Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Leader and the Case Management Coordinator and within established policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:
Patient Care Facilitation
Collaborates and participates with the primary nurse, social worker, and the multidisciplinary team in the ongoing clinical assessment of patient status and care management. Identifies areas for and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of integrated clinical pathways, guidelines etc. Assists with identification of high risk patient population. Monitors patient’s progress to ensure care is appropriate and timely. Assists the Healthcare Team in the coordination of care on the unit by serving as a resource to staff in day to day clinically based problem resolution. Participates in daily unit rounds. Monitors compliance with the advanced directive process. Advocates for the patient to ensure quality outcomes. Assists in the coordination and facilitation of family meetings. Respects the dignity and confidentiality of the patient and all verbal/written information/communication. Supports the roles and utilizes the clinical expertise and input of the unit and the primary nurse.
Education: • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. Experience: • Minimum of two years experience in case management and/or utilization management required. • Minimum of two years of quality management experience preferred. • Three years clinical experience required.
Licensure/Certification: • Current registration in the State of NH as a Registered Nurse.
Catholic Medical Center - 21 months ago