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SNU Case Manager RN - Laredo, TX - Case Management

Company: Laredo Medical Center
Location: Laredo
Posted on: August 6, 2022

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SNU Case Manager RN - Laredo, TXJob Description

Join our team! Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Skilled Nursing Unit is now hiring a full-time SNU RN (Registered Nurse) Case Manager to work at LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The department is an 18 bed unit in the main campus of Laredo Medical Center. Opportunities to work with the geriatric population as well as rehab for many post acute needs including surgical, neuro, cardiac and more. Employees in this unit report directly to the Director of SNU. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Read a full position description below.*25,000 sign on bonus to eligible RNs*-Sign On Bonus! $25,000 dollars-- Relocation Available-- Virtual Interviews-Join our team! Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Skilled Nursing Unit is now hiring a full-time RN (Registered Nurse) Case Manager to work at LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The department is an 18 bed unit in the main campus of Laredo Medical Center. Opportunities to work with the geriatric population as well as rehab for many post acute needs including surgical, neuro, cardiac and more. Employees in this unit report directly to the Director of SNU. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Read a full position description below.Job Responsibilities include:The Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU) Case manager is accountable for the organization, sequence of services, and resources that are necessary and appropriate for the achievement of patient outcomes within effective time frames on a specific group of patients. In addition, the Case manager will coordinate the patient's plan of care among all members of the health care team. The Case Manager must have ability to practice under minimal supervision. The--Case Manager will perform a wide variety of high-level patient care activities to include admission assessment, screen for appropriateness, protocol development and monitoring, development of plan to address physical and psychosocial needs, coordinate services and discharge planning, patient/family teaching, and monitoring of cost effective health care across the continuum of care. The Case Manager must complete all initial admission assessments within 24 hours of admission. The Case manager must meet resource management expectations, assist to reduce practice variations, and enhance patient outcomes. Responsible for patient referrals for skilled nursing admissions.--Reports to the Director of Nursing supervised by Chief Nursing Officer.--May preform other administrative functions as necessary. There are no subordinates who report directly to the Nurse Case Manager. Interacts with others both inside and outside of the organization, including, but not limited to, members of the department, supervisory staff, other ancillary staff members, physician office staff, and outside vendors.--Education:

  • Required: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.--
  • Preferred: Certified Case Manager, CCM.Experience:
    • Required:--1-3 years of recent acute care or nursing home experience.
    • Preferred:--Minimum of 6 months Case management/Utilization Review experience.
    • Preferred: Previous experience in discharge planning and managed care.
    • Required: Strong written/verbal communication and computer skills.
    • Required: Organizational skills with a well-developed style of diplomacy, assertiveness and a tolerance for ambiguity.
    • Required:--Knowledge of Case Management concepts; interest in the financial aspects of patient care.Licenses/Certificates:
      • Required: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas required.
      • Required: Current CPR certification or obtain within 60 days of employment.
      • Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.
      • Sign-on and relocation available for eligible candidates.--

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