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A registered nurse case manager is a registered nurse who integrates the needs of the individual patient with medical services and insurance companies. They can work for healthcare practitioners, hospitals or insurance companies. The registered nurse case manager collaborates with all professionals who provide care for patients and ensure that all available resources are considered in managing the individual patient's health plan.
A registered nurse case manager may work at a medical practice, an insurance company or work from home and travel. Here are some of the duties and responsibilities of a registered nurse case manager:
Yes. There are positions that will work with you and provide ongoing job training or reimbursement for classes.
Registered nurse case managers tend to work 8 hour shifts Monday through Friday. Some registered nurse case manager may be required to work on weekends or 12-hour shifts, but it will depend on the specific needs of the healthcare setting.
Yes, registered nurse care managers are in high demand currently and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is forecasting higher than average growth over the next decade.