West Valley Hospital (located at 136th Avenue and McDowell Road in Goodyear) is a 188-bed acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of the residents of the southwest Valley since September 2003. West Valley Hospital has been recognized for high standards of quality and safe patient care by being named a recipient of the Womenï¿½s Choice Award as one of Americaï¿½s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. They are also accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center, West Valley Hospital serves the critically injured patients in the Western Region of Arizona. West Valley Hospital continues to enhance service lines which already include comprehensive orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, hand, cardiovascular with open-heart surgery, obstetrics, womenï¿½s health, wound care with hyperbaric treatment and therapy as well as 24-hour emergency plus trauma care.
RN Case Manager Full Time Rotate
The RN Case Manager is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patientï¿½s resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity and to assess the patient for transition needs to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:
ï¿½ Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention
ï¿½ Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
ï¿½ Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care
ï¿½ Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
ï¿½ Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers.
SPECIAL SKILLS: The oritical knowledge base of nursing process, continuum of care and case management methods and standards, excellent communication and documentation skills. Demonstrates knowledge of Age-Specific Criteria, American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, Arizona Nurse Practice Act, Core Measures and American Case Management Association (ACMA) Case Management Standards of Practice.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years acute hospital patient care experience.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Acute hospital case management experience
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Arizona, or other compact state.
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: MIDAS, CuraSpan and InterQual criteria training with proficiency testing within first 90 days of hire.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: Accredited Case Manager, ACM
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo West Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 2005032433
About Abrazo West Campus
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.