Case Manager II (RN)

Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 10, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Specialty
Case Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Case Manager II will provide case management services to patients and their families or caregivers. Assist with assessment, participate in planning and implementation of intervention and ensure follow-up and coordination of services. Engage in outreach activities in the community. Assist with administrative tasks, as needed. All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children’s National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children’s National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.
Qualifications
Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Master's degree in a related field.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 years of experience with at least three in a pediatric setting. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas: case management, designated/pediatric specialty, program/project development, utilization management, clinical pathways, and leadership, preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Human relations skills critical. Must be proficient with Microsoft office software programs and have keyboard skills.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Registered Nurse in District of Columbia

Current certification in specialty area.
Specific Requirements and Preferences
Current certification in Case Management

Functional Accountabilities

Professional Practice/Research

  • Participates in Shared Leadership.

  • Contributes to the MAGNET Journey of Children’s National.

  • Ensures that nursing practice is based on evidence of best practice.

  • Accountable for participating in the Nursing Division’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level).

  • Participates in community activities.
  • Patient Resource Services

  • Communicate denials, high risk, or changes in level of care using accepted processes to limit financial risk to CNMC and patients’ families.

  • Navigate internal and external systems to accurately identify or secure payers and link patients to needed services.
  • Discharge Transitional Plan of Care

  • Define discharge and transitional care criteria with the healthcare team to facilitate efficient care transitions.

  • Conduct an initial assessment of patient and family to identify potential discharge barriers and needs in accordance with departmental and regulatory requirements.

  • Develop and implement a plan of care and make referrals based on a needs assessment and available resources in conjunction with care team members.

  • Transition care to external providers and services to achieve quality outcomes for patient and family.

  • Provide clinical reviews to third party payers using nationally recognized criteria and validate authorization or denial of services and document appropriately in STAR.
  • Documentaion

  • Document according to departmental policy.
  • Performance Improvement

  • Identify, implement, and evaluate processes to improve customer service, reimbursement and/or hospital performance.

  • Participate in the identification of PI issues and take steps to improve unit or CRM processes.

  • Promote the development of CRM department and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

    Organizational Commitment/Identification

  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization

  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences

  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Customer Service

  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  • Teamwork/Communication

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior

  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals

  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
  • Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

  • Contribute to a positive work environment

  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change

  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes

  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
  • Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

  • Use resources efficiently

  • Search for less costly ways of doing things
  • Safety

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation

  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation

  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication

  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers

  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance