Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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Manage a designated caseload to coordinate and co mplete timelyassessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of disc harge plansand care transitions across the continuum of care. Ensure op timumutilization of the patient's and the Health System's resources andp erform these duties within the requirements of CMS and other externalrev iew agencies.
Monitor daily census and assignment to assure all patients are assessedfor case management needs including care coordination/transition anddischarge planning, consultat ions, advocacy, education.Maintain effective communication withhealth c are team members relatedto assessment findings, discharge planning needs and provider ordersneeded to arrangeHomecare, Durable Medical Equipmen t, Transportation,Skilled Nursing or Acute Rehab Facility placement, Sub stance AbuseTreatment and outpatient follow-up.Maintain working knowledg e of specific benefits and reimbursementguidelines, the discharge planni ng process and applicable federal, stateand local regulations. Provide education and guidance on these topicsto providers, patients and familie s as needed.Work with Utilization Management partners to provide informa tion andfeedback that will enhance negotiations and denial prevention wi thpayers.Maintain timely documentation of assessment findings, discharge arrangements and actions taken according to departmental guidelines;prep are reports and maintain records as requested and/or required.Participat e in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI)activities as reque sted.Job responsibilities may include site specific duties, weekend/holi dayor after hours coverage as designated at each entity.Develop and main tain positive working relationships with customersinternal and external to Duke Health System.Perform other related duties incidental to the wor k described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A bility to work effectively in a self-directed roleAbility to multi-task, capable of daily problem-solving complex issuesExcellent written and ve rbal skillsBasic computer skills necessary
Level Characteris tics
BSN or MSW required
3 years of relevant experience
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Requires Case Management Certification (ACM, CCM or ANCC) within 2 years or of hire. BSN required and must have current or compact RN licensure in state of NC. MSW
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