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Department: UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT
Schedule: M-F Only
Shift: Days
Hours: flexible
Hours Per Pay (bi-weekly hours): 40
Job Details:
  • Associate's Degree
  • This position has primary responsibility for the independent assessment, planning and evaluation of nursing care for patients in the target diagnosis groups at high risk for readmission, from admission through discharge.  In collaboration with the patient and family, coordinates evidence-based professional nursing care and coordinates care delivery with the physician and other members of the health care team to ensure appropriate interventions are implemented to ensure a safe discharge and reduce the patient risk of readmission.  These interventions include, but are not limited to: use of clinical pathways, patient education, and coordination of post-discharge medical appointments, medications, and equipment. 

     

    Qualified applicants will have an Associates degree/Diploma in Nursing, Bachelor’s degree preferred, an active Maryland Nursing License and a minimum 5 years experience in nursing, preferably with experience in discharge planning, case management or home health care.

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