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Case Manager RN - Emergency Dept

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Category: Case Management
Type: Full Time
Schedule: Days/Evenings

Description:

Department: Care Management

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Shift: Shift 2

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Workdays/Nights: Days

Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center

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Work Type: Full Time

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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.

WE OFFER:

  • An interdisciplinary team approach whose assistance aligns with patient and family goals
  • A comprehensive orientation program and preceptorship dedicated to the success of our new employees
  • Ongoing educational opportunities to keep staff up to date on process improvements and regulatory requirements
  • A supportive experienced leadership team
  • 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.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    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.