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Nurse Manager Case Management (RN)

Savannah, GA · Healthcare
Position:  Nurse Manager - Case Management (RN), Sign-On Bonus
Location:  Savannah, GA
Benefits:  Yes - Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401-K with Company Match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Loan Forgiveness, Adoption Assistance, and much more!
Salary:  Competitive salary - Based on experience
Sign-On Bonus: Yes
Position Type:   Full-time, permanent position
Shift:   Days, rotating weekends
Facility Type:  612-Bed, Level I Trauma, Full-Service Acute Care Hospital
Department:   Case Management
Reports to:  CFO
JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary:
  • Nurse Manager of Case Management has primary responsibility for the daily assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring of the staff of the Case Management Department. 
  • The Nurse Manager of Case Management is responsible for guiding, mentoring, and leading the hospital’s case management team. 
  • Direct patient care experience in an acute care setting required.
  • Ability to perform comprehensive assessment of physical and psychosocial needs of patients. 
  • Understanding of the unique needs associated with various age populations and the ability to provide age specific care and services. 
  • Computer literate.
  • Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities. 
  • Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer.
Responsibilities include:
  • Supervise assigned personnel, which include daily work assignment allocation, training, mentoring and problem resolution.
  • Evaluates performance and make recommendations to the director for personnel actions.
  • Motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  • May assist director in employee counseling and/or disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Supervise employee output and professional conduct.
  • Conduct on the job training and orientation of all new staff.
  • Involved in the hiring of staff members for openings in his/her cost center and or department.
  • Work in a fast-paced and customer service-oriented environment and to perform duties.
  • Meet deadlines in a timely manner and understands that outcomes are metrics driven.
  • Complete assignments independently and to work as part of a team; to take instructions from director; to exercise problem-solving skills; and to interact with co-workers, patients, families, vendors, and the public in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Oversee good “iCare” core values and customer service, which all employees must follow.
  • Supervise daily activities and flow of Case Management operations from admission to discharge.
  • Work as a liaison between Case Management, physicians and ancillary departments of the hospital.
  • Understand and enforce system, departmental and hospital policies and procedures as well as established rules and regulations.
  • Cross train in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department/work unit to permit flexible staffing assignments.
  • Recognize impending crisis situations and institutes measures (such as adjusting priorities) to prevent further complications.
  • Keep abreast of the physician utilization of service, their specialty and specific needs.
  • Communicate timely with the Director of Case Management regarding any problems, issues or concerns regarding his/her team.
  • Serve as a role model for all employees by setting an example of high standards in dress, attitude, conduct, cooperation and job performance.
  • Work closely with all ancillary and clinical departments to ensure patient is moved along the continuum of care in a cost- effective, timely manner to ensure quality care.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities of all lesser included jobs
  • Requires weekend supervision coverage at times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum two (2) years Supervisory experience in Case Management in an acute care hospital setting
  • Minimum, five (5) years acute care Case Management experience, Preferred
  • Recent short-term, acute care (hospital) and leadership experience is required; rehab/LTAC experience not accepted. 
EDUCATION
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN, Preferred
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
  • Georgia RN License (active/unencumbered), or recognized compact license (subject to Georgia’s licensing requirements)
  • ACM or CCM, Preferred
SPECIAL SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledgeable about Medicare, Medicaid, TriCare and other Third-party payers. 
  • Knowledgeable about local, state, federal and community resources and the scope of services they provide. 
  • Direct experience with regulatory agencies and Third-party payers within the last two years. 
  • Experience in discharge planning and a working knowledge of alternative delivery systems including home health, durable medical equipment, rehabilitation, extended care facility and skilled nursing facilities, their scope of services and their criteria for care. 
  • Knowledgeable and experience in medical/legal aspects of care. 
  • Knowledge of Interqual Criteria a must.
WHY WORK FOR US?

Together, we believe our success is dependent on an environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture.

We offer: 
  • Security and stability from working with America’s leading healthcare provider! 
  • Unmatched potential for a variety, flexibility and career growth.
  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Nurse Leaders!
  • The joy of teaming with people who share your passion for the care and improvement of human life.
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