Tele Nurse Care Manager at Home Program

Tele Nurse Care Manager at Home Program

Intermountain Healthcare | Salt Lake City, UT, 84107, US
Salary Range:$68,000 – $97,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

Job Description:

The Nurse Case Manager utilizes clinical expertise and critical thinking skills to develop and implement a plan of care that provides cost effective, extraordinary care. This position works collaboratively with patients, patient families/significant others, healthcare providers, insurers, community resources, and other involved parties.

Job Essentials

Organizes and prioritizes daily work by assessing new, current, and discharging patient needs in area(s) of responsibility. Completes documentation as required.

Performs utilization review activities to provide patient appropriate, timely, and cost effective care. Coordinates care with patient, care providers, hospital financial services, and third-party payers.

Maintains an active role in denial prevention. Proactively intervenes with payers to prevent inpatient denials. Performs retroactive reviews on discharged patients as assigned. Communicates any necessary information to payers to help appeal existing denials. Uses level of care criteria to justify the patient's severity of illness and intensity of service. Reviews payer requirements and government regulations to ensure safe and cost-effective healthcare.

Screens and coordinates the discharge planning process from patient admission to departure. Assesses patient needs, develops a discharge plan, and coordinates with internal and external services for care during and after the hospital stay

Identifies patients with potential avoidable delays, extended stay, readmission, or discharge needs. Coordinates with care providers and leaders to reach optimal solutions.

Educates, communicates, and coordinates with multiple patient care teams to ensure the patient receives quality care, a timely discharge, and to identify and resolve delays and issues.

Job Specifics

* Benefits Eligible: No
* Shift Details: On-Call/PRN, 0 guaranteed hours. Shifts are available 7 days a week from 8a-8p in 6- or 12-hour increments.
* Department/Unit: Care Management
* Additional Details: This position will help to support the Intermountain at Home Hospital Level Care program as well as Emergency Department Care Management needs. This position currently is partially remote. Will work at Valley Center Towers in Murray, UT and remote from home.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN). Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

Current RN license for state in which the nurse practices.

Three years of clinical nursing experience.

* and -

Basic computer skills and knowledge of word processing software.

Preferred Qualifications

Case management Certification.

* and -

experience in Case management, Utilization review, and/or discharge planning.

Experience in Case management, Utilization review, and/or discharge planning.

Physical Requirements:

Additional Job Description

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess patient needs.

* and -

Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

* and -

Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.

Location:

Valley Center Tower

Work City:

Murray

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$40.67 - $58.98

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