Job Description

The RN Care Manager is responsible for function of clinical care management ensuring the achievement of desirable patient outcomes, appropriate length of stay, efficient utilization of resources, increased patient and family involvement, and patient/staff/family education. Implementation is accomplished through patient assessment, monitoring of the plan of care, review activities, coordination with the interdisciplinary team and any outside third-party payers, communicating with physicians, performing utilization management activities to avoid denials, reduce avoidable delays and control costs where possible, and by facilitating continuity of care across settings.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Current Washington State RN Licensure. Three (3) to five (5) years acute care clinical nursing experience. Experience in a variety of acute care nursing departments, preferred. One (1) year Utilization Management/Case Management experience. Flexible, positive, and clear interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to provide information in a collaborative manner with physicians and other staff. Must be able to communicate effectively in one-on-one situations as well as large group settings. Critical reasoning skills in clinical decision-making, problem solving, and ability to interpret and analyze data. Knowledge and understanding of regulatory, financial and clinical aspects of care. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access and overall computer literacy required. HCP (Healthcare Provider) Level of BLS (Basic Life Support) within three (3) months of hire.

F-Time; 40 hrs/wk

Days; 8a-4:30p