Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The individual in this position assists the Case Manager and Social Worker with non-professional tasks. The responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following activities: a) arrange post-discharge services b) fax, make phone calls c) communicate with patients, families and other members of the care team and d) other duties as assigned. Coordinates Medicare notification letters to comply with regulatory standards.
Attends Hospital orientation, workshop led by Director of Case Management or designee that covers the Tenet Case Management Program, focuses on Discharge Planning arrangements and other clerical duties specific to case management.
Information used to perform job: patient data, healthcare staff documentation related to patient care, available community resources
Software used to perform job: allscripts, Patient Medical Record/HPF, Cerner
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES: Priority 1: Arrange post discharge services at the direction of the case manager or social worker, to include documentation of activities Priority 2: Assist with other clerical duties as assigned, including faxing, phone calls, copying of medical records Priority 3: Maintain effective relationships with case management staff, physicians, nurses, other ancillary staff, payors, post-acute vendors, patients and their families
The metrics below provide an indication of the effectiveness of the individual in this role and may be used for evaluative purposes. The list below is not meant to be exhaustive; other relevant metrics may exist. â�¢ Avoidable days r/t delay in arranging post discharge services â�¢ Disputes related to delays in discharges â�¢ IM letter oversight compliance per policy
Required: â�¢ One year relevant healthcare experience. â�¢ Organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer literacy
Preferred: â�¢ Medical terminology knowledge â�¢ Some college education
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to use fine motor skill (typing/data entry), and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and occasionally stoop, kneel, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Individual works in clinical and office environment.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 2105019101
About Desert Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.