About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. EOE
Position Information: The Nurse Case Manager is a Registered Nurse responsible for providing patient case management services to assigned populations. Utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to anticipate, integrate, and coordinate the patient's plan of care, discharge plan, and re-entry into the community. The goal of the intervention is to meet the needs of patients in order to optimize clinical and resource outcomes, and to monitor the effectiveness of the plan and its outcomes. In collaboration with the social worker, the nurse case manager identifies at risk patient populations who require patient case management services. Provides bio-psychosocial assessments to identify patient needs and to assist in the development of the plan of care. The Nurse Case Manager serves as a patient/family advocate and acts as a communication link between the physician, patient, family, health care team, community resources, and payers to reduce redundancy and fragmentation of care. Anticipates potential delays in the health care process and acts proactively to avoid these delays. The Nurse Case Manager ensures that necessary services are provided at the most appropriate level of care and that there is a smooth progression of the patient throughout the health care system and into the community.
Experience Requirements: 3 Years Nursing - Related Area Required - And 5 Years Nursing - Related Area Preferred - And Direct Position Experience In Clinical - Case Management Or Clinical - Discharge Planning Or Accounting/Finance - Third Party Review Or Clinical - Utilization Management Preferred
Education Required: Graduate Nursing Required - And Bachelor's Degree Required - And Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Registered Nurse Required - And Certified Case Manager Or Commission for Case Management Certification Required - Within 1 Year of Hire
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.