Case Manager - Children's Care Management
Coordinates and facilitates interdisciplinary provision of comprehensive, patient-centered, quality health care throughout the continuum for patients with acute and chronic health conditions. Fosters achievement of optimal health care outcomes within accepted standards of care. Serves as an expert resource to the healthcare team regarding the continuum of care, efficient use of resources, Best Practice protocols, team-based care, quality indicators and improvements, and regulatory requirements. Ensures a smooth transition of care between multiple health care environments with planned handoffs. Partners with patients and families in identifying health care issues and barriers to self-care in order to set priorities and engage in appropriate interventions. Demonstrates cultural agility and employs health literacy guidelines to provide education regarding self-management strategies. Utilizes rapid quality improvement cycles to continuously monitor, evaluate, measure, and report progress of interventions and outcomes. Paces the case to assure appropriate and fiscally sound care coordination across the continuum.
Education: Academic degree in nursing (BSN or higher) required by December 31, 2020; MSN preferred. The BSN requirement may be met by demonstrating enrollment in an accredited BSN program.
Experience: This position requires extensive knowledge of disease management to include diagnostics, treatment and prognosis, community resources and healthcare reimbursement. Minimum 2 years clinical nursing experience required. Relevant experience in one or more of the following healthcare areas preferred:
Licensure/Certification: Current applicable state RN licensure. Case management certification preferred. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers required for all employees who perform this job in the state of Oregon.
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