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Nurse Manager

Company: Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Duluth
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

SunIRef:Nurse:title Nurse Manager Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center 12 reviews Duluth, MN 55811 Job Description The Nurse Manager oversees nursing and resident care for all the units, including supervision of RN, LPN and C.N.A. staff. This position coordinates clinical services, ensuring that resident outcomes are achieved and monitors for effective internal resource utilization to assure that the financial and resident goals of the organization are achieved. This position exercises discretion and independent judgment in regards to matters of significance. *This is a full-time position* KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Unit Management/Leadership Role models positive communication skills with nurses, C.N.A's, interdisciplinary team, supervisory and management team, residents, and families. Provides assistance and guidance to other members of interdisciplinary team in developing member care plans. Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift. Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned. Maintains professional relationships with physicians. Responds to all emergency situations within the facility. Encourages open discussions with residents and resident families. Promotes rehabilitation nursing on the units. Performs physical and psychological nursing assessments on residents when necessary. Reports all unusual circumstances that may involve the safety and well-being of the residents and staff directly to the DON. Demonstrates leadership ability and management skills through fair decision making, dependability and reasonable expectations. Acts as House Supervisor at prescribed intervals. May chart and/or co-sign shift documentation for nursing. Case Management Pre-admission Assessment Performs pre-admission data collection and assessment. Provides follow-up on member referral to the MDS Nurse, Social Worker and DON. Reviews and analyzes assessment and referral information in consultation with health team, family, member, discharge planners and insurance personnel. Participates in the decision to accept member for admission based on treatment needs, cost-analysis and bed availability. Provides timely feedback to payer and/or referral source. Assesses family's knowledge basis health status, expectations and potential discharge plans. Creates with interdisciplinary team, a projected treatment and discharge plan. Performs per diem, per pay cost-analysis for anticipated services necessary to achieve discharge. Negotiates per diem as necessary, level of care and length of stay authorization with external payer. Arranges for necessary equipment from assigned vendor, tracks equipment costs. Keeps the MDS Nurse updated on residents conditions. Collaborates with the clinical team in establishing a treatment plan. Coordinates the treatment plan for short term clients which may include completions of the RAI assessment, care plan development, facilitating care conferences and summarizing clinical team interventions; provides appropriate oral or written documentation to external payer. Coordinates the establishment of documentation guidelines for reimbursement, monitors documentation for accuracy/appropriateness, etc., in absence of the MDS Nurse. Monitors resident progress and maintains high level of communication between payer, physician, family, member and clinical team. Obtains as necessary, reauthorization for continued stay, secondary authorizations for education, equipment, consultations, etc. or reimbursement changes as resource utilization increases. Facilitates and collaborates discharge teaching/planning with the clinical team, resident/family. Discharge Assures that all appropriate referrals are made, equipment delivered, and member/family training performed. Collaborates with external payer and Social Services for all services to be provided upon discharge. Collects all data necessary for outcome management. Analyzes services delivered during the course of treatment and makes revision in collaboration with staff to improve process. Performs post discharge profit/loss by member/diagnosis/length of stay/payer. Determines cost of care by same categories. Administrative Functions Communication with business office regarding member coverage issues. Provides training to the staff on in-house case management system, managed health care reimbursement models, Medicare/PPS along with performance expectations of external payers. Participates in the facility continuous quality improvement program. Provides timely feedback to facility and region regarding payer trends, alignment opportunities, competitive trends, quality perceptions and satisfaction. Facilitates Medicare meetings and maintains records and data on clients in the absence of the MDS Nurse. Serves as a resource to nursing personnel, other departments, families, residents, and other health care providers. Assists with chart audits for regulatory compliance. Attends educational meeting and seminars to promote personal and professional growth. Keeps the Director of Nursing informed of relevant issues in areas of expertise. Knowledgeable of emergency/safety procedures and policies and directs/assists staff and residents as the need arises. Understands and adheres to State/HCFA/OSHA regulations. Other Duties Serve as directed on various quality assurance committees of the facility and provide written and/or verbal reports of the activities as required by the committee guidelines or directions. Facilitates the weekly IDT meetings. Attend departmental and facility staff meetings. Supports Nursing Administration in their absence. Participates in nursing on-call rotation per facility policy and will work weekends and holidays according to nursing schedule. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education/Certifications: Must have and maintain an active R.N. license / registration in good standing on the state registry. Successful completion of a Registered Nursing (R.N.) program at an accredited school, college or university. Current CPR certification. Experience: Registered Nurse with minimum of 2 years of experience in nursing in a long term care or rehabilitation nursing. Strong clinical skills including assessment and treatment interventions for a variety of diseases/illness. Demonstrates knowledge of the aging process, rehabilitative and medical-surgical nursing care. Overall understanding of MDS/RAI process, Case Mix, and Medicare/PPS. Knowledge and experience in member assessment, developing care plans, utilizing the nursing process and coordinating interdepartmental efforts in achieving quality outcomes. Broad based health care operational expertise with understanding of financial analysis, negotiations with both oral and written communication. Additional Information If you are interested in joining our team or have questions, please contact Aubrey Odim at *********************** or ************. We look forward to hearing from you! Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center - Just posted report job - original job

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