Case Manager RN, Case Management, Tyler, PRN, Days
Company: UT Health East Texas
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Overview Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of
Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People.
Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive
difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work
closely together to create a positive experience for our patients
and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and
provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future.
You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in
someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place.
Tyler, TX is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the
privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is
comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east
Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed
in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services
to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics,
Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a
metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
Responsibilities POSITION SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is
responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing
process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
This position is responsible for the following: Directing and
coordinating all nursing care for patients based on established
clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborating with other
professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient
care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.
Contributing to the provision of quality nursing care through
performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive
outcomes in patient care. What You Will Be Doing: 1. Deliver
individualized, goal-directed nursing care using a systematic
approach and according to standards of care, facility's code of
conduct compliance, and policy in collaboration with patients and
interdisciplinary healthcare team members: Collect patient's health
data. Analyze assessment data in determining patient problems.
Identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient. Develop a
comprehensive plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain
expected outcomes. Implement interventions identified in the plan
of care. Evaluate patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes.
Assist with the plan of care, evaluate, modify and coordinate care
and communicate well with other disciplines. Serve as a resource
for learning needs of patients, significant others, and families.
Provide for the care of multiple patients and/or delegation of care
to other members of the healthcare team. Supervise nursing care
provided by others for whom the RN is administratively or
professionally responsible. Delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel
in compliance with the Board of Nursing. Document relevant data
according to hospital standards. Conduct discharge planning,
assisting the patient/significant others to obtain knowledge about
illness, injury prevention, and teaching. Maintain confidentiality
with all information. 2. Systematically evaluate quality and
factors relating to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning and
delivering patient care: Participate in quality of care activities
such as the implementation of a continuous quality improvement plan
and the hospital wide performance improvement process, as
appropriate to position, education and practice environment.
Utilize results of quality of care activities to initiate changes
in practice. 3. Implement Infection Control, Safety and Risk
Management Programs in all nursing practices. 4. Demonstrate
ability to adapt to varied age-specific patient populations. 5.
Acquire and maintain current knowledge in nursing practice, for
example: Complete mandatory annual Learning Management System
modules in a timely manner. Attend departmental meetings per
policy. 6. Contribute to professional development of peers,
colleagues and others, for example. Recognize own learning needs
and those of peers and assists in meeting those needs to maximize
professional development and optimal medical/surgical nursing
practice. 7. Assume all other duties and responsibilities as
necessary: Identify and/or assume activities related to
developmental needs of unit and/or nursing department. Demonstrate
dependability/flexibility in meeting scheduling needs of unit
and/or hospital. Accept assignment as preceptor for new staff.
Assure supplies and equipment necessary for the care of patients is
readily available and in working order. Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Education: Associates Degree in
Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) from an
accredited school. Experience: Prefer 2 years of nursing experience
in an acute care setting. Position requires fluency in English
language to function in job environment appropriately. Good
interpersonal, communication, team-work, and customer service
skills. Good organizational, problem-solving and follow-through
skills. Ability to multi-task constantly, react to changes
quickly/productively, and tolerate interruptions. Ability to
perform work when no directions are given, and give directions to
others. Remain flexible, organized, professional and able to
analyze, make sound decisions under stressful or crisis situations.
Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems, equipment or
programs used in the organization. Demonstrate maturity and
accountability. Certification and Licensure: Completion of
education to obtain Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). ACLS
certification preferred. BLS required PALS Certification (preferred
but not required). Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory
requirements, guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:
Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about
people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for
the better together Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A
relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act
for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative
environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as
efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply
leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you
are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability
to sit/stand for long periods of time while completing work on a
computer Ability to lift 10 or more pounds Ability to move
throughout the workplace Now that you have read about what you will
be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a
difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an
equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with
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