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RN Cardiac Case Manager -Iowa Heart Center Heart Failure- FT (Day)

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Description:

Position Type: Regular Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80 Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > IHC LAUREL GENERAL SUMMARY: Coordinates and provides intermittent care for groups of high-risk individuals and/or populations in the inpatient and/or community setting. Assists other health care personnel in identifying health care needs. Interacts with patients and families and all levels of personnel, medical staff, community services, and insurance providers. May provide care to persons of diverse ages and cultures. Identifies and coordinates educational programs for patients and health care professionals, as well as the community. Interprets standards for the care of a specific patient population and provides clinical, consultative, educational and research support to ensure that quality cost-effective care is consistently provided. Communicates across health care areas to ensure that systems integrate efficiently in order to best serve patients, staff, physicians and community. CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT: It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical Center to abide by and promote the mission and core values of the Spirit of Mercy. CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT: It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical Center to comply with Mercys mission, values, standards of conduct, policies, procedures and related practices (e.g. Dress Code, Time and Attendance, and other policies). HIPAA SECURITY COMPLIANCE: Security Access: High Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patient information and must comply with the terms of the Mercy Medical Center Security Policies as it applies to their job role. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: CLINICAL PRACTICE Acts as a liaison among the individual/family, community, provider and physician as well as other health care team members. CONSULTATION/EDUCATION Consults with interdisciplinary teams in the delivery of client/community care necessary to meet identified/negotiated goals across all health care settings. Collaborates in developing, implementing and evaluating teaching/learning strategies for client/family in the hospital community. Provides clinical leadership by being a preceptor for visiting professionals, students and new graduates. Coordinates appropriate educational material/instructions for patients, families, medical staff and multidisciplinary personnel to accomplish patient care outcomes. Establishes and coordinates patient/community rounds, as appropriate. Identifies specific needs for continuing education based on outcomes. Participates in planning and presentation of continuing education programs, seminars and meetings. MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP LEADERSHIP Utilizes expert knowledge and teamwork to facilitate cohesive efforts to achieve optimal outcomes in providing for patient/populations, and/or communities. EVALUATION Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical tools that targets time frames for expected outcome events determined through collaboration with health care team members. Coordinates with the health care team to develop a mechanism to monitor patient outcomes and follows up on variances. Ensures collection and input of risk stratification data. Reports results to the health care team and participates in interpretation of data and formulation of action plan. COORDINATION Collaborates with patients/families/populations to coordinate community services and appropriate resources which meet the individual needs and goals. Acts as a steward of resources in providing prudent health care services. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PROFESSIONALISM Enhances knowledge and expertise and serves as a role model by affiliating with appropriate technical and professional organizations; by participating in applicable conferences, seminars and workshops; and through review of relevant literature and self-study course. Serves on selected hospital, group practice and community-based committees. Writes article(s) to be published in Clinician Newsletters and/or other print media. RESEARCH Identifies need for and participates in research projects relevant to specific patient population. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS COMMUNICATION Demonstrates exceptional communication skills and knowledge of conflict resolution. Supports the sharing of relevant resources. Utilizes information systems. Demonstrates assertiveness and effective speaking skills. WORK RELATIONSHIPS Builds and promotes effective working relationships throughout the care continuum. Collaborates with Quality Management, Utilization Review, Information Technology Services, and other departments regarding data availability and reports. HOSPITAL/DEPARTMENT STANDARDS Assumes responsibility for knowledge and adherence to approved standards/policies/ protocols. QUALITY MANAGEMENT/STANDARDS Is accountable for the implementation and communication of standards for patient care delivery appropriate to the specific patient population that meets professional and regulatory standards. Facilitates the monitoring of the quality of care by physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team. Coordinates the health care team in development of clinical tools for optimal outcomes and reports findings. Documents program specific outcomes, along with periodic revisions. CONFIDENTIALITY Maintains confidentiality of patient, personnel and institutional information. PATIENT RIGHTS Demonstrates awareness and adherence to safety and legal requirements established at the hospital and the department levels. EMERGENCY SITUATIONS Performs efficiently in emergency situations, following the established standards. Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. Thats what youll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. Youll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together well create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives Job Responsibilities As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patients individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits. Additional responsibilities for this health care role include: Monitoring patients conditions and assessing their needs Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients Administering patients medications and providing treatments according to physicians orders Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families Job Requirements We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process. Additional requirements for this role include: Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state Graduate of an accredited nursing program Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred Basic Life Support (BLS) required Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system. Additional Information Requisition ID: 2018-R0192097 Schedule: Full-time

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