Case Manager - Downtown Campus in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 8/3/2020

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.

We are currently looking for a Case Manager for our team at our Downtown Campus. If you are a certified Case Manager looking for a challenge, this position is perfect for you. The Case Manager will be asked to assess, plan, facilitate, evaluate and advocate for options and services to meet an individual's and family's comprehensive health needs through communication and available resources.

Providence Health is one of the best hospitals in the State of South Carolina, according to U.S. News & World Report, and it is, once again, the only hospital in Columbia to make the Best of South Carolina Hospital list. In addition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded Providence Health a 4-star rating.

Providence Health ranks the highest in Columbia for Patient Experience. The staff is focused on making sure our guests' stay is comfortable, and that our patients feel heard, and their needs are met.

Job Summary

Facilitates continuity of care by ensuring that the needs of the patients, including observation patients are recognized and address through the coordination with other health care team members to bring about the best possible cost-effective quality and clinical outcome. Reviews patient admissions within one working day to determine appropriateness of hospitalization utilizing intensity of service and severity of illness criteria and continues daily reviews throughout stay assuring patient's need for acute level of care.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews past history
  • Conducts case screening within 24 hours of admission
  • Interviews the patient and significant others identifying specific health and psychosocial needs Reviews current status and treatment plan
  • Identifies barriers to wellness
  • Determines patient resources
  • Determines availability of financial means/insurance benefits
  • Evaluates post-acute care environment for accessibility and adaptive needs
  • Assesses age-specific and special needs
  • Assesses the teaching needs of the patient and family members based on patient goals and objectives
  • Assimilates assessment data, identifies services, treatments and funding options for the patients.
  • Develops an individual care management plan with patient and family input to deliver care to the individual patient in a manner that is appropriate to the patient's age, physical ability, and intellectual development.
  • Screens identified options to meet the individual patient needs.
  • Identifies and analyzes problems as to cause and effect relationship, alternative solutions, and the best course of action.
  • Identifies targeted LOS for patient based on morbidities.


Job Requirements

Minimum Experience

Must possess a minimum of two years full-time direct careexperience and/or hospital based case management experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications

[South Carolina, United States] Case Manager

BLS

 

Education

A graduate from an accredited school of nursing Bachelor degreein nursing preferred.

 

Location

ProvidenceHealth Downtown


Shifts

Weekdays, must be available for weekend call/coverage
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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