Case Manager- RN, BA, Part Time
Company: Dartmouth Health
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Overview The Registered Nurse, Case Manager is a Bachelors
required role with NH Licensure as a RN. The Case Manager works to
assess patients upon admission and to ensure a safe and timely
discharge for patients with all the education and resources in
place for their discharge. The Case Manager works collaboratively
with providers, residents, RN's and other multi-disciplinary staff.
The role of Case Manager is one that requires strategic thinking,
strong communication skills, the ability to educate patients and
their support groups so proper care is given upon discharge.
External community resourecs are set up and the insurance
regualtions for medicare, medicaid and private insurances are
followed with detailed charting to ensure payment of services.The
Case Manager triages, coordinates and facilitates the clinical
management for an assigned population. Develops, monitors and
reinforces care standards and protocols designed to enhance quality
and promote cost-effective utilization of healthcare
resources.Responsibilities--- Facilitates the development of a plan
of care in collaboration with the patient, family, caregiver and
health care team. This is done through early identification and
thorough assessment of the patient's need/preferences and resources
available. Determines the appropriate level of care and coordinates
the interdisciplinary treatment and plan of care. --- Facilitates
the progression of care by advancing the care plan to achieve
desired outcomes. Monitors the progress towards the goals of the
plan and alerts the health care team to potential revisions to the
plan in response to the changes in the patient needs and condition.
--- Triages telephone calls and responds to patients and families
and other members of the healthcare teams questions that are within
a registered nurse's scope of practice. --- Communicates
information to the health care team and those involved in the
treatment and patient's care. --- Advocates on behalf of
patients/families and caregivers for service access and insurance
benefits within the constraints of regulations, and for the
protection of the patient's health, safety and rights. ---
Recognizes situations that require referrals to Quality, Risk
Management, or Patient and Family Relations and discusses with
leadership. --- Evaluates the options available and balances cost
and quality to assure the optimal clinical and financial outcomes.
Facilitates progression to appropriate levels of care. ---
Evaluates patient outcomes affected by the care management process
for improvement opportunities. Identifies potential for and
participates in quality improvement initiatives within the clinical
setting or other organizational committees. --- Works with the
clinical research to coordinate care for patients on complex
protocols. --- Performs other duties as required or
assignedQualifications--- Graduate from an accredited Nursing
Program required. --- Bachelor's degree (or matriculated into a
Bachelor's degree program with completion within a period of time
agreed upon with the department at the time of hire) with 3 years
of clinical experience required. --- Recent acute care hospital
experience preferred. --- Desired qualities and behaviors include:
collaborative team player with strong communication skills, use of
a systems approach in planning, problem solving and decision
making, creativity, innovation, risk taking, autonomy, flexibility,
receptiveness to change and a commitment to professional growth.
--- Computer skills required.
- Area of Interest: Nursing;
- FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.50 - 20 hrs/per week;
- Shift: Day;
- Job ID: 12276; - - - - - - - -
There are so many reasons to join Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical
Center and Clinics, members of -, the premiere health system in New
First and foremost are our people. No matter the role, you'll find
a shared purpose here. We have doctors ready to teach their
knowledge, nurses who lead through experience, and other
like-minded individuals collaborating for the health of the
community, while inspiring each other day after day.
Affiliated with Dartmouth College, the atmosphere here is very
collegial. You'll discover educational and research opportunities
around every corner. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and
Clinics, you never stop learning.
You'll also appreciate the resources our wide-spread health care
system provides. You'll have access to experts at the top of their
fields, advanced technologies, and modern facilities that enable
you to care for patients like nowhere else.
Benefits and wellness
We offer a total compensation package that includes competitive
health and wellness benefits. These benefits consist of "Core
Benefits" that are provided by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
and Clinics as well as "Benefit Choices" that allow you to select
additional benefits to meet your personal situation and needs.
New England is a very special place to live, work, and become part
of a community. We have some of the most advanced educational
institutions, best health care, and diverse cultural and
recreational offerings you will find anywhere in the country. The
public schools are excellent, the mountains are beautiful, and the
lakes are pristine. No wonder so many people love it here.
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