RN Admissions Case Manager

Recruitment #220222-Y12C-50

Introduction



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RN Admissions Case Manager

BASIC PURPOSE:
The RN Admissions Case Manager is assigned responsibilities for providing referral evaluations, nursing assessments, admissions planning, interventions, health related education, various case management related services, and be assigned to provide direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings, and other duties as assigned. 

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
The functions performed by employees in this position will vary but may include the following:

• Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs during the application or referral process.

• Provides limited direction, instruction or guidance to other professional or paraprofessional personnel; collaborates with other professionals in the management of health care.

• Assess health status of individuals, families and communities; develops, plans, and implements appropriate nursing interventions and care.

• Educates individuals, families, communities and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion.

• Assures quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and thorough assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome.

• Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit or other setting following all Federal, State and agency policies and procedures.

• Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments. Ability to review medical records and other documents for evaluation of referrals and new admission applicants to determine if needs can be met.  Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan/program; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care.  Knowledge of available health programs and resources; of federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; of accreditation, certification and licensure standards; of preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Requires excellent skills with decision-making and problem-solving, time management, communication, and teamwork.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and two years of professional nursing experience or the completion of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in nursing and one year of professional nursing experience.