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RN Case Manager I Ozark

at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Ozark, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

 

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

 

Overview:

The Case Manager is responsible for concurrent Utilization and Case Management activities for designated hospitalized patient groups. This includes planning and coordination of care; determining the appropriateness of the level of care, medical necessity of services, admissions and continued stays. The Case Manager is responsible for assessing the patients' care needs, coordinating services and resource controls, facilitating effective use of resources, timely discharge planning, presenting alternative care options and assisting the multidisciplinary team in transitioning the patient through appropriate levels of care. The Case Manager is expected to be flexible and adaptive to the ever-changing health care arena.

Qualifications:

Education: Registered Nurse or Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor's degree in a related field with 5 years experience in a clinical setting.

Licensure: Licensure in Nursing (Active) by the State of Arkansas

Experience: Five years experience in a clinical setting

Certifications:

Other: Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and facilitation skills. Demonstrated ability to assess complex care needs with strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Computer skills to include keyboarding, data entry, knowledge of Windows applications or willing to undergo training. Knowledge of health care delivery systems, Utilization Management principles, and principles of Continuous Quality Improvement. Ability to motivate others, functioning well in a team environment; motivated to seek continuing education, with certification in areas most applicable to area of practice Understands and practices the institutional Core Values of Dignity, Justice, Stewardship, Compassionate Service, and Excellence.

Preferred Education:

Preferred Licensure:

Preferred Experience: Two years demonstrated ability in Care Management preferred.

Preferred Certifications: CCM preferred or equivalent

Preferred Other:

We Offer Great Benefits:

 

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

 

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

 

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

 

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

 

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Job Posting: 3096661

Posted On: Oct 18, 2021

Updated On: Nov 17, 2021