Job: Discharge Advocate - RN Case Manager(Summerlin)
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As the Discharge Advocate (RN Case Manager) you will be involved in this new program that we are implementing. You will be onsite as Summerlin hospital working Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM. This role focuses solely on the discharge process of our members at the hospital.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Reviews daily census
Reviews medical records for all new admissions
Daily interaction with patient to teach and reinforce treatment plan information and to identify barriers/gaps in discharge plan
Works with patient and family members on needs and requests
Schedules follow-up appointments for patient
Educates patient and family members on illness and medications. Reviews medications to be taken at home, discuss any possible home care (either family or home health, etc)
Special projects, initiatives, and other job duties as assigned
What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.
Skills / Requirements
Current, unrestricted RN licensure in the state of NV
3 or more years of Clinical RN experience, resulting in excellent clinical skills and judgment
1+ years of experience as a case manager
1+ years of experience with discharge planning and chart review
CCM within 2 years of employment
Proficiency with written and verbal communication skills
Basic level of experience with Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment
Intermediate or expert level of proficiency with being able to assess and identify needs and being able to influence and motivate
Understanding of change and ability to move members along the continuum of change
Expert conflict management skills
Able to work under pressure and appropriately prioritize responsibilities
Additional Preferred Assets:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred
Coaching and/or decision support experience
Ability to adapt well to change and take on new challenges/projects
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