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Northwell Health Registered Nurse Case Manager in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 32655

Job Description

Job Description

Serves as liaison between the patient and facility/physician. Ensures a continuum of quality patient care throughout hospitalization and oversees provisions for patient's discharge. Assesses, plans, oversees and evaluates the appropriateness of care throughout admission and hospitalization of the patient.

Job Responsibility

  • Facilitates patient management throughout hospitalization.

  • Performs concurrent utilization management using evidence based medical necessity criteria.

  • Submits data to management regarding case management and/or quality initiatives.

  • Serves as an in-patient liaison - planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating patient in collaboration with the health care team.

  • Conducts chart review for appropriateness of admission and continued length of stay; Facilitates throughput.

  • Conducts clinical reviews and interacts with third party payers to obtain approval of hospital days, pre-certification and post-discharge eligibility in relation to clinical course.

  • Ensures compliance with current state, federal, and third party payer regulations.

  • Documents the case management process in the medical record; completes and documents a care coordination assessment on the patient.

  • Serves as a liaison to patient, family, admitting, primary care physician, health care team, and hospital departments.

  • Completes applicable areas of the patients discharge instruction sheet and the patient transfer sheet; ensures case management documentation is current and accurate.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, preferred. Must be enrolled in an accredited BSN program within two (2) years and obtain a BSN Degree within five (5) years of job entry date.

  • Current License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

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