Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
This is a PRN or per diem (as needed) position working 9:30am-10pm in the Emergency Department (picking up shifts in other areas as needed). The PRN RN Case Manager must be available to work holidays and weekends when needed.
Summary: The RN Case Manager coordinates services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care. Assists in development, planning, coordination and administration of the activities of clinical review, discharge planning, resource utilization and utilization review.
Assesses the continuity of care, expedites and coordinates the delivery of services to facilitate a patient's progress throughout the continuum of care. Aggressively seeks appropriate placement to other settings/level of care as soon as medically stable for discharge, assuring a safe disposition.
Assists in the development of patient care protocols and in updating patient procedures for care of a select group of patients. Maintains current knowledge of the identified case specialty to review an interpretation of the literature and community resources. Ability to gather and interpret data as it pertains to clinical and resource management.Qualifications
Education: Associate's degree. Master's/Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Experience: Five (5) years experience preferred. 2 years of clinical/hospital experience or 2 years of experience in like areas required.
Skills: Able to interview others, strong analytical and organizational skills and team facilitation and meeting skills.
Licenses/Certifications: Current RN Licensure in Arizona and BLS Certification.