Registered Nurse, Care Manager, per diem
Kent Hospital - Care Management Job ID: 06007-x1667-701P
Kent Hospital Warwick ,RI
Be at the Forefront of Change in Health Care Delivery Step into the Department of Care Management, and be the heart and soul of our hospital-wide mission: “Putting Patients First.” The primary goal of this role is to achieve quality results related to system transformation, clinical management and population health. Now, you have the opportunity to join us in accomplishing these results, as we work to transform patient care in our state and beyond. Care Manager- RN per diem As a Care Manager, you will be responsible for providing intensive care management for patients. Your practice will involve developing individualized care plans, and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team, including physicians, to provide a comprehensive approach to care. Help minimize and prevent hospital readmissions throughout our health system for patients of special needs. Guide patients as they navigate the complex world of screenings, treatments, and recovery. Follow up with patients and their families to ensure their understanding of the plan of care. Utilize your psychosocial expertise to serve each patient’s unique needs, while ensuring quality and continuity of care. Form strong and enduring bonds with patients, families and multidisciplinary colleagues. Work autonomously, while enjoying a flexible schedule. Gain valuable experience, as you collaborate with a world-class team. Be a part of the leadership here that is reforming healthcare. Help patients get well and stay well, and feel the pride that comes with shaping the future of health care. Bring your talents to a hospital where patient and employee satisfaction scores are at record highs. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
If hired after January 01, 2016, a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing school, college, or university is required. Master degree preferred. Must have and maintain license as a Registered Nurse in Rhode Island. Minimum of 3 to 5 years related clinical experience as a Registered Nurse. Case Management experience or knowledge required. Knowledge is defined as applicant has 1) a Nursing Care Management Certificate of Graduate Studies or 2) demonstrates current knowledge of Care Management through applicant pre-hire assessment. As of January 01, 2016, Certification in Case Management (CCM or ACM) must be earned within 24 months of employment, prorated for part-time staff. Ability to effectively communicate with and gain cooperation of resident and attending physicians with regards to documentation needs and to effectively influence all members of the interdisciplinary care team during difficult cases to achieve appropriate resolutions. Must have effective written and oral communication. The ability to interpret medical data as documented. Utilization management, quality management and basic knowledge of third party payers is preferred. Knowledge and training in multiple computer systems required to perform position responsibilities (i.e. EMR, Microsoft Office, etc.). Participation in weekend, and holiday coverage rotation. Flexibility to cover as needed.