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life care Care Manager (Registered Nurse/RN) in Scottsdale, Arizona

Position Summary: The RN Care Manager is responsible for the coordination of the patient’s care and services. Promotes quality care using a collaborative process that coordinates, monitors, and evaluates services according to the needs of patients. Works together with the patient and family, care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Must possess a nursing diploma (associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing) * Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment. * One (1) year of clinical experience in post acute care setting preferred * Prior case management, utilization review, and discharge planning experience preferred * Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Board Certification in Nursing Case Management (RN BC) preferred Specific Job Requirements: * Must be able to generate written communication that is clear, concise, and well organized * Must have excellent organizational skills and be efficient in prioritizing and managing time and assignments * Must contribute to the organization’s goals and objectives and support the organizational strategic plans * Must have expert knowledge in field of practice * Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Must be able to demonstrate efficient use of relevant computer systems including but not limited to the ability to enter and retrieve data * Must be able to serve as liaison to external case managers, family, physicians, and community resources * Must have the ability to train and education patients, families, associates, and other providers of care * Must implement the standards of practice for care management, ethical performance, and functions relevant to coordination of care * Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients * Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer