Seeking Emergency Department Case Managers; UR Nurses andDischarge Planners with acute care experience for multiple openings.
The Case Manager is responsible for facilitating the patient's hospitalization from admission through discharge. The Case Manager coordinates with physicians, nurses and social workers and other disciplines within the care team, including outside agencies, to expedite the appropriateness, effectiveness and timeliness of care. Applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning, and manages the resources necessary for cost effective, quality patient care. This position includes meeting the needs and providing services to all age groups-infancy through geriatrics, as well as providing services for the culturally diverse population Washington Hospital Center serves.
EDUCATIONBachelor's degree along with current RN DC license is required. However, an Associate's degree in Nursing with five years of bedside nursing experience can be used in lieu of the Bachelor's degree requirement.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE5 years of broad clinical experience in the acute care setting is required, with experience in case management, quality management and utilization experience preferred.
CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURECurrent RN District of Columbia license is required.
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