Clinical Case Manager (RN) - Jensen Multispecialty Clinic

Houston, TX

Clinical Case Manager (RN) - Jensen Multispecialty Clinic

Location: Houston, Texas

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Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Nursing

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230003LW

UTHealth Houston Jensen Multispecialty Clinic is hiring a Clinical Case Manager (RN) to join their team of professionals to support chronic disease state patients with their treatment plan goals and transition of care. The Clinical Case Manager functions in a clinical role on a collaborative interdisciplinary team providing comprehensive disease management care to patients and families with complex healthcare needs. The Case Manager aims to provide care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, efficient, and equitable.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm, extended hours and weekends

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Functions in a clinical role on a collaborative interdisciplinary team providing comprehensive disease management care to patients and families with complex healthcare needs. Aims to provide care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, efficient, and equitable.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs patient assessment and develops a plan of care with physicians and staff in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.

  2. Plans and implements strategies to reduce the length of stay and resource consumption, and achieve positive patient outcomes.

  3. Manages each patient’s transition through the system and exercises judgment while coordinating care and referring patients to agencies or health care professionals for other services/transitions in care where indicated.

  4. Acts as a patient and healthcare advocate by maintaining a safe environment and promoting quality healthcare and services.

  5. Evaluates patients’ responses and outcomes to education and therapeutic interventions.

  6. Communicates effectively with collaborative team while escalating critical results and issues in an appropriate and timely manner.

  7. Acts as a clinical and leadership resource for team members. Educates the staff on case management and provides specific information related to case types.

  8. Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.

  9. Adheres to broad scope of practice as established by the Nurse Practice Act.

  10. Assures compliance with quality standards, and regulatory and accrediting agency specifications to meet federal, state and local standards.

  11. All other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Current nursing licensure in the State of Texas.

Minimum Education:

Four (4) years of nursing experience with a BSN from an accredited school of Nursing (preferred).

Five (5) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma (three-year program).

Six (6) years of nursing experience with an ADN from an accredited school of Nursing.

Minimum Experience:

Four (4) years of nursing experience with a BSN from an accredited school of Nursing (preferred).

Five (5) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma (three-year program).

Six (6) years of nursing experience with an ADN from an accredited school of Nursing.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.