Case Manager

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:General Summary:
Implements case management activities for all age groups that promote continuous improvement in the coordination of care; monitors and manages clinical resource consumption; ensures clinical documentation is accurate; provides continuity of care and post hospital planning in order to optimize cost efficient resource utilization and maximum reimbursement.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Job Description Details:

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

RN licensed by the State of Maryland.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills,  and Abilities Required:

RN required.  Bachelor's Degree required. Certification in Case Management preferred.

At least three years acute care experience required; Utilization/Quality Management, Discharge Planning and/or Clinical Documentation enhancement experience preferred.

Knowledge of overall hospital operations, especially in areas of reimbursement and regulatory matters.

Highly articulate with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Computer literacy and analytic skills required.

Able to communicate effectively, demonstrating good audio and visual acuity.

Demonstrated ability to work with all age groups of patients (birth to geriatric).

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements: Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Environmental Conditions: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to and is evaluated by the Director of Case Management and Team Manager.  Performs independently within established policy with minimal supervision.  Consults as needed with the Director and/or Team Manager especially in cases requiring policy and/or procedural decisions.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

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