Nurse Case Manager - Ellen Kennedy Living, Dyersville - Part Time DaysMercyOne, Dyersville, IA
MercyOne Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. MercyOne – Dubuque has 263 beds while MercyOne – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
MercyOne offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. MercyOne also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. MercyOne’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital for the fourth time in 2019.
MercyOne Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
MercyOne is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at https://www.mercyone.org/dubuque/.
M, W, F 830 am - 5 pm, Tues. & Thurs. 830 am - 230 pm(approx.-variable). On call every other week by phone (will be less call when PRN Nurse hired). Must stay in the state of Iowa when on call, per Iowa code. Only come in for significant change in condition, or post hospital. Bachelor's degree preferred but not required. Case Mgmt. certification preferred but not required.
The Case Manager is responsible for ensuring the general well-being of tenants through the delivery of high quality services in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and philosophy of EKLC, as well as, the philosophy of assisted living. Also must help keep the facility in compliance with applicable state laws and regulations. The Case Manager is responsible in coordination with the Director, for the management and supervision of the Associates and ensuring adequate Associate staff scheduled and working for each of the shifts.
The Case Manager coordinates care across an episode and/or the continuum for tenants with complex problems and diverse needs. The Case Manager’s focus is to maintain tenants at an optimal level of health and to support self care. Case Manager collaborates with physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, social services, family members of tenants, EKLC Tenant Associates, EKLC Director, Area Agency on Aging, and community agencies to deliver quality care and to achieve optimal outcomes.
Specific responsibilities include case assessment/screening, and assurance of timely services. Tenant outcomes are achieved through effective application of personal care plans, managed care concepts, appropriateness criteria, resource management, knowledge of community resources, and collaboration with other clinical disciplines. He or she works proactively to assist tenant with the coordination of services of physicians, nurses and other disciplines.
The Case Manager facilitates personal care plan development with the Tenant Associates, Activity Coordinator and Director.
Must be a licensed registered nurse with current R.N. license to practice nursing in the state where tenant care is administered. B.S.N. or Bachelors in health care related field preferred, but not required. Certified Case Manager/Certified Professional in Health Care Quality (CPHQ) or must obtain within 24 months. Three to five years related clinical experience. Broad-based health care operational experience. Valid State of Iowa driver’s license. Must possess a high degree of interpersonal relations skills and capability of relating to a variety of people and personalities. Considerable initiative, judgment and leadership skills are also required. Must have the demonstrated ability to hire, train, direct and manage personnel. Must possess strong organizational and time-management skills.
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