Kettering Health Network

RN Care Management Acute - Kettering - Case Management - PRN/Days

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/20/2022 9:24 AM)
Job ID
2022-37490
Job Category
Registered Nurse
Job Type
Resource (PRN)
Shift
First Shift
Department
705010 - Case Management
# of Openings
1
FTE
00 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 0.0 (Resource)
Location : Name
KH Main Campus

Overview

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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

 

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Campus Overview

Kettering Health Main Campus

  • Kettering Health Main Campus, formerly Kettering Medical Center, is the flagship hospital of Kettering Health and has been serving Kettering, Ohio and the Greater Dayton area since 1964.
  • The facility includes the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, maternity service with a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and level II Emergency Care.
  • In 2020, KH Main Campus received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.
  • Received 4 Star Baby-Friendly Hospital status by the Ohio Hospital Association.
  • Awarded as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2020.
  • Kettering received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades (2017-2019).
  • Accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department.
  • 465-bed hospital (includes newborn beds)

Responsibilities & Requirements

The Care Manager also identifies and assesses patients and families with possible social, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of utilization patterns of care.  The Care Manager is also responsible for developing plans for intervention addressing agreed upon priorities, synchronizing supportive services and assisting patients/families in improving or restoring their capacity for social functioning.  The patient and family-centric approach to care will be central in the universal care plan development and communication across the care settings.  The care manager will be instrumental in identification of patient- driven goals. 

Specific roles within the Acute Care Setting would include, but are not limited to:

  • Pro-active discharge planning
  • Review of readmission risk assessment tool ,barrier assessment and alleviation
  • Facilitation of interdisciplinary huddles and collaboration throughout the work-day
  • 1:1 patient and family interviews on moderate and high risk patients
  • Evaluation of readmission factors contributing toward inappropriate utilization of services
  • Collaboration with physicians, nursing, and ancillary services in development of safe, next-phase planning
  • Communication on Care Planning in written and/or verbal format to next level of care
  • Facilitate partnership with members across the continuum for aligned outcomes
  • Evaluation of high risk diagnosis for utilization patterns and appropriate care
  • Identification of care gaps in disease states
  • Create customized plan for our moderate and high risk patients as they transition from hospital to next level of care
  • Patient and family interaction on regular intervals with specific patient-centric goal setting
  • Utilization of motivational interviewing techniques to assist patients toward healthier lifestyle choices
  • Facilitate partnership with members across the continuum for aligned outcomes

To facilitate optimal care delivery, varied work hours may be required including weekend and holiday shift rotations.  Primary documentation occurs in EPIC however interfacing with other information systems occurs to facilitate discharge planning, communication, patient/family education and evidence-based care.

The Care Manager nurse follows all Excellence for Life principals and standards of behaviors.

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse with a current license to practice in Ohio
  • Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, Case Manager, Care Coordinator, Care Manager experience preferred
  • BSN from an accredited school required, Master’s degree preferred

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