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Case Manager RN

Company: Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Location: Fort Walton Beach
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Case Manager RN - Behavioral Health Social Services


**Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus for eligible candidates.**



The Case Manager in Behavioral Health will participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team, with a focus on discharge planning. The Case Manager will identify potential barriers to patient throughput and quality outcomes and will facilitate appropriate discharge plans.  The Case Manager will evaluate patient durable medical equipment (DME) needs, and assist with accommodating patient needs post-discharge.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment of psychosocial and medical needs of assigned patients, in collaboration with the assigned Treatment Coordinator.
  • Develops a case management plan of care to include identified clinical, psychosocial and discharge needs; coordinates plan of care; plan is documented in the medical record; plan is communicated to appropriate clinical disciplines.
  • Assumes a leadership role, along with members of with interdisciplinary team, to manage care through criteria driven processes for the appropriate level of care, patient status, and resource utilization for assigned caseload.
  • Evaluates admissions for medical necessity using approved criteria at defined intervals throughout the episode of care; escalates medical necessity and admission status issues through the established chain of command.
  • Assesses patients’ post discharge needs and facilitates the provision of services necessary to meet identified needs including SNF, ALF, home health, and mental health residential programs.



  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing required; BSN preferred
  • Florida Registered Nurse (RN) license required; or appropriate multi-state license
  • BLS required upon hire
  • Minimum of 3 years acute care hospital direct patient care nursing experience required
  • 1 year prior experience in Behavioral Health Nursing preferred
  • 1 year of Hospital Case Management experience preferred
  • National Case Management Certification (CCM or ACM preferred)
  • Interqual competence certification preferred



  • Organizational, Analytical
  • Computer         
  • Verbal, Grammar
  • Word, Excel
  • Interpersonal, Customer relations                      
  • Mathematical, Reading, Comprehension 


Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 257-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the TriCounty area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ERPediatric ER and Destin ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are also the parent company of the Rehabilitation Institute, both located in Destin.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.

Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D


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