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ER/ED Case Manager, Care Management, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Joliet
Presence Health | Joliet, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 30419

Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet

Location Address:
333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL  60435-8200 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: E

 

SUMMARY

The ER Case Manager collaborates with the Emergency Department team to assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate options and services to enable the progression of patients across the acute care continuum.  Performs required activities for utilization management, transition planning, and identification of actual or potential quality care issues.  Performs as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team to effectively ensure optimal patient outcomes and length of stay efficiency.  Considers payer requirements and responds accordingly to avoid adverse financial consequence to patient and hospital.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs clinical assessments and interventions on assigned patients as appropriate to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Collaborates with the patient/family, multidisciplinary team including physicians and  payers, ensure the patient's progress through the acute episode of care to discharge in an efficient and cost effective manner for assigned case load.
  • Facilitates implementation of a timely discharge plan and updates discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team in accordance with patient clinical course and continuing care needs to expedite post discharge care.
  • Utilizes screening criteria to make appropriate referrals.
  • Using approved criteria, conducts admission reviews of patient admission or observation stay to ensure appropriateness of the setting and communicates this to the appropriate physician.
  • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Education and/or Experience  

Graduate from an accredited nursing program. Must be an Illinois Licensed Registered Nurse. Minimum three years of acute care nursing experience required.

 

Two years of experience in Care Management preferred.

 

Computer Skills          

Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word).

                                               

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois Registered Nurse License required. CPR required.

 

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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