RN Care Manager - Katy, TX

Houston, TX 77094

Post Date: 07/11/2018 Job ID: 8170903 Industry: Nurse Pay Rate: $37

Pulse Staffing has a RN Care Manager assignment available for an experienced registered nurse.

Position is responsible for:

  • Gathers relevant data and obtains further information by interviewing patient/family & performing careful evaluation of the entire situation
  • Identifies actual and potential problems in services and treatments and discusses with the multidisciplinary team
  • Plans and executes patient/family conferences as an interdisciplinary vehicle to evaluate the families understanding and post discharge needs
  • Initiates and implements plan modifications during the episode of hospitalization and for post-acute care through monitoring and re-evaluation to accommodate changes in treatment or progress
  • Anticipates potential variances in the plan of care and incorporates contingency plans for each step in the process to offset treatment & service delays (Plan A and Plan B)
  • Maintains professional relationship with payer representatives and assists in resolving any utilization issues that arise. Promotes a smooth transfer of information between payer representatives, community providers and health care team
  • Ensures communication to the family and interdisciplinary team via patient/family conferences and complete documentation
  • Assures timely progression occurs to appropriate levels of care
  • Collects, analyzes and interprets clinical / fiscal processes and outcomes for purposes of patient safety, optimum utilization management, and system and process improvements
  • Regularly evaluates self-practice/performance and sets goals for personal and professional development
  • Facilitates physician to physician communication when applicable

Qualifications

  • Current Texas or Compact RN license
  • 3-5 years of recent experience as an RN in an acute care setting
  • Pediatric and case/care management experience preferred
  • Current AHA BLS, tb clearance, immunization records

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