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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute Care - $35-55 per hour

companySt. Luke's Health System
locationBoise, ID, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

St. Luke's Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Acute Care for a nursing job in Boise, Idaho.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Acute Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff

\nOverview\n

St. Luke’s Health System is seeking a Post-Acute Care Advisor to join our Health Partners team. This role offers a variety of flexibility including the ability to work remotely (within healthcare parameters) with no on-call obligations! 

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POSITION SUMMARY

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The Care Advisor works with physicians and multidisciplinary care team members to assess patient needs and develop a care plan. The Care Advisor uses assessment skills and appropriate risk assessment tools to identify patients with actual or potential health care needs that would require post-acute care coordination. This position collaborates with interdisciplinary teams in establishing mutual goals based on the patient's needs or problems. The Care Advisor evaluates, compares and interprets ambiguous and changing clinical patient data. This individual explores patient's understanding and knowledge of current health status.

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WHAT WILL I DO? This position will decrease variability and waste by standardizing rehabilitation and medical care in coordination with hospitals and post-acute care facilities.  You will actively manage the engagement of hospital care teams and the care teams in skilled nursing facilities. This is a system-wide role that supports hospital discharge planning and enhances coordination of post-acute care and outcomes in a cost-effective manner. The person needs to have strong interpersonal skills, be very detailed, and have excellent communication skills. Also, must be willing to have fun, work hard, and have a true passion to help solve problems and help others!

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ABOUT ST. LUKE’S HEALTH PARTNERS

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St. Luke’s Health Partners is an Idaho-based financially and clinically integrated network of providers who share a vision to help its members achieve the best possible health at the lowest total cost of care.  SLHP is accountable for the management of medical spend and quality outcomes of defined populations through value-based agreements with payer partners.  The selective network of nearly 2,800 providers is currently serving more than 160,000 Idahoans.

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WHY ST. LUKE’S?

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St. Luke’s Health System is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke’s has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the fifth consecutive year, designated by Truven Health Analytics. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.

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Responsibilities

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  • Works closely with the physician, care team and payers in the management of identified patient populations to reduce the total cost of care and optimize patient outcomes.
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  • Conducts comprehensive screenings of patients in the hospital and collaborates with care teams to ensure appropriate placement from the acute care setting to the post-acute care setting.
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  • Evaluates patient insurance resources including, but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid, HMO and commercial insurances and makes post-acute care placement recommendations for appropriate utilization.
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  • Establishes and maintains a supportive, collegial role with assigned post-acute care facilities and engages in performance improvement activity.
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  • Collects and tracks data related to target populations.
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  • Implements interventions based on data and established guidelines.
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  • Serves as a subject matter expert on the post-acute care continuum of services and the application of cost to all levels of care, length of stay and outcomes.
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  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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Qualifications

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  • Education: Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing or Social Work
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  • Experience: 6 years relevant work experience, including 2 years’ experience in care management or working for a skilled nursing facility, home health or hospice agency, rehabilitation hospital, long-term care hospital (LTCH), or Payer
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  • Licenses/Certifications: Must have current licensure in one of the following:\n
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    • Registered Nurse in the State of Idaho OR
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    • Licensed Master Social Worker
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Preferred Qualifications: 

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  • Payer experience highly desired
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  • For Social Workers, LMSW or LCSW is preferred
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\nWhy St. Luke's\n

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

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For more information, please contact Julie Leguineche at  

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ABOUT TWIN FALLS

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Located in Southern Idaho, just under two hours from Boise, Twin Falls offers four distinct seasons and is best known for Shoshone Falls - "Niagara of the West" - and bountiful outdoor adventures. Adventure seekers here can enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock-climbing and BASE jumping from Perrine Bridge. Twin Falls has a thriving agriculture-based economy, which powers its reputation as a preferred location for food science, production and processing companies. Local schools receive strong support from the community in both academics and sports, while also enriching the community's arts and culture scene. With a low crime rate, good schools and endless opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find Twin Falls is unhurried, unspoiled and unassuming.

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Learn more about what the Magic Valley has to offer you:

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City of Twin FallsPerrine BridgeShoshone FallsSnake River Canyon Rim TrailsDierkes LakeIdaho Heritage MuseumHerrett Center for Arts and SciencesOrpheum TheatreFaulkner PlanetariumTwin Falls Parks and RecTwin Falls Golf ClubFarmer's Market Pomerelle Ski ResortBalanced RockCity of RocksThousand SpringsMagic Valley SymphonySawtooth National Forest

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About Boise

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Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise.  The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.  

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Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you: 

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St. Luke’s Health System Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau Boise Parks and Recreation Boise Museum Association Boise Music Festival Boise Philharmonic Downtown Boise Restaurants Boise Valley Economic Partnership Hyde Park events Treefort Music Festival First ThursdaysAlive After Five Capitol City Public Market Runs and Triathlons Shakespeare Festival Sawtooth National Forest Visit Idaho.org 

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*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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St. Luke's Health System Job ID #2023-81662. Posted job title: post acute care utilization management advisor

About St. Luke's Health System

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are Idaho's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

Benefits

  • Wellness and fitness programs
  • Discount program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Guaranteed Hours
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Continuing Education
  • Medical benefits
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Dental benefits
  • Sick pay
  • Vision benefits
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