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Hospital Discharge Planning RN

Portland, ME
Discharge Planner / Case Manager RN, BSN – Hospital
Portland, ME (West End)
 
*** Full-Time, Benefits Available, CONTRACT position, expected to last several months, or longer! ***
 
Case Manager Job Summary:
  • The Case Manager plays an integral part in the coordination of care, hospital discharge planning, and providing them the necessary resources, options, and coordination for a healthy care outcome.
  • The primary responsibility of the Nurse Case Manager is to coordinate and monitor the care of hospital patients and develop a nursing plan of care utilizing knowledge of insurance coverage, various governmental programs, available community care agencies and long-term care facilities.
  • Interacts with patients, families, physicians, and other caregivers through out the continuum
  • Apply analytical and problem solving skills to assess patient discharge needs and evaluate applicability of available resources. 
  • Utilize judgment and initiative to operate independently and autonomously in the assessment, development, and implementation and follow up of discharge plans with minimal guidance from the department manager. 
Case Manager Background:
  • Valid, unrestricted state Registered Nurse (R.N.) license.
  • Prefer those with Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and/or Certification in Case Management (CCM).
  • Around 4 years of clinical nursing experience at an acute care hospital or other high-acuity setting
  • At least 1-2 years of inpatient case management experience and discharge planning in an acute care hospital.
  • Experience in dealing with extended care facilities and community healthcare agencies is desired.
  • Working knowledge of insurance coverage, various governmental programs, available community care agencies and long-term care facilities is preferred.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office) and typing skills are necessary.

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Erik Berg
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