Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength.
They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.
Our Place. Athens , Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors.
Everybody is somebody here.Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas.
With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
Our UT Health Athens hospital is seeking an experienced RN Case Manager. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Case Management Department where you will be responsible for : What You Will Be Doing :
Responsible for coordinating the care and service of patients across the continuum promoting quality care, effective utilization of resources and assuming a leadership role with the interdisciplinary team to achieve desired clinical and resource outcomes.
This is accomplished by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of services and working collaboratively with all members of the health care team.
Plans and coordinates a comprehensive plan of care using a concurrent integrated review, standard operating procedures, case management tools, and collaborative efforts with all members of the patient’s family and / or significant other to enhance quality care and reduce costs.
Coordinates patient care to ensure appropriate and effective clinical outcomes.
Communicates with third party payers, peer review entities and physicians’ offices to gather and provide clinical and fiscal information for financial optimization.
Contributes to a positive work environment and performs other duties as assigned or directed in order to enhance the overall team efforts of the department / organization.
Associates or Bachelors’ Active Registered Nurse License in state of Texas
Three (3) years of hospital experience required
Previous case management experience preferred
Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills required
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Active listening skills
Good problem solving skills
Ability to manage stress appropriately and to make decisions under pressure.
Patient record documentation skills
Strong time management skills
Ability to think strategically and act tactically
Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions
Demonstrates good team work
Certification and Licensure :
Active RN Licence within the state of Texas
Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies
BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS :
Patient Centered Customer Service : Genuinely care about people.
Cultivate a compassionate environment : Changing lives for the better together.
Clinical and Operational Excellence : A relentless drive to be the best.
Holistic Approach : Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
Promote a collaborative environment : Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent : Prepare others to deliver excellence.
Business Acumen : Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve : Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
Foster Innovation : Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
Set Clear Direction : Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
Ability to sit for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
Ability to move throughout the workplace
May work in areas that are confined and / or crowded, as well as possible exposure to communicable diseases and to blood and bodily fluids.
Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.
UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).