The purpose of the RN Case Manager position is to support the physician and interdisciplinary team in facilitating patient care, with the underlying objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. The role integrates and coordinates care facilitation and discharge planning functions while working in partnership with the UR RN and Social Work Case Manager. The RN Case Manager is accountable for a designated patient caseload and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of stay (LOS), and promote efficient utilization of resources. Specific functions within this role include: Facilitation of the collaborative management of patient care across the continuum, intervening as necessary to remove barriers to timely and efficient care delivery and reimbursement, application of process improvement methodologies in evaluating outcomes of care, coordinating communication with the healthcare team, patients, families and post-acute care services and readmission screening and prevention.
Estimated pay range for this position is $32.81 – $42.65 / hour depending on experience.
Degrees: Associates Licenses & Certifications: ABMCM Certified Managed Care Nurse NBCC Certification in Continuity of Care, Advanced ACMA ACM Certification CDMS Certified Disability Management Specialist NACCM Care Manager Certified Registered Nurse RNCB Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse ANCC Nursing Case Management CCMC Case Manager Additional Qualifications: RNs hired prior to 10/1/2017 with an Associate Degree are not required to have a BSN to continue their non-leadership role as an RN, however, they are required to complete BSN within 5 years of job entry date. A Case Management Certification required within 12 months of hire. 3 years of hospital clinical experience with a minimum of 1-3 years of hospital or payor Case Management experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills. Strong analytical, data management and computer skills. Current working knowledge of discharge planning, utilization management, case management and performance improvement preferred. Understanding of pre-acute and post-acute venues of care and post-community resources preferred. Strong organizational and time management skills, as evidenced by capacity to prioritize multiple tasks and role components. Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment in interactions with the health care team and patients/families. Minimum Required Experience:
Baptist Health has a commitment to strengthening the compassionate care we provide. With the addition of Bethesda Hospital East and Bethesda Hospital West, Baptist Health is able to provide the Palm Beach community expanded access to healthcare services.
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.
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