MD Anderson Cancer Center Case Manager 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 2016 rankings. It is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Ideal candidate will have two years or more of Case Management experience in an inpatient setting.

Salary Range $79,600 - $99,500 - $119,400

Coordinates care delivery to improve care quality, utilization of resources and reimbursement on behalf of designated patients according to practice models. 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.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Master's degree in nursing or healthcare.

Experience

Required: Three years of clinical nursing experience to include experience in coordinating care for high risk and complex patients.

Preferred: Two years hospital based Case Management experience.

License/Certification

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing License (RN).

Preferred: Certification as a Case Manager.

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