Job Description The Clinical Case Manager functions within the multidisciplinary team to facilitate an assigned group of patients through the health care system with the primary focus of efficient, effective, compassionate inpatient care and a safe transition to the next level of care. In some areas, this may include pre-admission to post discharge coordination of care. The Clinical Case Manager monitors the patient care process and physiological needs; documents, communicates, and collects data to evaluate and improve timeliness and appropriateness of care. The Clinical Case Manager collaborates with physicians, nurses and other health care workers to provide comprehensive case management assessment, treatment, and follow-up evaluation for patients and to communicate plan of care. The Clinical Case Manager maintains an awareness of state and national health care trends and proactively responds with initiatives to enhance provision of care and ensure efficient resource utilization.
Minimum Education Required Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Additional Education Desired Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Required Qualifications RN license required, BSN preferred or Licensed Masters SW with previous CM and/or discharge planning experience. 2 years clinical experience applicable to the patient population, home care, hospice, community agency, and/or payer relations required. Prior case management experience strongly preferred. This role must understand the health care continuum and have the ability to solve complex problems and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work with various computer applications.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.
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