Hours of Work:Days - some call, weekends available
Job ID #:24698
Minimum Education:Not Indicated
License/Cert Required:Lic Registered Nurse
Minimum Experience:Not Indicated
Specialty Type:Case Management
The Case Manager at the University of Maryland Medical Center provides utilization management, care coordination and discharge planning for the assigned inpatient unit. This role is patient focused, outcome-oriented, and based on general and specialty professional standards, and functions within a multi-disciplinary practice model. The scope of the role extends beyond the University of Maryland System boundaries and includes authority and accountability to intervene on the behalf of identified patients.
Knowledge of managed care, discharge planning, utilization and case management. Highly effective verbal and written skills, strong communication skills and experience dealing with physicians. Excellent analytical and team building skills; the ability to prioritize and work independently. Must be self-confident and possess the ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required. Bachelors degree and certification as case manager are both preferred.
One year of experience in case management and knowledge of payer mechanisms and clinical utilization management is preferred. Two years experience in acute care required, four years clinical nursing experience preferred. Additional experience in home health, ambulatory care, and/or occupational health is preferred.
Four years clinical experience which includes demonstrated effectiveness in coordinating care for a broad range of high risk and complex patients is required. Experience in acute care as well as home health, ambulatory care, and/or occupational health is preferred