We are seeking candidates for an RN-Case Manager opportunity for a 67-bed county owned hospital located in New Mexico.
This is a very urgent need. The starting rate is 35 to 50.00 an hour
Please see below for job summary and qualifications.
The Case Management Registered Nurse who functions within accepted boundaries of nursing practice as defined by the New Mexico Nurse Practice Act and licensing requirements, Medical Center policies and procedures.
She/he is responsible for assessing patient acuity status through concurrent review utilizing accepted criteria and collaborates with the medical and nursing staff to assure that patients are receiving services at the appropriate level of care within the institution.
She/he is also responsible for recommending and/or facilitating the discharge planning process with patients, nursing, families, practitioners and outside agencies to assure that patient specific services are available. She/he communicates on a routine basis with various payors regarding the concurrent review status and discharge planning needs of affected patients within the institution. She/he completes appropriate documentation both internal and external necessary to document concurrent review and discharge planning activities.
She/he always takes into consideration the age of the patient in assessing, planning and implementing patient care.
•Current New Mexico or Multi-State RN Licensure
•AHA – BLS
•Five years’ experience as RN preferred
•Prior experience in Case Management/Utilization Review preferred.
•Certification on Case Management preferred.
•Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the Medical –Surgical Units.
•Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing knowledge and skills.