharge plans. Evaluates the potential for unplanned readmissions
+ Coordinates the integration of case management functions into the patient care, discharge planning processes in collaboration with the physician, other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies and healthcare facilities
+ Identification and tracking of avoidable internal, external and physician delays
+ Meets with patients/families to discuss realistic and appropriate discharge options and providers to coordinate the discharge plan. Identifies and resolves potential barriers to plan achievement
+ Demonstrates knowledge in admission and continued stay criteria for inpatient and observation in order to facilitate proper patient placement across the healthcare continuum
+ Applies knowledge of local, state and federal programs to expedite discharge while maintaining sound stewardship of healthcare resources
+ Demonstrates and encourages positive interpersonal relations with the patient/family, physicians, community agencies, and other members of the health care team. Maintains open communication
+ Leads and/or participates in weekly unit interdisciplinary discharge meetings (ICPC) along with hospital LOS meetings for complex patients
+ Documents clear/concise discharge assessments/plans in patient s electronic medical record via Cerner Care Manager + Maintains clinical competency and current knowledge of community resources and payor requirements to perform job responsibilities
+ Assists with departmental Performance Improvement initiatives
+ Maintains computer proficiency to perform/complete work assignments including the electronic medical record, Care Manager, and Outlook e-mail/calendar management
+ Exhibits organizational skills, flexibility, and teamwork + Provides necessary coverage and assistance with other duties within the department when needed •

*Qualifications** • *What You Will Need:**
+ Active Florida State License as a Registered Nurse  
+ Minimum 2 years recent acute care experience
+ Minimum of an additional 2 years of experience in healthcare related fields
+ Active Florida State License as a Registered Nurse
+ Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
+ Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork + Critical thinking and problem-solving skills + Effective organizational skills
+ Proficiency in the daily use of standard office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, copier, etc. and sill in utilizing Microsoft Work and Outlook tools
+ Minimum of 2 years of utilization review/case management experience and a minimum of 1 year of experience in discharge planning in an acute care setting is highly desirable(preferred)
+ Case Management certification highly desirable ACM (Accredited Case Manager; CCM (certified case manager), RN-BC (board certified in case man This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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