Registered Nurse -Access Care Manager

 
Position: Registered Nurse -Access Care Manager

Job ID: 149732

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7pm-7am

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Access Care Manager — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll function as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the provision of patient care with the underlying objectives of enhancing the quality of clinical and financial outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the plan of care.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Screens patients for level of care and ensures clinical information in the medical record is clear and accurately reflects level of care requested
  • Collaborates with the medical, nursing, and ancillary staff to coordinate delivery of high quality, individualized, and cost-effective patient care
  • Ensures quality, cost-effective use of resources and facilitates access to care
  • Serves as a liaison between members of the interdisciplinary care team
  • Coordinates appropriate and timely placement of internal and external transfers for all patients within the acute care setting
  • Oversees patient access to optimally assure clinical and financial outcomes
  • Demonstrates sound, effective, interpersonal, communication, and professionalism skills

 



Qualifications:

·         Associate or bachelor’s degree in science in nursing or technical diploma in nursing

·         3 years of nursing experience as a registered nurse in an acute care setting

·         Pediatric and case/care management experience preferred

·         Registered Nurses License issued by State of Texas Nursing Board

·         Basic Life Support certified by American Heart Association

·         Certified Case Manager preferred

·         Knowledge of specific nursing processes, anatomy, and physiology

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Analytical decision making and judgment skills

·         Demonstrated ability to function as a clinical care team leader

·         Knowledgeable of all clinical resources available to patients both inpatient and outpatient

·         Data entry and word processing skills



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