CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - DISCHARGE PLANNING
November 12, 2020
CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - DISCHARGE PLANNING Nursing Hours: 8 AM to 4:30 PM Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-76 - 40175G
Job Summary Facilitates cost-effective, quality patient transitions of care and outcomes by collaborating with staff and providing guidance, education, and support to assigned patients. # Job Responsibilities Completes comprehensive assessment of medical record and knowledge of patient#s medical condition, financial status, emotional needs, and support systems. Collaborates with Case Management Medical Director, Director, and/or Manager on complex discharge planning issues and delays in service. Interview patients, assesses priorities, and develops appropriate discharge plan. Works in collaboration with the Social Worker and interdisciplinary care team members to ensure quality support of care and safety of discharge. Assists patients/families with referrals to community agencies, post acute providers, and provide education and resource information. Documents precisely and timely in the medical record the assessment, concerns, needs, and discharge plans. Provides ongoing assessment and keeps plans up to date as patient progresses toward discharge. Trains new employees, students, or interns as needed. Qualifications Associate#s degree or higher or Diploma in Nursing required upon hire AND Bachelor#s degree or higher in Nursing required within 5 years of employment in this position A minimum of 2 years# relevant experience required RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.