Care Manager - Care Manager Department

Job Ref: 21838
Category: Nurse Case Manager
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Care Management
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 7:30 AM-4:00PM

Job Summary
As a member of the healthcare team, the RN care manager:
• Ensures that care provided by the healthcare team is given in an efficient and cost-effective manner while promoting optimal patient
• Assists the physician and healthcare team in promoting cost-effective utilization of healthcare resources.
• Ensures that the patient is admitted to the appropriate level of care and that care is provided in a timely manner utilizing standardized
criteria and ensuring that federal and state regulations are followed.
• Collaborates with the patient, caregiver and healthcare team to assess the discharge needs of the patient and formulates/facilitates a safe
and appropriate discharge plan.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate of professional accredited nursing school required.
BSN preferred

3-5 years acute care or community nursing experience required.
Licensure and/or Certification
Current license as a registered nurse in Massachusetts required.
CCM preferred

Communication skills
Assessment skills
Critical thinking skill
Organizational skills
Excellent customer service skills
Work Independently
Computer skills required
Ability to prioritize
Ability to maintain confidential information
Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English
Establish effective relationships with wide variety of health care providers