Case Manager II (RN) - M-F 8a-4:30p - Sign-On Bonus Available
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR64244
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We are seeking an energetic, motivated RN that wants professional autonomy and understands the importance of care coordination. The Case Manager is a vital member of the interdisciplinary team that is responsible to create, implement, and monitor treatment plans to ensure safe, timely, and effective transitions throughout the care continuum and discharge planning.
Oversees the utilization of healthcare resources, including discharge planning to facilitate the achievement of clinical, quality, financial and patient satisfaction goals.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews the admission assessment, collaborates with primary nurse and other health care providers to ensure a multidisciplinary plan-of-care is in place to meet identified patient care needs and desired outcomes.
Identifies system issues that serve as barriers to care. Participates in development and implementation of strategies to remove barriers and facilitate performance improvement measures.
Identifies patients who have post-acute care, placement, and complex discharge planning needs based on a comprehensive assessment that includes physical, as well as psycho-social factors/needs.
Anticipates, initiates, and establishes a discharge plan for patients with post acute care needs, collaborating with the physician, nurse and other health care providers, the patient, their family/primary caregiver(s), third-party payers, and employer in accordance with established clinical guidelines, standards, and pathways.
Reviews patients' progress with members of the health care team. Monitors use of clinical pathways, verifying appropriate use and progress toward identified patient care outcomes. Monitors compliance with National Patient Safety Goals within assigned unit.
Participates in monthly unit-based PI meetings to improve compliance with National Patient Safety Goals and JCAHO on-going readiness efforts. Assists with data collection and implementation of action plans for CMS, JCAHO, AHA Quality Initiatives as well as CCHS defined measures.
Completes a minimum of 8 continuing education credits (CEU'S) per year in Utilization and/or Case Management.
Demonstrates on-going commitment to the department by serving as a preceptor, providing inservice and/or educational presentations annually, and participating in unit-based PI initiatives to include organizational and regulatory monitors and/or measurements. Actively participates in department operational planning work groups.
Demonstrates commitment and leadership in specialty through membership in professional organizations such as CMSA, ACMA, etc. attending meetings at a minimum on an annual basis and sharing updates with colleagues.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Registered Nurse with BSN required within 3 years of hire and Delaware or Compact State RN Licensure. Related work experience in Utilization Management, Case Management and or Home Care. BLS preferred.
Maintains 30 documented hours of relevant continuing education related to licensure requirements. Some continuing education should be related to role enhancement and changes of clinical practice within assigned area.
Active RN Licensure, in good standing.
Case Management Certification (CCM) required within 18 months of eligibility.
The successful candidate may be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.