The Care Manager serves as a Bachelor's level registered nurse care manager with responsibility for assessing, coordinating patient care, evaluating and updating the plan of care across the continuum utilizing accepted criteria and guidelines to manage and determine medical necessity of services provided. The RN Care Manager functions as a clinician, case manager, and educator to achieve optimal clinical and quality outcomes by effectively managing care and resources to reduce unnecessary utilization. Collaborates in the development and implementation of performance improvement activities.
Minimum Requirements:BSN Required. Significant care management experience in lieu of degree may be considered. Three to five years experience in one of the following settings: case management, disease management, home health care, hospital or physician office setting. Knowledge of computer applications and analytical tools. Knowledge of nursing theory, application of learning theory.
Preferred Qualifications:MSN Preferred. Prior electronic medical record (EMR) experience. Bilingual preferred, if defined population requires.
Licensure and Certifications: PA Registered Professional Nurse licensure. BSN , Case Management Certification within 3 years of hire.
Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
Internal Number: 11171
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