Nurse Case Manager I ($5k sign-on bonus)
Medical University of South Carolina
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Nursing, Advanced Practice Providers, & Therapists
- Full Time
Job Description SummaryUtilizing a collaborative approach, the Case Manager will assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the options and services required to meet an individual's health needs. Provides comprehensive on-going case management services to patients by coordinating and managing the care of patients to meet multiple service needs across the continuum of care. Ensure optimal patient outcomes that address quality, service, customer satisfaction and cost-effectiveness. The Case Manager will partner with the multidisciplinary team to establish care and allocate resources associated with the patient's risk assessment. Assists the patient/patient's family in coping with illness by optimizing the patient's/family's self-care abilities and supporting their consumer rights.
EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
Cost CenterCC000314 CHS - Case Management & Care Transitions (Main)
Pay Rate TypeSalary
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Work ShiftDay (United States of America)
Hours per week: 40
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Days. 8:00a:4-:30p. Occasional weekends & holidays. No nights. $5k sign-on bonus for external candidates with 2 year commitment.
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried
Job Summary/Purpose: The Nurse Case Manager (NCM) I reports to the Manager of Case Management and Care Transitions. Under guidance of the Nurse Case Manager Team Leader, the Nurse Case Manager I functions as a member of the clinical team. This role coordinates a plan of care to achieve clinical outcomes and promotes a safe and timely discharge. This position manages the plan of care throughout the care continuum to ensure the efficient movement of the patient through the hospital system. The Nurse Case Manager I serves as a clinical expert related to discharge planning, resource utilization, and case management.
Minimum Training and Education: Bachelor of Nursing degree preferred with minimum of one year of experience. RN staff hired on or after July 1, 2013 with an Associate or Diploma degree in nursing are required to be enrolled in an accredited BSN program within two years and successfully obtain a BSN degree within four years of the RN hire or reclassification date. Refer to policy A141 for more details. Prior leadership experience preferred. One year of case management and/or utilization review work experience preferred.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Case Management certification preferred. Licensure as a registered nurse by the state of South Carolina or compact state required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or ACLS required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. Certification in Case Management preferred.
Additional Job Description
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)
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