Minimum Qualifications: R.N. NYS license or eligible, Bachelor's degree in Nursing or healthcare related field, plus minimum of three (3) years acute care, transitional care, or chronic care RN/case management experience required. Master's degree in Nursing or healthcare related field and prior acute care case management experience, knowledge of Interqual Criteria and/or QI/UR experience preferred. General (specialty) experience desired; PRI certification a plus.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: The Clinical Case Manager will facilitate the continuum of care for an assigned number of cases by managing, coordinating, facilitating and monitoring resources to achieve optimal clinical outcomes, utilization of services and financial goals. The Clinical Case Manager oversees the discharge process for all patients within the service area and is an integral team member in efforts to establish a safe and appropriate discharge plan/plan of care.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.