One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Woodlawn ER and Wesley Derby ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER.
Position Summary:This position supports the mission of Wesley Medical Center in optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. RN Case Manager facilitates the interdisciplinary plan of care with a focus on evaluating the appropriateness of clinical care, medical necessity, and admission status and resource management while ensuring the best possible outcomes within a fiscally responsible timeframe. RN Case Manager identifies potential barriers to throughput and quality outcomes and facilitates appropriate discharge plans in conjunction with social workers. RN Case Manager is responsible for working during varied shift schedules, actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility for maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Daily responsibilities may include discharge planning activities which begin at the time of (or prior to) admission and are reassessed throughout the course of hospitalization.
Assessescost-effective treatment options which maximize patient outcomes and meetpatient/familyneeds
Responsibleforassessingthepsychological,social,culturalandorfinancialneedsthatimpact patientsat highrisk for successful transitions on dismissal
Assessesrelevantclinical andagerelatedinformationtoassistinthedevelopmentandimplementationoftimelytreatment and discharge plans
Maintainsrapport and effective communication with the healthcare team andpatient/familyso the plan of care can be discussed objectively, problems identified,recommendationsand adjustmentsmadetotheplanasneeded
Integratesresults of performance improvement and case management activities toimprovespatientoutcomes, utilization of hospital resources and length of stay
Demonstrates highly developed written and oral communication skills
Demonstrates assertive interpersonal skills
Practices positive group dynamics and relationship building skills
Demonstrates accomplished presentation skills
Working knowledge of performance improvement
Demonstrates basic computer skills
Demonstrates an ability to affect change
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