The Nurse Care Manager utilizes expert clinical skills and a disease-specific knowledge base to assist identified patients through the continuum of care in an effort to provide appropriate, quality care in a cost-effective manner. The Nurse Care Manager conducts daily assessments to identify high-risk patients and manages their care during the acute care episode.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts, and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor's in Nursing preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of New Jersey and BLSHCP certification required 6 months from date of hire or transfer required. For some specialties, a Master's degree in Nursing may be required with an advanced practice nurse certification.
EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years of clinical experience required. Case management/insurance management experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal, written communication skills and computer literacy required, as well as analytical and delegation skills. Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, blood-borne pathogens (including exposure to infectious disease), hazardous substances and potential injury. This position requires frequent walking and standing.
The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
The Nurse Case Manager at Mainland reports to the Case Management Divisional Manager, and the Nurse Case Manager at City reports to the Case Management Director.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.