Abrazo West Campus (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. Abrazo West Campus 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. Most recently, Abrazo West Campus has achieved a grade A for Leap Frog. As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center, Abrazo West Campus serves the critically injured patients in the Western Region of Arizona. Abrazo West Campus 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.
The position manages the continuum of care for assigned patients and serves as the content expert and role model for deparmtent staff. The Lead Case Manager serves as the expert in all aspects of the role including care coordination, collaboration and facilitation, advocacy for patients and families, discharge planning and utilization review. The position serves as the department expert aka "Super User" of MIDAS, CERMe, Curaspan, Portal and MS4. The Lead Case Manager has the primary responsibility for training new staff and provideing education to all department staff when new initiatives are implemented. The position provides initial and annual InterQual training for RN Case Managers.
SPECIAL SKILLS: The oritical knowledge base of nursing process, continuum of care and case management methodds 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: Minimum of 3 years acute care hospital experience required and 2 years recent acute care hospital case management, discharge planning and utiization management experience.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 3 - 5 years experience in acute care hospital Case Management, Utilization Management and Discharge Planning and 1 year hospital supervisory experience. Public speaking and adult education experience preferred.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Registered Nurse Licensed in the State of Arizona
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: MIDAS, CuraSpan and InterQual Certified Instructor (IQCI) training with proficiency testing
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: Certified Case Manager, CCM or Accredited Case Manager, ACM.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo West Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905041762
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.