Functions as the liaison between physician, patient and family, multidisciplinary treatment team, Managed Care plans, and when indicated, legal representative(s). Facilitates delivery of clinical and community services to patients and families through effective management of available resources. Ensures the appropriateness and cost effectiveness of treatment. Facilitates decision making in establishing an evaluation program, an interdisciplinary treatment plan, and an assessment of the patient's status and need for provision of continuing care. Formulates a specific discharge plan for the expected outcomes and specific discharge date. Establishes helping relationships and advocates for needed resources and services for the patient.
Minimum: Education recognized by the State of Florida as qualification for Registered Nurse licensure.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Minimum: Five (5) years of clinical experience in acute trauma care.
Florida Registered Nurse license and AHA BLS Certification required.
Certification in Critical Care, Emergency Nursing, and Case Management preferred.
Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards, Quality Improvement Process and Risk Management
Knowledge of Infection Control Surveillance and Universal Precautions
Knowledge of Florida State Department of Health SATC/SAPTRC Approval
Knowledge of Palm Beach County Health Care District Trauma Agency
Active participant in continuing education and professional groups in order to remain current in practice and changes in regulations
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Delray Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005036765
About Delray Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.