Guides care coordination for high risk acute care patients, and facilitate the discharge plan for patients with medically complex post-acute care needs. Analyzes medical records to determine legitimacy of admission, treatment, and length of stay in acute setting in accordance with patient needs, regulatory standards and insurance company guidelines. Advocates for patients/families and liaisons with key team member to ensure that patient healthcare needs are being addressed. Collaborates with physicians and assists in the facilitation of healthcare resources to ensure services and care are delivered in a timely manner. The RN Case Manager works in collaboration with patients, providers, and key stakeholders in coordinating health services and referrals to assist with ensuring safe discharge.
EDUCATION: Associate's Degree in Nursing from an accredited NLN/CCNE institution, or diploma from an accredited NLN/ACEN institution.
EXPERIENCE: 3 years clinical experience in a hospital setting.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE: Current RN (AZ or State Compact Licensure).