UR Case Manager, # 17320, Per Diem, Day Shift
Summary: Case Manager position in inpatient psych units.
Responsibilities: Revises case management plan to satisfy JCAHO and payor requirements. Conducts concurrent utilization review on all inpatients. Uses high risk screening mechanisms to determine the final discharge plan in cooperation with patient/patient representative, physician and other professional disciplines. The plan contains an assessment of appropriateness of services to meet the particular patient needs. Participates in daily patient care conferences, as needed, on each assigned unit, acting as a member of the multidisciplinary team that assesses the needs of the patient.
Qualifications: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current nursing registration in Massachusetts required. BSN preferred; demonstrated clinical competence in the specialty area of nursing practice preferred. BCLS required.
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 17320