Case Manager, Nurse - Raleigh, Supplemental (8-4:30 1 weekend per month)
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 45894
About WakeMed: About WakeMed Health & Hospitals Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The Case Manager, Nurse is responsible for providing patient case management services to assigned populations. Utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to Emergency Department follow-up, outpatient and inpatient needs while anticipating, integrating, and coordinating the patient's plan of care, discharge plan, and re-entry into the community. The goal of the intervention is to meet the needs of patients in order to optimize clinical and resource outcomes, and to monitor the effectiveness of the plan and its outcomes. In collaboration with the social worker, the nurse case manager identifies at-risk patient populations who require case management services. Provides bio-psychosocial assessments to identify patient needs and to assist in the development of the plan of care. Serves as a patient and family advocate and acts as a communication link between the physician, patient, family, health care team, community resources, and payers to reduce redundancy and fragmentation of care. Anticipates potential delays in the health care process and acts proactively to avoid these delays. Ensures that necessary services are provided at the most appropriate level of care and that there is a smooth progression of the patient throughout the health care system and into the community.
Experience Requirements: 3 Years Nursing - Related Area Required - And 5 Years Nursing - Related Area Preferred - And 1 Year Clinical - Case Management And/Or Clinical - Discharge Planning And/Or Accounting/Finance - Third Party Review And/Or Clinical - Home or Community Health Preferred
Education Required: Graduate Nursing Required - And Bachelor's Degree Required - And Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Registered Nurse Required - And Certified Case Manager Or Commission for Case Management Certification Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.