Care Management - RN

  • Biddeford, ME
  • Southern Maine Health Care
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Management/Leadership
  • Req #: 127014
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Summary

Southern Maine Health Care's Case Management department is looking for an energetic RN who thrives on patient advocacy achieved through care coordination and planning. In this role, the selected candidate will use their leadership and critical thinking skills to partner with the interdisciplinary team for coordination and implementation of the optimal plan of care to meet patient goals. 

This is a 40 hour, day-shift position working 8-hour shifts and one weekend per month on average. In addition to the requirements listed below, our ideal candidate has a strong medical/surgical, intensive care or home health care background. Previous case management experience is a plus, but for the right candidate training will be provided. If you're looking for a position with the opportunity to grow and enjoy a fast-paced, team environment, please apply.

Position Summary

Patient-focused coordination, negotiation, and procurement of necessary resources to address all identified areas of need for facilitation of achievement of quality, cost-effective outcomes. Acts as a patient advocate through collaboration with the patient and the interdisciplinary staff, internal and external to the organization. Through this collaboration, the individual's needs are assessed, goals formulated, and a plan of care implemented, monitored, evaluated and modified for positive outcomes. Actively participates in quality improvement and performance improvement processes related to the management of patient care and safety, and utilization of healthcare resources.

 Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Education: Bachelor Degree or currently matriculating preferred.
  2. License/Certifications: Current RN licensure from the Maine State Board of Nursing required.
  3. Experience: Five years of acute care clinical setting nursing experience preferred. Knowledge and experience in discharge planning, case management and utilization review preferred. Interest and experience in research through review and use of evidence-based practice preferred.
  4. Is responsible for maintaining a current knowledge of the nursing practices contemporary to the legal framework of the Nurses Practice Act, and in accordance with regulatory requirements.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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