RN Manager - Care Management

Leadership Kirkland, Washington

Department: Care Management
Job Type: Full-Time Shift: Day
Hours/Week: 40
Req: 43623


Description

EvergreenHealth is seeking an experienced Nurse Manager to help lead our well-established, dedicated and dynamic Care Management team.

The Nurse Manager is responsible for the functions of case management, discharge planning, documentation integrity, utilization management and clinical outcomes. Assures continuity and coordination of care for patients before, during and after hospitalization, easing the transition for patients and families into and out of the hospital. The department contributes to the realization of financial goals for targeted case types, ensures appropriate clinical documentation and that payer conditions are met. Assumes 24-hour accountability and responsibility for area(s) assigned. Responsible for overall quality of service and for planning, developing, organizing, integrating, and directing programs, staff, and budget in support of the organizational goals and commitments.

Facilitates patient care including organization and management within established policies, procedures, standards of care, budgetary parameters and strategic objectives.

Provides guidance to Case Management RNs to assure appropriate utilization of services, level of care and documentation assuring fiscal integrity for the services provided to bedded patients.

Provides guidance to Case Management Social Workers to ensure proactive and complete discharge planning as well as the array of psychosocial services.

Maintains knowledge of payer requirements, community services, EvergreenHealth services and regulatory requirements.

Provides guidance to Administrative Assistants to assure timely facilitation of referrals.

Performs other duties as assigned.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:
-Master's degree in Nursing.
-Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington.
-Three (3) years of care management experience
-Two (2) years supervisory, management or leadership experience in care management functions
-Five (5) years of Acute Care Hospital experience
-Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
-Have knowledge of relevant computer systems; continuous quality improvement, and leadership process knowledge and skills.
-Must demonstrate ability to communicate clinical/education knowledge to staff, patients, and families.
-An understanding of financial management and a commitment to the provision of cost-effective care.
-Excellent customer relationship skills, interest and willingness to create and maintain relationships with all key customers, patients/families, physicians, payers, other departments, and outside agencies.

DESIRED for the position:
-Related certifications in Case Management

NUR321

** We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits and relocation assistance.**

Benefit Highlights: 

  • Excellent Medical, Dental Vision benefits and Retirement Program
  • Free Parking
  • Professional development/ Continuing Education/ Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance program

EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients.  The literature shows that having a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) contributes significantly to the quality of care.  Toward that end, this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program within three years and obtain a BSN within five years of employment. Please note this BSN requirement does not apply to those with an RN license for twenty or more years or current EvergreenHealth RNs hired prior to April 1, 2014.

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