The Case Manager coordinates the healthcare needs of patients in the Hospital by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary Patient Care Team and the Primary Care Physician on the in-hospital and post discharge plan of care.
Coordinates the care and services of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient population across the continuum of illness. Assumes responsibility for utilization management and monitoring process. Conducts admission and continued stay review on groups of patients, in accordance with the PRO, special negotiated PPO and/or HMO contracts, and on other classifications of patients as designated by the Utilization/Case Management Review Plan. Coordinates patient care, in conjunction with the medical, nursing and other ancillary staff members. Identifies trends and patterns of resource use and patient care, and makes recommendations in compliance with established policy and procedure. Ensures continuity of care for those patients with post-hospital health care needs and maximizes the patient’s and family’s abilities to meet the continuing care needs within their social and financial framework. Uses an understanding of principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s age specific needs and provide age specific treatment and care.
Current NJ RN licensure
Minimum 2-3 years experience in an acute care clinical setting
Minimum (1) one year experience in case management/utilization review
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Barnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer