The Case Management department assures several major services to provide a safe and efficient passage of patients through their acute hospitalization and transition to the next level of care. Our goal is to balance individual clinical and psychosocial patient/family needs with the efficient and cost effective utilization of resources while promoting quality outcomes.
RN Case Managers provide a coordinated approach with in the interdisciplinary team in determining appropriateness of admission, continued stay in the hospital and planning for transition to various levels of care in the hospital, community and home. Intensity of service is dependent on individual patient needs as assessed by the case manager.
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Here are just a few of OHSU's overall benefits:
OHSU is a Level 1 Trauma Center with a vast variety of medical and surgical specialties. RN Case Managers work at the top of their license with admin delegation support and OHSU has a robust team. There are UM Case Managers who support initial and concurrent reviews. There are also unique Case Management support roles such as Mission Control that oversees patient transfers.
Transitional Care and Post-Acute Care programs.
RN Care Managers assess each patient on admission for available family support, insurance resources, and potential discharge planning needs. They use established criteria to determine appropriateness of admission and continuing stay and work with insurance companies to assure on going authorization for continued stay and post hospital needs. Daily care coordination rounds occur on each nursing unit Monday through Friday at which Case Managers meet various disciplines to discuss the plan for the day and the plan for the patients stay. They will also frequently lead and/or be involved in multidisciplinary care conferences with family involving complicated care situations.
RN Case Managers are responsible to be aware of and comply with regulatory requirements of DNV, Medicaid, Medicare and Oregon Nurse Practice Act.
Usual Orientation Time:
Experienced hospital based Nurse Case Manager 4-6 weeks
Experience in acute care but not Case Management 4-6 weeks
Resource 4-6 weeks