RN Care Coordinator - Case Management - Penn State Health St. Joseph (Reading, PA)
The RN Care Coordinator position coordinates the care and service of selected patient populations across the continuum. Works collaboratively with patient, family, physician and other members of the health care team to achieve the highest quality clinical outcomes with the most cost effective use of available resources. The RN Care Coordinator position assumes responsibility for an interdisciplinary process which assesses, plans, implements, monitors, and measures the effectiveness of interventions to meet patient treatment and transitional needs. Is knowledgeable about various age-related care protocols and functions within their scope of practice. Teamwork is a vital component through effective collaboration efforts.
RN Registered Nurse required. Two years of experience in acute care hospital required. American Heart Association BLS Certification required within 6 months of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Familiarity with case management role in health care setting. Knowledge of medical terminology, utilization management criteria, community resources, and health care reimbursement systems. Ability to analyze data, apply critical thinking process to problem-solving. Demonstrated capacity to work with inter- disciplinary team (especially physicians) and communicate effectively. Moderate computer skills required.
Bachelor's degree (or enrolled in Bachelor's program) with case management certification (CCM or ACM). Previous experience in case management, discharge planning or utilization management role. Knowledge of InterQual and/or Milliman criteria.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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