WellStar Health Systems Registered Nurse - Case Manager Home Health in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title:

Registered Nurse - Case Manager Home Health

Job ID:

PA-1133987

City:

Atlanta, GA

Facility:

Enterprise Support

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Days

Department:

Home Health Nursing

Description:

WellStar Named on the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.

Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine

WellStar Paulding Hospital

Think beauty, think innovation, think safety. Filled with natural light and innovative, safety-oriented features, the new eight-floor, 295,000-square foot hospital has 56 beds, with the ability to expand to 112 beds. The facility houses 40 emergency exam and pediatric emergency exam rooms, four surgical suites, decentralized nursing stations, private inpatient rooms, administrative offices and a café. It is entirely electronic and was designed with the guiding purpose of being the safest hospital in the world safe to patients and families, team members, the community and the environment.

WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother Magazine’s Best Places to Work, WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta’s top medical professionals.

Specialists and primary care providers work in a multi-disciplinary environment with more than 13,000 diverse team members throughout our five hospitals and physician offices. By working through a patient-centered model of care, WellStar places enormous value on quality and safety with many accolades to support our work.

he RN Case Manager is responsible for providing and supervising primary care to approximately 25-35 patients in

their home setting. This includes age appropriate interventions that meet physical, emotional, developmental,

psychosocial and educational needs. The RN Case Manager is responsible for the coordination of all disciplines

throughout the episode of care. The RN Case Manager communicates with all team members including RNs, LPNs,

Therapists, Social Workers, Home Health Aides, the Physician, patient, family, and other internal or external

individuals to ensure that the patient’s plan of care is appropriately developed, implemented and that goals are met.

The RN Case Manager supervises the LPNs and Home Health Aides throughout the patient plan of care. The RN

Case Manager participates with leadership to develop and implement processes to continue improvement with patient

and agency outcomes.

Required Minimum Education : Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing,

Required Minimum Certification : Registered nurse, licensed by the state of Georgia. Current BLS certification.

Required Minimum Experience : One plus year of Medical/Surgical Nursing required. Home Health, and ICU

experience preferred. Must possess extremely strong critical care nursing skills.

Required Minimum Skills : Strong critical care assessment and clinical skills required. Positive leadership, problem

solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills. Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.

Ability to write and follow directions to patient’s homes. Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient

software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc. Good understanding of home health operations,

reimbursement, law and regulatory processes. OASIS knowledge preferred.

WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar!