RN Care Coordination Liaison Full Time Eves
Coordinates the care for patients throughout the organization from both a discharge planning and utilization review perspective on the evening shift. Performs concurrent utilization review activities on all patients handed off from the previous shift.
Collaborates and educates the medical staff on appropriate utilization review guidelines and documentation in accordance with CMS regulations and Commercial payers guidelines. Monitors and intervenes on LOS, resource utilization and denial management/ prevention. To coordinate and facilitate patient care through the Valley Hospital as it relates to a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and utilization of resources.
Expedites discharges throughout the organization based on hand-off and facility need. Provides support to the MD and RN team on the evening shift to assist in all facets of Care Coordination.
Minimum 5 years' experience in clinical nursing, minimum of 3 years in case management/ utilization.
Bachelor's degree (BSN) in nursing required. ANCC case management certification preferred. Expectations: achieve ANCC case management certification within two years (effective 2016), or when requirements for sitting for the exam case management exam, as stated by the ANCC
Registered Nurse, Licensed in State of New Jersey, Current acute care clinical knowledge with broad-base medical / surgical background. Demonstrates effective interaction and communication skills.
Strong critical thinking, clinical reasoning skills and effective problem solving. Ability to perform work accurately and pay attention to details, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function competently in stressful situations and changing work environment, Ability to work collaboratively within the health- system with patients and families; and with multidisciplinary team members (i.e. , physicians, Rehab, Respiratory, DI, Lab, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergencies. Ability to use critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills effectively problem-solve and provide case management services.
Area of Talent: Nursing
Organization: The Valley Hospital
Department: VH CARE COORDINATION
Status: Full Time (36+ hrs/week)
Schedule: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Valley Health System