RN Case Manager - PRN

  • Danbury Hospital
  • Norwalk Hospital Norwalk Connecticut US
  • Posted: Jan 18, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

Required: Bachelor Degree and minimum of three years job-related experience and a minimum of one year acute care management experience. Current CT RN license. BLS certification. Analyze clinical, financial and social situations, identifying problems and alternative courses of action. Ability to be flexible, resourceful and creative in problem solving. Requires a high degree of prioritization skills. Act independently and offer suggestions and new ideas for improving performance and operations. Ability to guide and direct the health care team to assure optimal outcomes. Organize and present information clearly and concisely. Keeps supervisor, peers, physicians, interdisciplinary team members, patients and families informed about progress, problems and developments. Proof read and check documents for errors as well as the ability to use a keyboard to enter, retrieve, and transform data. Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with physicians, patients, families and other members of the interdisciplinary team. The Clinical Care Coordinator-Unit is 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, patient progression of care is efficient and transition plans are executed to the appropriate level of the continuum.  Provides clinically based concurrent review of inpatient medical records 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. Preferred: Certification in Case Management area preferred. Hours: Per Diem