Emerson Hospital Care Manager - Care Manager Department in Concord, Massachusetts

Job Summary As a member of the healthcare team, the RN care manager: • Ensures that care provided by the healthcare team is given in an efficient and cost-effective manner while promoting optimal patient outcomes. • Assists the physician and healthcare team in promoting cost-effective utilization of healthcare resources. • Ensures that the patient is admitted to the appropriate level of care and that care is provided in a timely manner utilizing standardized criteria and ensuring that federal and state regulations are followed. • Collaborates with the patient, caregiver and healthcare team to assess the discharge needs of the patient and formulates/facilitates a safe and appropriate discharge plan.

Minimum Qualifications

Education Graduate of professional accredited nursing school required. BSN preferred

Experience 3-5 years acute care or community nursing experience required. Licensure and/or Certification Current license as a registered nurse in Massachusetts required. CCM preferred

Skills Communication skills Assessment skills Critical thinking skill Organizational skills Excellent customer service skills Work Independently Computer skills required Ability to prioritize Ability to maintain confidential information Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English Establish effective relationships with wide variety of health care providers