Nurse Case Manager IHR
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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
JOB DESCRIPTIONMonitors and manages patient care to promote continuity of care, optimal patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost efficiency, and compliance. Consults with nursing staff and multidisciplinary team regularly to evaluate patient's status and appropriateness of medical care, including admission, length of stay, transfer and discharge. Monitors patient and family satisfaction. Responds to questions and complaints from patients, family members, and payors regarding care. Participates in discharge planning including coordinating patient transfers to other facilities and coordinating community resources. Provides discharge education and resource referrals to patients. Performs chart review to identify actual or potential issues with service delivery, patient outcomes and satisfaction, compliance, cost, and reimbursement.
* Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
* Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action
* Current licensure as an RN
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing