The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties
Recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient town and new main entrance
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time
The Hospitalist RN functions in a supportive role to the contracted Hospitalist Physicians/Providers. The Hospitalist RN partners with the contracted Hospitalist MD/Provider and the Care Management Team to manage escalated issues and complex cases in an effort to help facilitate patient throughput and appropriate discharge placement. This role actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all
What You Will Need:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Three to five years of experience as a RN
Current valid Florida State Licensure as a RN
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.
Liaises between Care Management and Hospitalist providers, working collaboratively to solve patient challenges which includes, but not limited to, financial barriers, religious beliefs and cognitive issues. Acts as an escalation team for Floor Care Managers.
Follows-up on any outstanding diagnostic test results, pending consults, patient requests or barriers for discharge. Avoids delay by ensuring test results are available for review and decision making.
Connects with Hospitalist providers each day to review discharge plans on all patients. Identifies patients that have a discharge delay and identifies barriers to discharge. Works with providers to facilitate safe and appropriate discharges. Collaboratively manages interdisciplinary patient discharge plan. Effectively communicates across continuum of care.
Participates in outlier meetings as appropriate. Communicates information with providers and facilitates changes in plan of care as directed by physician.
Shadows all new contracted Hospitalist providers. Performs chart audits and helps identify areas for additional education or information sharing.
Facilitates post discharge communication with Primary Care Physicians and patients as necessary.
Uses discretion and adherence to policies and procedures when discussing patient related issues that are confidential in nature. Protects patient privacy with all interactions. Maintains the confidentiality of employees, patients, administrative staff, functions and medical staff information with no infractions.
Actively participates collaboratively with the Care Management Department in support of system goals for capacity management.
Attends Hospitalist Council or other physician meetings to participate in sharing feedback, present findings and assist with problem identification and resolution. Plays an active role in educating resident physicians and Hospitalists on patient care management from a care management discipline.
Maintains knowledge of federal and regulatory policies in the patient care management.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.