Lahey Health Case Manager RN 40 hours in Burlington, Massachusetts
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
The inpatient Case Manager coordinates utilization review, discharge planning and monitors quality assurance for Lahey inpatients and leads the multidisciplinary team to ensure a beneficial transition for the patient in a timely process.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1) Performs utilization review and discharge planning to inpatient admissions.
2) Applies Interqual, AEP and or other review criteria approved by the Clinic to accurately determine appropriateness for inpatient and outpatient care.
3) Utilizes clinical expertise to determine the appropriate level of care for patients. Leads the healthcare team in selecting appropriate, safe, hospital or alternative care options.
4) Works closely with Community Case Managers to collaborate regarding medically fragile and or high risk patients admitted to the hospital.
Registered Nurse, Bachelors Degree or commensurate experience preferred.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Effective verbal communication, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Basic computer and typing skills.
Basic knowledge of Quality Improvement techniques.
Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently
A minimum of three years of medical/surgical nursing care experience. Two years of case management or utilization management experience desirable.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with medical and hospital staffs.
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Must hold current Commonwealth of Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse, and Basic Life Support (BLS)
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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