Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for ï¿½Outstanding Operating Room,ï¿½ among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, womenï¿½s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
The RN Case Manager is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patientï¿½s resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity and to assess the patient for transition needs to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:
ï¿½ Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention
ï¿½ Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
ï¿½ Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care
ï¿½ Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
ï¿½ Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers.
SPECIAL SKILLS: The oritical knowledge base of nursing process, continuum of care and case management methods and standards, excellent communication and documentation skills. Demonstrates knowledge of Age-Specific Criteria, American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, Arizona Nurse Practice Act, Core Measures and American Case Management Association (ACMA) Case Management Standards of Practice.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years acute hospital patient care experience.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Acute hospital case management experience
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Arizona.
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: MIDAS, CuraSpan and InterQual criteria training with proficiency testing within first 90 days of hire.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: Accredited Case Manager, ACM
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005010463
About Abrazo Central Campus
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.