*This position is located at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center in Christiansburg, VA*
Support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Provides case management for specific patient populations. Utilizes clinical expertise, communication and problem solving skills to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes. Promotes cost-effective care by minimizing fragmentation, maximizing coordination, and facilitating patient/family movement through the health care organization. Performs patient needs assessments upon admission and at regular intervals; facilitating referrals and providing linkages to health, wellness, and post acute care resources across the health care continuum. Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and teamwork to progress the plan of care and discharge plan. Performs Utilization Review for appropriateness of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay. Promotes appropriate length of stay, resource management, and care transitions to the next level of care. Oversees tracking of cost, variances, and resource management. Must comply with all federal and state regulations surrounding the discharge process. Must possess knowledge of growth and development appropriate to age group served and incorporate plan to meet needs into plan of care. Maintains 24-hour accountability.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education: Registered Nurse; Bachelor's Degree Required, BSN preferred.
Experience: Five years of recent experience in a clinical health care setting with responsibilities reflecting direct management of patient care including planning, coordination, and delivery of needed services such as education, psychosocial support, discharge planning and utilization management. Hospital direct care patient experience required. Supervisory or leadership experience is preferred.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Current licensure in Virginia as a Registered Nurse.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Must demonstrate knowledge and competency in the following areas: satisfactory completion of orientation; positive interpersonal oral communication skills; effective written communication skills; analytic skills; integrity; innovation; team player; courteous; ability to resolve complaints/problems; customer-focused philosophy of service delivery; ability; willingness to work as an integral member of a multi-skilled team. Also demonstrate knowledge and competency in; computer literacy; community and system resources; effective interpersonal relations; analysis and research methods; assertiveness; flexibility; perseverance; diplomacy and negotiation. Ability to work closely with interdisciplinary team including hospitalists in inpatient side as well as behavioral health patients in the emergency department. AHA BLS- HCP required within 6 months of hire.
Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic
Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.
As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.
Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Shift: Flexible Schedule Required