Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.
Provide overall coordination for care management in the acute care continuum by establishing a comprehensive program which includes social work services, utilization management, and patient case management with discharge planning. Supervises and coordinates the delivery of all Case Management services including acute care services. This includes staff education, hiring, coaching, performance management and mentoring of staff. Responsible for financial management of department including review of productivity and staffing. Responsible for operations of CM department including coordination of UM committee and UM reports. Serves as a clinical resource person for case management services for other hospital departments. Acts as a community liaison with external review agencies, home care providers, durable medical equipment providers, medical staff and other community resources used for discharge planning. Has oversight of Key Performance Indicators for Case Management and provides feedback and direction to Case Management team. Targets are met so that case management remains quality focused.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
RN licensed in state of CO OR Licensed Social Worker in the state of CO.
Minimum of a BSN OR BS in Social Work or related field of study
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
4 years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or Social Worker
3 years with progressive experience in care management to include discharge planning and utilization review.
Prior supervisory/management experience. Coding experience or knowledge preferred.
RN licensed in state of Colorado OR Licensed Social Worker in the state of Colorado
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.
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