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Care Manager RN

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY The Care Manager RN PRN will be accountable for assessing and coordinating patient care across the continuum, utilizing accepted criteria and guidelines to manage benefits and regulate medical necessity of services provided. This position will function as a clinician, case manager and educator to achieve optimal clinical and quality outcomes by effectively managing care and resources to reduce unnecessary utilization. Location: College Station, TX Setting: Case Management Schedule: PRN -weekday coverage needed ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE Assesses plans, implements, documents, coordinates, monitors, evaluates and updates the plan of care by partnering with all members of the health care team to give evidenced based care. Establishes patient care management plans, interventions, treatment goals and self-management goals Assesses the health care, educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Helps patients with self-management through education, visits and telephonic engagement; encourages and helps patient adherence to their care plans. Researches, evaluates and recommends resources to meet medical and non-medical needs of patients and families. Partners, refers and communicates across all programs to ensure appropriate coordination of services. Researches and takes an effective role in identifying problems and possible solutions in the coordination of care to resolve most appropriate setting. Acts as liaison to hospital, long-term care, specialists and home health representatives. KEY SUCCESS FACTORS Associate's degree in nursing. Specialty Certification highly encouraged. Knowledge of care management, resource and utilization management. Skilled in care management and patient assessments. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to monitor, assess and record patient progress against a plan of care. Ability to help patient access to community resources. Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external medical staff and external partners and organizations. Ability to assess, adjust, and calmly respond to changing and crisis environment. Ability to maintain confidentiality with all aspects of patient information by all applicable policies and regulations. BENEFITS Our competitive benefits package includes the following Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% Tuition Reimbursement PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION - Associate's EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - - - - - - - - -Registered Nurse (RN)

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, College Station , Care Manager RN, Executive , College Station, Texas

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