Job Description & Requirements
Case Management Nurse - Case Manager
of practice includes patient/family assessment and management, resource management, identifying patients appropriate for Inpatient Admission, Observation, or Outpatient status, care facilitation, discharge planning with referral to all levels of care, and other related duties specific to the defined patient population. This Nurse Case Manager collaborates with other case managers, social work staff, the Access Center, Admissions, the Outcome Manager, and other physician and administrative leadership staff within the ED, the Coordinated Care Department and both the inpatient and outpatient settings. She/he uses knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and clinical care processes to participate with other clinical staff and physicians in the development of clinical practice guidelines and physician order sets for the purpose of improving quality of care, changing practice, and reducing costs. The role has a primary reporting relationship to the Director of Coordinated Care.