The Case Manager coordinates the healthcare needs of patients in the Hospital by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary Patient Care Team and the Primary Care Physician on the in-hospital and post discharge plan of care.
Coordinates the care and services of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient population across the continuum of illness. Assumes responsibility for utilization management and monitoring process. Conducts admission and continued stay review on groups of patients, in accordance with the PRO, special negotiated PPO and/or HMO contracts, and on other classifications of patients as designated by the Utilization/Case Management Review Plan. Coordinates patient care, in conjunction with the medical, nursing and other ancillary staff members. Identifies trends and patterns of resource use and patient care, and makes recommendations in compliance with established policy and procedure. Ensures continuity of care for those patients with post-hospital health care needs and maximizes the patient’s and family’s abilities to meet the continuing care needs within their social and financial framework. Uses an understanding of principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s age specific needs and provide age specific treatment and care.
Registered Nurse with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school or university, or equivalent RN degree with commensurate clinical experience. Minimum of 2-3 years experience in a hospital setting. Minimum of one year experience in Case Management/Utilization Management or Home Care.
Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.
Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey ’s oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest heath care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.
The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.
Among Saint Barnabas’ nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Saint Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is lead by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey’s leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.