Nurse Case Manager / Admissions / Medical Records - #2189555

Theracare INC


Date: 14/01/2022
City: La Porte, IN
Contract type: Full time
Theracare INC

Company Description

Since 1964, Indiana families have looked to Miller's Health Systems for compassionate care for their loved ones. In that time, Miller’s Health Systems has grown to become Indiana’s largest 100% employee-owned health care provider. As operators of more than 40 nursing care and senior living properties across the state, MHS offers a wide variety of employment and professional growth opportunities. To learn more about our company, visit us at: http://www.millersmerrymanor.com/about-us

Job Description

Are you a Registered Nurse with 3 or more years experience in long term care? Is your area of specialty that of Certified Rehab Nurse, Certified Case Manager, or do you have previous experience in medical case management?  Do you enjoy the challenge of helping others in problem solving?  Do you value the opportunity to develop relationships with your co-workers and the patients under your care? Consider a career as a Nurse Case Manager at Miller's.

As a Nurse Case Manager at Miller’s, you are responsible for the nursing care and service to the patients.  You plan and oversee the Comprehensive Care Plan for your patients and are responsible for thorough and accurate documentation in the patient record.  You oversee care on your unit that will comply with company policy and the State and Federal regulations governing those services.   

Apply if you are:

•              A Registered Nurse with previous specializing or with previous experience in medical case management.

•              Experienced in senior healthcare and rehabilitation

•              Passionate about serving others

•              Professional in appearance and behavior

•              Able to work with a dedicated team

This position will also include Admissions and Medical Records Duties

Qualifications

 General:

1. Currently licensed and registered to practice as a professional nurse in the State of Indiana.

2. Successfully complete pre-employment process and screening.

3. Pass the physical examination given in behalf of gainful employment within the facility.

4. Professional manner and appearance.

 

Functions:

1.  Assist with pre-admission assessments as requested

2.  Ensure rooms are ready for new admits with any special equipment needed set up prior to arrival

3.  Assist with chart preparation and new admission orders

4.  Welcome new admits to facility upon arrival or as soon as possible and assist with adjusting to room and reviewing of facility norms

5.  Complete 450B's within 48 hours of admission

6.  Attend and lead initial Health Care Conferences and all subsequent health care plan conferences

7.  Coordinate, attend and lead all Discharge Planning meetings.  Discuss plans for discharge, level of care, needs and options.  Coordinate discharge planning, resident and family education and completion of the "discharge planning and teaching tool" and PASSPORT.  Obtain discharge orders and make home health care referral if appropriate

8.  Have frequent communication with the Therapy Department to maintain current information on residents' status.  Attend weekly Medicare meetings

9.  Review all charting and new physician orders daily (when scheuled).  Follow up as necessary

10.  Ensure all physician orders are followed

11.  Ensure care plans are initiated at time of admission and updated with changes/new orders

12.  Ensure physician orders are up to date in PCC

13.  Ensure CNA assignment sheets are updated as needed

14.  Meet with all residents daily (when scheduled) to assist as needed and follow up on changes/concerns

15.  Obtain physician order for discharge when appropriate and coordinate including, but not limited to, teaching, medications, equipment and outside services required

16.  Complete wound rounds weekly, on same day of week, and document timely

17.  Complete Medicare non-coverage letters as required

18.  Complete QA calls and tools as assigned

19.  Be able to communicate upcoming discharges upon request

20.  Complete post discharge calls per policy

21. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

Other:

1. Competent in supervision and leadership.

2. Caring attitude.

3. Observant.

4. Foster and maintain a good working relationship with other staff.

5. Good judgement and emotional stability.

6. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

 

EXPOSURE CATEGORY I: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. 

Additional Information

This position will also include Admissions and Medical Records Duties

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