The Care manager is involved in the coordination of care and services for patients admitted to Saint Joseph Hospital who are identified as needing assistance or meeting Care Management criteria. The Care Manager is responsible for utilization review, utilization management, care coordination, and discharge planning. Information is gathered via an in-depth assessment that provides the healthcare team with the patient's prior level of functioning, access to and/or use of community resources and available support systems. This information is used to assist the care team in developing a plan of care which includes, but is not limited to: assuring appropriateness of services and care setting, assuring individualized support and education, determining the need for continued services, planning for discharge, and identifying and connecting patients/families with available community resources if needed.
The Lead Care Manager will continue to function in the role of case manager with the added responsibility of assuring continued growth, learning and accountability for outcomes within the department. This will be accomplished through oversight of the department work flow assuring staff competencies are maintained and the department remains compliant with regulatory requirements. The lead is responsible for hiring new employees, providing monthly feedback for staff performance, oversight of daily staffing with compliance to budget, and active participation in annual evaluation and pay for performance of all employees in the direct care management role. This will not include those care managers working with Utilization Review and Clinical Documentation Review.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing , BSN required within 5 years, or
MSW/LSW or master's degree in a related field
Minimum of five years clinical experience
Minimum of three years clinical case management experience
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.