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Facility: Central Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 20.00
Provides expertise and leadership to ensure effective resource management for patient care delivery across the care continuum for assigned patient populations. With involvement of the patient/family, collaborates with licensed practitioners and other inter-professional team members to provide care coordination, transitional care planning, facilitation and coordination of discharge needs. Enhances the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. Promotes patient wellness through evidenced based practice, improved care outcomes, efficient utilization of health services, and appropriate level of care for patients during hospitalization and on a continuum after discharge. Provides discharge-planning education and makes referrals to inter-professional teams when necessary. Initiates links with post-acute external care resources. Anticipates and/or identifies patient educational needs, discharge planning issues and effectively collaborates to expedite early discharge planning. Acts as an advocate for the patient, functioning in various care settings and across the continuum of care; achieving desired outcomes for both the clients and healthcare agencies.
Responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient, caregivers, and family education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor’s degree in nursing required, or in the process of acquiring degree, and a completion date within five years upon date of hire into position.
Minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience required.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Incumbent must obtain and subsequently maintain required department specific competencies and certifications including Basic Life Support (BLS) within 60 days of hire. Certification in: Case Management (CCM), Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM), or holds a certification in their patient population specialty that they serve, is encouraged when eligible.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Job Function: Care Coordination
Req Number: R-36741