A typical day at WKBH as a nurse Case Manager/Utilization Review RN:
I begin my day by printing my patient census, I review the possible discharges, CHF and COPD patients.
I attend a meeting with the charge nurse to discuss the potential discharges, obstacles, and progression of care concerns.
I then review each patient chart individually, identify - more ... whom needs an expensive screening, review progression of care, identify utilization concerns, deal with payers, physicians, nurses, and patients.
I attend interdisciplinary rounds with nurses, physicians, dietician, and physical therapy. We r ... - less