Case Management & Social Work Careers at Lifespan

Case Manager Job

Job Number: NH15821

Job Title: Case Manager

Department: Case Management - 1302283

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent experience, licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in the nurse’s primary state of legal residency if that state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Minimum of three years related clinical experience, demonstrating recent knowledge of case management, utilization review (UR), RI UR Law quality assurance, discharge planning, third party payor regulations and community health. Experience should demonstrate high level of interpersonal skills, both oral and written, analytical skills, leadership abilities and effectiveness within a team environment.
As a member of a multidisciplinary team, collaborates with physicians, nurses and medical directors to coordinate, facilitate and expedite patient care services across the continuum from pre-admission to discharge and continuing care. As a member of that team, shares responsibility for the implementation of the discharge plan; ensures efficient and effective delivery of patient care services through appropriate utilization of healthcare resources. All functions are carried out in consideration of the aging processes, human development stages, cultural patterns and patient choice in each step of the care process.