The RN Case Manager uses a collaborative process to plan, assess, implement, monitor and evaluate the options and services required to meet the healthcare needs of patients using the functions of Utilization Review using InterQual and Milliman Care Guidelines, Discharge Planning and Case Management in order to facilitate: (1) quality of patient care; (2) cost effective utilization and outcome management; (3) communication between patients, families, and members of the health care team; (4) expedition of the movement of patients through appropriate levels of care; and (5) information gathering for Quality & Risk Management utilizing Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare standards and clinical indicators. The Case Manager will assist with the identification of appropriate providers and facilities throughout the continuum of care, to ensure that resources of both CCMC and the patient are used in a timely and cost-effective manner to meet the healthcare needs of the patient.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Current Texas RN license required
Minimum of three years of clinical experience required
CPR - BLS required within 30 days of start
Previous experience in case management/utilization review preferred
Internal Number: 44792
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.