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Case Manager RN - Emergency Dept

Job Details

Location:
Fort Myers, FL

Category:
Case Management

Type:
Full Time

Schedule:
Evenings

Job Ref:
4149

Location: HealthPark Medical Center

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Department: Care Management

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Workdays/Nights: Variable

9981 So HealthPark Circle

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Shift: Shift 2

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11:00:00 AM to 11:30:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33908

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Work Type: Full Time

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Job Summary

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. 

Summary:

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.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities:

Educational Requirements

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

Additional Requirements

Ongoing efforts to obtain Bachelor's Degree


Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsClinicalRequiredand

Additional Requirements

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.


State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Registered Nurse LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
ACM (Accredited Case Manager)Preferredor
NACCM (National Academy of Certified Care Managers)Preferredor
CCM (Certified Case Manager)Preferredor

Additional Requirements

Or CMCN preferred. Require Case Management Certification after 3 years employment (time exception provided for unsuccessful attempts).

US:FL:Fort Myers

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