Lakewood Ranch Medical Center isÂ the hospital of choice for many families in the Manatee/Sarasota region. Since it opened in September 2004, the hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. The Gold Seal of Approval is recognized across the nation as a symbol of quality that shows the hospital's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.Â The hospital has also received an 'A' for patient safety in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
Patients at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center have access to a medical staff of more than 550 physicians and allied health professionals who practice in a comprehensive range of specialtiesÂ and use the hospital's advanced medical technology. Among the members of the medical staff are surgeons whose specialties include cardiovascular, gynecological, spine and joint and reconstructive procedures.Â
The Case Manager/RN is responsible for promoting appropriate Length of Stay (LOS) and resource management in areas assigned; assesses the care needs of patients upon entry into the organization and facilitates appropriate progression through the hospital's continuum of care into the post-hospital environment; collaborates with other members of the health care team in planning, coordinating, and facilitating the implementation of a plan of care based on the reason for admission and current, emerging and projected care needs; performs these duties in a manner which enhances service excellence including quality clinical outcomes for patients, efficiencies in hospital operations, and cost-effectiveness; and demonstrates accountability for services provides through participation in the monitoring and evaluation of patient care activities.Â Other duties as assigned.