Transitional Care RN

Employer
Location
Elderplan, Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  We believe that nurses give their best care when they know they are being cared for too. When you work for MJHS, you’ll be valued and respected for your dedication to world-class patient care. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to learn and grow. Most of all, you’ll be rewarded with work/life programs that help you balance your priorities and enjoy the career you’ve always wanted. You won’t find that everywhere. But you will find it here.  
 
  Overview:
The challenges of affordable healthcare continue to create new opportunities. Elderplan and HomeFirst, our Medicare and Medicaid managed care health plans, are outstanding examples of how we are expanding services in response to our patients' and members' needs. These high-quality healthcare plans are designed to help keep people independent and living life on their own terms.

Responsibilities:
The professional in this position will act as a patient advocate in facilitating, coordinating and communicating the transition of patients to next level of care in accordance with applicable law, regulations and agency policies and procedures. Works in a collaborative role with MJHC and select inpatient facilities to evaluate inpatients referred for transitional planning and/or home health services. The daily functions are carried out through a combination of telephonic outreach and on-site collaborative efforts with facility discharge planners, MJHC, and in-house case management staff. managed care nurse, managed care rn, nursing, rn, nurse, care management

Qualifications:
  • Associates in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of acute, Medical-Surgical nursing experience.  CHHA/LTHHCP experience preferred.
  • Discharge Planning/Utilization Management experience preferred.
  • Word and Excel
  • Licensed with current Registration to practice as Registered Professional Nurse in NYS; Current CPR Certification.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work within an integrated health care team.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to problem solve independently.
  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficiency in interviewing and physical assessment skills.

Benefits:
We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:
  • Employee and family health coverage
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Generous time off
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement
  • 403(b) retirement plan

 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

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