OakBend Medical Center

Case Manager - Full Time - Days

Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
ID
2024-4269
Category
Case Management
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days

Responsibilities

The Case Manager assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates options and services needed to meet patients' health care needs through all phases of wellness and sickness. Collaboratively with patients, families, payers and multidisciplinary healthcare team, the case manager maximizes efficient utilization of resources and promotes quality cost-effective outcomes.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

 

Current licensure to practice as licensed vocational nurse, a registered nurse or masters prepared social worker in the State of Texas.

 

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

Three to five years' experience in nursing or medical social work, with experience acquired in assigned specialty. Prior experience in case management and/or discharge planning is a plus. 

 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

 

LVN, RN, or LMSW with CCM, CPUR, or ACP preferred. Valid drivers' license and reliable transportation necessary as driving between compuses is required.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

 

Self-directed, able to work independently. Exercises sound judgment, discretion and initiative. Demonstrates a positive professional and personal image. Problem solver. Utilizes strong organizational skills, identifies cost and quality issues related to patient care. Understands concepts of intergration and coordination of health services. Maintains confidentiality. Fosters open and effective communication. Basic typing skills. Basic knowledge of computers.

 

ABOUT OAKBEND:

 

OakBend Medical Center is an independent hospital providing exceptional and compassionate care to patients and the community since 1950. The OakBend family consists of outstanding team members caring for the community at three hospitals and many specialty centers. OakBend’s services and programs include its signature No Wait ER, an advanced trauma center, certified stroke program, hospital air ambulance services and a hospital-based skilled nursing facility. We remain committed to providing a rewarding environment to our team members, to providing necessary services to the community and to developing the best methods to care for our patients, ensuring a healthy future for generations.

 

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