General Summary of Position:
The Case Manager is responsible for facilitating the patient’s hospitalization from admission through discharge. The Case Manager coordinates with physicians, nurses and social workers and other disciplines within the care team, including outside agencies, to expedite the appropriateness, effectiveness and timeliness of care. Applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning, and manages the resources necessary for cost effective, quality patient care. This position includes meeting the needs and providing services to all age groups-infancy through geriatrics, as well as providing services for the culturally diverse population Washington Hospital Center serves.
Bachelor’s degree along with current RN DC license is required. However, an Associate’s degree in Nursing with five years of bedside nursing experience can be used in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.
5 years of broad clinical experience in the acute care setting is required, with experience in case management, quality management and utilization experience preferred.
Current RN District of Columbia license is required.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.