Shelby Baptist Medical Center: Located in Alabaster, this facility is equipped with 252 beds and sees over 51,000 patients in the emergency department every year. Shelby offers advanced technology resources including a 3 Tesla MRI, a robotic surgery program, and a state-of-the-art cardiology suite. Shelby offers a full range of services to meet the diverse needs of patients including fast, life-saving response times for patients with chest pain or stroke symptoms; cardiology, including specialized surgical services; orthopedics, including rehabilitation; and psychiatric care.
The RN Case Manager is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient's resources and right to self-determination.
The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity and to assess the patient for transition needs to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions.
This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:
Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention
Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care
Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers
The individual's responsibilities include the following activities:
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Academic degree in nursing (bachelor's or master's).
Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (bachelor's or master's).
Required: 2 years of acute hospital patient care experience.
Preferred: Acute hospital case management experience.
Required: RN. Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law or regulation in state or practice or policy. Active RN license for state(s) covered.
Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM)
Lift/position up to 25 lbs. Push/pull up to 25 lbs. of force.
Frequent sitting. Moderate standing, walking, reaching, stooping, or bending.
Manual dexterity, mobility, touch, auditory to perform all the related duties of the position.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation