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Case Management Specialist

Owensboro Health

Location: 42303
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: September 16, 2022
CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST Nursing Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Days - Part-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-76 - 40175B
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 Responsible for the coordination and facilitation of safe transitions of care. Assessment of complete chart and knowledge of patient#s medical condition, financial status, emotional needs, and support systems. Collaborates with the Medical Director, Director, and Manager of Case Management on complex discharge transitions and delays of service. # Interviews patients, assesses priorities and needs to develop a safe discharge plan. Works in collaboration with the social worker and Interdisciplinary team to ensure quality support of care and safety of discharge. Assists patients/families with referrals to community agencies and provides education and resource information. Provides timely and concise documentation in the medical record, the assessment, concerns, needs and discharge plan. Keeps plans up to date as patient progresses toward discharge. Provides education to physicians, staff, and patients/families. Supervises and/or trains other Case Managers, 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.