SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
RN Case Manager PRN Per Diem (FTE .001) Lawnwood RegionalMedical
Fort Pierce, FL
Lawnwood RegionalMedical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed
acute-care hospital offeringa full range of services. Lawnwood is
home to the most experienced HeartInstitute on the Treasure Coast
and offers diagnostic, interventional andtherapeutic care,
including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services includea 24/7
emergency department, pediatric emergency department,
labor/delivery andbirthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology,
nuclear medicine, diagnosticservices, and a full range of inpatient
and outpatient general surgicalservices. Lawnwood provides the
area’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive CareUnit, Level II Trauma
Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and ComprehensiveStroke
Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as
CertifiedPrimary Stroke Center. Lawnwood’s Physical
Rehabilitation Center is CARFaccredited and, for 11 years in a row,
the hospital is a Five-Star Recipientfor the Treatment of Heart
Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional MedicalCenter & Heart
Institute, patients come first – no matter what!
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center isa member of the nation’s
leading provider of healthcare services, HospitalCorporation of
America. Historically HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’sWorld’s
Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!
The RN Case Managerworks with physicians and other members of
the multidisciplinary team todevelop a plan for each patient from
admission to discharge. The tasks andresponsibilities include:
Performs continuous assessments and evaluations to ensure
patient is progressing towards desired outcomes.
Assesses and responds to patient/family needs by coordinating
efforts of other team members.
Identifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective patient
Collaborates and consults with physicians on patient's progress
and discharge planning needs.
Performs utilization review ensuring admissions meet criteria
for appropriateness of care and medical necessity.
Manages the process to review and, as appropriate, appeal
denials received from payors.
Coordinates the discharge planning process ensuring involvement
of all members of the healthcare team. Counsels with patients and
family members in decision making and in meeting psycho social
needs of the patient.
Maintains knowledge of resources and facilities available to
patients and family members.
Collaborates with personnel at other facilities to coordinate
smooth and effective patient transfers and transitions.
Compiles, evaluates, and reports statistics to members of the
team and utilizes the information to facilitate process improvement
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment
FL RN Licensure, or
Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing
Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing; BSN
Minimum 1-3+ years of clinical nursing experience - preferably
in an acute hospital environment
Previous Case Management experience highly preferred
Customer service abilities including effective listening
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to
work with minimal supervision meeting firm deadlines
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