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Steward Health Care System Case Manager - Per Diem in Ayer, Massachusetts

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

C ompassion

A ccountability

R espect

E xcellence

S tewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

JOB SUMMARY

In collaboration with the treatment team and Quality Management, ensures that, from admissions to discharge, a patient receives appropriate, timely and high quality care in the most suitable setting while addressing an individual's needs to achieve quality cost-effective outcomes. This includes utilization review/cost containment and discharge planning responsibilities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides comprehensive clinical resource management for patients.

  • Coordinates patient care to improve quality of care through the efficient use of resources and thereby enhancing quality, cost-effective outcomes.

  • Works closely with the patient, nursing and physician staff to restore health to the patient.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Integrated clinical nursing experience.

  • One to two years of related clinical, continuing care, UR or Case Management experience preferred.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Current Massachusetts nursing license.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Certified case manager or completion of a certificate program preferred.

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