Nurse Case Manager 8/25/2016
Menomonee Falls, WI
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for coordinating the care of patients and their families or significant others within the emergency room (ED) setting.
Monitors admission status, medical appropriateness, and coordinates discharge planning for all patient populations including behavioral health, extended care, and other appropriate patient placement as needed. Monitors and evaluates patient re-admissions.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
A minimum of two years of clinical practice in designated specialty is preferred. Prior utilization management or case management experience is preferred.
A minimum of five years of acute care nursing experience is required.
Analytical skills necessary to assess patient's discharge needs and develop solutions to problems concerning patients' mental status or physical well-being to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Interpersonal skills necessary to instruct and maintain effective contacts with a variety of hospital personnel.
Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally acquired through completion of a minimum of two years education at an accredited School of Nursing in order to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse is required.
Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered NurseLicense or a Multi-state Nursing License from a participating state in the NLC (NurseLicensure Compact). American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required within 90 days.
LOCATION: US:WI:MENOMONEE FALLS AT OUR COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FACILITY.
FTE: 1.000000 *1.0 FTE IS FULL-TIME
TO APPLY TO POSITION, VISIT:
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health care network is composed of an academic medical center, two community hospitals and more than 25 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. The Froedtert & MCW health network offers exceptional care in the community and streamlined, coordinated access to specialty expertise, clinical trials and the full range of tertiary care capabilities of eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center when the need for more complex treatment arises.
Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff, providing a work environment full of encouragement, innovation, collaboration and respect.
We are honored to be recognized in the _Milwaukee Journal Sentinel_ as a Top Workplace by WorkplaceDynamics for five consecutive years. Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in the _Milwaukee Business_ Journal as a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.
We invite you to review the job posting below. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity, you are encouraged to apply.
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