Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Care Manager Job

Job Number: RIH18856

Job Title: Care Manager

Department: Case Management - 1012283

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI


The Coordinated Care Manager reports to the Manager of Coordinated Care Management or the Director of Care Management/Clinical Social Work. Provides coordinated care support to Physician leadership and Clinical Manager(s) of respective services. Participates in daily rounds and collaborates with the clinical healthcare team across the patient care continuum to include pre-admission and post hospital discharge. Provides oversight of the progress of a specific patient population. Collects data and facilitates clinical quality improvement (CQI) teams to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care and prevent readmissions.

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required, Master’s Degree Preferred

Certified Case Manager (CCM®) board certification, Accredited Case Manager (ACM ™), or a national certification organization is highly desirable.

Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island

EXPERIENCE:

Five (5) years of relevant Medical/Surgical clinical experience required.

Recent experience with care management, patient navigation, case management or discharge planning is strongly preferred.

Must exhibit strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach and style of communication to interact successfully on as daily basis with a wide and diverse population of both health care providers, patients and their families.

Familiarity with InterQual™ care management criteria is preferred.

Must demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

A basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft office software programs including email and outlook calendar and basic keyboard skills are also required