Fairview Health Services RN Case Manager Homecare Days in St. Paul, Minnesota
Do you love providing one on one care to patients? Do you like the idea of being out and about in the community versus going to the same place every day for work? Take your nursing skills directly to your patient's home! With the changes in healthcare where patients are being discharged more quickly from the hospital there is a much greater need for home care. This growing field is both challenging and rewarding! As a RN Case Manager for HealthEast Home Care you will enjoy working directly with your patient and their family during a time where your knowledge and skill can make a world of difference. You will collaborate with physicians and our large interdisciplinary team to develop and execuite a comprehensive care plan for each patient. The American Nurses Association (ANA) appropriately described home health nursing as a "synthesis of community health nursing and selected technical skills from other nursing specialities". You will use all of your nursing knowledge and skill in this very rewarding specialty!
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes
Reviews patient referral information and evaluates eligibility and appropriateness for home care services
Performs patient assessment based on HealthEast Home Care's framework of practice and applies standard nursing principles to ensure effective and appropriate home care services
Directs, plans and initiates appropriate action independently and responsively in home Care situations
Collaborates with physicians, and other health care professionals, i.e., rehab, social work, pastoral care, and patients and families in developing a quality home care plan
Educates the patient/caregiver on how to self-manage their own disease on a day-to-day basis
Manages/supervises a team of RNs, LPNs and HHAs to provide effective and appropriate home care
Evaluates and documents on the patient's medical record the physical, psychosocial and teaching-learning needs of patient and family
Associate's degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's degree preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)
1 year nursing experience in acute/skilled facility within the past 5 years required, 2 years preferred.
Additional home care and supervisory experience preferred
Experience: 1 year of direct-care RN experience within the past five required, which included observation and independent assessment complex cases such as surgical, behavioral, wound care, orthopedic or cardiac care (post-surgical)
Additional nursing, home care and supervisory experience preferred (This replaces the current experience qualification)
Knowledge: Knowledge regarding Medicare/Medicaid and third-party payors
Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based nursing practices and current patient care best practices. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software, healthcare records systems, and basic computer skills
Assessment, Planning, Evaluation: Collects and analyses pertinent data and/or clinical findings
Incorporates clinical findings and scientific evidence in the development, coordination and implementation of an individualized plan of care to achieve desired outcomes
Evaluates progress towards goals and outcomes identifying opportunities for improvement and change
Coaching: Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help an employee or groups of employees strengthen their knowledge, skills and abilities to accomplish a task or solve a problem
Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
Evidence Based Practice: Evaluates and/or assists in the evaluation of practice in relation to existing evidence identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research
Nursing Process: Utilizes the nursing process to provide holistic, compassionate, safe, high quality, population based care
Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional
At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.
Job ID 2018-10020
Contract Status ND
Authorized Hours Days, every 4th weekend
Department Patient Svcs-Skilled Nurses
HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.