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Providence RN - Case Manager ($10,000 Sign On Bonus*) in Seward, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager (Nursing, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are offering RN Case Manager's who are not currently working for Providence or one of our affiliates a $5000 sign on bonus to join our amazing nursing team! $5000 on your first pay check and $5000 at 12 months. Repayment would be required based on a prorated amount if you do not complete the minimum retention requirement.*

In this position you will:

  • REVIEW and MONITORING PROCESS: Performs integrated concurrent review to identify quality and utilization issues. Applies admission, continued stay/transfer, and discharge criteria to each patient’s case. Interfaces with external review companies and consultants, using advocacy and negotiating skills that address medical necessity and appropriateness of inpatient/outpatient levels of care. Acts as resource for physicians and staff prn. Assists in management of resources with informational and monitoring tool(s) that support access, confidentiality, assessment, analysis of care and throughput, intervention, efficiencies, and quality of care. (4).

  • PATIENT CARE EVALUATION, PLAN, and EDUCATION PROCESS: Plans and provides discharge planning and other services to address patient/family needs identified in assessment. Matches patients with appropriate internal and external resources to meet their ongoing needs, and facilitates application(s) for programs and referrals for special needs. Educates patient and family regarding psychosocial aspects of specific illness or disability. Provides documentation that supports and communicates the plan and progress of care.

  • RISK EVALUATION PROCESS: Assists in decreasing liability risk factors for the institution by applying quality screens to medical records and analyzing data for potential risks. Communicates findings to Risk Management, specific individuals, or departments.

  • APPEAL PROCESS: Activates the appeal process upon receipt of a non-qualifying determination. Uses clinical and criteria knowledge to determine if an appeal is warranted. Maintains communication channels with Patient Admissions staff, the patient account department and financial counselors. Uses established procedure to resolve denial-of-payment conflicts.

  • COMMUNICATION: Consults, collaborates with, and values team members and other health professionals to plan and assure transfer of timely information, in order to meet patient and family needs in a seamless, safe, and effective process. Initiates, attends, and participates in patient care and inter-disciplinary rounds, conferences, team meetings, and case management/division meetings. Establishes and maintains relationships with community service providers to facilitate the care plan and continuity of care. Uses peer mediation process to advocate for/with patients, families, physicians, community resources, consultants, and peers.

  • EDUCATOR/CONSULTANT: Educates, consults for, and learns from the Medical Staff and other health care providers in regards to the fiscal impact of their practice. Partners with physicians for benchmark and best practices.

  • Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served.

  • Adheres to security standards of patient information (i.e. HIPAA mandates).

  • QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: As a team member, looks for ways to identify patient, process, system improvements, utilization usage, and readmissions prevention with the use of data analysis and collaboration skills. Participates in case reviews, to promote competencies, problem solving, and patient management, with physicians in meeting our patients’ medical and social needs, as well as the organization’s systems needs across the continuum.

  • Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from accredited school of Nursing

  • Licensed as Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire

  • Maintain mandatory and required certifications

  • 2 years of clinical nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of Utilization Management-review and Discharge-planning experience

About Mountain Haven

Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx

About Providence Seward Medical Center

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Case Management

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 285652

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