Ascension Health RN Care Manager in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job ID: 274114

RN Care Manager

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: RN Care Manager

City, State: Kalamazoo, MI

Location: Borgess Medical Center

Department: Case Management 002

Additional Job Details: PRN Day

About Us

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The RN Care Manager coordinates the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for patient, from admission to discharge.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates plan for care across the continuum, integrating patient/family preferences and values.

  • Monitors patient care through assessments, evaluations and/or patient records.

  • Advocates for resources and removal of barriers.

  • Maintains ongoing dialog with supervisor and other health providers to ensure effective implementation of health plan.

  • Facilitates and coordinates the care delivered to an assigned group of patients through multidisciplinary, multi-agency and patient/family collaboration to ensure the delivery of cost effective quality care outcomes within an appropriate length of stay.

  • Activities to be performed include utilization management, coordination of discharge planning activities, management of a specific patient population, and assurance of comprehensive clinical documentation.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in Utilization Review.

  • Certified Case Manager.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health related field is required or must obtain within one (1) year of start date.

  • Five years (5) of experience/certification in utilization management, case management or focused discharge planning preferred.

  • Minimum of two years (2) clinical experience in any setting is required.

  • One (1) year experience in care center specialty (acute healthcare environment) is preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining us, click here https://ascension.ttcportals.com/jobs/search/ to search for a job and complete an online application.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

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