Position Summary: The Case Manager is primarily responsible for the coordination of resources and services in response to individual patient needs and fiscal realities. As a member of the patient care team, the case manager is responsible for tracking clinical service utilization of specific patients from admitting to discharge. Tracking includes the concurrent collection of data, and analysis for appropriateness and timing of interventions. The Case Manager provides practical interpretation of the analysis for nurses, multi-disciplinary teams, medical staff and managers as the findings and recommendations relate to the individual patient’s outcomes, the health plan coverage, and the overall costs for both the patient and the hospital. Guided by the current disease state practices, the case manager is responsible for impacting the timely delivery of services, the length of stay and the appropriateness of treatment while supporting the triple aim of improving the patient experience, improving patient outcomes, and effectively managing the cost of care.
Associate Degree in Nursing, required; Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, preferred
Current and in good standing SC RN license with SCLLR.
Minimum two years RN Case management experience in health care delivery acute care setting preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Case Management and outcomes required.
Knowledge in acute care level psychosocial intervention and practices required.
-Able to work independently, adjust priorities often and establish rapport quickly required
-Exception critical thinking and problem skills required.
-Demonstrated experience in diplomacy and ability to contribute to team goal setting and program development required.
-Proven communication skills, both verbal and written required.
-Expertise in facilitation of dysfunctional family and patient placement outcomes required.
-Basic computer knowledge and skills required to manage multiple databases required.
-Primary home base will be established but flexibility to float to various facilities within the GHS system as may be needed required.
Physical Requirements: Light-Medium Physical Agility Test Rating (PAT)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be tested by post offer PAT.