Inspira Medical Centers CASE MANAGER in Vineland, New Jersey
Our mission is to provide a safe and compassionate experience that improves the health and well-being of our
community by placing the safety of our patients and support of our employees at the center of all we do.
MAJOR FUNCTION :
Facilitates a patient’s hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, social workers and other members of the healthcare continuum to ensure appropriate, cost-effective care. Applies clinical expertise and medical necessity criteria to perform the functions of utilization management, care coordination, resource utilization, and discharge planning. Must utilize established criteria to review appropriateness of admission and continued stay. Perform initial and ongoing assessment to ensure a timely transitional care plan is developed that will support each patient’s needs and prevent hospital readmission. Identify and prevent potential barriers in transition of care. Ensure discharge plan is consistent with patient’s clinical course, continuing care needs, and covered services. Identify patients and/or families who require social work referral. Actively participate in multidisciplinary rounds. Collaborate with next level of care providers as appropriate.
Minimum 3 years of experience in hospital setting required. 1-3 years of case management experience preferred; clinical background in
assigned unit/service line preferred; previous utilization management experience preferred; working knowledge of Milliman criteria
preferred; previous experience with regulatory and compliance requirements preferred. Demonstrates excellent communication skills
(oral and written) and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with families, patients, interdisciplinary healthcare team members,
vendors, and third-party payors for optimum care. Excellent clinical and administrative skills and judgement. Proficiency in Microsoft
Office. Ability to work independently, setting priorities to coordinate care plans efficiently.
Licensed Registered Nurse in New Jersey required, and Case Management Certification preferred.