Case Manager RN-165678 (full-time, dayshift job); Spring View Hospital; Lebanon KY
The Case Manager has the primary responsibility and accountability for the Case Management of all patients assigned, to facilitate efficient, cost effective, quality care, including appropriate utilization of resources, proactive discharge planning, continuity of care, multidisciplinary team approach and patient advocacy. The Case Manager acts as the primary catalyst on the multidisciplinary care team to facilitate the patient's movement through the continuum of care in a cost effective manner while ensuring the maximum outcome goals for the patient are achieved. The Case Manager interfaces directly with all members of the multidisciplinary care team, the patient and family/significant others. In addition, the Case Manager interacts with referral sites and community providers at both ends of the continuum of care. He/she analyzes care needs of patients and monitors progress toward desired outcome goals and tracks and analyzes clinical and financial data to support clinical decision-making. Interface occurs with Clinical Information Analysis, Performance Improvement/Quality, and Risk Management Departments, as patient care and facility systems issues are identified. Because of the extensive interface of the Case Manager with the patient and family, he/she must exhibit a thorough knowledge of the principles of growth and developmental needs over the life span of the neonate through geriatric populations.
Current KY RN licensure and CPR required; BSN and minimum of three years in utilization, quality, or case management preferred. Knowledge of acute care regulatory/accreditation requirements, discharge planning and Quality Improvement experience preferred. Data analysis and interpretation skills. Strong organizational and prioritization skills needed. Highly developed problem solving and deductive reasoning skills. Dependable, self-directed and pleasant. Adaptable and flexible to meet patient/family and department/facility needs. Proven supervisory, leadership, and organizational skills are required.
Case Management/Social Services
Posted on Mon, June 13, 2016
by Teresa Elmore