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Case Manager RN

Company: Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulask
Location: Pulaski
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAnalyzes patient records to determine legitimacy of admission, treatment, and length of stay in health care facility to comply with government and insurance company reimbursement policies by performing the duties required through personally or through subordinate supervisors. Reports to: CNOEssential Functions Evaluate each Inpatient and Outpatient case within 24 hours of admin to assure appropriate physician order and other documentation to support the appropriate level of care for the patient based upon criteria set for my CMS and by Commercial Insurance Companies.Assure appropriate insurance authorizations as needed.Work with Medical Staff to educate and facilitate required documentation to support the appropriate level of care for each patient, including participation in the Clinical Documentation ProgramFacilitate Discharge Planning through team collaboration for each patient that includes services required post discharge such as Home Health, Outpatient Therapies or skilled nursing care including Swing Beds and education regarding that care.Documents actions taken to evaluate and facilitate the Case Mgt review and discharge planning.Participate in statistical tracking and reporting of the Utilization Management metrics.Facilitates appeals of denials as needed, including analysis and corrective actions for denials due to those processes within the scope of the Case Management functions.Organizational Expectations Actively participates in Foundation Safety Behavior Tools and Tactics such as Briefs, Debriefs, Huddles, Learning Board Activities, Executive Patient Safety Rounds and reporting of unanticipated and unintended patient events regardless of whether there is a harm.Provide effective mentoringBe loyal to the absentAlways manage upConsistent use of AIDET & 5 P'sUphold the facilities Standards of PerformanceJob Requirements Minimum EducationCurrent RN license in the State of TennesseeRequired SkillsHigh level interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information. Position required ability to work with patients and families to achieve appropriate continuum care for the patient.Required SkillsCertifications:Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire date.Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 90 days of hire date.Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire date.Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) within 90 days of hire date.Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) within 90 days of hire date.Required SkillsLicenses: Current Tennessee RN license.Required SkillsBasic computer skills.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulask, Huntsville , Case Manager RN, Healthcare , Pulaski, Alabama

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