Ridgeview Medical Center RN Case Manager in Waconia, Minnesota
Purpose of Job This position is responsible for the delivery of individualized patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Care and Practice as defined by Ridgeview Medical Center, the Minnesota Nurse Practice Standards Act and the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice. Job Functions Admits, recertifies and discharges all patients on their census unless on weekends, and performs most, if not all follow up visits. Responsible for obtaining authorization from appropriate payor for all visits made. Assesses patient health problems and needs and develops and implements patient care plans accordingly. Updates care plan and medication changes as they occur and completes all documentation according to agency guidelines. Attends care conferences (remote or face to face) as directed. Advises and educates patients, family members and significant others on health maintenance and disease prevention for the patient. Participates in quality improvement activities as appropriate and monitors outcomes. Serves as a patient advocate in seeking appropriate community resources to meet patient needs. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers, other healthcare providers and colleagues to enhance own professional nursing practice. Demonstrates competencies in the specialty area of Hospice. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Education/Work Experience Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Knowledge/skills/Abilities Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making Ability to meet and maintain the necessary background checks as aligned with position functions Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress and fast paced environment Ability to work autonomously and as a team Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above License/Certifications Current professional nurse licensure in Minnesota or if licensed in another state, a permit from the Minnesota Board of Nursing while the license application is in process Valid MN driver's license and meets Ridgeview's insurability requirements Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Nursing Previous Home Health/Hospice or acute care experience Ridgeview Medical Center will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other category that may be protected by law.