Coord, Case (E) - Care Coordination

BJC Healthcare Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID: 1206784

Employment Status: Full-Time

More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women's and infants' services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

The Care Coordination Department is comprised of RN Case Managers, Social Workers, Compliant Documentation Specialists and skilled administrative staff. Case Management in the Hospital setting is a collaborative practice model including patients, nurses, social workers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and the community. The Case Management process encompasses communication and facilitates care along the continuum through effective resource coordination. The goals of Case Management include the achievement of optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patients right to self-determination.

Overview

Role Purpose

Coordinates, negotiates, procures and manages the care of patients to facilitate achievement of quality cost-effective outcomes. Works collaboratively with physicians and interdisciplinary staff, internal and external to the organization, to identify and resolve issues. Performs and provides consultation regarding Utilization Management and Performance Improvement programs in order to obtain optimum value for the patient and the reimbursement source.

Responsibilities

Assesses, coordinates, and evaluates each patient's plan of care.Establishes, continuously evaluates, and documents an individualized discharge plan.Ensures clinical documentation and cost-effective use of hospital resources.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

Degree

Nursing Diploma/Associate's

  • Nursing

Experience

<2>

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

RN

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

Degree

Bachelor's Degree

  • Nursing

Experience

2-5 years

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options

  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan

  • 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

  • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)

  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

  • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Coord, Case (E) - Care Coordination

BJC Healthcare