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Case Manager/WIP

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Job Details
Job Order Number
692230
Company Name
Christiana Care Health System
Physical Address
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713
Job Description

Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report. Christiana Care Health System is always seeking like-minded professionals to join us in our commitment to providing the best patient care in the region. Just named 3rd in the Top 10 Best Hospitals to work for in the North East.

The Christiana Care Health System is currently recruiting an RN Case Manager to work in the Christiana Hospital, as part of our Weekend Incentive Program (WIP). As a WIP employee, you will commit to work 3 out of 4 weekends in a 4 week period. This position is working a 12 hour day/evening shift on Saturdays and Sundays from 8a – 8:30p, plus one rotating Friday shift (4p-8p).

We are seeking an energetic, motivated RN that wants professional autonomy and understand the importance of care coordination. The Case Manager is a vital member of the interdisciplinary team that is responsible to create, implement, and monitor treatment plans to ensure safe, timely, and effective transitions throughout the care continuum and discharge planning.

Highlights:

  • Additional wages for off hours shifts
  • Scheduling flexibility to meet department needs
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.
  • Highly engaged and motivated team
  • 24/7 Leadership Support

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and coordinate an individualized care plan to ensure safe and effective transfers in the movement of patients across the care continuum.
  • Assesses health status of patients/members who are targeted for participation in cardiac disease management program; conducts initial telephonic assessment interview and screening.
  • Conducts patient education; collaborates with patients/members to establish realistic goals and activities to enhance patient self-management and participation in care plan.
  • Monitors patients progress; consults with primary physician or designee and other members of the care delivery team at agreed-upon intervals. Follows patient post-discharge at expected intervals.
  • Acts as consultant to members of the health care team and is very visible Participates in data collection Uses theoretical and educational frameworks and expert clinical knowledge base to promote an provide patient, family staff and community education.
  • Develops and implements educational materials and programs.
  • Participates in activities that contribute to the education of other health care professionals. Plans and participates in educational outreach activities for community organizations.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patients/members and staff information.
  • Attends meetings and in-service educational programs, as requested.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active Clinical RN License required; BSN required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience in acute care preferred.
  • Case Management or utilization management experience desirable.
  • Case Management Certification required within 18 months of hire.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


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