Currently seeking FT Case Manager to work - 9a-5p shift. Must be able to work weekends and take call.
Job Summary: 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: Appropriate 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. This position is required to have competence to assess and case manage all age groups as indicated by the license of a Professional Registered Nurse. 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. The Case Manager evaluates patients for appropriateness, medical necessity, benefit systems and cost benefit analysis within the case load according to Case Management Department Plan, policies and procedures. The Case Manager must meet Department expectations to affect practice variations and enhance patient outcomes. Demonstrates knowledge of payer contracts and provides clinical information to payers, in a fiscally responsible manner. Functions in a team approach to coordinate appropriate and safe discharge planning from the newborn to the geriatric patient.
Important Note: Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a Smoke/Tobacco Free Campus.