How to become a Registered Nurse Case Manager
The first step to becoming a registered nurse case manager is to be a registered nurse. This requires at least an associate degree in nursing. Many registered nurse care manager positions require a bachelor of science in nursing. Some positions with insurance companies or hospitals also require a case management certification. To become a certified case manager, you will need a bachelor's degree, experience in the field and pass the exam.
What skills help Registered Nurse Case Managers find jobs?
- Hospice Care
- Case Management
- Home Care
- Acute Care
- Utilization Review
- Utilization Management
- Infusion Experience
- EMR Systems
- Managed Care
Career progression for Registered Nurse Case Manager
Education levels for Registered Nurse Case Managers
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|High School Diploma or GED||3.1%|
Expected salary by experience
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Common qualifications for Registered Nurse Case Managers
- Case Manager Certification
- CPR Certification
- Certified Home Health Aide
- Driver's License
- BLS Certification
- Compact State Nurse License
- AHA Certification
Frequently asked questions
Is a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) qualified to be a registered nurse case manager?
No. A licensed vocational nurse (or licensed practical nurse) is only qualified to work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or other healthcare provider, and cannot work as a registered nurse case manager without at least an associate's degree.