Case Management RN - Case Management

  • Biddeford, ME
  • Southern Maine Health Care
  • Per Diem - Day/Evening
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 142768
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Summary

Southern Maine Health Care's Case Management department is looking for an energetic RN that is an excellent communicator with a solid sense of business conduct, 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.

If you’re looking for a position where you are able to directly contribute to the overall patient experience and care delivered that extends beyond the bedside, please apply.

This is a per diem, day/evening shift position, working 8-hour shifts.

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 and utilization review experience is needed.

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 integrative 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.

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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