- Requisition Number: 2894
- Department: DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
- Location: Durham
- Type of Position: Regular
9:00am - 9:30pm, every third weekend.
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
- Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
- Relocation Assistance!
Responsible for coordinating continuum of care a ctivities for assignedpatients and ensuring optimum utilization of resou rces, servicedelivery and compliance with external review agencies' requ irements.
Coordinate and facilitate t imely implementation of discharge plans forassigned patients; arrange fo llow-up care as appropriate.Maintaineffective communication with health care team members related todischarge planning and utilization managemen t.Documentfindings,discharge arrangements and actions taken according t odepartmental guidelines; prepare reports and maintain records asrequire d.Act as an educational resource and provideconsultation to hospital med ical personnel regarding discharge planningprocess and applicable federa l, state and local regulations; identifybenefits, implications and limit ations of home care as appropriate.Provide concurrent review and follow up with appropriatepersonnel regarding denials.Collect denial data fortrendingWork with appropriate staff to develop processes toprevent denials and improve reimbursement.Collect analyze andreport data for resource u tilization, compliance, QI and other areas asassigned.Provide feedback t hat will enhance negotiations withpayers.Develop and maintain positive r elationships withcustomers internal and external to Duke Health System.P erformother related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work effectively in a self-directed roleAbility tomulti-task, capable of daily proble m-solving complexissuesExcellent written and verbal skillsBasic computer skillsnecessary
BSN or MSW required
3 years of relevant experience
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Requires ACM or CCM certification within 3 years of hire. BSN must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. MSW must have a current North Carolina license as a CMSW within 90 days of hire or a current license as an LCSW.
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