Fort Myers, FL
Category: Case Management
Type: Full Time
Department: Care Management
Shift: Shift 2
Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
11:00:00 AM to 11:30:00 PM
ED CASE MANAGER:
Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your acute care nursing skills away from the bedside to make an impact in patients lives? Do you have Case Management or ED nursing or Utilization Management experience and wish to work in the ED setting? You have found the perfect opportunity if you are an RN who has strong clinical assessment skills and values patient-centered, evidence-based and quality-driven care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
As an ED Case Manager, you will:
Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to expedite discharge planning through assessment, referral and interdisciplinary planning for high risk populations.
Work collaboratively with the clinical team to provide emergent clinical interventions and crisis management along with discharge planning through assessment and counseling.
Link patients with systems in the community to provide them with resources, services and opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning.
Provide utilization management functions to ensure medical necessity and the appropriate setting for the patient.
Education: Associates Degree in Nursing with ongoing efforts to obtain Bachelors Degree within 5 years.
Experience: Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience. Previous experience in discharge planning, utilization management is a plus.
Training: On the Job
License: Currently licensed as an RN in the State of Florida. Require Case Management Certification, including CCM, ACM or NACCM after 5 yrs. employment (time exception provided for unsuccessful attempts).
Other: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer, analytical, grammar and spelling skills. Ability to effectively multi-task responsibilities.