• Requisition Number: 6252
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: Part Time
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Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.


U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.


Duke Nursing Highlights:


  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!



Occ Summary

Responsible for coordinating continuum of care activities for assignedpatients and ensur ing optimum utilization of resources, servicedelivery and compliance wit h external review agencies' requirements.

Work Performed

Coordinate and facilitate timely implementation of discharge plans forassigned patients; arrange follow-up care as appropriate.Maintaineffe ctive communication with health care team members related todischarge planning and utilizationmanagement.Documentfindings, discharge arrangemen ts and actions taken according todepartmental guidelines; prepare report s and maintain records asrequired.Act as an educational resource and pro videconsultation to hospital medicalpersonnel regarding discharge plann ingprocess and applicable federal, state and local regulations; identify benefits, implications and limitations of home care as appropriate.Provi de concurrent review and follow up with appropriatepersonnel regarding denials.Collect denial data fortrendingWork with appropriate staff to dev elop processes toprevent denials and improve reimbursement.Collect analy ze andreport data for resource utilization, compliance, QI and other are as asassigned.Provide feedback thatwill enhance negotiations withpayers .Develop and maintain positive relationships withcustomers internal and external to Duke Health System.Performother relatedduties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to work effectively in a self-directed roleAbility tomul ti-task, capable of daily problem-solving complexissuesExcellent written and verbal skillsBasic computer skillsnecessary

Level Chara cteristics


Minimum Qualifications


BSN or MSW required


3 years of relevant experience

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Requires ACM or CCM certification within 3years of hire. BSN must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. MSW must have a current North Carolina license as a CMSW within 90 days of hire or a current license as an LCSW.


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