What You Will Do:
Under general supervision of the Manager of Case Management, the Case Manager provides care coordination and discharge planning for an assigned patient case load. The Case Manager will assess individual patient’s needs, coordinate and implement plans of care and monitor and evaluate outcomes across the continuum of care.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
- Assesses assigned patients and integrates psycho social assessment within the multidisciplinary team. Works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to determine potential and actual risks to recovery and formulates plan to determine appropriate level of care upon disposition from the acute care setting.
- Accountable for developing and coordinating the implementation of Discharge Plan A and alternative Plan B, including documentation in the medical record
- Multidisciplinary collaboration with physicians, nursing, social work, and multiple disciplines, departments, payers, and agencies to eliminate barriers to efficient delivery of care in the appropriate setting
- Facilitates timely transition plan
- Active leadership role in the ongoing management of inpatient length of stay and the reduction of readmissions across the organization
- Integrates work with ambulatory and clinic transitional case managers
- Leadership in care management rounds, interprets, and integrates the patient’s story into the overall multidisciplinary plan of care
What You Need to Be Successful:
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s in Nursing or active pursuit of BSN required. Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland required. Certified Case Manager (CCM) is preferred.
- One year of experience in case management and knowledge of payer mechanisms is preferred. Two years experience in acute care required, four years clinical healthcare experience preferred. Additional experience in home health, ambulatory care, insurance industry and/or occupational health is preferred.
- RN with experience specifically with Women and Children's background. Experience with Labor and Delivery, High Risk pregnancy, pediatrics, and /or NICU.
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