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RN Case Manager (UTHP Quality) - Case Management

Company: UT Health San Antonio
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

RN Case Manager (UTHP Quality)Job Summary:

Manages cases to enhance the quality of patient management and satisfaction. Promotes continuity of care and cost effectiveness through integrating functions of case management, utilization review and management, and discharge planning.

Job Duties:

* Provides ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation, and overall evaluation of individual patient needs; accountable for the care, coordination, and discharge planning of all patients.
* Coordinates the integration of social services/case management functions into patient care, discharge, home planning processes, external service organizations, agencies, and healthcare facilities.
* Acts as patient advocate; investigates and reports adverse occurrences; evaluates patient satisfaction and quality of care provided.
* Conducts review for appropriate utilization of services from admission through discharge; ensures that patient tests are appropriate and necessary, completed within the established timeframe and that results are promptly available.
* Performs staff education related to resource utilization, discharge planning, and psychosocial aspects of healthcare delivery.
* Communicates with physicians at regular intervals and develops effective working relationships; assists physicians to maintain appropriate cost, case, and desired patient outcomes.
* Directs and participates in the development and implementation of patient care policies and protocols.
* Performs all other duties as assigned.

Education:

An associate's degree in nursing is required.

Experience:

Three (3) years of nursing experience in a clinic or hospital setting, including one (1) year of experience in the specific related patient population is required.

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

A current Texas Registered Nurse License is required.

Additional Information

Keywords: UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio , RN Case Manager (UTHP Quality) - Case Management, Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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