RN Case Manager - Iowa Heart Center

Posted on Jun 13, 2019 by Mercy Medical Center

Des Moines, IA 50316
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80


Coordinates and provides care forgroups of high-risk individuals and/or populations in the inpatient and/orcommunity setting. Assists other healthcare personnel in identifying health care needs. Interacts with patients and families and alllevels of personnel, medical staff, community services, and insuranceproviders. Identifies and coordinateseducational programs for patients and health care professionals, as well as thecommunity. Interprets standards for thecare of a specific patient population and provides clinical, consultative,educational and research support to ensure that quality cost-effective care isconsistently provided. Communicatesacross health care areas to ensure that systems integrate efficiently in orderto best serve patients, staff, physicians and community.


It is the obligation of eachemployee of Mercy Medical Center to abide by and promote the mission and core values of the Spirit of Mercy.


It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical Center to comply withMercy s mission, values, standards of conduct, policies, procedures and relatedpractices (e.g. Dress Code, Time and Attendance, and other policies).


Security Access:High Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patientinformation and must comply with the terms of the Mercy Medical Center SecurityPolicies as it applies to their job role.


In collaboration with multidisciplinary team,evaluates patient referrals to develop individualized plan of care across thecontinuum of care

Responsible for personalized education plan forpatient and family

Follows through with test results and plan ofcare with patient/family and other health care providers/services as directedby provider or established guidelines

Acts as a liaison among the individual/family,community, provider and physician as well as other health care team members.

Collaborates in developing, implementing andevaluating teaching/learning strategies for client/family in the hospitalcommunity.

Provides clinical leadership by being a preceptorfor visiting professionals, students and new graduates.

Coordinates appropriate educationalmaterial/instructions for patients, families, medical staff andmultidisciplinary personnel to accomplish patient care outcomes.

Participates in planning and presentation ofcontinuing education programs, seminars and meetings.

Coordinates with the health care team to developa mechanism to monitor patient outcomes and follows up on variances.

Ensures collection and input of riskstratification data. Reports results tothe health care team and participates in interpretation of data and formulationof action plan.

Collaborates with patients/families/populationsto coordinate community services and appropriate resources which meet theindividual needs and goals.

Serves on selected hospital, group practice andcommunity-based committees..

Identifies need for and participates in researchprojects relevant to specific patient population.

Collaborates with Quality Management,Utilization Review, Information Technology Services, and other departmentsregarding data availability and reports.

Is accountable for the implementation andcommunication of standards for patient care delivery appropriate to thespecific patient population that meets professional and regulatory standards.

Coordinates the health care team in developmentof clinical tools for optimal outcomes and reports findings.



Current Iowa registered nurse (RN) license.

Bachelors degree in health-related fieldrequired or actively pursuing (BSN preferred).

Demonstrates competency within a specializedarea of clinical practice with 4 years experience in that specialty.

Demonstrates success in positions of leadership.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center
Associated topics: care unit, domiciliary, intensive care, nurse rn, psychiatric, recovery, registed, registered nurse, staff nurse, surgery

Reference: 720726852

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