The Case Manager is accountable for the organization, sequence of services and resources that are necessary and appropriate for the achievement of patient care outcomes within effective time frames on a specific group of patients. In addition, the Case Manager will coordinate the plan of care among all members of the health care team. The Case Manager must have the professional ability to practice under minimal supervision and perform the following seven essential activities of Case Management: Appropriateness of Setting, Assessment, Planning, Implementation, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation, with emphasis on decreasing length of stay and monitoring cost effective health care across the continuum of care. The Case Manager must complete all initial admission assessments within 24 hours of inpatient admission and match the patients ongoing needs with the appropriate level and type of medical, health, psychosocial, or social service as they relate across the continuum of care.
This is an as needed position.
Billingual is a PLUS!
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Specific Degree/Major: Nursing,
One year experience in Case Management in an acute care environment.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Greater than Three years experience.
Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully accomplish the assigned duties and responsibilities of the position.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current license of registered nurse in Florida or licensure from another state with verification of application of eligibility
for Florida licensure by endorsement
PREFERRED CERTIFICAITON AND LICENSURE:
Case Management Certification