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Care Manager RN - Post Acute

Location: 9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL
Department: OP Insurance Verification
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

The Post-Acute Care Manager is responsible for partnering with other members of the acute/post-acute healthcare team to insure potential referrals are proactively contacted, triaged and assessed for admission. Conducts and documents a thorough clinical, social, functional and financial assessment consistently utilizing criteria for admission and identifying the reason for acute inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, skilled nursing unit, or home health. Discusses options available with the patient and/or designated representative to assure informed decision-making and consent occurs. Conducts strategic and focused contacts with key stakeholders to assure consistent education regarding admission criteria, continued census development and authorization for admission is appropriately obtained. Attends clinical rounds, discusses patient plan of care with care management to transition patients across the appropriate post-acute setting.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Associate'sNursingRequired

Additional Requirements

graduation from a Diploma Nursing program

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsClinical NursingRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Registered Nurse LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Previous experience in discharge planning, assessment skills and clinical social factors that affect patient’s functional status at discharge preferred.

Previous Experience in Home Health, or Inpatient Rehabilitation Nursing, or Skilled Nursing Facility/Unit preferred

Case Management or Discharge Planning is required