Nurse-Case Manager-RN NE

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Central Washington Hospital
Department:
Schedule: Pool Position
Shift: Day Shift
Hours:

Job Description

POOL POSITION – NO GUARANTEE OF SCHEDULED HOURS

Basic Purpose Of The Job:Acts as a patient advocate/case manager to hospital clients. An autonomous role that coordinates, negotiates, procures services and resources for, and manages the care of complex patients to facilitate achievement of quality and cost efficient patient outcomes. Looks for opportunities to reduce cost while ensuring the highest quality of care is maintained. Provides clinically based case management, discharge planning, and care coordination to facilitate the delivery of cost-effective quality healthcare and assists in the identification of appropriate utilization of resources across the continuum of care.Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff internal and external to the organization. Participates in quality improvement and evaluation processes related to the management of patient care. The Case Manager is on-site and available seven days a week, as well as holidays and, therefore, is required to work a weekend rotation and an occasional holiday.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Nursing degree ADN or Diploma with Bachelor in health care or related field acceptable.
  • ADN or Diploma with 5+ years of experience also acceptable.
  • Masters in a related or complementary field with underlying Nursing Degree also acceptable.
  • Consideration will be given to an applicant enrolled in a BSN program with commitment to finish the program in an agreed-upon time.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in an acute care setting as a Health Care Professional with demonstrated expertise in specific clinical area.
  • Critical care or emergency department experience highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of negotiation, communication (verbal and written), conflict, interdisciplinary collaboration, management, creative problem solving, and critical thinking. Knowledge of healthcare financing, community and organizational resources, patient care processes, and data analysis.
  • Knowledge of utilization management as it relates to third-party payers.
  • Knowledge of post acute care community resources.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrates flexibility via an ability to adapt to changing priorities and regulations.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Current licensure in the state of Washington (RCW 18.88).
  • Accreditation in ACMA desired.
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of negotiation, communication (verbal and written), conflict, interdisciplinary collaboration, management, creative problem solving, and critical thinking. Knowledge of healthcare financing, community and organizational resources, patient care processes, and data analysis.
  • Knowledge of utilization management as it relates to third-party payers.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements
  • Knowledge of post acute care community resources.
  • Ability to use computer and Internet
Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health is an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in 11 communities across north central Washington State. Our 270 physicians and 130 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diverse array of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with excellent schools and cultural and art activities for the entire family.

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