Halifax Health is seeking a Care Manager for the Regional Oncology Center - Oncology Services.
The Oncology Care Manager is a designated member of the Oncology team who performs case management, including coordinating the psychosocial needs of outpatient oncology patients and their families, assisting with post-therapy planning that will connect social services and post-therapy planning that will provide appropriate utilization review for treatment and appropriate care for outpatient oncology patients.
Formal Education/Current Florida licensure: RN, LPN, Social Work, or other social services related field (Masters preferred).
Highly developed assessment and interpersonal communication skills.
Abilities to organize, prioritize, analyze, design, and implement plans.
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks in stressful situations.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Screen patients referred by physician and/or staff and identify patients who require social services or utilization review for treatment.
Review medical records with respect to established criteria for severity of illness and intensity of service and initiate appropriate interventions.
Communicate with attending physician and/or physician advisor as medication utilization and other concerns are identified.
Communicate utilization and planning information with insurance and/or review companies as needed.
Conduct interviews with patients, significant others, and appropriate staff to assess the patient’s concerns in coping with health care needs.
Assess patients with respect to health care needs, living situation, cognitive and physical functional abilities, support systems and resources.
Assist patients, significant others, and physicians in identifying health and social resources needed to assure quality care.
Advise and consult with physicians and staff regarding the psycho-social needs of the patient and significant others.
Document and compile statistical information of assessments and interventions.
Generate referrals to address patient needs with reference, but not limited to: financial assistance, medication and medical follow-up, transportation, medical equipment and supplies, home health care, nutrition, substance abuse, rehabilitation, and community resources.
Provide case management to outpatient oncology patients.
Solve related problems to all areas of patient care as required.
Provide leadership and guidance.
Handle multiple responsibilities and tasks in stressful situations.
Report to Cancer Committee for Commission on Cancer and Distress Screening purposes.
Other duties as assigned.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.