REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, and/or EXPERIENCE
Licensed in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse. Recent extensive experience in case management or; requires a degree in a health related field (Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate) with relevant hospital management experience, or; other allied health professionals who have extensive hospital experience or other pertinent credentials in the areas of responsibility will be considered. Will have knowledge in the use of the following systems: PC based Word and Excel spreadsheet programs; industry publications as they relate to Case Management. CM experience in acute care setting preferred including discharge planning and UM, prior supervisory / management experience and coding experience or knowledge preferred.
REQUIRED LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse. BLS certification required.
OTHER REQUIRED SPECIAL SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of Case Management and Utilization Management. Ability to interpret and process data in an analytical manner. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills. Computer operational skills, understanding of statistics, spreadsheets and database systems. Current understanding of regulations as it relates to Joint Commission, State specific requirements, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people. Ability to work with hospital team to motivate relevant constituencies to embrace change as required by Tenet’s Commitment to Quality and other clinical initiatives.
Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Must have the ability to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of “customers”, including but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with the position. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices, protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards.