Lead Case Manager - Nurse Case Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland
Aug 07, 2017
Feb 28, 2018
Management, Nurse
Full Time
Position Purpose:This position is for a full time Lead Case Manager working weekends - Four 10 hr. days: Friday, Sat, Sun and MonJob Description Details:

General Summary:

Serves as the senior clinician for case managers in the case management department. With the managers, develops and implements standards which enhance the quality of case management interventions, consistent with the professional model and with the mission and policies of Holy Cross Hospital. Provides process oversight and education toward new staff orientation, staff competency development, and the continuous documentation improvement program (CDIP).

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital. 

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

RN, Licensed by State of Maryland.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

 RN with BSN; Masters Degree or Certification in Case Management preferred.  Extensive case management experience may be considered in lieu of advanced education.  At least two years case management experience required, to include Quality Improvement and Clinical Documentation enhancement experience in the acute hospital setting. Previous management/supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of overall hospital operations, especially in areas of reimbursement and regulatory matters. Highly articulate with strong written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to act in an assertive, diplomatic and innovative manner. Demonstrated public presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain cooperative relationships with medical staff, nursing and other professional staff. Demonstrated leadership ability. Computer literacy and analytic skills required. Demonstrated ability to work with all age groups of patients.

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 directly to and is evaluated by the Director of Case Management. Serves as a senior clinician and resource person to case managers regarding utilization review, care coordination, CDIP and discharge planning activities. Facilitates competency development.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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