Position is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing patient throughput from admission through discharge for assigned patients. The position conducts review for clinical appropriateness and level of care using evidence based criteria and works with payers to authorize care.
Special Skills: The knowledge base of nursing process, continuum of care and case management methods and standards, excellent communication and documentation skills. Demonstrates knowledge of Age-Specific Criteria, American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, Arizona Nurse Practice Act, Core Measures and American Case Management Association (ACMA) Case Management Standards of Practice.
Minimum Requirements: Nursing Degree from an Accredited
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 3-5 years experience in Case Management, Utilization Management or Discharge Planning, in acute care.
Certified Case Manager, CCM or Accredited Case Manager, ACM.