Location: HealthPark Medical Center
Department: Care Management
9981 So HealthPark Circle
Shift: Shift 2
11:00:00 AM to 11:30:00 PM
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Work Type: Full Time
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.
Emergency Department Utilization Care Managers perform utilization management functions to ensure medical necessity and the appropriate level of care. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and regulates compliance options and services to meet an individual's health needs throughout the continuum. Collaborates through communication and available resources to promote quality cost-effective outcomes. Expedites linking patient with systems in the community in conjunction with ED MSW to provide them with resources, services and opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning. Facilitates concurrent documentation in the electronic medical record to accurately reflect care, services and resources utilized in the delivery of patient care. Successfully meets requirements for productivity and accuracy related to all utilization management processes.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
Ongoing efforts to obtain Bachelor's Degree
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
Previous experience in discharge planning preferred// knowledge of clinical and social factors that affect patient's functional status at discharge// knowledge of community resources// assessment skills.
|Registered Nurse License||Required|
|ACM (Accredited Case Manager)||Preferred||or|
|NACCM (National Academy of Certified Care Managers)||Preferred||or|
|CCM (Certified Case Manager)||Preferred||or|
Or CMCN preferred. Require Case Management Certification after 3 years employment (time exception provided for unsuccessful attempts).