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Registered Nurse Case Manager Full Time Days

Company: Metrowest Medical Center
Location: Natick
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 America's 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades. Onboarding Process: Please be advised that candidates must successfully complete a background check and pre-employment health screening which includes a drug screen. RN Case Manager FT Position Summary: The RN Case Manager is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care, and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient's resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity and to assess the patient for transition needs to promote timely throughput, safe discharge, and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including: Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention; Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention, and patient satisfaction; Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care; Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards, and Tenet policy; Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers. The individual's responsibilities include the following activities: a) accurate medical necessity screening and submission for Physician Advisor review, b) care coordination, c) transition planning assessment and reassessment, d) implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan, e) leading and facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences, f) managing concurrent disputes, g) making appropriate referrals to other departments, h ) identifying and referring complex patients to Social Work Services, I) communicating with patients and families about the plan of care, j) collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments, k) leading and facilitating Complex Case Review, l) assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs , m) timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management system, n) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information, o) identification and documentation of potentially avoidable days, p) identification and reporting over and underutilization, q) and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (bachelor's or master's) Experience Required: 2 years of acute hospital patient care experience Preferred: Acute hospital case management experience Certifications: Required: RN. Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law or regulation in state of practice or policy. Active RN license for state(s) covered. Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM) LI-MD2 Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. 2403008384 Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: Metrowest Medical Center, Boston , Registered Nurse Case Manager Full Time Days, Executive , Natick, Massachusetts

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