Texas Health Resources Post-Acute Clinical Specialist - Full Time - Days in Arlington, Texas

Texas Health Resource is seeking to hire a Post-Acute Clinical Specialist to support our Population Health Services Company.

The address is 8150 Brooke River Drive, Dallas Tx 75247

Salary range is $35.48/hour – Max $49.18/hour – based on relevant experience.

Work Schedule

• Full-time: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

The Post-Acute Clinical Specialist (PA-CS) is responsible for managing the Population Health Services Company (PHSC) attributed population of high risk and/or complex chronic illness patients. Emphasis is placed on active patient/caregiver participation and collaboration with healthcare providers to improve transitions, prevent gaps in care, decrease exacerbations, readmissions, decrease cost and improve patient experience. The Post-Acute Clinical Specialist plays an integral role in optimizing the patient's recovery journey toward well-being. By serving as the link between patients and the appropriate health care personnel, the PA-CS is responsible for ensuring efficient, smooth, and prompt transitions of care. Using evidence-based approaches, interventions and best practices. Discerning the variation and complexity inherent in caring for vulnerable populations, including a capacity to evaluate and optimize available healthcare resources. The essential job duties for this position are:

• Collects pertinent data and information relative to the patient’s health or situation

• Triage adverse events both clinical and non-clinical.

• Identifies expected outcomes for a plan of individualized care.

• Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes.

• Collaborates with patient/family and other members of the healthcare team.

• Performs in person (facility) and telephonic triage.

• Provides patient education and disease management.

• Advocates and facilitates access to services including referrals to community based resources and coordination of medical and social services.

• Ensures patient knowledge and compliance with treatment.

• Provides discharge planning and reduces barriers to discharge.

• Implements health education programming in one-on-one and group settings to increase the knowledge and self-efficacy

of patients to prevent illness, manage health conditions, and improve overall wellness.

• Serves as a member of an inter-disciplinary care team and promotes effective working relationships with internal and

external stakeholders.

• Establishes and maintains referral processes, resource lists, and other community networks to effectively link patients to needed health information and services.

• Performs other duties as needed.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications :

• Associate’s degree nursing required

• Bachelor's degree nursing preferred.

• 5 years experience as a Registered Nurse in acute care setting and/or transitions coaching, care management, or patient triage required or 7 years skilled nursing experience required and Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, or Progressive Care Unit preferred.

Skills

• Expert clinician with highly developed skills in the 5 C’s of nursing.

• Subject matter expertise in disease management: sepsis, cardiac, pulmonary, diabetes, wound and orthopedics.

• Broad understanding of level of care environments including acute hospitals, post-acute facilities, home health, DME,

outpatient services, and PCO clinic operations.

• Works collaboratively with supporting the ACO quality performance targets and measures addressing gaps in care and service as it relates to care management.

• Excellent intrapersonal skills, ability to communicate and articulate both verbally and written.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.