Nurse Navigator- Care Transition

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Arlington, TX US
Job ID:
Institute for Population Healt
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Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Resources System Services

Join a Healthcare System that is ranked #1 as Fortune’s 2015, 2016 and 2017 “Best Workplaces in Health Care" where Helping Hands and Caring Hearts makes a difference!

At Texas Health we are dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level!

This case manager will coordinate the charity care and navigation for a selected group of unfunded high utilization patients in the THR system.  The  ideal candidate will understand community disease management and have the ability to self-motivate, lead others, make presentations; be innovative and creative in problem-solving as well as be competent with data, computer skills and budgets.

Minimum Experience Required:
3 Years Staff Nurse at an acute care hospital required.
3 Years Experience in Case management / community navigation preferred.
1 Year Psychology or Behavioral Health practice preferred.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.
RN - Registered Nurse licensure upon hired required.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
Identify unfunded patients who over-utilize emergency department and hospital resources.

Coordinate HUG (High Utilization Group) patient activities with DSRIP teams, PCP and other resources across the THR system.

Determine a navigation course for the HUG patients that reduces use of resources by 30-50%.

Develop a collaborative with THR hospitals and other regional hospitals to track the selected patients and their medical activity.

Consider costs for preventative care to prevent emergency room utilization. Track dollars spent and dollars saved. Report monthly.

Build a network of community resources with cost savings in mind for the unfunded chronically ill patient. When a patient no longer requires help (Due to enrollment in Medicaid, insurance, etc.), assure the community safety net is in place when patient is discharged from HUG program.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.
Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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