MD Anderson Cancer Center Case Manager (Days) in Houston, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
The ideal candidate will have a BSN Degree with two years or more of Case Management experience in an inpatient setting. This position may require working some weekends and holidays.
Function- Coordinates care delivery to improve care quality, utilization of resources and reimbursement on behalf of designated patients according to practice models.
Scope- Impacts patient care, satisfaction and institutional costs.
Essential Job Functions- Assesses individual patient needs based on practice models for high risk or complex care issues. Coordinates, facilitates and monitors care for patients throughout the continuum to ensure optimal clinical, functional, social, cognitive, satisfaction and financial outcomes. Oversees discharge planning and facilitates transitions to community settings. Intervenes, advocates and facilitates care changes on the patient's behalf. Acts as a liaison for multidisciplinary teams, external physicians, payors and community agencies. Identifies and implements strategies to improve processes, reduce costs and enhance patient care and business outcomes.
Marginal Job Functions- Other duties as assigned.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Required: Three years of clinical nursing experience to include experience in coordinating care for high risk and complex patients.
Preferred: Two or more years of case management experience.
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing License (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Preferred: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 142984
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a straight rate
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 79,600
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 99,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 119,400
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