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Manager of Case Management - RN
Location:Lake Region Healthcare
Position:2020-LRH-8011-031
Department:Medical/Surgical
FT/PT Status:80 Hours Biweekly
Hourly Wage (higher DOE):$32.74
  
Job Responsibilities:
The focus of case management is identifying and managing patient outcomes across the continuum. The Manager of Case Management  is a registered nurse who manifests a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of complex responses of individuals, families or communities to actual or potential health problems. The Manager of Case Management coordinates and manages a team that will provide care of high risk, high volume, high cost patients in order to meet multiple service needs, ensure continuity of services, decrease fragmentation of care in all settings, enhance the patient’s quality of life, and ensure cost containment. The Manager of Case Management and his/her team will assist the patient/family in coping with illness, optimizes the patient’s self-care abilities, and supports patient’s rights to make choices. The Manager of Case Management will lead his/her team to manage patients through an episode of illness and focus on wellness and disease management.

Job Qualifications:
Graduate of a school of nursing. Bachelor of science/art in nursing preferred. Current Minnesota license to practice professional license required. Case Management experience required. This position requires current Healthcare Provider level CPR certification upon hire or must be obtained within 6 months.Three years clinical experience in the acute care setting preferred.Demonstrates a broad theory base and sound clinical skills. May have an identified specialty of practice, but must be able to function in all areas of case management to ensure continuity of care in the absence of colleagues. Demonstrates customer-focused interpersonal abilities in order to interact effectively with physicians, health team members, community agencies, and patients/families with diverse opinions, values, and religious/cultural ideals. Ability to work autonomously with little direction and be directly accountable for practice. Demonstrates leadership qualities including time management, verbal and written communication skills, listening skills, facilitating, problem solving, decision making, priority setting, work delegation, and work organization.Case Management core competencies include: Knowledge of the role of case management in assuring patient care across multiple settings, Knowledge of appropriate interventional strategies to reduce the length of stay and manage utilization of resources, Knowledge of reimbursement mechanisms and managed care issues, Knowledge of community resources and referral mechanisms to assure coordination of discharge planning, and Knowledge of research process and its implications to Quality Improvement processes.

Shifts:
Days with potential of some on call hours

Department Description:

Open Date: 9/3/2020
Preferred Application Deadline: 9/10/2020