Catholic Health Initiatives RN- Case Manager, Care Management, Days, Full Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

RN- Case Manager, Care Management, Days, Full Time

Description

Under the direction of the Director, Care

Coordination, the Case Manager performs activities which support the Case

Management/Utilization Management function. The Case Manager promotes optimal

health care outcomes in accordance with the policies, procedures, applicable

laws and contracts, philosophy, mission and values of University Hospital;

assumes responsibility and accountability for the appropriate utilization of

facilities and services; serves as a resource to physicians; conducts admission

and concurrent reviews including observation and inpatients; identifies

patients who do not meet criteria and takes action to ensure patients are cared

for in the most appropriate level of care; coordinates care in conjunction with

other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide and

facilitate optimal health care/discharge planning; utilizes the nursing process

(assess, plan, implement and evaluate) and management process (plan, organize,

direct and control) to provide a framework for decision-making; maintains

confidentiality of information; actively supports organizational goals and

objectives by providing needed information to divisions and departments.  

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

A minimum of an Associate Degree in

Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in

Nursing from an accredited nursing program is preferred. Effective May 1, 2014,

all new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced)

are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and

complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.

EXPERIENCE:

Must

have 2-3 years experience as an RN plus utilization management or discharge

planning/case management experience. Minimum two years experience performing

utilization review and/or quality assurance activities in an acute care

facility or HMO/PPO/PRO preferred. Must be able to adjust priorities quickly,

organize multiple tasks simultaneously, and work interdependently with many

levels of staff. Attention to detail; strong organizational, interpersonal and

communication skills; and innovative problem solving skills required. Must be

able to adjust work hours depending on depending upon departmental needs as

determined by the director or manager.

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION :

RN license in Kentucky required. Certification in a nursing specialty area or

CCM preferred.

  • Effective May 1, 2014, all new-hire Associate

Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start

an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN

program within five years of hire.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0129788