Owensboro Health
  • Owensboro, KY
  • Post Date: July 14, 2021
  • Applications 0
  • Views 120
  • Job ID: OH- 15899
  • Job Post ID 39503
Job Overview


Job Summary

Facilitates cost-effective, quality patient transitions of care and outcomes by collaborating with staff and providing guidance, education, and support to assigned patients.

Job Responsibilities

Completes comprehensive assessment of medical record and knowledge of patient’s medical condition, financial status, emotional needs, and support systems.
Collaborates with Case Management Medical Director, Director, and/or Manager on complex discharge planning issues and delays in service.
Interview patients, assesses priorities, and develops appropriate discharge plan.
Works in collaboration with the Social Worker and interdisciplinary care team members to ensure quality support of care and safety of discharge.
Assists patients/families with referrals to community agencies, post acute providers, and provide education and resource information.
Documents precisely and timely in the medical record the assessment, concerns, needs, and discharge plans.
Provides ongoing assessment and keeps plans up to date as patient progresses toward discharge.
Trains new employees, students, or interns as needed.


Associate’s degree or higher or Diploma in Nursing required upon hire AND
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing required within 5 years of employment in this position
A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience required
RN – Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire

Skills and Attributes

Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
Works under minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Physical Demands

Standing: Occasionally
Walking: Occasionally
Sitting: Frequently
Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely
Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never
Lifting over 75 lbs: Never
Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely
Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never
Carrying over 75 lbs: Never
Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely
Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never
Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never
Climbing: Rarely
Bending/Stooping: Rarely
Kneeling: Rarely
Crouching/Crawling: Rarely
Reaching: Occasionally
Talking: Frequently
Hearing: Occasionally
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
Running: Never
Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently

Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY – We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT – We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK – We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION – We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE – We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE – We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

Work Hours:
8a-4:30p M-F

1.0 (80 hrs biweekly)

Job Detail
  • Job IDOH- 15899
  • StreetOwensboro, KY
  • StateOwensboro, KY
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