Franciscan Health Manager Case Management in Crown Point, Indiana

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Manager Case Management

Manager Case Management

Managed Care

Franciscan Health

​1201 South Main Street

Crown Point, IN 46307

Days; Full-Time

40 Hrs/Wk

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WHAT WE NEED

Multi-tasking patient managers

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

At Franciscan Health, each patient’s hospital stay is as unique as the patient. Care standards, patient needs and physician orders all come into play in determining a patient’s care plan. At the center of all the assessing, planning, coordinating and evaluating is our Manager of Case Management. The very best in communicators, these managers work with case managers, physicians, patients and families to optimize patient care.

Are you a good leader? Do you have experience and knowledge of medical conditions and levels of care? Do you thrive on following standards to ensure patient care is optimized from admission to discharge? We need your skills.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Collaboratively (with the attending physician) determine the severity of illness and level of care which is most appropriate to the treatment needs and financial resources of the patient.

  • Meet with patient to determine physical needs and capabilities in order to analyze feasibility of treatment goals and potential variances from these goals.

  • Coordinate treatment plan with patent’s payer source to maximize patient’s coverage.

  • Identify medical needs and makes appropriate referrals to psychosocial case manager and other disciplines that will make up the patient’s treatment team.

  • Participate with medical case manager and multidisciplinary treatment team to individualize each patient’s treatment needs in order to achieve defined goals for improved patient outcomes.

  • Collaborate with medical case manager, physicians, and multidisciplinary team to develop and evaluate clinical pathways-standing orders. In collaboration with psychosocial case manager, assists as a liaison between patient and family members with patient care issues.

  • Negotiate with patient’s third party payer regarding non-covered services in an attempt to provide needed services in the most economical means possible.

  • Support compliance with JCAHO, State, and Federal Agencies for assigned areas.

  • Promote a professional practice environment supporting all hospital and patient service activities.

  • Maintain responsibility for inter- and intra-departmental communications, special projects, and services.

  • Maintain clinical proficiency and the delivery of patient care and enhance professional growth and development.

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Knowledge base of medical conditions and how it impacts level of care and discharge planning.

  • Assist with providing the patient or patient representative to follow Medicare Important Message and answer any questions related to the discharge rights.

  • Maintain knowledge of resources within the community.

  • Participate in family conference as needed so a transition plan can be established.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Bachelor's Preferred

3-5 Years Experience

License(s):

Certification(s): Registered Nurse

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Nearest Major Market:GaryNearest Secondary Market:ChicagoJob Segment:Medical, Manager, Case Manager, Patient Care, Nursing, Healthcare, Management

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