Outcomes Manager - NJ Licensed RN or MSW

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Virtua Mount Holly, NJ

Company
Virtua
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1039451
AJE Ref #
575924678
Location
Mount Holly, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Virtua of Mt. Holly is seeking a full time Outcomes Manager







Summary:
Responsible for partnering with the physician and multidisciplinary team in coordinating patient care with the underlying objective of enhancing quality and cost effective care. Acts as a resource and patient advocate to facilitate a safe transition across the continuum.

Position Responsibilities:
Care Coordination completes appropriate assessments and plans effectively to meet patient needs, monitors the length of stay and promotes efficient utilization of resources. Acts as a clinical expert and maintains ongoing knowledge of clinical practice guidelines. Engages the physician and builds seamless continuity of care and is the physicians single consistent resource. Problem resolution, patient/family communication. Helps identify factors impeding patient progression, resolves, escalates and documents as appropriate. Refers appropriate cases for Social Work intervention.

Documentation Appropriate and complete documentation of individual plan of care in EMR and case management documentation system.

Metrics - Accountable to job specific goals, objectives and dashboards which contribute to the success of the organization.

Participates in organizational improvement activities including patient satisfaction, Six Sigma committee, department and/or divisional teams and community activities.

Compliance understands and applies applicable federal and state requirement. Identify and reports compliance issues as appropriate

Position Qualifications Required
Experience Required:
Required: Must be RN or Masters prepared Licensed Social Worker or BSW with a minimum of 5 years experience in case management.

Preferred: 3 years clinical nursing (RN) experience and 1 year UR/CM/QM experience or 3 years experience as Clinical Social Worker. Basic understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and managed care. Discharge planning or home health background

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution.

Required Education:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Graduate of an approved School of Social Work with a Bachelor\'s or Master\'s Degree.

Training/Certifications/Licensure:
Licensure and/or certification from the State of New Jersey as a MSW or Registered Nurse.
Case Management Certification
(requirement within one year of hire beginning April 1, 2015)

Virtua is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin or any other category protected by federal or state law
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