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Care Site Description
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
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- Denver (estab.1873)
- Largest acute care provider in Denver area
- 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents
- 371 beds
- New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacement facility (December 2014)
Services & Expertise
- Breast Care Center
- Cardiovascular Services
- Center for Women and Infants
- Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Emergency Services
- Medical Imaging
- Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
- Surgical Care
- Weight Loss Surgery Center
Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.
The Transitions of Care (TOC) Care Manager is involved in the coordination of care and services for patients receiving care at Caritas Internal Medicine or admitted by Caritas Internal Medicine to SCL Saint Joseph Hospital and who are identified as needing assistance or meeting Care Management criteria. The TOC Care Manager will work collaboratively with the physicians and interdisciplinary team to promote positive patient outcomes across the care continuum and will provide transition support as the patient moves to from one level of care to another.
Care management is comprised of needs assessment, resource allocation, care coordination, registry management and health maintenance. The care manager collaborates with and is part of the multidisciplinary team in the primary care setting and across the care continuum. Information is gathered via in-depth assessment that provides the healthcare team with the patientâ??s current level of function, access to community resources and available support systems. This information is used to assist the care team in developing a plan of care which includes, but is not limited to: self-management activities, assuring appropriateness of services, assuring individualized support and education, determining the need for continued services, planning for care transitions, and identifying and connecting patients/families with available community resources if needed. The Care Manager will provide support for the multidisciplinary care team as is needed for patient management.
This position is required to complete applicable competencies based on patient population. This position requires the care manager to complete all requested care management training based on department needs.
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing
- 1+ year Care Manager experience in Acute or Primary Care setting
- Experience working with and sensitivity toward special populations, including those with limited income, limited education, and non-English speaking individuals
- Knowledge of patient transitions across the care continuum
- Knowledge and experience with managed care
- Care management and/or Utilization Review experience
- Master of Science in Nursing
- Graduate of an accredited school of social work, Sociology or related field.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
- Experience with PC software applications in word processing, Epic, Word, Excel
- Unrestricted RN license from the State of Colorado Board of Nursing or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement.
- Successful completion of Level 2 Patient Navigation skills training (Patient Navigator Training Collaborative)