Inpatient Case Manager
Job Title: Inpatient Case Manager
Company Name: NorthBay Healthcare
Employment Type: On-Call
Location: FAIRFIELD, CA, United States
Department: Inpatient Case Management
Salary: Highly Competitive
Shift Hours/ Days: 0830 to 1700
Hours/Pay Period: 0
Degree Required: R.N.
Job ID: 12-N7079
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2012
Years Experience: 2
Facility: NorthBay Medical Center
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Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Bachelor''s degree in nursing or health related field strongly preferred. Masters preferred. Current unencumbered California RN license. Minimum of two years experience in acute care hospital. Experience in utilization management, discharge planning, and case management preferred. Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Accredited Case Manager (ACM) preferred. Knowledge of personal computer and software for word processing and good keyboard skills required. Ability to enter and retrieve data from relevant computer systems required. Knowledge of InterQual, MIDAS+, Cerner, Medicare rules and regulations and Conditions of Participation. Knowledge of Joint Commission, Patient Safety, and the Department of Health organizational standards. Knowledge of acute care, home care, subacute care, long-term care, hospice interventions, rehabilitation options, other community resources and requirements, medical necessity guidelines, quality assurance process and determination of positive outcomes,current standards and trends in health care, best practices, management tools, and familiarity with related resources and literature. Ability to effectively communicate with patients/families, physicians, health care personnel, supervisory staff, and peers. Demonstrates open and honest communication. Demonstrates the ability to be organized and efficient in prioritizing and managing assignments with minimal oversight and direction. Demonstrates the willingness to research, learn, and obtain knowledge for the performance of the position. Demonstrates a courteous, professional demeanor and team spirit and the ability to work in a collaborative, effective manner. Utilizes critical thinking, and applies sound clinical judgment and assessment skills for decision making.
The Inpatient Case Manager (IC Mgr) is to assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate options and services to effect an appropriate, individualized plan for hospital patient care across the continuum of care. Follows assigned patients as a member of the Care Management Team (CMT) working with team members to prioritize and strategize each day''s activities. Using independent judgment and discretion, the patient is assessed and reassessed as an ongoing process to address the patient''s broad spectrum of needs. Utilizes clinical knowledge and competence, positive communication skills, problem solving and conflict resolution techniques, ability to effect change, strong skills in assessment, organization, and time management. Requires a focus on critical thinking skills, customer service skills, setting appropriate goals and measuring outcomes to effectively ensure optimal patient outcomes with consideration to financial and healthplan resources. Must be able to demonstrate and be accountable for the policies, procedures, quality assurance, guidelines and goals of the department and the organization.
Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.