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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Case Management department. Submit your application today!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Seeking a Discharge Planning Registered Nurse to join our team who will assists in managing the discharge process to make certain that patients are discharged in a timely manner to facilitate patient throughput and be compliance with funding guidelines and appropriations.
What you will do in this role:
Facilitates patient throughput by identifying pending and confirmed discharges. Uses tele tracking to enter the identified discharges when the units have not.
Communicates with the Patient Placement Center for direction for areas with priority for discharge. Assists those areas to expedite discharges.
Identifies barriers related to timely discharge and communicates appropriately. Assists with discharge paperwork as needed to facilitate timely discharge of the patient
Reviews with Charge Nurses anticipated discharges for the following day to assist with downgrading the patient to a lower level of care if appropriate.
Communicates with physicians and Case Management for anticipated discharge needs prior to the day of discharge.
Assists in identifying core measure patients and assures criteria have been met and completed prior to discharge.
Prefer minimum of 5 years of clinical nursing experience
Meditech knowledge helpful.
Excellent communication skills.
Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!
Methodist Hospital Texsan is a full service 120 bed acute care hospital specializing as one of South Texas’s premier heart and orthopedic hospitals. As an advanced center for cardiac care, we are certified in chest pain and heart failure with comprehensive cardiac services including research and clinical trials. Using state-of-the-art technology such as our robotics program, our orthopedic services, including the Joint Replacement Academy and the Center for Spine, boast some of the best clinical results in the industry.
Methodist Hospital Texsan is the first hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We have also received the Heart Care Center National Distinction of Excellence award – the highest recognition a hospital can receive. Our excellence extends to our ICU which was awarded the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence. Our Level IV trauma emergency service is a leader in San Antonio in patient experience and efficiency. Our 30 bed Inpatient Rehab Unit has received the Rehabilitation Stroke Certification from the Joint Commission. Methodist Hospital Texsan has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 3 years in a row and was a recipient of the 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® by Press Ganey. For more information please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Texsan under Locations.
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