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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Case Manager in Tavares, Florida

Description

RN Care Manager AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman

Immediate Health Insurance Coverage

Sign on Bonus

Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/ Day

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Supports and facilitates hospital goals for capacity management and length of stay (LOS)

  • Works with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop, activate and efficiently facilitate patient treatment and discharge plans. Evaluates the potential for unplanned readmissions

  • Coordinates the integration of case management functions into the patient care, discharge planning processes in collaboration with the physician, other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies and healthcare facilities

  • Identification and tracking of avoidable internal, external and physician delays

  • Meets with patients/families to discuss realistic and appropriate discharge options and providers to coordinate the discharge plan. Identifies and resolves potential barriers to plan achievement

  • Demonstrates knowledge in admission and continued stay criteria for inpatient and observation in order to facilitate proper patient placement across the healthcare continuum

  • Applies knowledge of local, state and federal programs to expedite discharge while maintaining sound stewardship of healthcare resources

  • Demonstrates and encourages positive interpersonal relations with the patient/family, physicians, community agencies, and other members of the health care team. Maintains open communication

  • Leads and/or participates in weekly unit interdisciplinary discharge meetings (ICPC) along with hospital LOS meetings for complex patients

  • Documents clear/concise discharge assessments/plans in patient’s electronic medical record via Cerner Care Manager

  • Maintains clinical competency and current knowledge of community resources and payor requirements to perform job responsibilities

  • Assists with departmental Performance Improvement initiatives

  • Maintains computer proficiency to perform/complete work assignments including the electronic medical record, Care Manager, and Outlook e-mail/calendar management

  • Exhibits organizational skills, flexibility, and teamwork

  • Provides necessary coverage and assistance with other duties within the department when needed

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Active Florida State License as a Registered Nurse or LPN

  • Minimum 2 years recent acute care experience

  • Minimum of an additional 2 years of experience in healthcare related fields

  • Active Florida State License as a Registered Nurse or LPN

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.

  • Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Effective organizational skills

  • Proficiency in the daily use of standard office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, copier, etc. and sill in utilizing Microsoft Work and Outlook tools

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (preferred)

  • Minimum of 2 years of utilization review/case management experience and a minimum of 1 year of experience in discharge planning in an acute care setting is highly desirable(preferred)

  • Case Management certification highly desirable ACM (Accredited Case Manager; CCM (certified case manager), RN-BC (board certified in case man

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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