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Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson, AZ
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

Come join our beautiful North Clinic with state of the art equipment and setting. North campus is a 200,000 square foot facility that is part of a huge team of specialists! Our long-standing team is cohesive and works well together. Come join our stable work family. We are a multi specialty clinic that houses; trauma burn, nephrology, gastro, infectious disease, bariatrics, urology, general surgery, abdominal transplant and we are continuing to grow. We provide support to over 20 providers. They have fellows and residences.

This position is This position is crucial to the hepatology and HEP C program AND will be a Monday through Friday schedule, no weekends, no holidays!

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson PBCs
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient
care, teaching future health-care professionals and
conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on
the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its
specialized pediatric services including neonatal and
intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern
Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care
for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is
consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the
prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World
Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care
has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from
the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's
physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services
include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced
neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant
program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org






About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position provides comprehensive care coordination, supporting a holistic and coordinated approach across the continuum of care. This position assists with informed decision-making; collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to allow for timely screening, diagnosis, treatment and increased supportive care throughout the patient experience. This position provides individual assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help identify and overcome barriers which may hinder quality medical and psychosocial patient care.


Essential Functions

  • Assesses the patients plan of care and develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, facilitating options and services to meet the patients health care needs.

  • Evaluates the medical necessity and appropriateness of care, optimizing patient outcomes. Serves as a liaison for referring physicians and assists with scheduling initial tests and consultations.

  • Assists the patient/family through diagnostic services, treatment and care. Coordinates disease care using an interdisciplinary holistic approach, making appropriate referrals and consultations in coordination with physicians and providers.

  • Ensures that the patient and family understand the diagnostic processes, care strategy and recommended actions, and are provided with appropriate information in coordination with physician and health care providers. Responds to patient requests for information regarding the disease process, expected side effects and community resources.

  • Evaluates patients functional abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect key limiting factors. Establishes and implements a plan of care to achieve treatment goals. Collaborates with patient and family when setting goal; initiates discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of referring orders.

  • Supports the patient and family during difficult decision-making periods. Assist in coordination of end of life care for patient and family and provides emotional support.

  • Supports process improvement activities for populations of patients to achieve the optimal clinical, financial, operational, and satisfaction outcomes. Participates in staff development to maintain current standards of practice and ensure the highest quality of care.

  • Establishes and promotes a collaborative relationship with physicians, payers, and other members of the health care team. Collects and communicates pertinent, timely information to payers and others to fulfill utilization and regulatory requirements.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Must possess knowledge as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field.

    Depending on area of focus, requires a current RN licensure, PT licensure, or OT licensure in the state of practice. BLS certification required.

    Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 5 years clinical experience. Requires excellent organizational skills and clinical knowledge regarding specialty care services, as well as care coordination of services, legal and financial aspects of diagnostic services and health services in specialty area. Requires effective communication and writing skills, good time management skills and knowledge of word processing and database software applications. Requires the ability to teach both clinical and non-clinical personnel regarding care and diagnostics services. Also requires a good understanding of process improvement.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Current certification in specialty area preferred. Prior Case Management experience preferred. Depending on area of focus, experience with mild traumatic brain injury treatment(s), outreach in the community, and research related to mTBI is preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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