RN Case Manager

RN Case Manager

Division

Healthcare - Travel + Acute Care Nursing

Location

Brooklyn, New York

Employment Type

Temporary


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Case Management position open in a prestigious Brooklyn Hospital!

Compensation : $70 - $75
Job ID : 30298

Job Function:

  • responsible for providing direction and leadership to the clinical team regarding the patient level of care and discharge transition plan.
  • Acts as principal liaison between emergency services, surgical services, nursing, finance, physicians, utilization review and medical records to ensure appropriate status is assigned.
  • Assures patient progression of care is efficient and transition plans are executed to the appropriate level within the care continuum.
  • Provides clinically based concurrent review of the medical record to assess and procure accurate and complete documentation of the patients' diagnoses and procedures.
  • Ensures documentation accurately reflects quality of care, severity of illness and risk of mortality to support correct coding, reimbursement, and quality initiatives.
  • Coordinates and directs level of care appropriateness from admission and continuing throughout the entire stay. Uses discretion and independent judgment in applying appropriate initial screening criteria standards as well as maintaining compliance with
  • Prioritizes/delegates daily functions to assure completion of all required tasks, coordinating ambulance and DME.
  • Completes planning using high risk admission data and discharge criteria. Anticipates medical /psychosocial needs in high risk patients, e.g. chronic diagnoses, top ten DRGs, patients frequently accessing care, etc. Screens new patients daily and collabo
  • Manages level of care status throughout stay by performing continued stay reviews, removing barriers to progression of care and revising transition plans as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • minimum formal education of Associate Degree in Nursing
  • minimum of three years job-related experience
  • Registered Nurse license in state of employment
  • minimum of one year as an acute Care Coordinator
  • knowledge and expertise with use of electronic medical record
Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
 
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