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SCL Health RN Case Manager in Grand Junction, Colorado

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Case ManagerRegistered Nurse.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You're generous with your compassion, your partnerships and especiallyyour passion for patient advocacy.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.As a Case Manager with us, you will have the opportunity to be involved inthe coordination of care and services for patients admitted to St. Mary'sMedical Center / SCL Health who are identified as needing assistance ormeeting Care Management part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center isin Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission isto bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities andeach other.are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Case Manager RN you need to know how to:Coordinate the care and services for patients identified as needing assistanceor meeting Care Management criteria. Collect in-depth information about apatient's medical, functional, and social condition, to identifyindividual needs in order to develop a plan to meet those needs. Work withpatient and family/caregivers to determine specific goals and actions basedon assessment. Coordinate discharge planning. Execute specific interventionsto meet established goals. Organize, integrate and coordinate the necessaryresources to accomplish the goals and plan.Assess the patient's prior level of functioning, access to and/or use ofcommunity resources and available support systems. Assist the care team indeveloping a plan of care which includes, but is not limited to: assuringappropriateness of services and care setting, assuring individualizedsupport and education, determining the need for continued services,planning for discharge, and identifying and connecting patients/familieswith available community resources if needed. Collaborate with Physicians andother members of the health care team on the patient's behalf.Identify appropriate admission and continued stay issues. Enhance the qualityof patient care through effective and efficient use of resources. Help toidentify strategies for reducing length of stay and appropriate utilization ofservices. Utilize criteria including clinical pathway data and implementstrategies to resolve controllable variances.Attend, facilitate and participate in rounds and case conferences. Advocatefor patient rights. Monitor efficiency and availability of services andevaluate outcomes through variance tracking, data collection.Identify needs, facilitate, or provide education to physicians andancillary departments/nursing units regarding case management, dischargeplanning process, and roles. Participate in multidisciplinary groups anddevelopment of guidelines.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:Graduate of an accredited school of