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Registered Nurse - Case Manager

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Company: Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Location: Boca Raton, FL

Date Posted: September 16, 2014

Source: Boca Raton Regional Hospital

- BSN, ASN or Diploma required
- American Heart Association BLS
- Current FL RN license
- 2 or more years related experience required
- Hospital experience required

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse Case Manager applies advanced clinical skills to facilitate the management of the patient experience through the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of effective utilization of resources using current clinical knowledge, awareness of community services and functioning as a role model to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes.

Position Expectations and Responsibilities:

* Expected to have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures of governmental regulation.
* Expected to have basic mathematical skills.
* Expected to have basic computer knowledge and be able to use or have the ability to learn any software or systems utilized within the department.
* Expected to initiate case management review within established policies, procedures and time frames.
* Expected to work with the physician, nursing ...
- BSN, ASN or Diploma required
- American Heart Association BLS
- Current FL RN license
- 2 or more years related experience required
- Hospital experience required

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse Case Manager applies advanced clinical skills to facilitate the management of the patient experience through the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of effective utilization of resources using current clinical knowledge, awareness of community services and functioning as a role model to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes.

Position Expectations and Responsibilities:

* Expected to have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures of governmental regulation.
* Expected to have basic mathematical skills.
* Expected to have basic computer knowledge and be able to use or have the ability to learn any software or systems utilized within the department.
* Expected to initiate case management review within established policies, procedures and time frames.
* Expected to work with the physician, nursing/medical staff, social worker, patient/family and community resources to formulate and continually reevaluate a plan of care that best meets the needs of the patient.
* Expected to communicate with physician daily and conduct rounds within nursing/patient care units to observe, intervene, plan and evaluate the implementation of the discharge plan.
* Expected to confer and works collaboratively with medical/nursing, social worker, patient/family and community resources regarding aspects of patient needs, in compliance with MEDICARE standards and promoting patient/customer satisfaction to coordinate and implement case management services.
* Expected to review and report patients with Length of Stay (LOS) greater than 10 days to director to monitor for appropriateness of acute care based on Intensity of Service and discharge plan.
* Expected to provide data for research and administrative support for case management operations, special projects and studies.
* Expected to screen ED patients for admission criteria (medical necessity/patient status/level of care)
* Expected to screens potential transfers from outside hospitals/facilities for appropriateness of admission and medical necessity.
* Expected to communicate results of screening to attending physician if orders don't match level of care ordered.
* Expected to communicate results of screening to bed control/registration.
* Expected to coordinate delivery of HINN (Hospital Issued Notice of Non-coverage)
* Expected to documents initial screening criteria in Canopy.
* Expected to communicate all discharge plans and options to patient/family, physicians and staff members.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Associate's degree from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
* Minimum of three years experience in a current acute care clinical setting
* Current Florida Licensure as Registered Nurse
* Certification in Case Management/Utilization, Management preferred.
* BLS certification from the American Heart Association required.

* Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) including evacuation sites.
* The person in this position will work in a smoke-free location and is expected to adhere to these smoking restricitions at all times.
* In the spirit of wellness for both our employees and patients, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has instituted a mandatory influenza prevention vaccination program.  Current employees must receive the influenza prevention vaccination free of charge during the recognized flu season.   As a condition of employment, new hires will be required to comply with all program rules. This is a mandatory program with the exception of documented medical or religious reasons for not receiving the vaccine.  For further information on this progressive program, please contact Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Human Resources Department at 561-955-4075.

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