RN Case Manager - Coordinated Care 9/3/2016

Christus Health Lake Charles, LA

Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
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Lake Charles, LA
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Bachelors Degree



The Case Manager coordinates the care and service of a diverse patient population across the continuum of illness, promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources and assumes a leadership role with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal quality, clinical, financial and resource outcomes


- RN; BSN preferred

- Basic computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet utilization

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Skill and proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts and techniques that are central to the nursing profession

- Maintain a high degree of confidentiality and adapts easily to ever changing environment

- Proficient in computer use (desktop and/or laptop)

- Demonstrates basic knowledge regarding Case Management, Discharge Planning & HIM coding standards

- Analytic skills necessary to accurately assess patient medical records

- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work on a team in order to influence physician processes

- Ability to walk and stand 80% of work time

- Ability to be flexible and adjust to workload / assignment changes and interruptions.

- Healthstream (HLC) modules completed by assigned date

- Complete Associate Self-evaluation and give to Supervisor by assigned date

- Attend 2 of the Associate Round Tables per fiscal year

- Minimum of 5 years recent experience in an acute care setting in a clinical nursing field required

- Prior experience in utilization review/management, discharge planning, quality management, case management or coding preferred

- Experience in the supervision and treatment of patients

- Familiarity with CMS, TJC, Interqual criteria, Milliman Care Guidelines and state standards and regulations

- Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana

- CPR required