RN Case Manager (UTHP Quality) - Case Management
Company: UT Health San Antonio
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: September 21, 2023
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.
* 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 the patient care, discharge, home planning
processes, external service organizations, agencies and healthcare
* Acts as patient advocate; investigates and reports adverse
occurrences; evaluates patient satisfaction and quality of care
* 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
* 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.
Associate's degree in nursing is required.
Three (3) years of nursing experience in a clinic or hospital
setting, including one (1) year of experience in the specifically
related patient population is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Additional Licenses and Certifications:
A current Texas Registered Nurse License is required.
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