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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Care Manager - $32-52 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Care Manager for a nursing job in Green Bay, Wisconsin.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Care Manager
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 20 hours per week
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: Staff
    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Conducts complete assessments, establishes appropriate plans, and initiates interventions within desired timeframes. Collaborates and negotiates effectively with patient, family, and team while striving to achieve patient and organizational goals with regard to patient's care needs, choice and satisfaction when discharge planning/transitioning care. Utilizes patient/family strengths in the problem-solving process, involving the patient/family and team in the decision-making process beginning on admission and continuing throughout patient's hospital stay.
    • Provides continuity of care and discharge planning services compliant with regulatory standards by providing coordinated relevant options and services based on assessed needs to ensure patient/family and healthcare team is informed and able to proceed with accountabilities in a timely manner. This includes participating in the communication process to facilitate a smooth transition for patient, family, and staff when patients are transferred.
    • Provides case management services related to various levels of health care, finances, housing, family discord, or illness adjustment, based department scope. This may include managing family dynamics and crisis situations in a timely and professional manner, using community resources effectively, and educating patient/family regarding access to and use of services.
    • Initiates internal and external referrals to assure timely progression of care and transitions. Documents discharge planning interventions and utilization review activity per department and medical center standards in a timely manner. Performs and documents accurate and timely concurrent and retrospective reviews based on approved established criteria as required by department standards.
    • Communicates effectively with the healthcare team. Works in partnership with Social Work and unlicensed support personnel to effectively establish and implement a safe plan of care. Serves as an active member of the Outcome Facilitation Team/Patient Care Multidisciplinary Team and works closely with medical staff, hospital departments and ancillary services in identification and resolution of barriers to discharge, expediting care delivery to avoid delays in timely service provision, and implementing and reporting care coordination, discharge planning and utilization management (UM) activities.
    • Collaborates with managers, physicians, medical directors, advisory groups, and treatment teams for issues related to physician practices and best practices for the patient's plan of care. Refers cases to physician advisor as needed to ensure efficient progression of care, accurate status, and compliance with regulatory guidelines.
    • Remains knowledgeable in issues of healthcare regulations, reimbursement issues, impact on length of stay and community resources. Completes UM activities as required based on local structure to include providing clinical updates to payers and/or external review organizations, collecting data, coordinating denial activity, supporting UM activity, and managing avoidable delays. Delivers CMS regulatory notices within CMS established timeframes, as appropriate based on-site guidelines.
    • Develops and maintains productive relationships with community-based agencies and networks by representing Advocate Aurora Health Care in a positive manner working collaboratively, internally, and externally, to meet patient/family needs. Works in collaboration with Advocate Aurora Ambulatory Care Management and Continuing Health to meet common goals and outcomes.
    • Serves as an educator and expert resource to medical and hospital staff regarding admission status and acute care criteria, utilization management issues, care coordination and discharge planning needs, and relevant regulatory requirements.
    • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. - Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. - Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.License/Registration/Certification: - Registered Nurse License issued by the state in which the Team Member practices.Level of Education: - Bachelor's Degree in NursingYears of Experience: - 2 years of clinical nursing experience.KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
      • Effective communication skills.
      • Utilization of critical thinking and timely decision making.
      • Ability to navigate the Electronic Health Record.
      • Basic utilization of MS Office products.
      • Knowledge of Medicare A and B guidelines.
      • Knowledge of Managed Care program requirements/implications.
      • Ability to apply elements of Utilization Management programs.PHYSICIAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Must be able to sit up to approximately 50 percent of the workday; stand and walk for the equivalent of several blocks at a time.
        • Must lift up to 10 lbs. continuously, up to 20 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
        • Manual dexterity required for operation computer and calculator.
        • Visual acuity required for facilitating review of written documents/computer screens, medical records, and to record information accurately.
        • Clear verbal communications and hearing acuity required for receiving instructions and converse on standard telephone.
        • Functional speech and hearing to allow for effective communication of instructions and conversation over the telephone. -
        • Exposed to normal office environment; including usual hazards related to operating electrical equipment.
        • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R112499. Posted job title: RN Care ManagerAbout Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet - designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care. -Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
          • Holiday Pay
          • Guaranteed Hours
          • Continuing Education
          • 401k retirement plan
          • Pet insurance
          • Wellness and fitness programs
          • Mileage reimbursement
          • Employee assistance programs
          • Medical benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Life insurance
          • Discount program

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Green Bay , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Care Manager - $32-52 per hour, Healthcare , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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