Care Manager-Inpatient-Main Campus

 
Position: Care Manager-Inpatient-Main Campus

Job ID: 150698

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Care Management

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

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 a Care Manager - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital 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. Within the purview of financial management, you will proactively communicate with members of the healthcare team to ensure appropriate medical necessity for patients in beds, as well as communicate with payors and the patient/family/health care team regarding payor information as necessary.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Complete a comprehensive problem identification analysis to identify opportunities for intervention that are appropriate and realistic for the patient/family’s psycho-social, cultural, spiritual, and physical plan of care 
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and monitor the plan of care for patients throughout the episode and continuum of care to achieve the optimal clinical and financial outcomes 
  • Oversee discharge planning and facilitate safe transitions to community settings 
  • Serve as a liaison between members of the interdisciplinary care team, community providers, payor sources, and the patient/family to ensure safe and effective plans and smooth transitions between internal and external levels of care 
  • Effectively and efficiently oversee the plan of care to optimally assure clinical and financial outcomes


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in nursing, or technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in BSN program and signed agreement
  • Registered Nurses License by State of Texas Nursing Board
  • Certified Basic Life Support by American Heart Association
  • Certified Case Manager
  • 3 years of experience in position requiring RN licensure in an acute care setting
  • Pediatric and case/care management experience 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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