Direct Patient care for casemanagement needs
RN Case Manager PRN/ Prior Critical Care RN (Former Employee) – Assigned to various floors as needed as CM On Call – June 1, 2017
Assess patients admitted to my area, new and update prior admits. Discuss with Doctors and Nursing Staff, any needs expected, and be pro active with applying to these areas to obtain the care, in a reasonable amount of time to set up their plan. Attend needed meetings for pt updates and discussions on expected changes and seek the appropriate levels of care. Discuss the ongoing discharge needs and keep care plan and Insurance companies aware and updated. Make needed notations in patients charts. Keep the Discharge Planners aware, throughout the day, of these needs and possible discharges. Where they are to go,eg. home, skilled nursing, rehab or any out patient services. Document all information obtained. Discuss the problems incurred with the Insurance companies. Keep an updated list of on going patient needs for next day.
Freedom to arrange the day to the needs, cohesive assist of nursing staff, constant contact with the partner discharge plannerstaff
Poor computer program at Mountain Vista, making time not being used in a positive way