Company Info

JPS Health Network

1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth, TX, United States

Phone: 817-702-7377
Web Site: https://www.jpshealthnet.org/join_our_team/jobs_currently_open

Company Profile


Case Manager - Outpatient


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Category:

Case Manager

Title:

Case Manager - Outpatient

Location:

Fort Worth, TX, United States 

Zip Code:

76104
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Employment Type:

Full time

# of Beds:

537
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Job Requirements:

~~Qualifications:
Required Education and Experience:
  • Nursing Degree from an accredited School of Nursing.  
  • 2 plus years of clinical experience in any of the following areas: hospital (critical care, med-surg, specialty services), home health nursing, health center/clinic or medical home, skilled nursing or long-term care, or case management experience.   
  • Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.    
Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
·          Certified Case Manager (CCM) through the commission for Case Management Certification.
 

Job Description:

The Nurse Case Manager I Outpatient is responsible for supporting the physician and interdisciplinary team in facilitating patient care with the underlying objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.  This job integrates population management, care transition, utilization and quality management functions.

Typical Duties

  • Provides intensive case management to a high risk population as defined by protocol to include assessment, plan development and
  • Implements plan and care coordination, which may include home visits, hospitals and other health care location visits as needed.  
  • Applies a series of criteria and measures to stratify a patient population and assigns patients to certain risk strata for case management and other preventive health programs.  
  • Assists health care teams in prioritizing patient follow-up, especially for emergency department frequent visitors and recently hospitalized patients.  
  • Improves the patient connections to appropriate post discharge services focusing on transitions of care (i.e. medical home, nurse access clinic, faith- based clinics, etc.).  
  • Documents case management processes and interventions as outlined by department guidelines. 
  • Collaborates with physicians and office staff in a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), focusing on identifying the needs of complex, high risk patients while assisting the practice to develop a process for managing the patient population using best practices for preventative care and disease management.  
  • Applies electronic tools to help identify high risk, high need, and potentially high cost patients.  
  • Uses registries and EMR to manage the population's health in preventive health care, disease management, behavioral health screenings and interventions, care opportunities, etc.  
  • Applies process improvement strategies in conjunction with other departments in evaluating standardized processes for outcomes of care.

 

Job ID:

36234