Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Reduces unnecessary readmissions for the hospital by providing follow-up care in the outpatient setting.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Reduces readmission rate of patients by assessing post-discharge needs by phone or home visit to assure all discharge needs are met and understood. 30%

+ Coordinates the High Risk Care Teams assignments. 20%

+ Oversees, monitors and collects data related to the High Risk Care Team's performance and assists with development of policies. 15%

+ Performs root cause analysis of all readmissions. 15%

+ Leads the readmission team for the hospital and assists the director and participates in the Highmark Quality Blue program. 15%

+ Educates the nursing staff and ensures compliance and follows up with issues. 5%

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

+ Current PA state licensure as an RN

+ 5 years nursing experience

Preferred

+ Management background

+ Home Health experience

+ Mental Health experience

+ Meditech knowledge

+ Allscripts software knowledge

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Req ID: J181033

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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