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RN Case Manager - Care Management in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 1/15/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

 Must maintain up to date knowledge of regulatory agency changes related to case management. Serves as a care coordinator to monitor and coordinate a comprehensive program of admissions reviews, continued stays and discharge plans of the patient.  Processes appropriate data to monitor and guide acute care hospital coverage for patients.  Conducts medical record audits and evaluations.  Prepares statistical analysis in accordance with departmental, organizational, and regulatory agencies requirements.  Initiates and directs care management of patients from preadmission through discharge for appropriate movement through the continuum of care while providing quality care advice to meet specific patient needs.  Monitors cases, develops and implements plans for appropriate documentation and length of stay compliance. 

Job Requirements

Education:  Graduate of accredited School of Nursing.  RN required. 
 
Experience:  At least one year of clinical direct patient care nursing experience in an acute care hospital required. Previous Nursing/Case Management/Utilization Review/Discharge Planning experience preferred. 
 
Skills:    Current licensure by Virginia State Board of Nursing.  Ability to communicate effectively.  Knowledge of Basic Computer Skills.  Ability to work under high stress situations and maintain professional attitude.  Ability to accept responsibility.  Ability to follow policies and procedures.  Demonstrates discretion in handling materials of confidential nature. 
 
Typical Physical Demands:  Requires full range of motion including manual finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. 
Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires working under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours.  Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
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