• Inpatient Rehab Case Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Newnan
    Req No
    2018-4519
    Type
    Contract
  • Overview

    At Peak, we recognize the training and experience that goes into becoming an experienced Case Manager. We know that deep down, helping patients emerge successfully from their inpatient stays isn't just a project for good case managers—it's a rewarding career. Our employees have a unique opportunity to work for some of the nation's top hospitals including teaching facilities and high-acuity level sites.

    We provide ongoing training to ensure our employees receive regulatory updates, information on new procedures and guidance on current trends.

     

    • Full-Time Positions
    • Top Pay & Per-Diem
    • All Travel Expenses Paid (Flight, Lodging, Rental Car, Meals)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Full Benefits Package Including Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits & 401(k)
    • Travel Assignments from 13–26 Weeks

    Responsibilities

    An RN Case Manager must be able to multitask and handle numerous responsibilities throughout each
    day. They must also be effective communicators with patients, families, doctors, and insurance providers; capable of understanding and explaining the features of Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurance options. In-depth knowledge of health care services and medical terminology is a requirement as well.

    • Assess new patients
    • Update and revise patient health care plans as needed
    • Educate patients and families about health care plans and options
    • Make clinical decisions for routine patient care
    • Accurately document and submit medical records
    • Demonstrate knowledge in medical care; such as diagnostic procedures, medication, symptoms, and other treatment-related therapies
    • Provide emotional support to patients and families
    • Evaluate and determine needs of patients
    • Review results from medical tests
    • Implement physician orders and other nursing procedures
    • Create an environment for open communication

    Qualifications

    The Case Manager II (CM II) serves as a key member of the interdisciplinary team and actively manages and directs resource utilization to achieve the highest quality outcomes during a patient’s rehabilitation experience. The CM II coordinates and advocates for the patient during their hospitalization, from admission to post discharge. As an effective communicator, the CM II manages information to effectively oversee health care delivery and facilitate interdisciplinary plan of care decisions.

    The CM II facilitates timely communication regarding the patient’s care, establishes and monitors the discharge plan implementation while identifying and addressing patient’s psychosocial and support systems issues. The Case Manager II oversees the effective coordination of services and manages issues in the following main areas: admission and discharge, team conference and interdisciplinary plan of care communication, patient and family education, payor relations and total fiscal management.

    The CM II performs ongoing utilization review and acts as a liaison to the payor while assuring that cost effective treatment is provided by the team. The case manager assures that regulations regarding patient’s rights are fulfilled.

     

      

    Must have:

    • Must be qualified to independently complete an assessment within the scope of practice of his/her discipline (for example, RN, SW, OT, PT, ST, and Rehabilitation Counseling).
    • A valid professional license within the state of practice, or compact state
    • BLS from the American Heart Association
    • Proof of right to work in the United States
    • Knowledge of Interqual or Milliman guidelines

                                     

    Preferred:

    • CCM® or ACM™ certification required
    • BSN preferred
    • 2 years of rehabilitation experience preferred

     

    Peak Health Solutions, an AMN Healthcare company, is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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