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case Manager (RN/Lic) - case Management - Behavioral Health - Days - F/t - Behavioral Health

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

case Manager (RN/Lic) - case Management - Behavioral Health - Days - F/tResponsibilities

For more than 50 years, Northwest Behavioral Health has provided mental health treatment to individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Located on the campus of Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas, we offer behavioral health treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, seniors and uniformed service members. Our facility has 6 inpatient units with 106 beds. Additional services we offer include 24 hours a day free behavioral health assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient mental health and substance use programs, clinic-based psychiatry and therapy services. New service offerings coming in 2021 include ECT, virtual reality exposure therapy, bio neurofeedback and CBT-I for insomnia. Our goal is to provide premier behavioral health services in a compassionate environment and to enhance the quality of life in the health of people in the communities we serve. We welcome you to join our amazing team of providers!

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers

POSITION SUMMARY: A registered nurse with strong leadership abilities, communication, and problem-solving skills who, with minimum supervision, collaborates with all members of the treatment team in assessment of patient needs related to discharge planning and coordinates interventions with other members of the treatment team to meet those needs in a quality cost effective manner. The case manager conducts utilization management and insurance reviews as indicated by managed care companies; assists physicians with Medicare certification and recertification requirements. Collaborates with social worker/discharge planner to ensure that legal process requirements are met for patients on involuntary status. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.

PROVISION OF SERVICES

Demonstrates leadership in the provision of departmental services through a collaborative process designed to integrate services/functions throughout NWTHS. Assesses or coordinates the assessment of patient healthcare and education needs and collaborates with all members of the healthcare team to meet those needs. Orchestrates patient hospital process for provision of seamless, efficient care. Demonstrates the ability to effectively allocate human and material resources to meet patient care needs. Coordinates utilization management and insurance reviews as indicated. Complies with annual education requirements and safety and injury prevention standards to minimize risk to self and co-workers.

Benefit Highlights:

* Challenging and rewarding work environment
* Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
* Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
* 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
* Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
* HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6 year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement

Qualifications

JOB TITLE: Case Manager (RN)

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

* Registered Nurse currently licensed in the state of Texas with a Bachelor's Degree (in nursing or other healthcare related field) or equivalent experience and clinical expertise, and a minimum of five years of clinical experience.
* Excels in interpersonal and communication skills.
* Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire or within 30 days of start date and maintain certification throughout employment. This must be obtained prior to providing patient care.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

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