Care Manager is responsible for high level screening, assessing and planning for an identified high risk group of patients in the Emergency Department, Critical Care and in other services areas as needed. Collaborates with the attending and resident staff, as as nursing, ancillary, professional, and technical staff, to coordinate the delivery of high quality, individualized, cost-effective patient care. Utilizes Utilization Review criteria along with admission and discharge criteria to appropriately screen patients for admission or discharge. Concurrently, 1) intervenes to enhance patient quality outcomes, 2)maintains ongoing communication with the patient/family, medical staff, caregivers, and third party payers to set priorities, plan, organize and implement care that is goal directed toward quality outcomes, 3)improves throughput and decreases inappropriate readmissions, 4)participates in oversight of resources utilization in critical care and emergency services areas.
This is a full time position, 12 hour shifts, 9a-9p,rotating weekends and ED locations