Case Manager PT Days Case Management Iuka

North Mississippi Medical Center   Iuka, MS   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on December 11, 2021
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Patient Care:
  • Responsible for the cost-effective assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of case management activities including utilization review and transition of care
  • Coordinates the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for a patient from admission to discharge
  • Assesses and documents patient's progress throughout hospital stay
  • Evaluates treatment goals and makes modifications, as required
  • Evaluates patient satisfaction and quality of care provided
Liaison:
  • Acts as a liaison between patient/family and healthcare personnel to ensure necessary care is efficiently and effectively provided
  • Works with agencies and service providers to facilitate case coordination and information sharing
Educations:
  • Provides education and literature to healthcare team, patients and/or family members
  • Assists patients/family members in making informed decisions
  • Facilitates patient/family access to health care, schools, and community resources
Budget:
  • Monitors and maintains departmental budget
Customer Relations:
  • Travels to outreach locations to meet with patients/families in order to coordinate services
  • Consults with admitting provider and patient financial services
Reporting/Recordkeeping:
  • Updates patient's medical records as required
  • Utilizes Electronic Health Records (EHR) and demographic information to identify patient needs and intervention
  • Prepares appropriate reports as required
Regulation:
  • Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines
  • Complies with applicable Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues
Requirements:
  • Associates Degree in Nursing, required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Mississippi Board of Nursing; required
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical and/or healthcare experience; required
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills; required
  • Knowledge of various payer sources, federal/state laws/regulations, and cost containment; required
  • Certified as an Accredited Case Manager (ACM); desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; required
  • Demonstrates ability to care for a patient population from pediatric to geriatric; required