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RN CASE MANAGER:
This position provides support for Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix providing primary support our Emergency Department, and will also provide support to our Inpatient Tower, Emergency Department, WIS and Acute Rehab services. This position provides roles/responsibilities to address Case Management needs of all patients located at Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix. This individual will assist to minimize over- and under-utilization, reduce frequency of E.R. utilization, preventing readmissions, assisting with transitional care coordination for patients going to home environments.
Candidate should also possess strong knowledge of local and state resources including financial and community social services programs. Additional responsibilities include participation in associated programs, i.e. brain injury, Institute, etc. Case Manager will also cross-train to additional units, i.e. Observation, acute rehab, E.D., and critical care population to provide comprehensive competency for care coordination across a continuum of care in multi-faceted populations. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing w/ completion by 2020. Willing to become certified case manager within 3 years of hire. Strong team-building skillset.
This position will be utilized for ED-IP-OBS coverage and also assisting to cover other facilities futuristically.
About Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients as assigned. This position assesses the patients plan of care and develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, facilitating options and services to meet the patients health care needs. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient need and payer requirements. This position is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered by both them and others and identifies/resolves barriers which may hinder effective patient care.
Must possess knowledge of case management or utilization review as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in case management or health care.
Requires current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license in state worked. For assignments in an acute care setting, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is also required.
Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 3-5 years clinical experience. Must have a working knowledge of care management, acute care and/or home care environments, community resources and resource/utilization management. Must demonstrate critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, effective communication skills, and time management skills. Must demonstrate ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team format. For assignments in an acute care setting, must be able to work flexible hours and take rotating call after hours. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital and/or home care setting. Experience must include working in an acute care and/or home care setting within the past 12 months as a Case Manager in the specialty area.
CCM (Certified Case Manager) preferred
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.