Registered Nurse Case Manager -Unit Based- Part Time
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: October 10, 2018
We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced RN to work as part of a collaborative, team environment within Christiana Hospital. The RN Case Manager will collaborate with the multidisciplinary team of physician, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other professional staff. The Case Manager will work with the patient and family to develop a safe and effective discharge plan that will meet the needs of the patient beyond the hospital stay.
- Contribute as part of a multi-disciplinary care team including physicians, care coordinators, social workers, pharmacy, respiratory staff, and others.
- Generous Paid Time Off, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and coordinate an individualized care plan to ensure safe and effective transfers in the movement of patients across the care continuum.
Assesses health status of patients/members who are targeted for participation in cardiac disease management program; conducts initial telephonic assessment interview and screening.
Conducts patient education; collaborates with patients/members to establish realistic goals and activities to enhance patient self-management and participation in care plan.
Monitors patients progress; consults with primary physician or designee and other members of the care delivery team at agreed-upon intervals. Follows patient post-discharge at expected intervals.
Acts as consultant to members of the health care team and is very visible Participates in data collection Uses theoretical and educational frameworks and expert clinical knowledge base to promote an provide patient, family staff and community education.
Develops and implements educational materials and programs.
Participates in activities that contribute to the education of other health care professionals. Plans and participates in educational outreach activities for community organizations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- Active Clinical RN License required; BSN required. Master's degree preferred;
- Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience in acute care.
- Case Management or utilization management experience desirable.
- Case Management Certification required within 18 months of hire.
Hours: This position is every other weekend 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. This 241-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility includes an emergency department and helipad, and is supported by specialized centers for rehabilitation, advanced joint replacement, women's health, pediatrics, behavioral health and memory disorders. This location also offers diagnostic imaging, lab services and an on-site surgicenter. The Wilmington Hospital campus serves as Christiana Care's corporate headquarters and includes the Wilmington Annex, which hosts adolescent health services, an HIV program, a Community Health Access Program and the Wilmington Family Medical Center. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet -- designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin
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