MetroWest Medical Center is the
largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest
Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a
location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes
Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest
Wellness Center. In 2019, MetroWest Medical Center achieved the
Healthgrades America s 100 Best Hospitals Award . This distinction makes
MetroWest Medical Center one of the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals
assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical
performance as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for
comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND
1. Activates a process for each
patient and uses a case management plan in managing care consistent with
predetermined financial and quality outcomes, in collaboration with physicians
and other healthcare members and payors.
2. Establishes collaborative
practices with nursing, physicians, and health care professionals regarding plan
of care, variances in plan implementation, and outcomes or expected
3. Assesses, gathers information on
physical, psychosocial, spiritual functioning, coping abilities, available
resources, and support systems. Identifies potential or actual health problems,
establishes nursing diagnosis, formulates plan and nursing intervention during
inpatient stay, and plans for discharge. Facilitates transition of care to
appropriate level of care and facility.
4. Manages and/or delegates care for
case load during the patient health care continuum or episode of
care. Facilitates communication with all departments. Collaborates
for timely outcomes; prevents duplication and fragmentation of services.
Assesses educational needs of staff and provides appropriate education.
5. Is responsible for internal and
external patient care standards. Identifies and documents incidents that
may affect quality of care. Tracks and reports on variances to
department. Maintains documentation of case management activities, plans,
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE , AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 1. The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a BSN. Current licensure to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 2. Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in acute care, community nursing, and utilization review or related area.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Patient care environment.Prolonged standing and walking. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities and working conditions associated with the job.
Candidates must have a current license in Massachusetts and a BSN degree preferred.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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