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Case Manager (RN)

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

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 a Full Time Registered Nurse to join the Care Management Team at the Christiana Hospital. This is a full-time, unit base, day shift, Case Management position. No weekends. No holidays.

 

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:

Monday-Friday 8a-4:30p, No Weekends, No Holidays

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.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Registered Nurse with BSN required; Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN within 3 years of hire required

Active DE Licensure, in good standing. DE license is required upon hire and NJ, PA, MD licenses required within 90 days of hire.

Case Management Certification preferred through the Commission for Case Management (CCM) or within 18 months of hire

 

 

EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

 

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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Job Posting: 859567

Posted On: Oct 17, 2021

Updated On: Nov 16, 2021