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RN - Case Manager

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Gulf Breeze
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Case manager acts as a patient advocate/case manager to hospital clients. An autonomous role that coordinates, negotiates, procures services and resources for, and manages the care of complex patients to facilitate achievement of quality and cost-efficient patient outcomes. Looks for opportunities to reduce cost while ensuring the highest quality of care is maintained. Provides clinically based case management, discharge planning, and care coordination to facilitate the delivery of cost-effective quality healthcare and assists in the identification of appropriate utilization of resources across the continuum of care. The Case Manager assists the patients throughout their hospital experience to ensure the right care is provided at the right time every time by focusing on the person and family and ensures the patient's active participation and decision making in their care. Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff internal and external to the organization. Participates in quality improvement and evaluation processes related to the management of patient care. The case manager is on-site and available seven days a week, as well as holidays and, therefore, is required to work a weekend rotation and an occasional holiday. The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

Minimum Education

  • Must have ASN degree or Nursing Diploma
    Minimum Work Experience

    • Four (4) years broad based nursing experience is required
      Required Licenses/Certifications

      • Current RN Licensure in the State of Florida required
        Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

        • Demonstrated skills in the areas of negotiation, communication (verbal and written), conflict, interdisciplinary collaboration, management, creative problem solving, and critical thinking.; Knowledge of healthcare financing, community and organizational resources, patient care processes, and data analysis Knowledge of post-acute care community resources; Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; Demonstrates flexibility via an ability to adapt to changing priorities and regulations; Proficient computer skills required.

          About Us

          Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Mobile , RN - Case Manager, Healthcare , Gulf Breeze, Alabama

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